The Service Department currently maintains 47.51 miles of roads in the township, which consists of snow removal, road repairs, maintaining gravel berms, storm water drainage, road signage, guardrail systems, trimming of trees, cleanup of fallen trees, litter, bulk trash and dead animal removal from road right-of-ways, mowing of roadside, etc. In addition, the department maintains township owned buildings and open spaces including four parks and five cemeteries. Two of the cemeteries are still active and the Service Department is responsible for opening and closing of graves.
The Service Department wears many hats in the township and strives to provide quality services to the township community. The department operates with four full time employees and one seasonal employee to help through the warmer months. When you see the Service Department employees out on the roads, please be cautious and slow down for their safety and yours.
And don’t forget to notify the Jefferson Township Service Department and or the Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District with storm water concerns, info on rain barrels/gardens, preserving water ways, or turning wet areas on your property into a landscape you and nature can enjoy.