The trash/recycling contract with Kimble will expire June 30, 2020. After accepting bids for a new 5-year contract, the Board of Trustees awarded the contract to Rumpke Waste & Recycling effective July 1, 2020. Residents will receive an oversized postcard in the mail from Rumpke containing all the general guidelines and the postcard will also include your new pickup day along with a recycling calendar. New containers from Rumpke will be delivered the week of June 22nd to residents.
FREE protective face masks for Sagamore Hills residents only will be distributed at the Sagamore Hills Park on Saturday, July 11, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. (while supplies last). Proof of residency is required.
The Northfield-Macedonia Cemetery Board will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. The meeting will be conducted electronically via Zoom pursuant to Summit County Prosecutor Opinion 20-062 and the Summit County Combined General Health District Resolution 017-20.
Garage Sales May Begin May 12th Following Odh Guidelines
Garage sales may begin May 12, 2020 following the Ohio Department of Health Guidelines. A “Sale Permit” registration form must be submitted to register your sale. Forms are accessible on this website under “Township Forms”.
Summit County Appraisers Performing New Construction Evaluations In The TownshipMay 5, 2020
Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE has announced that the Appraisal Department will begin performing new construction evaluations on May 11, 2020. During these evaluations, appraisers will physically visit and assign values to all newly constructed and altered property in Summit County.
KIMBLE COVID-19 UPDATEKimble Recycling and Disposal has informed residents in a letter dated April 24, 2020, that effective immediately, they will be serving customers without the request of limitations. Customers who have cooperated and have held back additional materials may now place these materials at the curb.
County Executive Warns Residents Of Covid-19 Scams
Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro is urging county residents to be on the lookout for a growing number of COVID-19 scams. The county’s Public Safety Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has been monitoring reports of local, state and national scams as part of its response to the COVID-19 outbreak.COVID-19 SCAMS
Effective May 1, 2020, weeds and grass in excess of 8″ will be considered a public nuisance and the property owner will be served a citation from the Sagamore Hills Township Zoning Inspector. Please refer to the legal notice below for complete details of this zoning resolution.Legal Notice 2020 Grass Cutting
Light Up Sagamore Hills Township April 20th And April 27th
Legal Notice To Bidders For Solid Waste Disposal & Recycling
LEGAL NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Trustees of Sagamore Hills Township will accept sealed bids for SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL AND RECYCLING for Sagamore Hills Township until May 14, 2020 at noon in accordance with the Bid Specifications on file at the Township offices, 11551 Valley View Road, Sagamore Hills, OH 44067, (330) 467-0900 (Ext. #4) and available at firstname.lastname@example.org. Bid specifications may be obtained during normal weekday business hours. The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the Trustees’ special meeting on May 14, 2020 at noon at the Township Safety Center.
The regular meeting of the Sagamore Hills Township Board of Trustees scheduled for April 13, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. will be all live streamed to YouTube at the link below and the public will be excluded from being present pursuant to Summit County Prosecutor Opinion 20-062 and Summit County Combined General Health District Resolution 017-20. Anyone having any questions before the Board may submit them via email at JSnell01@gmail.com or via text at 216-288-5690.
In accordance with the recommendations from the Ohio Department of Health and Governor Mike DeWine regarding the prevention of the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the April 27th, 2020 Zoning Commission Meeting hasbeen cancelled. The next scheduled Zoning Commission Meeting is (Tuesday) May 26, 2020. A decision regarding the May 26, 2020 meeting will be made closer to that time.
A Special Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at the Sagamore Hills Township Safety Center at 11551 Valley View Rd.
The purpose of this special meeting is to award the bid for the Canyon View Road Project Phase III.
The Board may conduct any other business it deems necessary.
Sagamore Hills Park Playground Areas Closed
The park itself will remain open for walking, running, exercising, dog walking, etc., but per the recommendations of Governor DeWine, to assist in stopping the spread of the coronavirus, the playground areas at the Sagamore Hills Park will remain closed.
Summit County Influenza Surveillance Reports
Due to the active influenza season we are now experiencing and the potential impact of the coronavirus outbreak, Summit County Public Health (SCPH) wants to make the community aware of the resources we have available to keep people informed about how these illnesses are impacting the community.
SCPH Influenza Dashboard – SCPH maintains an influenza dashboard, which is normally updated daily.
