Jefferson Township Land Conservation Association

The Jefferson Township Land Conservation Association, a qualified land trust capable of holding conservation easements, was formed specifically to help protect this rural beauty. It is a sponsor-member of the Land Trust Alliance, a national organization of land trusts.

Currently, the Association has 98 acres in conservation. A conservation easement is a legal agreement between a land trust and a landowner that permanently limits how the land can be used to protect its conservation value.

Owners who place conservation easements on their property may be able to receive federal income tax benefits and can control forever how that property is used. Future owners are bound by the terms of the conservation easement, and donation of the easement to a qualified land trust like the Jefferson Township Land Conservation Association is tax deductible.

Jefferson's land trust is a non-profit organization specifically created to receive, maintain and enforce conservation easements on land that is in the tributary areas of Blacklick and Rocky Fork Creeks. Leadership of the Jefferson Township Land Conservation Association is provided by a 9-member board of trustees.

Jefferson Land Conservation Association is a "public-private" partnership, sponsored and endorsed by the Township government, but designed so that property owners who are not affiliated with Township government make up the majority of the Association's Board of Trustees.

Township Trustee appointees are Mike Rowan, former Trustee Steve Miller, and Zoning Commission Member Hank Sherowski. Private sector board members are Joe Jeffrey, Phyllis Boehnke, Ellen Tripp, Wib Smith, and Josiah Blackmore. Steve Wittmann serves as president of the Board. Kathleen Bruns, a CPA, is treasurer, and Rod Willcox provides legal assistance. Both are residents.

Dozens of your Jefferson Township friends and neighbors already belong to the Jefferson Township Land Conservation Association. Membership is open to all (voting limited to property owners) We hope you will make the decision to join to help us keep Jefferson Township green. Your membership dues of $25 per person are tax deductible.  

Contact Jefferson Township Land Conservation Association

Mike Anderson
6545 Havens Rd
Blacklick, Ohio  43004-9743
Phone: 614-855-4265
Fax: (614) 855-3761


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Franklin County, Ohio
  • Licking County, Ohio

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