P: (330) 659-4700

3038 Boston Mills Road

Brecksville, Ohio • 44141
Welcome to Richfield Township


Welcome to Richfield Township

Richfield Township Administration Office and the Service Department is located at 3038 Boston Mills Road, Brecksville, Ohio 44141. 

The Administration Office is typically open between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and the Service Department is open from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Due to limited staff, there are rare times when the office is not open. Please call before stopping by to ensure someone is available at 330-659-4700. Residents may leave a voice mail and your message will be forwarded to the appropriate department.   

 

Staff Contact Information

Administrator Ms. Mindy Remec  m.remec@richfield-twp.org

Zoning Inspector Ms. Amy Page a.page@richfield-twp.org

Service Department Foreman Mr. Jerry Schall   j.schall@richfield-twp.org

 

SERVICE DEPARTMENT NEWS....................    

Seasonal Help Needed: Richfield Township seeking a service department seasonal/student helper to perform tasks related to maintenance of township properties, buildings, roads. June through mid-August, 32 hours per week. Click here for an employment application. Send your application to 3038 Boston Mills Rd., Breckvsille, OH 44141 or email m.remec@richfield-twp.org

The Service Department hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

   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.  

 

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS....................

Septic System Maintenance Informational Session on May 16

Summit County Public Health (SCPH) will host a free informational session about residential septic system maintenance. The session will cover how to properly maintain a septic system and the requirements of the Operation Permit program. After the presentation, SCPH staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about your septic system or the requirements of the Operation Permit.

The free session will be held on Tuesday, May 16 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Summit County Public Health located at 1867 W. Market St., Akron, OH 44313. You can register on the Summit County Public Health website at www.scphoh.org on the home page under Events. Registration is encouraged, but not required.

If you would like more information or have questions, please call 330-926-5600.

 

Mosquito and Tick Season is Here

Mosquito and tick season has officially begun in Summit County. Please click here for facts and tips from Summit County Public Health.

 

Interstate 271 Construction

Beginning Friday, May 5, Medina Line Rd. over I-271 will be reduced to one lane with traffic maintained by a traffic signal through early June for bridge painting.

Until further notice, I-271 between the Medina County line and Brecksville Road has various lane restrictions during non-peak hours for bridge painting. This work is part of a $1.9 million project to make bridge repairs to the Medina Line, Southern and Everett Road bridges over I-271.

 

ZONING INFORMATION....................

Zoning Board Positions

Appointment to a township board provides an opportunity for residents to serve in a leadership position while providing valued professional service to the community. The zoning boards are each composed of five full members and two alternate members who reside in the township. Members are appointed by the Board of Trustees and meet as applications require or at the call of the chairperson, generally one evening per month. Full members serve rotating five-year terms; alternate members serve one-year terms and there are no term limits.

The Board of Zoning Appeals acts in a quasi-judicial capacity, rendering decisions on zoning variance and conditional use requests and appeals of the zoning inspector’s determinations. The Board holds regular meetings on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Positions for one full member and one alternate member are open.

The Zoning Commission acts in a review capacity, making recommendations for amendments to the text of the zoning regulations or the zoning map (rezoning). The Commission holds regular meetings on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Positions for one full member and two alternates are open.

To pursue serving on one of the boards, submit a letter of interest and/or résumé to:Richfield Township Board of Trustees, 3038 Boston Mills Rd., Brecksville, OH 44141 or email m.remec@richfield-twp.org.

 

RICHFIELD TOWNSHIP ZONING DISTRICTS

RTWP ZONING REGULATIONS (REVISED & UPDATED 07-23-2016)

RTWP COMPREHENSIVE LAND USE PLAN (ADOPTED 12.1.2011)

 

 

  

The Richfield Joint Recreation District (RJRD) holds regular meetings on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are held at the Richfield Masonic Hall, 3750 Grant Street, Richfield, Ohio 44286. For  information on the RJRD click here to be directed to the district's website.   

 

WASTE AND RECYCLING....................    

FOR INFORMATION REGARDING ACCEPTABLE ITEMS FOR RUMPKE CURBSIDE RECYCLING, CLICK HERE.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CURBSIDE TRASH AND THE RECYCLING PROGRAM CLICK Waste and Recycle Removal  OR under the Departments tab go to Waste and Recycle Removal.

Extra green Simple Recycling bags are available at the administration office.

 

TOWNSHIP FIREARM DISCHARGING & 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. 

 

EMERGENCY PREPARATION....................

To prepare for an emergency the following link is the basic plan of the Summit County Emergency Plan dated October 2012.  For the entire plan, click on this link:  https://co.summitoh.net/index.php/emergency-operations-plan

 

 

 

The Website is updated 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.    

 

 

 


 

Quick Links 

Please note that the following meeting minutes are not the official minutes. Approved and signed minutes along with items entered into the record are retained in the RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS book.  They are available for public viewing at the Administration Office.

Trustee and BZA meetings may be recorded with the exception of Executive Sessions. Copies of audio recordings may be obtained by calling the Administration Office.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEES
The Board of Trustee will hold one Regular Meeting each month: the first Thursday at 6:30 p.m.  Special Meetings will be held as needed and agendas will be posted in advance. Meetings are held at the Administration & Service Department Building located at 3038 Boston Mills Road, Brecksville, Ohio  44141.  For more information regarding a meeting, please call the Administration Office at 330-659-4700.  

Learn More About the Board of Trustees.  

Trustee Agendas and Meeting Minutes 
February 2, 2017: AGENDA.  Meeting rescheduled
February 9, 2017: AGENDA.   MINUTES.
February 27, 2017 Special Meeting: AGENDA.   MINUTES
March 2, 2017: AGENDA.   MINUTES.
April 6, 2017: AGENDA.   MINUTES.
May 4, 2017: AGENDA.   MINUTES.

2017 Trustee Resolutions: RESOLUTIONS TO DATE

 

ZONING COMMISSION

Zoning Commission meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  Linked below are the latest agendas and minutes.  To Learn More About the ZC. 
  
Zoning Commission Agendas and Meeting Minutes
December 8, 2016  Meeting Cancelled
January 12, 2017   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
February 9, 2017   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
March 9, 2017:   AGENDA.  MINUTES.
April 13, 2017:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
May 11, 20017:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.

 

BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS

The Board of Zoning Appeals meets the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Linked below are the latest agendas and minutes. Learn More About the BZA.  
 
Board of Zoning Appeals Agendas and Meeting Minutes
December 19, 2016:  AGENDA.  MINUTES.
January 16, 2017:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.        
February 20, 2017  AGENDA.   MINUTES.
March 20, 2017:    Meeting Cancelled
April 17, 2017:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
May 15, 2017:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
 
 
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