The trustees met on Monday April 23rd at 7:00 AM before a small gathering of five people.  Mostly routine business was discussed and acted upon.  Trustee Jared Phillip reported that there was nothing new on zoning matters.  He reminded the other trustees that now would be the time to get a marker in Wingfoot Lake to keep track of the elevation of the lake water.  Keeping the water level at 1147 feet above sea level is critical to lessen flooding in the southwest corner of the township.  

Scott McBroom, Road Department superintendent, reported that the Road Department had completed a cross-over on Steffy Road.  He also said that mowing will begin soon.  McBroom mentioned that the water problem on Palm Road, which is caused by dam building beavers, is still being worked on.  He said that two "state record breaking" beavers have been caught, but more are still there.  He is working with the county engineer's office to get the culvert cleaned out.  A list of 8.75 miles of roads to be "chip & sealed" this year was presented and can be seen on the "Roads" section of this website under the "Planned Road Work for 2018" title.  Trustee Jeff Eldreth asked the trustees to approve spending $10,000 for crack sealing material. These materials would be purchased from SealmasterEldreth also asked for a purchase order in the amount of $1,659 to buy a trailer from Willow Knoll Farms.  The trustees agreed to both expenditures.  The trustees also opened the sealed bids for road materials.  Seven suppliers presented bids.  These bids were accepted and the winning bidders will be determined at the next trustee meeting. 

Also mentioned was an event to be held at the Community Room on Sunday April 29th from 6:00 PM until 8:30 PM.  Maggie Engelhart has planned a "Florida Card Bingo" event in hopes of providing some entertainment, geared mostly for the senior citizens of Suffield.  She hopes to make this an ongoing event.  Trustee Tom Calcei also reminded everyone that the Township Clean Up Day is coming up on Saturday May 12th.  Old tires, batteries and electronics (no tubed televisions or monitors) can be turned in at the Road Department from 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM.  The next trustee meeting is Tuesday May 8th at 8:00 PM.  The Zoning Commission will meet on Wednesday May 9th at 7:00 PM.  The Suffield Township Historical Society is having its annual Plant Sale on Friday & Saturday, May 4th & 5th, from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM.  It will be held this year in front of the Historical Museum.

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June 27th Flooding A Problem?  Here Are Some Tips From Portage County EMA

Click here to read a letter from the Portage County Emergency Management Agency.

 

Board Of Zoning Appeals Approves Variance For Steffy Road Resident

The Suffield Township Board of Zoning Appeals met on Tuesday July 2nd at 7:00 PM.  Eric Turner of 2074 Steffy Road had requested a variance to build an accessory building a mere ten feet from his property line, whereas the Zoning Resolutions require a 14 foot set back.  The BZA voted 5-0 to grant the needed variance.

 

Board Of Zoning Appeals Approves Variance For Accessory Building

The Suffield Township Board of Zoning Appeals met on Tuesday July 16th and listened to Aaron Smith's request for a variance that would allow him to build a third accessory building on his 3.28 acres at 969 Congress Lake Road.  After discussion, Dave Duma motioned to grant Smith his variance.  The motion was adopted 4-0.

 

Card Bingo Returns To Suffield On Sunday Evenings

Card Bingo has returned to the Suffield Community Room on Sundays at 6:00 PM.  Bring some change and spend an evening playing bingo with your neighbors.

 

License Plate Renewals

When buying new license plates, or renewing them, be sure the registrar at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles knows that you live in Suffield Township.  If you simply state your address as Mogadore, the road tax funds, which should go to Suffield Township, will go to Mogadore Village, due to your zip code.  Keep your tax money in the township!

 

Suffield Township Website Passes 360,000 Visitors Since April 1, 2015

As of July 13, 2019, Suffield Township's website had 360,012 visitors since April 1, 2015.  Since the "new" website was adopted, the daily viewership has risen from about 40 per day to over 498.20 per day.  Thanks for taking a look at "suffieldtownshipohio.com".  Tell your friends about us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wingfoot Lake State Park

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Wingfoot Lake State Park is Suffield's only park.   It was opened by the Ohio State Parks & Recreation Department in 2009.  Goodyear had operated the park since the 1960's as a private playground for its employees and for corporate retreats.  As the company footprint grew smaller in the Akron area Goodyear decided to close the park in 2006.  To learn more about the park, such as rental of the facilities, visit the park's website:  http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/wingfootlake

Town Hall Rental

The historic Suffield Town Hall can be rented by residents and non-residents for various events.  For complete information on the availability, costs and regulations on renting the Town Hall, please call the Town Hall administrator Shannon Eldreth at 330-807-0384.

 

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