The Suffield Township Board of Trustees met on Tuesday November 10th before a crowd of eleven persons.  Chief Robert Rasnick gave his fire report in which he stated the Fire Department had responded to 75 call for service in October.  He also said that the Fire Department is hosting the Portage County Health Department on Tuesday November 24th for the purpose of doing free Covid-19 tests.  The tests will be conducted in the Suffield Community Room from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

Jeff Eldreth reported that the old township administration building, which is now being leased and used as a used car dealer, was broken in to,  Keys to all the cars were stolen and four vehicles were taken.  Two of the four cars have been recovered.  The trustees decided that instead of replacing just the one broken window that they would replace four window at a cost of about $3,200.  Jeff Wohlwend will do the window installations. 

Jared Phillip has arranged for Green's Men Christmas Lighting to light up the town hall this year.  The trustees approved spending $2,985 for the work.  The contractor will have the lights up by Thanksgiving Day.  The township can received a 5% discount if the invoice is paid before installation.  According to Jeff Eldreth there have been seven people who have signed up for the Christmas Lighting contest.  Entrance forms can be obtained in the lobby of the Fire Department.  Judging is tentatively set for December 12th.  Shannon Eldreth asked that the trustees purchase a new refrigerator for the Town Hall kitchen.  The trustees authorized spending up to $800 for the new unit.

Jeff Eldreth motioned that the trustees "sub-grant" $25,000 of the CARES Act money to the Food Shelter.  The motion carried 3-0.  He also motioned that any remaining funds from the CARES Act money be used for Fire Department payroll expenses. 

The trustees next meet on Tuesday November 24th at 7:00 AM.  The Zoning Commission next meets on Wednesday November 11th at 7:00 PM.  No Board of Zoning Appeals hearing are set.

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Recycle Pick Up Monday November 30th & Tuesday December 1st95lb cart

 

 

 

Trustee Meetings Now Open To Public

The Suffield Township Board of Trustees will hold their regular meetings at the normal times.  These meetings will still take place at the Suffield Community Room at 1256 Waterloo Road.  Social distancing will be required, but otherwise they will be open to the public.  Because of distancing guidelines, access to the meetings will on a first come, first serve basis.  Welcome back!

 

Annual Crafts Bazaar At The Suffield United Christian Church Has Been Canceled For 2020

The annual Crafts Bazaar usually held during the first week of November at the Suffield United Christian Church has been canceled for this year.  The organizers of the event hope to return next year.

 

 

Suffield Township Historical Society Meetings Are Canceled, BUT The Museum Is Open On Selected Dates

As of September 22, 2020, thanks to the Covid virus and Health Department orders on limiting attendance at meetings, the STHS is still canceling meetings indefinitely.  However, people who wish to view the museum and all of its treasures can still go there on the four following dates:  Saturday October 10, Sunday October 25, Saturday November 14 and Sunday November 22.  The museum will be open from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on those days.   For more information please contact Elizabeth Vence at 330-354-3625, or contact her at the new STHS e-mail address:  suffieldtwphistory@gmail.com.

 

 

Suffield Township Website Passes 610,000 Visitors Since April 1, 2015

As of November 18, 2020, Suffield Township's website had 610,112 visitors since April 1, 2015.  Since the "new" website was adopted, the daily viewership has risen from about 40 per day to over 420.76 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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