P: (330) 659-4700

PO Box 191 • 4410 West Streetsboro Road

Richfield, Ohio • 44286
Welcome to Richfield Township


Welcome to Richfield Township

RESIDENTS EFFECTIVE MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2014

NEW HOURS OF OPERATION FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE

ZONING INSPECTOR:  8:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.  and the TOWNSHIP ADMINISTRATOR:  8:30 A.M. TO 4:30 P.M.

THE SERVICE DEPARTMENT HAS A TEMPORARY OFFICE LOCATED AT 3079 BROADVIEW ROAD, VILLAGE OF RICHFIELD (BROWN GARAGE).  FOR PUBLIC SERVICE REQUESTS, PLEASE CONTACT THEM AT 330.659.6483. 

THE TOWNSHIP CONTINUES TO APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT AND PATIENCE AS EMERGENCY & CONTIGENCY PLANS ARE IMPLEMENTED TO CONTINUE SERVICE TO YOU.

   The Township Administrative Office is typically staffed from 8:00 a.m.to 4:30 p.m.   Residents may leave a voice mail 24/7.  Due to the limited number of staff (3), there are some rare times when the office is not staffed.  Please call before stopping by to ensure that there is someone in the office. 

Every effort is made to update the Website as frequently as possible with the latest information.  But for those infrequent times when there is either technical issues or a delay, please call the Administration Office.  

 GHOSTS AND GOBLINS ATTENTION

ALL of the Richfield Community (Village and Township) will have trick-or-treat night on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2014 FROM 6:00 TO 8:00 P.M.  The Richfield Fraternal Order of Police and the Richfield Firefighters will host a parade beginning at 5:45 p.m. beginning at Fellowship Hall and ending at the Fire Station.  Candy and Beverages will be provided at the end of the parade.

Emergency Preparedness

To prepare for an emergency the following link is the basic plan of the Summit County Emergency Plan dated October 2012.  For the entire plan, click on this link:  https://co.summitoh.net/index.php/emergency-operations-plan

The Richfield Fire Department will be conducting Fire Training at 2550 Columbia Road on August 27, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  A small barn will be burned on that property.  The same training will be repeated on September 27, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.  Several neighboring Fire Departments will be part of the training so you will see various fire and emergency apparatus on the roadways.  Residents in the area will be receiving a courtesy letter from the Fire Department on the matter.  Questions may be directe to Assistant Chief Phil McLean on telephone number 330.659.9400. 

BOARD POSITIONS:  The Township is accepting applications for full-member positions and alternate-member positions on the Board of Zoning Appeals.  Full-members serve a five (5) year terms and the Alternate positions serve a one (1) year term.  The Board members must reside in Richfield Township.   

JEDD POSITIONS:  Positions are also available on the Joint Economic Development Board (JEDD).  The JEDD Board meets once or twice a year.    The next Regular Meeting is August 27, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Village of Richfield Mayor's Conference Room.  A Special Meeting will be held on May 21, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the same location.

Interested parties should forward a letter of interest and/or résumé or hand deliver the information to:     Richfield Township Board of Trustees, P. O. Box 191, 4410 West Streetsboro Road, Richfield, Ohio   44286.  

 

Anyone interested in following the progress of the Richfield Joint Park District, please click here to be directed to their temporary web page found through the Village of Richfield's Website. 

Richfield Joint Recreation District Board Members

Ms. Kelly Clark (3-year term), Mr. Bob Lucas, (3-year term), Mr. Ralph McNerney (3-year term), Mr. Floyd Ostrowski (2-year term), Mr. William Taylor (2-year term), Mr. Pat Norris (1-year term) and Ms. Donna Skoda (1-year term).

Officers:  Mr. Floyd Ostrowski, Chairperson, Mr. Ralph McNerney, Vice Chairperson, Mr. Pat Norris, Treasurer and Mr. William Taylor, Secretary and Mr. William Hanna, Board Legal Counsel 

RJRD Committees

Communication (Including Education), Ms. Kelly Clark Chairperson, Volunteer Resources, Ms. Donna Skoda Chairperson, Facilities & Programming (Including Recreation & Amenities), Mr. Bob Lucas Chairperson, Finance & Budget, Mr. Pat Norris Chairperson

State Route 176/Broadview Road over I-271 is NOW OPEN.

State Route 303 over I-271 is restricted to one lane in each direction for bridge work through early December.

State Route I-271 northbound and southbound will have various lane restrictions between Broadview Road and the Ohio Turnpike.  This work is part of a $46.4 million project to reconstruct the pavement along I-271 from Broadview Road to the Ohio Turnpike.  The entire project is scheduled to be completed by late July, 2017. 

MOTORISTS need to be aware of various routes in Summit County that are impacted by different road projects in process.

PLEASE ADD ADDITIONAL TIME TO YOUR DAILY COMMUTE AND SLOW DOWN AND BE AWARE OF THE ROAD WORKERS.

