Important message regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus Update)

Updated 3/24/20 9 a.m. 

Blendon Township has declared a State of Emergency. Read full resolution: Res. 20-02 Emergency Declaration  

As the COVID-19 public health situation continues to evolve, our township leadership staff has been working collaboratively with many agencies in an effort to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19 for our residents, students and families.

Check back regularly for updated information. 

Township Corona Virus Newsletter

For updates on COVID-19 in Franklin County:

Documents regarding Governor DeWine’s Stay at Home order:

Stay at Home FAQs

Stay at Home FAQs (Spanish)

Franklin County Alerts: Please sign up to receive local COVID-19 updates and alerts by texting “COVID19FC” to 888777. Please keep me informed of any concerns and/or resources needed in your community.

Township Administrator

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Township AdministratorTo assist them in their duties, the trustees have appointed an administrator to be the full-time administrative head of the township. The administrator serves under the direction and supervision of the trustees and holds office at their pleasure.

The current administrator is Bryan E. Rhoads. He is responsible for:

  • Supervising and directing the activities of the Divisions of Government under the control or jurisdiction of the Trustees.
  • Recommend measures, policies, resolutions and actions for adoption by the Board.
  • Prepare and submit such reports and communications which are required by the Board or as is considered advisable
  • Keeping the Board advised on the financial condition of the Township.
  • Working closely with all Department Heads, Zoning and the Clerk's office to assure Township Government is responsive to the public and functioning efficiently and effectively.
  • Perform the human resource functions for the Township.
  • Provide public information to the media and residents.
  • Labor management functions including negotiations and contract administration.
  • Attendance at all appropriate meetings where the Township is involved.
  • Liaison with Federal, State and local elected officials.
  • Grant writing and seeking sources of outside funding.
  • Any other duties required for the efficient and effective operation of Township government.