Welcome to Catawba Island Township. Founded in 1861, Catawba Island is home to more than 3,599 people, but many more visit each year. Miles of beautiful shorelines, great fishing, nature reserves and state parks make Catawba Island a summertime paradise for many in Ohio's North Coast region and beyond.

Catawba Island Township
4822 E. Cemetery Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452
Phone: 419-797-4131 - Fax 419-797-4737

Township News:

Cedar Meadow Reserve Newsletter
Official Records Statement
Local Weather
Map to Catawba Island Township

Mulch Loading, Brush and Leaf Pick Up

Personnel will load mulch at the Compost facility from 8:00 a.m. to noon on the following Saturdays: April 17, May 1, 8, 15, and 22. Final leaf pick up will be made throughout the month of April. Brush pick up will begin in April and continue every other week through the month of October. They canvass the entire township and pick up what is left curbside. There is no need to call the township as they do not pick up by appointment. There is NO grass pick up.

Spring Clean Up Days Scheduled at New Location

Spring Clean Up Days will be Thursday, April 22 through Saturday, April 24. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Containers will be located at the Compost Facility on Cemetery Road. Please no batteries, tires, paint, or hazardous materials. Proof of residency will be required. No contractors permitted. All material must be delivered by 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and by 2 p.m. Saturday. Entrance to the facility will be closed for the remainder of the weekend.

Trustees Move Meetings to Community Hall

Due to the current health crisis the Township Trustees have moved their regular meeting location to the Catawba Island Community Hall located at 3307 NW Catawba Road to allow for social distancing. Meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. The Community Hall remains closed for rentals. Trustees will revisit opening the Community Hall in the near future.

A Coyote is in your backyard. What should you do?

Find out in this brochure from ODNR

Compost Area Located East of the Cemetery

The compost area is located east of the cemetery and is open each day 7:00 a.m. until dusk. Material should be left in or picked up from designated areas as marked including: Raw Wood, Finished Mulch, Chipped Material, and Yard Waste. Please DO NOT leave trees or foreign material in the compost areas. The compost facility is regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency and inspected without notice. Trash and non-biodegradable material are not acceptable and could result in a citation. Please help to keep the compost area clean and operational.

Recycling Containers - Please no plastic or garbage bags

Catawba Island Township recycling containers are located at 4822 East Cemetery Road along the back of the parking lot. It is important to remember that plastic bags are not accepted. The collection facility is a continuous feed operation and plastic bags clog the machines. Some area retail stores have plastic bag recycling receptacles available. For questions concerning the recycling program please contact the OSS Solid Waste District at 419-334-7222.

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