***We need your help and your eyes to make Madison A Better Place***
If you live near or know of ANY residences in our community that have any of the following issues:
- An excess amount of Trash, Garbage, Refuse and/or other Debris collected in the yard
- An excess amount of over-grown yard Vegetation
- Any junk, unlicensed or inoperable motor vehicles on the property
Please contact the Township Administrator,
Lee Bodnar, at 440-428-7551 for Attention and Action
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. Red Bird Road will be closed to all through-traffic from June 1, 2015 to August 7, 2015.
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.
McMackin Road Resurfacing Project
The Lake County Engineer's Office has awarded the contract to resurface.
The project will begin the week of May 4th and conclude by June 26th.
The project will consist of milling-off 3.5" of pavement and replacing
it with 3.5" of new asphalt. One-lane traffic will always be
maintained-with flaggers when needed. The contractor will begin
work on the south end of McMackin (near RT US20) and work north toward
Lockwood Rd-after RT US20 to Lockwood is completed, they will move on to
do Lockwood to Chapel. Please contact Administrator, Lee Bodnar if you
have any questions or concerns. Please drive carefully through the
Chapel and Hubbard Roads Traffic Signal Upgrade Project
The Lake County Engineer's Office has awared a contract to upgrade the traffic signal at the Chapel and Hubbard roads intersection. The project will begin the week of April 6th and conclude by the end of September. Currently, they are awaiting the signal poles that should be delivered in the next 45 to 60 days. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times during the project, but you may see some flaggers during the construction. Please contact Administrator, Lee Bodnar if you have any questions or concerns. Please drive carefully through the construction site.
The Board of Trustees will be holding
a Regular Meeting on Tuesday,
May 26, 2015
at 7:00pm at the Township Administration Building.
The Lake County General Health District:
On August 20th, the Lake County General Health District had a fire at it's facilities on Mill Street in Painesville. As of December 1, 2014, they have moved their offices to One Victoria Square, Painesville (view map location), with the suites of the following Departments listed as:
- Environmental Health - Suite 125
- Nursing, Birth & Death, Public Health Social Work - Suite 215
- WIC - Suite 285.
For more information on how to contact the Lake County Health District, visit their website at https://lcghd.org/Closed.
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:
Winter Salt Usage
Where does rain water go?
Rake it or Leave it?
Drainage Revisited - Ohio Township Association Article
To learn more about the affects of stormwater on our rivers, streams, and lake as well as information about the Lake County Stormwater Management Department, please visit their website at www.lakecountyohio.gov/smd.
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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