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Recycle Pick Up Monday July 13th & Tuesday July 14th
BZA To Hold July 7th Hearing
The Suffield Township Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a public hearing at the Suffield Township Administration Building, July 7, 2020 at 7:00 PM. This hearing is to hear a request from Mark Lake to add an accessory building that exceeds allowable square footage on his property. The request is in a Residential District, at 1227 Martin Rd, Suffield Ohio. This request requires approval of the Board of Zoning Appeals, per Sec. 30.2.K.
In response to the Governor’s Executive order, members of the community will be prohibited from physically attending the July 7, 2020 hearing of the Suffield Township Board of Zoning Appeals. The Suffield Township Board of Zoning Appeals has opted to broadcast this meeting via Microsoft Team Virtual Meeting.
Physical attendance for this meeting will be restricted to members of the appeals board, the Zoning Inspector, the Appeals Board Secretary, 1 trustee, the court reporter and the applicant. If you would like to attend this hearing through Microsoft Team, please send your email address to email@example.com and an invitation to the hearing will be sent to you.
For more information, please call Lori Calcei at 330-819-6947.
All interested parties are invited to attend this hearing through Microsoft Team Virtual Meeting.
Trustee Meetings Are Indefinitely Closed To The Public, But Will Be Aired On Facebook
Effective with the trustee meeting set for Tuesday March 24th at 7:00 AM, the trustee meetings will be closed to the public. They will be streamed live on the township's Facebook page, which is https://www.facebook.com/Suffield-Township-779053555578841/. This is in response to the corona-virus crisis and in particular to the order by Governor Mike DeWine to limit public gatherings to ten persons or less.
Annual Township Clean-Up Day Canceled For 2020
The Portage County Solid Waste Management District and the Suffield Township Board of Trustees announced that the annual "Clean-Up" Day for 2020 has been canceled. You can bet that the COVID-19 coronavirus played a major part in this decision, but trustee Jared Phillip speculated that the Solid Waste District has been considering doing away with the collection of old tires as another likely reason. Regardless, these governmental agencies are hoping to have a "Clean-Up" Day in 2021.
Saint Joseph's Cancels Annual Festival
The annual Saint Joseph's Festival has been canceled for 2020.
Suffield Township Historical Society Cancels All Events Until Further Notice
In accordance with Governor DeWine's decree to cancel all meetings, the Suffield Township Historical Society has canceled all future meetings until Governor DeWine lifts this ban. We will advise when future meetings are scheduled. Thank you for your past support and please keep safe during this trying time. For more information please contact Elizabeth Vence at 330-354-3625.
Board of Zoning Appeals Okays Conditional Use Permit
Kyle Conrad came to the Suffield Township Board of Zoning Appeals on Tuesday April 21st and asked for a conditional use permit to allow a tenant to use his building at 1137 State Route 43 as a Electrical Supply business. The Board limited itself to three members due to the Covid-9 corona-virus and voted 3-0 to allow the conditional use.
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 550,000 Visitors Since April 1, 2015
As of July 3, 2020, Suffield Township's website had 550,136 visitors since April 1, 2015. Since the "new" website was adopted, the daily viewership has risen from about 40 per day to over 302.73 per day. Thanks for taking a look at "suffieldtownshipohio.com". Tell your friends about us.
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
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.
Front Page Articles
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