Welcome to Richfield Township
The Township Administrative Office is typically staffed from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Residents may call 24/7 to leave a voice mail. Due to the limited number of staff, 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.
Attention Residents, there has been a change to the Gas Aggregation negotiated price beginning with the February, 2014 billing cycle. The new rate for 2014 is $4.38, a decrease of $1.01. The Township Aggregation Program began in 2002. For your information the Village of Richfield is in the process of negotiating an aggregration and because Richfield Township and the Village of Richfield share a zip code, you may receive letters regarding their [Village of Richfield] program. For more information, please click here to be linked to the Utilities and Aggregation page of the website.
DEER CULLING PROGRAM RESUMES AGAIN
The Cleveland Metroparks will be continuing their deer management program this winter. A deer herd reduction is planned for the area near and around Rising Valley Park from 12 Noon to as late as Midnight on several days during the period of January 21 through March 14, 2014. The main body of Hinckley Reservation will be closed to the public. Deer will be culled by using highly skilled and trained marksman fro the purpose of re-establishment of balanced ecosystems. Safety remains the number one goal. The Richfield Police Department have been notified and the reservation will be posted/signed and closed completely during the management program. All shots will be fired from elevated truck or tree-mounted platforms using noise-suppressed rifles. Any residents who own property adjacent to Cleveland Metroparks property will be sent a letter informing them of the culling program. The venison will be donated to a local food bank. Any questions may be directed to Brian M. Zimmerman on telephone number 216.635.3295.
TOWNSHIP IS SEEKING APPLICANTS
TOWNSHIP ADMINISTRATOR: The Township is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Administrator. The Administrator works closely with the Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall efficient management of all Township functions and activities. Government and/or office management experience is required. Click here for a Job Description. Here for an application. The submission deadline is March 14, 2014.
BOARD POSITIONS: The Township is accepting applications for full-member positions and alternate-member positions on the Zoning Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals. The members of each board serve five (5) year terms. All alternate positions are appointed on an annual basis. The Board members must reside in Richfield Township and the appointed terms would commence on January 1, 2014.
JEDD POSITIONS: Positions are also available on the Joint Economic Development Board (JEDD). The JEDD Board meets once or twice a year.
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. Submission deadline for expressions of interest is Friday, November 29, 2013.
TRUSTEES UNANIMOUSLY APPROVE TO BID REVISED SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE NEW ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
At the February 20 regular trustee meeting the bid was rejected.
To Residents: The Trustees invite residents to either stop in to see the drawings, call the office, call a Trustees, or use the "contact us" to provide comments. Click here to view the floor plan.
FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING TRASH, 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.
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: MARCH 6, 2014 10 A.M. & MARCH 20, 2014 6:30 P.M.
LATEST TRUSTEE AGENDAS AND MINUTES:
February 06, 2014: AGENDA. MINUTES (REGULAR MEETING)
February 17, 2014: AGENDA. AGENDA (CANCELLED MEETING)
February 20, 2014: AGENDA. MINUTES (REGULAR MEETING).
February 26, 2014: AGENDA. REVISED AGENDA. MINUTES (TWO WORK SESSIONS/SAME DAY)
Learn More About the Board of Trustee.
ALL RESOLUTIONS TO DATE
Zoning Commission meets the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Linked below are the latest agendas and minutes available.
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.
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