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Public Notice
HARLEM TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES
The Board of Trustees will hold regular meetings on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

The meetings will be held in the Township Community Room at 3883 S. St. Rt. 605, Galena, Ohio 43021.   Regular Meetings of the Harlem Township Trustees are open to the public, and will also be available as teleconferences via Zoom.


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Harlem Township Trustees
                * Trustee Position Posting

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Harlem Township Board of Trustees will be accepting resumes for the position of one (1) Township Trustee. Qualifications per ORC 503.24: the Board of Township Trustees shall appoint a person having the qualifications of a resident and elector to fill such vacancy for the unexpired term or until a successor is elected.

All resumes will be due via email no later than the end of the day on June 10, 2024. Resumes should be submitted electronically to aholliday@harlemtwp.com.

Lisa Hursey

Fiscal Officer

 

               * Reconvene Special Trustee Meeting , June 18, 2024, 3PM

The Harlem Township Board of Trustees will reconvene special meeting on Tuesday June 18, 2024, at 3:00 pm in Harlem Township Administration Building Community Room, 3883 South State Route 605, Galena, Ohio 43021.  for the purpose of this meeting is to

  • Hold Executive Session to consider the appointment and employment of a public employee or official. They will be interviewing candidates for open positions on the Board of Trustees. There may be official action at the conclusion of the Executive Session resulting from their deliberations. Reconvene until 6:30 pm. Please see below.



    Reconvene the Special meeting on Tuesday June 18, 2024, at 6:30 pm in Harlem Township Administration Building Community Room, 3883 South State Route 605, Galena, Ohio 43021.  for the purpose of this meeting is to

    • Hold Executive Session to consider the appointment and employment of a public employee or official. They will be interviewing candidates for open positions of Administrative Assistant. There may be official action at the conclusion of the Executive Session resulting from their deliberations.
    • Fire Levy Resolution to Proceed if we receive the Resolution of Necessity approved from the Delaware County Auditor’s Office.
    • Gary Walters from Ohio Plan to review Twp. Policy and Cyber Insurance
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    Lisa Hursey

    Harlem Township Fiscal Officer

                 * Trustee Special  Meeting- June 26, 2024 at 7:00 pm

The Harlem Township Board of Trustees will meet in Special Session on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. in the Harlem Township Administration Building Community Room, 3883 South State Route 605, Galena, Ohio 43021. The hearing is open to the public and available on Zoom. 
 The purpose of the meeting is:

  • Crossroads discussion of overlay and TIFF in Harlem Township


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Lisa Hursey

Harlem Township Fiscal Officer

                 * Special Trustee Hearing - HTZC 24-04  Ward & Morris, June 26, 2024 at 6:30 pm

The Harlem Township Board of Trustees are being asked to consider the following:

Dustin Ward and Michelle Morris, 11761 Fancher Road, Westerville, OH 43082 is seeking to rezone 6.809 acres from AR-1 to FR-1 for a new family home to be built on parcel ID # 316-340-01-044-005.The HTZC 24-04 hearing is scheduled for June 26, 2024 at 6:30 p.m. at the Harlem Township Firehouse, 3883 South State Route 605, Galena, Ohio 43021. The hearing is open to the public. The hearing is also available via Zoom. 

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Lisa Hursey

Harlem Township Fiscal Officer

                * Trustee Hearing - HTZC 24-03 Piper, June 12, 2024

PUBLIC NOTICE 

Hearing HTZC 24-03 was rescheduled from June 5, 2024 to June 12, 2024

The Harlem Township Board of Trustees are being asked to consider the following:

Robert J. And Rhonda J. Piper, 1764 Green Cook Road, Sunbury, OH 43074 is seeking a rezone 2.608 Gross/2.178 Net acre plot, from AR-1 to FR-1, at 1764 Green Cook Road, Sunbury, OH 43074, parcel ID # 316-140-01-020-000.

The HTZC 24-03 hearing will be held on June 12, 2024 at 7:15 p.m. at the Harlem Township Firehouse, 3883 South State Route 605, Galena, Ohio 43021. The hearing is open to the public. The hearing is also available via Zoom. 

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Kendra Borror
Administration Office

                * Regular Trustee Meeting - July 17, 2024

PUBLIC NOTICE 

The meeting will be held at the Harlem Township Firehouse, 3883 South State Route 605, Galena, Ohio 43021. The hearing is open to the public. The hearing is also available via Zoom. 

Harlem Township Board of Trustees

HARLEM TOWNSHIP ZONING COMMISSION (HTZC)

The Harlem Township Zoning Commission will hold regular monthly meetings on the first Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. unless a holiday falls on that day, in which case the meeting will be held on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. 

The meetings will be held in the Township Community Room at 3883 S. St. Rt. 605, Galena, Ohio 43021.   Regular Meetings of the Harlem Township Zoning Commission will also be available as teleconferences via Zoom. 