In accordance with the recommendations from the Ohio Department of Health and Governor Mike DeWine regarding the prevention of the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the March 23, 2020 Zoning Commission meeting has been cancelled. The next scheduled Zoning Commission meeting is April 27, 2020. A decision regarding the April 27, 2020 meeting will be made closer to that time.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the township by telephone or email.
Thank you for your understanding.
Township Office Access During The Covid-19 Pandemic
Due to the advice of Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), social distancing, limiting the community’s exposure to this disease, will make a lasting impact on reducing deaths associated with the virus. Therefore, out of concern for our Township staff, we are asking all residents to abstain from visiting the Township offices, although the offices will remain open for calls and questions by calling 330-467-0900.
On March 5, 2020, Aqua Ohio, Inc. (Aqua Ohio) notified Sagamore Hills Township that they filed an Application with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO or the Commission) seeking approval to collect a System Improvement Charge (SIC) from customers located in its Lake Erie Division, Masury Division, and the Aqua Ohio service areas formerly served by Ohio American Water Company, Mohawk Utilities, Inc., and Tomahawk Utilities, Inc.
Polling Locations In Summit County Relocated From Nursing Homes Due To Coronavirus
After Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose ordered the relocation of polling locations in retirement or senior care facilities out of concerns about the coronavirus, the Summit County Board of Elections on Tuesday announced 10 new polling locations in Akron, Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson, Macedonia and Sagamore Township for the March 17 election.
The Board of Trustees of Sagamore Hills Township will hold a Public Hearing at Sagamore Hills Township, 11551 Valley View Rd. on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 6:45 p.m. for information from the Zoning Commission regarding Sagamore Hills Zoning Resolution Amendment to Section 14, Planned Unit Development District, page 14-13, #9 Accessory Buildings/Structures.
This week Zoning Inspector, Ray Fantozzi will be available for zoning hours Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
If you need assistance outside of these hours please feel free to contact Ray at 216-218-0367.
Township To Eliminate Paper Recycle Bin
The Sagamore Hills Township Fiscal Officer received notice from River Valley Paper Company that due to increased requirements from China, coupled with massive drop in pricing, has caused many cities and municipalities to re-evaluate their recycling programs and discontinue their recycling service.
They have also notified us that they will start charging the township $35.00 per bin, per month, plus a pick up fee of $50. (The township has never been charged for the placement of the bin in the past.) We currently have one bin at the township that is picked up one time per week. Therefore, our total cost per month to keep the paper recycle bin will be $235 per month. This cost will far exceed the revenue we receive from the recycle program. For example, we received a total of $12.59 for the last quarter of 2019.
The Board of Trustees of Sagamore Hills Township will hold a Public Hearing at Sagamore Hills Township, 11551 Valley View Rd. on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 6:45 p.m. to review Sagamore Hills Zoning Resolution Amendment to Section 3 Residential District, 3.11 Exterior Lighting.
Please see the links below for additional details:
The Board of Directors of the Village of Walton Hills-Sagamore Hills Township Joint Economic Development District will hold their Annual Meeting at Sagamore Hills Township, 11551 Valley View Rd. on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. to Elect Officers and consider resolutions to Levy Income Tax, Approve a Budget, Approve Insurance Coverage and any other business that might come before the Board.
There will be two special meetings on Monday, December 30, 2019 at the Township Safety Center, 11551 Valley View Rd.
The record retention meeting will be at 9:00 a.m., with the organizational meeting immediately following.
The Board may conduct any other business it deems necessary.
No Zoning Hours In December
Zoning Inspector, Ray Fantozzi will not be available on Thursdays for regular zoning hours for the month of December. He will be available by phone at 216-218-0367. Please contact him for assistance, or to schedule an appointment with him.
A Special Meeting will be held on December 2, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at the Sagamore Hills Township Meeting Room, 11551 Valley View Rd.
FREE Informational Sessions on Septic System Maintenance
Summit County Public Health (SCPH) will be hosting two FREE informational sessions about residential septic system maintenance. All homeowners who have a septic system are encouraged to attend.
The sessions will be held on Wednesday, November 6th 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and Thursday, November 7th from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Summit County Public Health located at 1867 W. Market St., Akron, OH 44313.
Due to Halloween, there will be no zoning hours this week. Please contact Zoning Inspector Ray Fantozzi at 216-218-0367 for assistance with any zoning issues.
