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 Administration Office will be closed due to limited staff from Monday, May 3 through Friday, May 7, 2021.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Township Administration Office will remain closed to the public. Essential services are still being performed. Please call 330-659-4700 to speak with administration, zoning, or service department staff or email at the addresses below. 

All Township Trustee, Zoning Commission, and Board of Zoning Appeals meetings will be held via the Teams meeting software to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Residents who would like to watch or listen to meetings live may do so through links found on the meeting agendas.

Vaccination Clinics

Begining May 3rd, Summit County Public Health will be offering pop-up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics throughout the county over the next 2 weeks. No Appointments Necessary. Click here for dates and locations.


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

For additional current information please visit:

Ohio Department of Health by clicking here.

Summit County Public Health by clicking here . Or Call the SCPH COVID-19 hotline at 330-926-5795.



Seasonal Help - Seeking seasonal help for park and service departments to perform tasks related to maintenance of township properties, buildings, roads. June through mid-August, 32 hours per week, $16 per hour. Click here for an application.

Resumes and applications can be submitted to: Richfield Township Administrator, 3038 Boston Mills Rd., Brecksville, Ohio, 44141, or email m.remec@richfield-twp.org


SIMPLE RECYCLING has temporarily discontinued service due to COVID-19.

Simple Recycling has partnered with DonateStuff.com to ensure textiles and clothing can still be picked up for reuse. Visit DonateStuff.com to schedule a pickup.


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




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 three full members and one alternate member 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.

Road Opening Permit - The Board of Trustees has established a Road Opening Permit and Regulations for any work done in a township road right-of-way. Click here for the permit application and regulations. Call Service Department Foreman Jerry Schall at 330-659-4700 or j.schall@richfield-twp.org for more information.


   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 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 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.



   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.

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 
Sept. 3, 2020 Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES
Oct. 1, 2020 Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES.
Nov. 5, 2020 Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES.
Dec. 3, 2020 Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES.
Jan. 7, 2021 Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES
Jan. 11, 2021 Special Meeting: AGENDAMINUTES.
Jan. 20, 2021 Special Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES.
Feb. 4, 2021 Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES.
March 4, 2021 Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES.
April 1, 2021 Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES.
April 29, 2021 Rescheduled Regular Meeting: AGENDA. MINUTES.
May 6, 2021 meeting canceled

2021 Trustee Resolutions: RESOLUTIONS TO DATE



Zoning Commission meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. when there is new or continued business on the agenda.
Linked below are the latest agendas and minutes.  To Learn More About the ZC. 
Zoning Commission Agendas and Meeting Minutes
September 10, 2020:   Regular Meeting:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
October 8, 2020:   Regular Meeting:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
November 12, 2020:   Regular Meeting:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
November 30, 2020:   Special Meeting:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
December 10, 2020:   Regular Meeting:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
January 14, 2021:   Regular Meeting:   CANCELLED   AGENDA.
February 11, 2021:   Regular Meeting:   CANCELLED   AGENDA.   
March 11, 2021: Regular Meeting:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
April 8, 2021: Regular Meeting:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
May 13, 2021: Regular Meeting:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
June 10, 2021: Regular Meeting:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.



The Board of Zoning Appeals meets the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. when there is new or continued business on the agenda.

Linked below are the latest agendas and minutes. Learn More About the BZA.  

Board of Zoning Appeals Agendas and Meeting Minutes
August 17, 2020:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
September 21, 2020:   meeting cancelled
October 19, 2020:   meeting cancelled
November 16, 2020:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
December 21, 2020:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
January 18, 2021:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
February 1, 2021: Special meeting: Canceled January 29, 2021:   AGENDA. 
February 15, 2021:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
February 22, 2021 Special meeting:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
March 15, 2021:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
April 19, 2021:   meeting cancelled
May 17, 2021:   meeting cancelled
June 21, 2021:   AGENDA.   MINUTES.
August 11, 2020 Meeting: AGENDA
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