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Meeting ID: 838 9092 2022

Mike Kabler, Chair

     ** PUBLIC NOTICE - HTZC 24-05

The Harlem Township Zoning Commission is being asked to consider the following:

Harlem Township Zoning Resolution Amendment Application HTZC 24-05 proposed changes to Article IV – Definitions of Terms; Article VII - Agricultural Residential (AR-1); Article VIII - Farm Residential (FR-1); Article XV - Planned Commercial and Office District (PCD).

The hearing will be held on July 1 st, 2024 at 7:45PM at the Harlem Township Building, 3883 South State Rt 605, Galena, Ohio 43021. 

To view the application and accompanying documents please call 740-965-2661 x2 Monday – Friday 8-12 pm, to schedule an appointment.

The hearing is open to the public. The hearing is also available on Zoom.  To join our hearing on Zoom, use the following link:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83890922022.   

Mike Kabler, Chair

 

                *HTZC 24-04 Ward & Morris Hearing 6-3-24

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Harlem Township Zoning Commission is being asked to consider the following:

Dustin Ward and Michelle Morris, 11761 Fancher Road, Westerville, OH 43082 is seeking to rezone 6.809 acres from AR-1 to FR-1 for a new family home to be built on parcel ID # 316-340-01-044-005.

The hearing is scheduled for June 3, 2024 at 7:45p.m. at the Harlem Township Firehouse, 3883 South State Route 605, Galena, Ohio 43021. The hearing is open to the public. The hearing is also available via Zoom. 

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Application and accompanying documents


Mike Kabler, Chair

HARLEM TOWNSHIP BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS (BZA)
The Harlem Township Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) will hold monthly meetings on the third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m at the Harlem Firehouse at 3883 S. St. Rt. 605, Galena, Ohio 43021, also available via zoom.   

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               *HTBZA Hearing HTBZA 24-03, Clark, 5-20-24

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Harlem Township Board of Zoning Appeals is being asked to consider the following:

Maple Leaf Rentals, LTD, and Jack and Rosemarie Clark are seeking a zoning variance to demolish a home and outbuildings to build a new home and garage situated on 1.459 acres, located at 4612 Harlem Road, Galena, OH 43021. Parcel ID # 316-230-020-01-000.

The hearing is scheduled for May 20, 2024 at 7:35 PM at the Harlem Township Building, 3883 South State Rt 605, Galena, Ohio 43021. 

To view the application and accompanying documents please call 740-965-2661 x2 Monday – Friday 8-12 pm, to schedule an appointment or Click Here

The hearing is open to the public, and is also available to view on Zoom.  To join our hearing on Zoom, use the following link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82611510079

Keith Campbell, Chair

               *HTBZA Hearing HTBZA 24-03, Miller, 6-17-24

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Harlem Township Board of Zoning Appeals is being asked to consider the following:

Timothy M. Miller is seeking a variance to use his property for the operation of a small business,located at 11122 Gorsuch Road, Galena, OH 43021. Parcel IDs # 316-320-04-018-000 (.108 ac); # 316-320-04-007-000 (.200 ac); # 316-320-04-006-000 (.148 ac); # 316-320-04-005-000 (.212 ac); and # 316-320-04-004-000 (.141 ac).

The hearing is scheduled for June 17, 2024, at 7:35 PM at the Harlem Township Building, 3883 South State Rt 605, Galena, Ohio 43021. 

To view the application and accompanying documents, please call 740-965-2661 x2 Monday – Friday 8-12 pm, to schedule an appointment or Click here to view documents.

This hearing is open to the public and also available on Zoom. 

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Keith Campbell, Chair

HARLEM TOWNSHIP DIVISION OF FIRE - Fire Code

The Harlem Township Division of Fire

RES. 23-0322T-018 ADOPTED BY INCORPORATION BY REFERENCE A STANDARD CODE KNOWN AS 2017 OHIO FIRE CODE PERTAINING TO FIRE, FIRE HAZARDS, AND FIRE PREVENTION, AND ALSO ADOPTING A LOCAL FIRE CODE PURSUANT TO 2017 OHIO FIRE CODE § 103.1 KNOWN AS HARLEM TOWNSHIP, DELAWARE COUNTY, OHIO SUPPLEMENT TO THE 2017 OHIO FIRE CODE, PURSUANT TO OHIO REVISED CODE § 505.373. HARLEM TOWNSHIP DIVISION OF FIRE INSPECTION FEE SCHEDULE, HARLEM FIRE PROTECTION PERMIT, AND HARLEM TOWNSHIP BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION.

Adopted by the Harlem Township Trustees at an open meeting held in regular session on Wednesday March 22, 2023, at 7:00pm.