DUMP YOUR JUNK 10/26/19
Sagamore Hills Township will be hosting another “Dump Your Junk” day Saturday October 26th 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at 11551 Valley View Rd. for Sagamore Hills Township residents ONLY! (must show proof of residency)
We will be accepting the following items:
Household items (including large and small appliances and furniture)
Construction debris and yard waste
All mattresses, box springs and upholstered furniture are to be wrapped in plastic
After screening of thirty candidates, the Sagamore Hills Police Department would like to welcome Mark Flynn as our newest Part Time Officer. Officer Flynn was sworn in at the October 15th Trustee Meeting by Chief David Hayes. Officer Flynn comes highly recommended and brings experience with him from RTA as well as the Geauga County Sheriff Office. We look forward to having him work within the Township.
The Board of Zoning Appeals of Sagamore Hills Township will hold a Public Hearing at Sagamore Hills Township, 11551 Valley View Rd. on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. for the following:
Mr. Mitchel P. Petti who resides at 8135 Sandstone Dr. in Sagamore Hills has applied for variances from Sec. 3.8 b & c of the Sagamore Hills Zoning Resolution regarding his constructed fence. The currently constructed fence has incurred 2 violations. First, the fence is higher than the maximum 6 (six) foot in height, and the appearance is that of the smooth side of the fence faces in towards his property, rather than facing the outside of his property.
The application is available for examination at Sagamore Hills Township Zoning Office during normal business hours. Written comments may be submitted to the Zoning Inspector, Raymond Fantozzi prior to the meeting and to the Board of Zoning Appeals at the meeting.
A Special Meeting will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 12:00 noon at the Sagamore Hills Township Safety Center, 11551 Valley View Rd.
The purpose of the meeting is to have conferences with an attorney for the public body concerning disputes involving the public body that are the subject to imminent court action related to public records.
The Board may conduct any other business that it deems necessary.
Davey Resource Group has been contracted by the Summit County Engineer’s Office to apply herbicide treatments to invasive vegetation at select stormwater features around the township. These applications will take place during the week of August 12th.
A contractor began installing concrete pads on Eaton Dr. 7/25/19, between the main gate and Seiberling Dr. This work should be completed by August 12th…..weather permitting. Please try to avoid this area as much as possible. Restoration will be completed at a later date but the road will remain open for the restoration phase.
Your cooperation and patience during this project is much appreciated.
The evening mosquito spraying of residential streets to reduce the number of adult mosquitoes is provided and performed by Summit County Public Health (SCPH). When and where evening spraying occurs is primarily determined by the presence of disease-carrying mosquitoes and the number of mosquitoes trapped in an area.
Summit County Storm Water Management Facilities Inspection
We have been informed by the Summit County Engineer that they have hired a consulting firm, Davey Resource Group, to assist with performing vegetation mitigation for the Storm Water Management Facilities (SWMFs) within the Assessed Subdivisions in townships in District 1.
The SWMFs are located outside the roadways, within easements beside and behind homes in the subdivisions. Accordingly, it will be necessary for the Davey Resource Group employees to enter the portion of the homes’ properties covered by easements in order to evaluate and work on these SWMFs.
These employees will carry full personal identification and a copy of this letter. The work in Sagamore Hills Township is scheduled to take place between March 1, 2019 and November 30, 2019.
Thank you for your cooperation during this inspection process.
We have been notified that FirstEnergy’s Transmission Vegetation Management maintenance work on the Juniper-Chamberlin 345kV corridor (running along the hike/bike trail from Sagamore Rd. to Holzhauer Rd., then goes east towards Northfield Center) is continuing with tree work (removals/trims) as well as work on the floor (brush cutting and herbicide application). They are using foliar herbicide applications to control all incompatible vegetation that can mature over 5′ in height in the wire zone. Herbicide season runs June 1st – August 15th with the opportunity for touch up and re-treatment through September 15th.
Any questions or concerns, please contact the Township Office at 330-467-0900 (ext. 0).
The Akron Zoo Community Days will be September 10th – September 15th this year. FREE tickets will be available for pickup at the township office beginning August 27th during regular business hours, Mon. – Thurs. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (closed 12:00-1:00 for lunch) while supplies last. We will not be replenished with tickets!
Please call 330-467-0900 for availability.
Limit 4 tickets per household
Proof of residency required
Parking is $3.00 (not included with the free tickets)
FREE tickets may also be picked up at the Akron Zoological Park at 500 Edgewood Ave. in Akron from August 27th – September 6th……while supplies last!
Programs such as Cleveland Water’s Homestead Program and the Water Affordability Program provide residents who qualify with the option to receive discounted rates concerning their water bill. Information on how to qualify for these programs and others are available on their website at www.clevelandwater.com/customer-service/water-rates/discount-programs.
