All's well in Suffield!  The trustees met on Friday June 22nd before a smaller than usual crowd of six residents.  Trustee chairman Tom Calcei was absent, so vice chairman Jeff Eldreth took over the reins and did an outstanding job of guiding the discussion.  The highlights of the meeting was yet another fairly long discussion on the mowing issue.  No far reaching solution was achieved this morning.  During road superintendent Scott McBroom's presentation, he mentioned receiving a call regarding interring into one of the township's cemeteries the cremated remains of a man.  The discussion on whether or not the township's cemeteries were closed to additional burials has been ongoing since the January 23, 2018 trustee meeting.  More discussion on these important issues will be had in upcoming meetings.  McBroom also reported that the road crew has completed their first mowing along township roadways.  The culvert replacement on Palm Road, just south of Saxe Road, is now on next week's work schedule.  The work is to be done by the Henry Luli Construction Company with the assistance of the Suffield Road Department.  He also said that this year's chip and seal projects will begin the first week of August.  Henry Luli Construction Company was awarded this job earlier this year in the road materials bid process.

Trustee Jared Phillip said that Graphic Details have given him an estimate of $900 to install the new signage around the township campus.  This is in addition to the cost of the materials.  He asked for a purchase order of up to $6500 to cover both materials and installation.  Zoning Inspector Adam Bey said that there is a real possibility that a Dollar General store will be coming to downtown Suffield.  A property at 1169 State Route 43 is rumored to be under consideration.  Bey said that there will be a Board of Zoning Appeals hearing coming up soon.  This concerns the request to build an accessory building on a vacant lot before building a house.  

The trustees next regular meeting is Tuesday July 10th at 8:00 PM.  There will be a trustee hearing on the 2019 preliminary budget that same evening at 7:00 PM.  The Zoning Commission meets on Wednesday July 11th at 7:00 PM.  These meetings will be held in the Suffield Community Room at 1256 Waterloo Road. 

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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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