Madison Township
           "Ohio's Largest Township"

2065 Hubbard Road
Madison, Lake County, Ohio 44057
(440) 428-5128 Office
(440) 428-2116 Police Non-emergency
Administrative Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00-4:30

Welcome to Madison Township
in Lake County, Ohio!

With sincere regret, the Board of Madison Township Trustees are announcing the permanent closing of the Recycling Drop off Site located behind Fire Station #2 on Hubbard Road.

                                The Recycling Drop off Site will permanently close at sunset on January 4, 2015

The closing of the recycling site is due to State of Ohio revenue reductions, Lake County discontinuing the recycle grant program, and recent increased costs for disposal of recyclable materials. 

The Board of Lake County Commissioners announced in 2009 that they would reduce the amount of money the Lake County Solid Waste District would give the communities over the next five years to operate recycling centers.  As of October 14, 2014 only three communities in Lake County still have recycling drop off sites.  Those three communities are Madison Township, Concord Township and Wickliffe.  The City of Wickliffe will be shutting down their site effective January 31, 2015. The following are the recycling grant amounts given to Madison Township by the Lake County Solid Waste District which show the reduction in the grant over the past five years.

                                2010 - $62,508.00                                 2012 - $37,504.80                                
2014 - $12,501.60

                                2011 - $50,006.40                                 2013 -  $25,003.20                                2015 - $0  County Discontinues the Program

Madison Township has contacted the various trash haulers that service the Madison community who provide curbside recycling pickup.  For further information on those trash haulers that provide curbside recycling pickup CLICK HERE.

Useful Information

The Administrative Offices will be closed on Thursday November 27th & Friday November 28th in observance of Thanksgiving.

Regular Trustee Meeting:
The Board of Trustees will be holding their next Regular Meeting on Tuesday, November 25th at 7:00pm.

Gas Aggregation on the Ballot
If you have questions on the Gas Aggregation that was recently passed by the voters, please contact NOPEC (Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council) at 440-248-1992 or visit the NOPEC website at:

Electric Service
You may have received a letter from First Energy Solutions regarding your electric service. If you have questions about the letter, you can get more information by clicking HERE.

Chipper Closed
The chipper is now closed for the season, see you again in April, thank you.

The Lake County General Health District:
On August 20th, the Lake County General Health District had a fire at it's facilities and have been temporarily located at 105 Main Street, in the basement of the Administration Building. For more information on how to contact the Health District, visit their website at



As always, please use caution when driving in construction areas. Be alert so no one gets hurt!

Redbird Road Construction:
The Board of Madison Township trustees were given the authorization by the Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC) this month to proceed with the final phase of the Redbird Road Improvement Project.

State funding for this final phase was authorized in July of 2014 and Madison Township has one year to start the project from the date of the authorization. The final phase, which is known as "Redbird Road Phase III", involves the widening , re-paving, and construction of a left turn lane at Chapel & Redbird Roads. The final phase of this project will begin at Kirkwall Street and proceed south to Chapel Road.

Because of the timing of the funding from OPWC, Township Trustees have decided to delay the start of Redbird Road Phase III until June of 2015 when school is out of session. The Board of Trustees feel this is the best way to proceed so that the schools will have minimal, if no, disruption. The project would be scheduled for completion prior to the 2015-2016 school year. If any resident has a question about this project, you can contact the Township Administrator, Lee Bodnar, at 440-428-5128.

Storm Water Management
Madison Township is a Level 2 Member Community that contracts with the Lake County Stormwater Management Department to provide storm water services. The Lake County Stormwater Management Department works to make sure that the creeks and streams that run through our community is clean and free of pollutants so residents have a clean and healthy water access to enjoy.

Take a look at these storm water articles that will help you understand how you can do your part to keep our creeks & streams, and ultimately Lake Erie, clean:

Where does rain water go?
Rake it or Leave it?

Drainage Revisited - Ohio Township Association Article

To learn more about the Lake County Stormwater Management Department, visit their website at

If you have a general question/concern/issue, please use the contact form below, or if you would like to contact the Administrator or Trustees please use the form on their respective pages.

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