ⓘ Perry Township, Shelby County, Ohio. Located in the eastern part of the county, it borders the following townships: Adams Township, Champaign County – southeast ..

                                     

ⓘ Perry Township, Shelby County, Ohio

Located in the eastern part of the county, it borders the following townships:

  • Adams Township, Champaign County – southeast
  • Salem Township – north
  • Miami Township, Logan County – northeast
  • Orange Township – southwest
  • Green Township – south
  • Clinton Township – west

A small portion of the city of Sidney, the county seat of Shelby County, is located in far western Perry Township, and the unincorporated communities of Pasco and Pemberton lie in the eastern part of the township.

                                     

1. 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.