Governor Michael DeWine has announced that the re-start of businesses throughout the State of Ohio will begin shortly.  Trustee Tom Calcei brought forward the below listed program that may be of assistance to local Portage County businesses.

 

PORTAGE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

COVID-19 RE-START

Assistance Loan Program

In an effort to assist those businesses preparing to re-start their business after the government mandated shutdown, the Portage County Commissioners are offering working capital loans to assist small businesses re-start operations.

These loans are 24-month amortized repayment period at an interest rate of 2% with an initial 3-month deferral of principal and interest.

Loan Criteria:

  1. Taxes must be current through 3/31/20
  2. Borrower must be able to demonstrate, based on the previous 2 years tax returns or financial statements, that payments can be made at a minimum DSC of 1:1.
  3. Borrower must provide a detailed description of the use of funds.
  4. Minimum of 1 LMI Job Retained (Business owner does not qualify)
  5. Collateral will be a UCC filing on all business assets, or for longer terms, Real Estate.
  6. Personal Guarantees of all owners with more than 20% ownership are required.

Businesses will be eligible for up to $10,000 in Economic Development Revolving Loan Funds for working capital to restart their businesses.

Interested businesses should contact:

Jen Davis                                                                                                                                

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In an effort to assist those businesses preparing to re-start their business after the government mandated shutdown, the Portage County Commissioners are offering working capital loans to assist small businesses re-start operations.

These loans are 24-month amortized repayment period at an interest rate of 2% with an initial 3-month deferral of principal and interest.

Loan Criteria:

  1. Taxes must be current through 3/31/20
  2. Borrower must be able to demonstrate, based on the previous 2 years tax returns or financial statements, that payments can be made at a minimum DSC of 1:1.
  3. Borrower must provide a detailed description of the use of funds.
  4. Minimum of 1 LMI Job Retained (Business owner does not qualify)
  5. Collateral will be a UCC filing on all business assets, or for longer terms, Real Estate.
  6. Personal Guarantees of all owners with more than 20% ownership are required.

Businesses will be eligible for up to $10,000 in Economic Development Revolving Loan Funds for working capital to restart their businesses.

Interested businesses should contact:

Jen

Shank

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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 535,000 Visitors Since April 1, 2015

As of May 23, 2020, Suffield Township's website had 535,025 visitors since April 1, 2015.  Since the "new" website was adopted, the daily viewership has risen from about 40 per day to over 427.36 per day.  Thanks for taking a look at "suffieldtownshipohio.com".  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:  http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/wingfootlake

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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