The Suffield Township Board of Trustees met on Tuesday April 14th.  The meeting was closed to the public but was aired on Facebook.  Tom Calcei gave the Fire Department report and said that the firefighters had responded to 54 calls for service in March.  They also suspended their regular training days.  Of interest was a statistic that showed 13 EMS calls for breathing problems.  These may have had COVID-19 implications.  As it turned out, two of these patients did indeed test positive for COVID-19 virus.  Good news, however, was that none of the Suffield firefighters have been infected with the potentially lethal virus.  Calcei suggested that the trustees adopt a procedure to assist fire employees who might contract the COVID-19 virus while on duty with the township.  The plan adopted will pay the affected employee for the two weeks they they would be required to self quarantine.  This pay would be determined by taking their average two-week pay based on their  last six months of service.

Trustee Jeff Eldreth said that storm last week that blew through Suffield caused some downed trees, particularly on Palm Road.  He praised our Road Department and the Brimfield Road Department for their hard work in cleaning up the mess.

Trustee Jared Phillip said the Zoning Commission has canceled meetings, but that the Board of Zoning Appeals will conduct a meeting next Tuesday April 21st at 7:00 PM.  This meeting will be aired live on the internet.  If interested, you must contact Lori Calcei to be "invited" to the meeting.  By doing this, she will send you instructions on how to view the meeting and to be able to make comments.

Trustee Tom Calcei said that the annual Suffield League Memorial Day Parade is very likely to be canceled, but no final decision has been reached as of today.  We'll let you know when we know.  Calcei also said that the 140 American flags that line the downtown area are in need of replacement.  The Suffield League is hoping that citizens and businesses make donations to replace the flags, which tend to have a five year lifespan.  These flags, which are of good quality and are made in America, are $20.00 each.  Do your part and buy a flag, which will become the property of the Suffield League.  Call Tom Calcei at 330-256-8042 for more information.

The next trustee meeting will be Tuesday April 28th at 7:00 AM and will be aired live on Facebook


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Trustee Meeting For July 28th Open To Public

The Suffield Township Board of Trustees will hold their regular semi-monthly meeting on Tuesday July 28th at 7:00 AM in the Suffield Community Room at 1256 Waterloo Road.  It will be open to the public. 


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.



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 560,000 Visitors Since April 1, 2015

As of July 28, 2020, Suffield Township's website had 560,286 visitors since April 1, 2015.  Since the "new" website was adopted, the daily viewership has risen from about 40 per day to over 378.76 per day.  Thanks for taking a look at "".  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:

Town Hall Rental

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.


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