The Suffield Township Board of Trustees met on Tuesday April 8th and discussed a myriad of subjects, most could be thought of as routine business matters.  

Fire Chief Bob Rasnick was given the opportunity to present the April Fire Department report.  He noted that the firefighters responded to 44 calls in April, and they are 247 calls ahead of last year's pace.  He asked that former fireman Kyle Knapp be reinstated for the summer, to which the trustees agreed.  Rasnick also said that he and Captain Matt Moulton attended the "Fire Department Instructions Conference" in Indianapolis, Indiana, and that they came home with lots of good information and handouts.  He said it was a very worthwhile adventure for Moulton and himself.

Card Bingo FlyerTrustee Jeff Eldreth reported that the Road Department is working on crack sealing.  He asked the trustees to approve spending another $10,000 for crack seal materials.  The motion was approved.  Eldreth also asked that the township purchase 400 tons of salt.  Last yerar the price was $34.00 per ton, using the ODOT Winter Bid program.  This will save the township a ton of money (pun intended).  Eldreth also asked that the trustees approve spending $3,500 to hire flagers from  Area Wide Patrol for some upcoming crack sealing.  This motion passed.  He also accepted the bids for road materials.  Lastly, Eldreth said that the water problem along Palm Road, very near to the Mogadore Reservoir, wasn't solved by trapping a couple of beavers.  A more permanent solution, which likely includes a new cross-road culvert may be necessary.  No immediate decision was made on this issue.

Trustee Tom Calcei said that he had received a communication from the Portage County Solid Waste District in which Director Bill Steiner reported that 15.9% of the material that the recycle trucks pick up is not recyclable.  The letter received was vague enough so that this is no way to know what areas these unacceptable materials are coming from.  Some discussion was had on this important matter.  Calcei asked that the township website re-post information on what is acceptable and what is not. (Click here to see what CANNOT go into the Recycle Bin).....(Click here to see what CAN BE placed in the Recycle Bin)

Trustee Jared Phillip said that First Energy has finally given the township a cost for the proposed street light at Saxe Road and Congress Lake Road.  Installing the light at a cost of $1,531.25 was approved by the trustees.  Phillip will make arrangements to have the light installed.  It was noted that the cost to maintain the light will be $4.22 per month.  Fiscal Officer Lori Calcei said that Suffield pays about $982 per month for lighting the township.

Trustee Jeff Eldreth said that the "Card Bingo" that was held on Sunday April 29th was very successful.  This program will continue each Sunday evening from 6:00 PM until 8:30 PM.  The event is held in the Suffield Community Room, 1256 Waterloo Road.  All are welcome.

The Board of Trustees next meet on Tuesday May 22, at 7:00 AM.  The Zoning Commission meets on Wednesday May 9th at 7:00 PM.  Both meetings are in the Suffield Community Room, 1256 Waterloo Road.  The annual Suffield League Memorial Day Parade is Monday May 28th at 2:00 PM.  Preceding the parade at 1:00 PM will be a memorial service in front of the historic Town Hall.  This year's Grand Marshal will be Kyle Kreiner.

 

 

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Suffield Township Website Passes A Quarter Of a Million Visitors Since April 1, 2015

As of December 13, 2018, Suffield Township's website had 270,301 visitors since April 1, 2015.  Since the "new" website was adopted, the daily viewership has risen from about 40 per day to over 273.68 per day.  Thanks for taking a look at "suffieldtownshipohio.com".  Tell your friends about us.

 

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Local High School Basketball Scores & Schedules

Falcons Boys Lose Close One To Streetsboro, 55-47 

The Field Falcon (1-3) boys team hosted the Rockets of Streetsboro and played well enough to win, but came up short by a 55-47 score on Friday evening.  The game was pretty much even until the last couple minutes when the Falcons took some questionable shots and the Rockets pulled away.  Jacob Lupardus scored 19 and Jaheim James has 13.  The Mogadore Wildcat boys team played Friday evening in Youngstown against Valley Christian and lost their opener 55-52.

Field Girls Impressive In Win Over Woodridge

The Falcon girls (4-2) played on Wednesday December 12th in Cuyahoga Falls and beat the Woodridge Bulldogs by a 56-31 count, raising their record to 4-2 on the year.  Samantha Kline scored 16 points, while Maria Sziva and Cortney Currey each had 13 points.  Meanwhile, the Wildcat girls continue to struggle mightily.  They were beaten on Wednesday in Palmyra by the Southeast Pirates 62-22. 

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BZA Hearing Set For December 18th At 8:00 PM

Jeremy Richards of 571 Mishler Road has asked for a Board of Zoning Appeals hearing to request two variances on his property.  He wants to build closer to the lot line than allowed and he wants to build a larger accessory building than is allowed for the size of his lot.  The BZA will meet in the Suffield Community Room on Tuesday December 18th at 8:00 PM to hear the requests.

 

Historical Society Elects New Officers

The Suffield Township Historical Society met on Sunday December 9th and elected new officers.  John Saxe was elected president, Elizabeth Vence treasurer and Bev Persons secretary.  The STHS also voted to purchase new signs for the outside of the museum at a cost of $327.  They also voted to give Suffield Township $1,000 towards the purchase of the proposed electronic sign that will be placed in front of the historic Town Hall.  Township trustee Tom Calcei was on hand to accept a check for $1,000 from president John Saxe and treasurer Elizabeth Vence.  Also on the agenda was the creation of a fundraiser this coming March.  They have planned to sponsor a "Chili Cook Off" to be held in the Town Hall.  More details on this later.

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Leaf Dump Is Open At 558 Etter Road

Of importance to many in the township is the leaf dump.  The resident at 558 Etter Road has again offered to allow Suffield residents a place to dump their leaves.  The dump is now open and will be until about Thanksgiving.  We will give advance warning a week or so before the leaf dump closes for the year.  It is asked that you bring no sticks, branches, stones or plastic bags.  The dump will be open from Dawn to Dark.  Please respect the privacy of the property owner.

 

Card Bingo On Sundays

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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 A Quarter Of a Million Visitors Since April 1, 2015

As of December 13, 2018, Suffield Township's website had 270,301 visitors since April 1, 2015.  Since the "new" website was adopted, the daily viewership has risen from about 40 per day to over 273.68 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

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