The Suffield Township Board of Trustees met on Tuesday July 23rd at 7:00 AM.  Caitlin Albright of NOPEC came to the meeting to present Fire Chief Bob Rasnick with an award acknowledging his many years of service to the community.  Albright said that NOPEC to honoring various Nopec Recognizes Bob Rasnick 07 23 2019governmental employees and that this year the emphasis was on police and fire departments.  Trustee Chairman Jeff Eldreth had submitted Rasnick's name for consideration.  Eldreth said "“Bob has spent 40 years working for the Suffield Township residents. Thirty-five of those years has been spent as our fire chief. Bob is the most dedicated public servant you could ask for. He goes above and beyond his responsibilities as the fire chief. Suffield has been very lucky to have Bob in this position for so many years. There is not a person that should be recognized more than Bob in our township!”

Trustee Jared Phillip said that the township has donated the old sign from in front to the historic Town Hall to the Suffield United Church of Christ.  This is the sign that was replaced by the new electronic sign.  Zoning Inspector Adam Bey said that Portage County had given him a box of old township maps.  After review by Zoning Commission Chairman John Yeargin and Bey, it was determined that the maps serve no useful purpose to the township at his time, so Bey asked that he be allowed to donate them to the Suffield Township Historical Society.  The Trustees agreed.  Bey also said that the Zoning Commission had a public hearing on the Zoning Resolutions amendments and was now officially informing the Trustees.  The Trustees set a public hearing on these changes for Tuesday August 13 at 7:30 PM.  

Jeff Eldreth said that the Road Department was likely to finish this year's crack sealing either today or tomorrow.  They have some more repairs planned for Manning Road.  He also said that Bill Steiner of the Portage County Solid Waste Management has agreed to some and speak at the Trustee's meeting on Tuesday September 10th at 8:00 PM.

The trustees next meet on Tuesday August 13th at 8:00 PM.  Prior to the regular trustee's meeting, there will be a hearing at 7:30 PM to consider Zoning Resolution changes.  The Zoning Commission is off for the month of August.  The Board of Zoning Appeals has a couple hearing coming up, but neither one has been scheduled. 

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See The Akron Rubber Duckies With The Suffield League

The Suffield League is sponsoring a night with the Akron Rubber Duckies.  The game will be at 7:05 PM on Saturday August 24th.   Tickets are $8.00 and must be reserved by August 13th.  Call 330-221-4899 to reserve tickets or for more info.  There will be fireworks after the game.


Board Of Zoning Appeals Schedules Hearing For North Polen Property

The Suffield Township Board of Zoning Appeals will meet on Tuesday August 27th at 7:00 PM to hear a request from Mike Smith for a variance to build an accessory building too close to the property line by Zoning Resolution standards.  The hearing will be in the Suffield Community Room at 1256 Waterloo Road.


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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 375,000 Visitors Since April 1, 2015

As of August 12, 2019, Suffield Township's website had 375,123 visitors since April 1, 2015.  Since the "new" website was adopted, the daily viewership has risen from about 40 per day to over 484.1 per day.  Thanks for taking a look at "".  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:

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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