Year after year for twenty-eight years Portage County Engineer Mickey Marozzi has hosted one of the Portage County Township Association's quarterly meetings. This year's event was held on Saturday May 14th in the Engineer's 60-year-old garage and was catered again by Guido's Italian Restaurant from downtown Ravenna. Present were most of the county office holders and those aspiring county office. Commissioners Kathleen Chandler, Maureen Frederick and Vicki Kline, Auditor Janet Esposito, Treasurer Brad Cromes, Prosecutor Victor Vigluicci, Recorder Bonnie Howe, Clerk of Courts Jill Fankhauser and Health Commissioner Joseph Diorio were present along with trustees or fiscal officers from sixteen of the eighteen townships.
These distinguished persons heard from Ohio Township Association Executive Director Matthew DeTemple and Ohio Township Association Second Vice President Tim Lynch, who both discussed various issues that affect townships and are currently being considered in the Ohio legislature. The next meeing of the Portage County Township Association will be hosted at the Wingfoot Lake State Park by the Suffield trustees on Saturday August 20th.