ⓘ Monroe Township, Darke County, Ohio. Monroe Township is one of the twenty townships of Darke County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1.735 people in ..

                                     

ⓘ Monroe Township, Darke County, Ohio

Monroe Township is one of the twenty townships of Darke County, Ohio, United States. The 2010 census found 1.735 people in the township, 1.347 of whom lived in the unincorporated portions of the township.

                                     

1. Geography

Located in the southeastern corner of the county, it borders the following townships:

  • Harrison Township, Preble County - southwest
  • Union Township, Miami County - east
  • Twin Township - west
  • Franklin Township - north
  • Van Buren Township - northwest corner
  • Clay Township, Montgomery County - southeast
  • Newton Township, Miami County - northeast

The village of Pitsburg is located in northwestern Monroe Township.

                                     

2. Government

The township is governed by a three-member board of trustees, who are elected in November of odd-numbered years to a four-year term beginning on the following January 1. Two are elected in the year after the presidential election and one is elected in the year before it. There is also an elected township fiscal officer, who serves a four-year term beginning on April 1 of the year after the election, which is held in November of the year before the presidential election. Vacancies in the fiscal officership or on the board of trustees are filled by the remaining trustees. The current trustees are Rick Oswalt, Kevin McKibben, and Scott Sease, and the clerk is Dawn Oswalt.