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.
The Township Offices will be closed Wednesday, December 25, 2013 in observance of Christmas Day and January 1, 2014 in observance of New Year's Day. RESIDENTS: TRASH WILL BE DELAYED FOR THOSE RESIDENTS WITH A WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY TRASH PICK-UP THE WEEK OF CHRISTMAS, DECEMBER 25, 2013 AND NEW YEAR'S DAY 2014.
From the Trustees and Township Staff,
Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah &
Happy and Healthy 2014 !!
The Summit County Board of Elections have certified the results of the November 7,2013 General Election for Trustees.
Your new Trustees are: Mr. Jeff Shupe and Mr. Bob Luther. The new Trustees will be sworn in prior to the Organizational Meeting on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
There will be an Open House for Trustee Mr. Dave Wyatt, who is retiring from public service, on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Brandy Wine Bar, Brandywine Golf Club Par 3 Clubhouse at 5555 Akron-Peninsula Road. Cash Bar.
Please join the Township Staff in showing our appreciation for a long & stellar service to the Township. For a flyer, please click here.
TOWNSHIP IS SEEKING APPLICANTS TO FILL 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.
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 REJECT ALL BIDS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION FOR THE NEW ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
At the November 19, 2013 Special Trustee Meeting, the Trustees unanimously rejected all bids for the new administration building. The new administration building (pictured above) is a modest 2,000 square foot building with a residential feel, The Base Bid Package stated a base price of total construction of $300K. Bids turned in were nearly twice the amount of the base bid. Trustee-Elect Luther & Shupe have stated their support f a new administration building and a Township Government center and with Trustee Jankura, the bid process will be pursued early January, 2014.
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.
FIRST Thursday at 10:00 a.m. & THIRD Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
THE NEXT REGULAR TRUSTEES MEETING: DECEMBER 05, 2013 10:00 A.M.
LATEST TRUSTEE AGENDAS AND MINUTES:
November 11, 2013: AGENDA MINUTES. (Bid Opening Work Session Conducted by GPD Architects)
November 19, 2013: AGENDA. MINUTES. (Special Meeting & Executive Session)
November 21, 2013: AGENDA MINUTES. (Regular Meeting with Public Hearing on Amendments to Zoning Regulations)
December 05, 2013: AGENDA. MINUTES.
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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