Named for President Andrew Jackson, Jackson Township was established in 1854 from portions of Cranberry and…More Connoquenessing townships. The township is located in the western section of Butler County and it borders Cranberry, Lancaster Township, Forward Township and Beaver County.
Jackson Township has a rich history and some of the early industries to the area were agriculture, the Muller saw mill (1804), a grist mill (1806), Bassenheim furnace (1814) and numerous tanneries and distilleries.
Today, Jackson is considered a second-class township. Three elected supervisors govern the community and each supervisor's term lasts six years.
Led by Chief Len Keller, who joined the department in 2002, the Jackson Township Police Department has eight…More full-time officers (including two K-9 officers), four part-time officers and two part-time support staff. They provide 24-hour protection for the 23 miles that make up Jackson Township and they also patrol the Seneca Valley School District campus, which includes the senior high school, the intermediate high school and the seventh and eighth grade middle school. The department also deploys a School Resource Officer to the district.
The department has eight marked units, three unmarked units, one special services unit and one ATV.
In 2007, the police department became an Accreddited Law Enforcement Agency.
Seneca Valley School District Administration Office 124 Seneca School Rd, Harmony, PA16037 The Seneca Valley School District Administration Office is located on the same campus in Jackson Township as the senior…More high school, the intermediate high school and the seventh and eighth grade middle school. The building is where you can find the office of the superintendent, Dr. Donald Tylinski, and the three assistant superintendents, Dr. Matthew McKinley (7 - 12), Dr. Jeffrey Fuller (K - 6) and Dr. Tracy Vitale (human resources and pupil services). The Seneca Valley School District itself covers roughly 100 square miles and includes the communities of Cranberry, Forward, Jackson and Lancaster townships and Callery, Evans City, Harmony, Seven Fields and Zelienople boroughs. There are nearly 7,400 students in grades K - 12. About 3,950 of those students are at the elementary level and there are roughly 3,400 students at the secondary level. The district employs approximately 910 faculty members. The district also boasts a cyber service program, a before- and after-school child care program, an evening activities bus run, PTA/PTOs and booster groups, and a diversity committee.
This court located in Evans City is presided over by Magisterial District Judge Wayne Seible. It is one of seven…More district courts in Butler County and it contains the following municipalities: Townships of Adams, Connoquenessing, Forward, Jackson and Lancaster and the boroughs of Callery, Connoquenessing, Evans City, Harmony, Mars, Valencia and Zelienople.