Hunter’s Run Conservancy Public Meetings Scheduled

The Hunter’s Run Conservancy District will be holding public open house meetings related to the readjustment of appraisal benefits notification that was sent to property owners in the District on April 19, 2024.


DATES: Monday, May 6, 2024, and Thursday, May 16, 2024

TIME: 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Fairfield County Liberty Center, 952 Liberty Drive, Lancaster, OH 43130

Atendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the District and the proposed assessment, and speak with representatives from the District, dam safety experts and engineers who helped compile the final Reappraisal of Benefits report.

Ohio Revised Code 6101.33 allows property owners or public corporations to file exceptions to the readjusted appraisal of benefits.

Property owners subject to the assessment must file in writing with the Fairfield County Clerk of Courts, located at 224 E. Main St., Lancaster, OH, 43130. Exception forms, which can be found at, must be postmarked or submited in person, in writing on or before May 20, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.

A hearing on the appraisal report, and any exceptions thereto, will be held between May 29, 2024, and June 7, 2024. Those filing timely exceptions will be notified of the time and place where their exceptions will be heard.

Hunter’s Run Conservancy District, a political subdivision created under Ohio Revised Code 6101, oversees a system of 28 dams that control 50 percent of the runoff that flows through Lancaster within the Upper Hocking Watershed. This system provides direct and indirect benefits to more than 40,000 residents, farms, homes and businesses, along with bridges and roadways.

Here’s a video explaining the catastrophic circumstances that led to the creation of the subdivision:

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