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

While enjoying the parks and recreation areas, please note that a large number of ticks have been observed.  To educate you on ticks, tick borne diseases and Lyme disease, please click on the following fact sheets from the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio State University Entomology Fact Sheet.  

Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases.                                   Lyme Disease.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING TRASH AND THE NEW RECYCLING PROGRAM "SIMPLE RECYCLING", EITHER GO TO Waste and Recycle Removal   OR go directly to the section on the website under the tab entitled, "Departments." 

          DID YOU KNOW?

The Township provides green, reflective address markers at no charge for safety and emergency situations.  If you need a marker please click here for more information.  

Click HERE for animal control information.  

 Click HERE for wild animal control information.  

TOWNSHIP HUNTING INFORMATION

Hunting in the Township is permitted with certain conditions.  The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Summit County Ordinances and the Ohio Administrative Code provide the rules and regulations. 

Click here to go to the Police Department section of the website for Firearm and Hunting information and applicable links to these agencies for the latest and up to date information. 

 

 

 


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BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETINGS 
There are two (2) Regular Trustee Meetings per month.  For more information regarding a meeting, please call the Administration Office   

FIRST Thursday at 10:00 a.m.  &  THIRD Thursday at 6:30 p.m. 

THE NEXT REGULAR TRUSTEES MEETINGS:  SEPTEMBER 18 @ 6:30 P.M. 

LATEST TRUSTEE AGENDAS AND MINUTES: 

Regarding Trustee Meeting Minutes, the Meetings, with the exception of Executive Sessions, are recorded.  This medium was determined by the Board of Trustees per Chapter Two of the The Ohio Open Meetings Act and anyone can obtain an audio copy of the minutes by calling the Administration Office. 

Minutes are made available on the Website and reflect status of approval by the Board of Trustees as indicated below.  Please note that as per the disclaimer at the bottom of this page, these are NOT the OFFICIAL minutes. Approved and signed minutes along with items entered into the record are retained in the "RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS" book.  They are available for public viewing.      

August 21, 2014:      AGENDA.      MINUTES.

September 4, 2014:     AGENDA.     MINUTES.

September 11, 2014:    AGENDA.    MINUTES.   (Special Meeting)

September 18, 2014:    AGENDA.    MINUTES.

Learn More About the Board of Trustees.       

ALL RESOLUTIONS TO DATE

ZONING 
To view the Current Zoning Report, CLICK HERE.   
 
ZONING COMMISSION
Zoning Commission meets the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.  Linked below are the latest agendas and minutes available.  To Learn More About the ZC 
 ZONING REGULATIONS  (Revised and updated July 19, 2014)
 
 Comprehensive Land Use Plan(Adopted December 1, 2011)
 
ZC MEETING AGENDAS
January 9, 2014
February 06, 2014
March 13, 2014
April 11, 2014
May 8, 2014
June 12, 2014 (Cancelled and Re-scheduled as a Training Session for June 17, 2014, Training Session ALSO Cancelled)
July 10, 2014   (Cancelled)
August 14, 2014  (Cancelled)
September 11, 2014
October 9, 2014
November 13, 2014
December 11, 2014
 
ZC MEETING MINUTES ARE NOT POSTED UNTIL APPROVED BY COMMISSION
June 12, 2014 NO MINUTES-MEETING CANCELLED.
July 10, 2014  NO MINUTES-MEETING CANCELLED.
August 14, 2014  NO MINUTES-MEETING CANCELLED.
September 11, 2014
October 9, 2014
November 13, 2014
December 11, 2014
 
      
BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS
The Board of Zoning Appeals meets the third Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Linked below are the latest agendas and minutes available. 
Learn More About the BZA.
     
BZA MEETING AGENDAS   
January 20, 2014
February 3, 2014
February 17, 2014
February 26, 2014
March 24 2014
April 21, 2014
May 19, 2014
June 16, 2014 moved to Wednesday, June 18, 2014
July 21, 2014
August 18, 2014  MEETING CANCELLED AND AGENDA ITEMS MOVED TO SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
September 15, 2014       Site Plan Report Regarding JJJ Properties and ZAK in Light Industrial-Office District.    Special Meeting Agenda.     Special Meeting Minutes.  (September 29, 2014)
October 20, 2014
November 17, 2014
December 15, 2014
           
BZA MEETING MINUTES NOT POSTED UNTIL APPROVED BY BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS 
January 20, 2014     This meeting was cancelled.
February 3, 2014
February 17, 2014
February 26, 2014
March 26, 2014
April 21, 2014
May 19, 2014
June 16, 2014
July 21, 2014
August 18, 2014  NO MINUTES MEETING CANCELLED
September 15, 2014
October 20, 2014
November 17, 2014
December 15, 2014
              
 
 
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