All accompanying documents are available for review at the Administration Office at the Township Building, M-F 7-3 pm. Call (740)965-2661 ext. 3 to schedule an appointment.

Thomas O’Brien, Fire Chief

Harlem Township Zoning Commission Workshop Meeting
The Harlem Township Zoning Commission will hold monthly Workshop Meetings on the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. unless a holiday falls on that day, in which case the meeting will be held on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. 

The meetings will be held in the Township Community Room at 3883 S. St. Rt. 605, Galena, Ohio 43021. Regular Meetings of the Harlem Township Zoning Workshop Meetings will also be available as teleconferences via Zoom. 

Topic: Zoning Commission Workshop Meeting 

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Meeting ID: 838 9092 2022


Mike Kabler, Chair
Harlem Township Communications Committee

PUBLIC NOTICE

The recently formed Harlem Township Communications Committee will begin holding regular meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m., beginning on June 11th.

The meetings will be held in the Township Community Room at 3883 S. St. Rt. 605, Galena, Ohio 43021. Regular Meetings of the Harlem Township Communications Committee are open to the public and will also be available as teleconferences via Zoom.

Please log on to the Harlem Township website to access the hearing.
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Adam Holliday, Trustee

Park Committee meeting
The Park Committee will hold regular meetings on the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

The meetings will be held in the Township  Community Room at 3883 S. St. Rt. 605, Galena, Ohio 43021.   Regular Meetings of the Harlem Township Park Committee will also be available as teleconferences via Zoom.

Topic: Parks Planning Committee Meeting

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Dave Snyder, Chair
Harlem Township 2020-2021 Comprehensive Plan
The Harlem Township 2020-2021 Comprehensive Plan has been approved by The Board of Trustees. You can view the documents by clicking on the link below:

TOWNSHIP COMPREHENSIVE PLAN 2021

Quick Strategy Guide Comprehensive Plan Appendix G 2023
Delaware County Information
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COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. At FEMA, their mission is to help people before, during, and after disasters. They are dedicated to helping ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the virus.

Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.

HOW TO APPLY

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Helpline
844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern Time

Call this dedicated toll-free phone number to get a COVID-19 Funeral Assistance application completed with help from FEMA's representatives. Multilingual services will be available.

https://www.fema.gov/disaster/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance#apply
Harlem Township Audited 2021 & 2022 Year End Financial Report

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Harlem Township audited 2022 Year End Financial Report is available for review at the Fiscal Office, 3883 S. St. Rt. 605, Galena, Ohio 43021.  Contact Fiscal Officer Lisa Hursey to schedule an appointment.

The Board of Trustee will hold their regular meetings on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Said meetings will be held at Harlem Firehouse, 3883 St. Rt. 605, Galena, Ohio 43021 unless otherwise specified by the trustees.

2021 & 2022 Year End Audit

Lisa Hursey

Fiscal Officer

Job Openings
Trustee Position Posting

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Harlem Township Board of Trustees will be accepting resumes for the position of one (1) Township Trustee. Qualifications per ORC 503.24: the Board of Township Trustees shall appoint a person having the qualifications of a resident and elector to fill such vacancy for the unexpired term or until a successor is elected.

All resumes will be due via email no later than the end of the day on June 10, 2024. Resumes should be submitted electronically to aholliday@harlemtwp.com.

Thank you,

Lisa Hursey
Fiscal Officer
Harlem Township
3883 S. State Route 605
Galena, OH 43021
(740) 965-2661 ext. 4

Administrative Assistant Job Posting

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Harlem Township Board of Trustees will be accepting resumes for the position of full time Administrative Assistant. Starting salary of $1680.80 every two weeks plus benefits.

All resumes will be due via email no later than the end of the business day on June 12, 2024. Resumes should be submitted electronically to aholliday@harlemtwp.com.

Job Description

Employment Application

Thank you,

Lisa Hursey
Fiscal Officer
Harlem Township
3883 S. State Route 605
Galena, OH 43021
(740) 965-2661 ext. 4

Call to Service

Call to Service

Harlem Township is seeking resident volunteers to fill vacancies on public boards and commissions. Serving on a board or commission provides valuable service to the community as members are generally asked to review matters of public concern and make recommendations about how the Township should proceed to the Trustees. Depending on appointment, topics will include planning, zoning variances and items of community services.

  • Zoning Commission (2 positions)
  • Board of Zoning Appeals (2 positions)
  • Strategic Planning Committee
  • Harlem Township Heritage

Applications may be submitted electronically to Harlem Township admin@harlemtwp.com or mailed to 3883 S. St. Rt. 605 Galena, Ohio 43021.

Any questions regarding the duties of the board or commission member or the appointment process may be directed to Kendra Borror, Assistant Administrator, at (740)965-2661 ext. 3 or admin@harlemtwp.com

Application