Tim Benner is the liaison to the City of Kent Fire Department and State Fire Marshal; investigating fire safety hazard and open complaints and inspecting building structures that may be insecure, unsafe or structurally defective.
DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICIALS
Completed in 1840, Township Hall is the location for all meetings, both public and private. Township Hall serves as public office of the Franklin Township Trustees.
The department is responsible for maintaining Township Parks, Township properties and other duties as assigned by the Franklin Township Trustees.
A township trustee is an elected official in the local government of the U.S. state of Ohio. A township trustee administers a township, which is a political subdivision of a county, and in common with most other state officials serves a term of four years.
Fiscal Officer (or clerk) is responsible for public accounting and record keeping for all matters concerning finance in the township.
Franklin Township regulates the use of land, the density of land use and the location of different types of development in order to preserve the health, safety and welfare of township residents and their property.