Elected Officials

Danbury Township is governed by a non-partisan board of three Trustees and one Fiscal Officer, all of whom are elected for a four-year term. The board meets in public session on the second and fourth Wednesday each month at 6:30 p.m. on the first floor of Township Hall. Their areas of responsibility include roads, parks, cemeteries, fire and police departments, zoning, fiscal management, budgets and maintenance of public records.

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Meet Your Elected Officials

John Paul Dress

Term: 1/1/18 - 12/31/21

4755 E. Port Clinton Eastern
Port Clinton, Ohio 43452
(419) 341-0404
johnpaul@danburytownship.com

John Paul is a lifelong resident of Danbury Township.  He is married to Dawn, and they have three adult daughters and three grandsons. He started as a grounds maintenance crew member at Bay Point Resort 40 years ago. Over the years he has worked his way up, gaining experience in customer service, business management and facility management and is now the acting General Manager of this prestigious resort community.

John Paul recently served on the Danbury Township Zoning Commission, rounding out his three and a half years of service as Chairman of the Board. He is an active member in the community and has served twelve years as a Board Member for Danbury Schools. Additionally, he has a business degree from BGSU.
His goals as a Danbury Township Trustee are:
a)      Balance fiscal responsibility while maintaining needed services
b)      Establish a customer service approach to the residents of the Township
c)      Manage Township growth in balance with residents’ expectations

Overall, demonstrate his commitment to the residents of Danbury Township.

Dianne Rozak

Term: 1/1/16 - 12/31/19

3265 S. Confederate Drive
Marblehead, OH 43440
(419) 340-9359
dianne@danburytownship.com

Dianne began her tenure as Township Trustee in January 1996. Her background includes an Associate Degree in Management from John Carroll University in Cleveland. She was a Director of Human Resources and Training for a nationwide specialty retailer in Cleveland. In addition, she has held various marketing positions in the specialty food industry, owned a catering business and has been very involved in community activities. She has served in the capacity of President for the Wide World Shop Board of Directors, The Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Ottawa County Regional Planning Commission, Ottawa County Visitors Bureau and Ottawa County Township Association. She is a past member of the board of Otterbein North Shore Retirement Community and currently serves as recording secretary for the Area Heritage Foundation which operates the Ottawa County Historical Museum, Dianne oversees Zoning and Safety, produces the Township newsletter, bi-monthly meeting overviews and "Focus on Danbury Township" newspaper articles. She is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and is self-employed as an artist/photographer. Her goals for the Township include continued citizen involvement, controlled development and public awareness of Township business.

Dave Hirt

Term: 1/1/18 - 12/31/21

1775 S. Church Road
Marblehead, OH 43440
(419) 732-2703
dave@danburytownship.com

Dave was elected to the position of Township Trustee and began serving in 1994. He is a lifelong resident of the township and a graduate of Danbury High School class of '66. Dave has worked at Bill's Implement Sales since 1975 as a parts and equipment salesman of lawn and garden equipment. He has been active in the township serving as an officer for the Ottawa County Township Association, the Danbury Waste Water Advisory Committee and the Ottawa County District Health Advisory Committee. He also remains active in the community by chartering and leading the Danbury Ski Club for 12 years, being an officer in the Experimental Aviation Association Chapter 1247 for 7 years, being involved at St. Paul on council, in choir, and on Sunday school staff, and volunteering at the High School popcorn stand. He is a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam war serving on an ammunition ship there and also aboard a nuclear submarine based from Hawaii with 6 years active service from 1969 to 1975. Dave and his wife Jan are the parents of three girls Loree, Karyn and Abbey. Dave's goals are to continue to improve the quality of life in Danbury Township through controlled development and growth. He is also a strong supporter for land preservation and of our parks. Preservation is a way for our public officials to give back to the taxpayers for the benefit of all future generations.

Carolyn Adams

Term until 03/31/20

5630 Windjammer
Marblehead, Ohio 43440
(419) 732-3039
fiscalofficer@danburytownship.com

Carolyn was appointed as Fiscal Officer and began serving September 2017. She was then elected in 2017 to fulfill the vacated seat.

Budget

Budget

To download and view the Annual Budget, just click on the links below. 

