Alerts & Information for (Wednesday, September 17, 2014)
General Alert

Recently the entrance/exit drive from Sam’s on Portage has been reconfigured. This reconfiguration is partially due to a report put together by Det. Kim Haines and given to Major Ty Bissler. In the report, the stats for the number of automobile crashes which occurred at this location for 2012 and 2013 were collected. The report was broken out into injury and non-injury crashes. This location was compared to the intersection which is just west at the traffic signal. The number of crashes was significantly lower at the traffic light than at the location next to I-Hop. Major Bissler contacted the Stark County Engineers and made them aware of the situation. Major Bissler then worked with Stark County Engineers and Stark Enterprises to make this location safer. Drivers now exit from Sam’s Club turning right only and the entrance to Sam’s can only be made while traveling east on Portage. This reconfiguration should greatly decrease the number of traffic crashes at this location.



Jackson Township Administration Department

5735 Wales Avenue NW
Massillon, Ohio  44646
(330) 832-7416 - Telephone
(330) 832-5936 - Fax
Marilyn Lyon, Township Administrator
mlyon@jacksontwp.com

The Township Administrator is the administrative head of the Township and works under the direction of the Board of Trustees.  The administrator enforces and executes the policies of the Board and supervises the departments of township government.

 

The main focus of the Administration Department is to provide for the administration and implementation of the policies, resolutions, and special projects of the Board of Trustees.  Administration works closely with the Board of Trustees, the Fiscal Office, and all department heads to assure Township government is responsive to the public and functioning efficiently and effectively.

 

The department serves as a central source of information and referral for citizens regarding Township activities.  This office is usually the first point of contact for residents who have questions or concerns related to Township matters.

 

The Administration Department consists of the Township Administrator, an Administrative Assistant, a Personnel Assistant, and a Secretary/Receptionist.

 

 

MISSION STATEMENT

 

It is the mission of Jackson Township local government to provide for and promote the general health, safety, and welfare to Township residents and businesses by:

 

·         delivering service in a professional, impartial, and cost-effective manner;

 

·         planning for the long-range development and improvement of the township; and

 

·         being responsive to the individual needs of the township residents and businesses with an awareness of the community’s collective needs.

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