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Public Notice
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
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

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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Meeting ID: 826 1151 0079

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Jason Gloeckner, Chairman
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 Strategic Planning Committee (SPC)
The Harlem Township Strategic Planning Committee will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. on the 1st Tuesday of each month in the Harlem Township Firehouse Community Room at 3883 S. State Route 605, Galena, Ohio 43021.  

The meeting is open to the public and will also be Available via Zoom.

Time: 6:30 pm

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Meeting ID: 812 0305 7783

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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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Meeting ID: 882 0276 6606

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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
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

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

Board of Zoning Appeals Hearing HTBZA 24-01 Annis

PUBLIC NOTICE

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

Chuck and Kecia Annis are seeking a conditional use for a photography studio.

Located at 5081 Miller Paul Rd, Westerville, OH 43082. Parcel ID # 316-340-01-032-000

The hearing is scheduled for February 19, 2024 at 7:45 PM at the Harlem Township Building, 3883 South State Rt 605, Galena, Ohio 43021. 

Click here to view the application and accompanying documents OR 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/82611510079

Keith Campbell, Chair

HTBZA 24-01 Annis - View Application

Zoning Commission Hearing - Sturm

PUBLIC NOTICE

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

Rebecca Sturm, 5540 Miller-Paul Road, Westerville, OH 43082 is seeking a variance to rezone 2.114 acres in a 21.539 acre plot from AR-1 to FR-1 for a new family home to be built on Farm Lot 2, 5540 Miller-Paul Road, Westerville, OH 43082, parcel ID # 316-310-03-016-000.

The hearing is scheduled for Monday, March 4, 2024, at 7:45 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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The application and accompanying documents are available on the website.

Application Documents

Keith Campbell, Chair

Trustee Meeting - ODOT/DCEO

Public Notice

The Harlem Township Board of Trustees will be holding a special meeting on Tuesday of March 5th, 2024, at 9:00 am with DCEO/ODOT at the Harlem Township Building, 3883 South State Rt 605, Galena, Ohio 43021. 

This meeting will be to discuss State, County and Township roads in Harlem Township and the handling of growth.

The meeting is open to the public and is also available on Zoom.

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Carl Richison, Chair

Job Openings
Division of Fire Job Opening

Harlem Township Division of Fire 

JOB POSTING

 The Harlem Township Division of Fire will be accepting applications for the position of permanent part time FF/PM PREFERRED but FF/EMT may also apply, beginning Monday December 4, 2023, through Tuesday January 2, 2024.

 This is to fill an immediate opening that exists within the fire division. Interested parties will submit a resume with a cover letter, indicating interest, an employment application, along with proof of current certifications no later than Tuesday January 2, 2024, at 5:00 pm.

Minimum Qualifications:
Firefighter Paramedic preferred
Firefighter EMT may also apply

Valid State of Ohio Motor Vehicle Operator’s License

State of Ohio FF I & II certification

State of Ohio – Paramedic preferred

Successful candidate shall be expected to qualify as driver/equipment operator for all apparatus and items in the inventory of the Harlem Township Division of Fire.

Salary Range:
Starting: $ 16.62 - 18.26 per hour

Candidate interviews and selection process will be scheduled after fire administration is satisfied that a sufficient pool of candidates has been assembled. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background investigation.

Please fill out application and return email to chief@harlemtwp.com


Fire Department Employment Application

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