2019 Budget
2018 Budget
2017 Budget
2016 Budget
2015 Budget
2014 Budget
2013 Budget

Meeting Schedule

Meeting Schedule & Notifications

The Board of Trustees meet in public session on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m, unless otherwise noted. Meetings are held in the meeting room of the Township Hall located at 5972 E. Port Clinton Eastern Road, Marblehead, Ohio 43440.

Notice(s)

The Danbury Township Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at the Danbury Township Hall, 5972 E. Port Clinton Eastern Rd., Marblehead, Ohio for the following application:

ZC-2019-080  Map Amendment from “A” Agricultural to “C-2” General Commercial for part of PIN# 0140838328384000 (Sec. 4, Lot 14 Firelands Survey) consisting of approximately 2.57 total acres out of 17.45, located at 5910 E. Port Clinton Eastern Road (Spare Attic). Tom & Christine Steinbrick, Owner/Applicant.

A copy of the proposed amendment may be viewed at the office of the Zoning Inspector at Danbury Township Hall during normal business hours, at the Ottawa Regional Planning Commission office at the Ottawa County Courthouse or by clicking on the case information above. At the conclusion of said hearing and the Danbury Township Board of Trustees will take action.

** File is too large to load. Please come into the office to view.

2019 Trustee Meeting Schedule

July 24, 2019
August 14, 2019
August 28, 2019
September 11, 2019
September 25, 2019
October 9, 2019
October 23, 2019
November 13, 2019
November 27, 2019**
December 11, 2019
December 25, 2019**

* Change in Regular Schedule
** Subject to Change

Minutes

Board of Trustees Approved Meeting Minutes

The only official public record of Danbury Township is the paper file(s) located at Danbury Township Hall. The official approved copy of township minutes including attachments and references is available for review or purchase. Contact the Township Fiscal Officer at (419) 732-3039 or via email fiscalofficer@danburytownship.com to make arrangements for record review or purchase or fill out & submit the Public Records Request form.

December 26, 2018
      Organizational Minutes
      Special Meeting Minutes (Res. 17-2018) 
      Regular Meeting Minutes (Res. 18-2018)

January 09, 2019
January 23, 2019
February 13, 2019
February 27, 2019
March 13, 2019
March 27, 2019
April 10, 2019
April 24, 2019
May 8, 2019 - Special
May 8, 2019 - Regular
May 22, 2019 - Special
May 22, 2019 - Regular
June 12, 2019
June 26, 2019
July 10, 2019
July 24, 2019
August 14, 2019
August 28, 2019
September 11, 2019
September 25, 2019
October 9, 2019
October 23, 2019
November 13, 2019
November 27, 2019**
December 11, 2019
December 25, 2019**

** Subject to Change

2019 Trustee Monthly Meeting Summaries
Monthly Meeting Summaries of the Trustee Meetings are prepared by Trustee Rozak and do not replace the official minute record prepared by and filed with the Fiscal Officer. 

January
February
March
April
May
June

 

Resolutions

Resolutions

2019 Adopted Resolutions: 

**Resolutions are listed in the Trustee Minutes

01-2019 - Road Paving & Chip Sealing (Refer to 02.13.19 Minutes)
02-2019 - Police Sergeant (Refer to 02.27.19 Minutes)
03-2019 - Authorizing ODOT Salt Bidding (refer to 03.27.19 Minutes)
04-2019 - Road Striping (refer to 04.10.19 Minutes)
05-2019 - Rezoning for ZC-2019-029, 1530 S. Danbury Road
06-2019 - Rezoning for ZC-2019-030, 5677 E. Bayshore
07-2019 - Support for Nuclear Energy in Ohio (refer to 05.08.19 Minutes)
08-2019 - Rezoning for ZC-2019-041, 249 S. Bridge Road (refer to 05.22.19 Special)
09-2019 - Opposition to ODOT Roundabout (refer to 06.12.19 Minutes)

Resolutions of Continued Interest:

25-2015 - Fire Loss- Insurance
09-2015 - Junk Vehicle
011007-1- Noise
06-2013 - Tall Grass
06-2017 - Medical Marijuana

The only official public record of Danbury Township is the paper file(s) located at Danbury Township Hall. The official approved copy of township minutes including attachments and references is available for review or purchase. Contact the Township Fiscal Officer at (419) 732-3039 or via email fiscalofficer@danburytownship.com to make arrangements for record review or purchase or fill out & submit the Public Records Request form.

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