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.   

The township offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 3, 2018.

Trash collection will be delayed one day due to the holiday.

Staff Contact Information

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

Zoning Inspector Ms. Laurie Pinney  l.pinney@richfield-twp.org

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

 

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

Summit County Public Health Spraying for Mosquitos

Summit County Public Health’s (SCPH) will be spraying for mosquitos in the southeast portion of Richfield Township and southern portion Richfield Village on Wednesday, August 29. Spraying will begin at approximately 8:30 p.m. and continue until completed. In the event of bad weather, the spray schedule may be modified. An updated schedule will be available by noon on the following day by calling 330-926-5667. The spray schedule can also be viewed on the SCPH website at http://www.scphoh.org.

Further questions or concerns regarding the SCPH’s mosquito control program can be addressed by calling 330-926-5668.

Free Tickets for Admission to the Akron Zoo

The Akron Zoo would like to extend an invitation to Richfield residents as part of its Community Appreciation Days program. Residents can enjoy free admission to the zoo September 11-16 with a ticket. Tickets are now available at the Richfield Township Administration Office.

 

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

RICHFIELD TOWNSHIP ZONING DISTRICTS

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

RTWP COMPREHENSIVE LAND USE PLAN (ADOPTED 12.1.2011)

Open 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.

 

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

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.  

 

  

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 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.    

 

 

 


 

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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 
May 3, 2018 AGENDA. MINUTES.
June 7, 2018 Regular Meeting w/ Public Hearing: AGENDA. MINUTES.
June 28, 2018 Special Meeting w/ Public Hearing: AGENDA. MINUTES.
July 5, 2018 Regular Meeting Canceled
August 2, 2018 Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES.
September 6, 2018 Regular Meeting & Work Session: AGENDA. MINUTES.

2018 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
March 1, 2018: AGENDA.  MINUTES. 
March 8, 2018:  AGENDA MINUTES.
April 12, 2018:  AGENDA.  MINUTES.
April 23, 2018: AGENDA.   MINUTES.
April 26, 2018:  AGENDA.   MINUTES.
May 10, 2018:  AGENDA.   MINUTES.
June 14, 2018:  Cancelled
July 19, 2018:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
(rescheduled from July 12)
August 9, 2018:   AGENDA.     MINUTES.
August 30, 2018:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
(replaces September 13, 2018 meeting)

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
January 15, 2018:  AGENDAMINUTES.
February 19, 2018:  Meeting Cancelled 
March 19, 2018:  Meeting Cancelled
April 16, 2018:  AGENDA.  MINUTES. 
May 21, 2018:   Meeting Cancelled
June 18, 2018:   Meeting Cancelled
July 16, 2018:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
August 27, 2018:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
September 24, 2018:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
(rescheduled from September 17)
 
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