The Suffield Township Board of Trustees met Thursday November 9th in place of their regularly scheduled November 14th meeting.  Trustee chairman Dave Vartenuk announced that the long awaited Sheriff's Sale on the derelict house at 1560 Carriage House has finally been scheduled for Monday November 27th.  This is definitely a move in the right direction in order to get the house demolished.  New inspections will follow and a public hearing to again declare the premises unfit for habitation will come probably the first part of 2018.  The trustees acknowledged that the stalling tactics by both the previous owner and the bank, coupled with the mandatory waiting periods has enabled this community eyesore to still exist.  But there appears to be a growing light at the end of the tunnel.  

The trustees also learned that the Board of Zoning Appeals hearing on some improvements to Paradise Lake Country Club will be changed from November 16th to November 30th at 8:00 PM.  Trustee Jeff Eldreth said that the township's roadside mower is in need of repairs.  In other business, the trustees rearranged their meeting dates for the remainder of 2017, and also the locations of the meetings.  The trustees had previously entered into an agreement to rent the Administration Building to Lauren Luli beginning in January of 2018, but that has been changed to allow her to move her real estate office in to the building on December 1st of 2017.  The trustees will meet on Tuesday November 28th at 7:00 AM in the Fire House Community Room, then Tuesday December 12th at 8:00 PM in the Fire House Community Room, and on Friday December 29th at 8:00 PM in the Fire House Community Room.  The December 29th meeting will actually be comprised of the normal trustees meeting and also the "year end" meeting, which is necessary to close down the financial books for 2017.  No date has been set for the 2018 "re-organizational meeting".

Additionally, the Zoning Commission will next meet on Wednesday December 13th at 7:00 PM, this also in the Fire House Community Room.  The Board of Zoning Appeals will meet on November 16th at 8:30 PM in the Administration Building to hear a request by Tim Dettling of 1792 Skylark Drive for a variance to build a larger-than-allowed accessory building.  The Board of Zoning Appeals will also have a hearing on Thursday November 30th at 8:00 PM in the Fire House Community Room on a request by Paradise Lake Country Club to allow them to use some acreage for a driving range and sod farm on land that is not zoned for such use.    

 

 

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BZA Grants Variance To Allow Accessory Building

The Suffield Township Board of Zoning Appeals met on July 17th and voted 5-0 to allow Craig & Lisa Dunlap to build an accessory building on their lot at 378 Weakland Road.  They will be required to obtain a building permit for the primary residence before starting construction on the accessory building.  This has been a contentious issue in the township for many years.  Andy Grow made the motion to allow the accessory building, which was then seconded by Leo Weakland.

 

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Spring S.T.H.S. Newsletter Has Been Published 

Read the Spring edition of the Suffield Township Historical Society newsletter.  Click on the "Society Newsletters" at the bottom of this page.

 

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 Has 215,000 Visitors Since April 1, 2015

As of June 29, 2018, Suffield Township's website had 215,080 visitors since April 1, 2015.  Since the "new" website was adopted, the daily viewership has risen from about 40 per day to over 221 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

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