Proclamation Presented to Former Trustee Rose Mary Snell
More than 20 years ago, former Trustee Rose Mary Snell led the effort for Sagamore Hills Township to purchase 191.6328 acres of property from the State of Ohio Department of Mental Health through the Trust for Public Land with the partnership with Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Cleveland Metro Parks (which discussions were also initiated by Rose Mary Snell), who purchased the remaining area that ultimately preserved more than 450 acres of greenspace.
Trustees Commend Cleveland Water Department Crew for their Quick Response and Professionalism
The Sagamore Hills Township Board of Trustees wish to thank the following members of the Cleveland Water Department for their professional efforts on the Houghton Rd. waterline break Sunday morning 6/2/19.
Sagamore Hills Township Honored with Proclamation from The Ohio Senate
Sagamore Hills Township is very proud to announce that the Township received a proclamation from the Ohio Senate honoring the Township for being ranked not only as the safest municipality in the Akronarea but also as the second safest place to live in Ohio.
We have been informed that the Village of Northfield will be completely removing and reconstructing Houghton Rd. from Northfield Rd. to 200 feet west of Vorderman Rd. and all through traffic will be detoured from this area during construction. Vehicles traveling eastbound on Houghton Rd. from Sagamore Hills will be detoured at Electric Blvd. to Beach Ave. to Northfield Rd. Westbound vehicles will be detoured at Northfield Rd. to Beach Ave. to Electric Blvd. to Houghton Rd.
The Contractor anticipates beginning the construction on May 1, 2019 and completing the construction by August 30, 2019.
The Sagamore Hills Township Board of Trustees presented a proclamation to Fire Chief Tim Black at last nights Trustee Meeting, expressing their sincere appreciation for his leadership the past twenty-eight months in Sagamore Hills, and wishing him much happiness in his retirement.
A Special Meeting will be held on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at the Sagamore Hills Township Meeting Room, 11551 Valley View Rd.
The purpose of this meeting is to authorize expenditures for Trustees to attend the 2019 Ohio Township Winter Conference for ongoing education. This is to include meals and hotel. Amend our credit card policy to reflect state mandate requirements and discuss rehabilitation and water line on Natalie.
The Board may conduct any other business it deems necessary.
The Cleveland Metroparks will be continuing their deer management program again this winter. A portion of Bedford Reservation and Brecksville Reservation are within the municipal boundaries of Sagamore Hills Township, and management is planned for these reservations.
From noon to 6:00 a.m. the following morning, portions or all of each reservation will be closed to the public on several days from Januarry 22nd through March 21st.
Sagamore Hills Fiscal Officer Scott Gale has completed the 2018 Financial Report. The report is available for inspection at the Sagamore Hills Township Offices, 11551 Valley View Rd. during regular business hours from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday or by appointment.
For more information, contact the Office of the Fiscal Officer at 330-467-0900 ext. 3 or via email at email@example.com.
Sagamore Hills Police "Employee of the Year" and Swearing in of Police Explorers
At last nights Trustee Meeting, Sagamore Hills Township Police Chief David Hayes presented the Employee of the Year Award to Officer Dan DeCrane. Officer DeCrane received the award for his consistent dedication to duty, demonstration of pride in the quality of his work and his exemplary performance throughout 2018. Congratulations to Office DeCrane for his dedication and outstanding performance!
Notice to Cleveland Water Customers (SHT Residents)
The North Hills Water District has been notified by Clear Reads that they are finalizing all the water meter replacements in the Township. ALL residents have been contacted by Clear Reads/Cleveland Water Department that they needed to contact Clear Reads to schedule an appointment to have their existing in-home water meter replaced with the new automated meter that will allow Cleveland Water to obtain meter readings without coming to your property.
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Deer Management Plan for 2019
Under permits granted by the Ohio Division of Wildlife, sharpshooting on park property will be used to reduce deer populations between January 7, 2019 and March 31, 2019. The National Park Service has contracted with the Wildlife Services branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide experienced and trained staff to implement the deer program.
The Ohio Township Association (OTA) began offering scholarships to high school seniors in 2005. Four $1500 scholarships in two categories are being provided this year. See the link below for eligibility requirements/application. We also have paper copies of the application available here at the Township Office.
A Special Meeting will be held Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 4:55 p.m. at the Sagamore Hills Township Meeting Room, 11551 Valley View Rd.
The purpose of this meeting is to conduct the yearly Organizational Meeting and approve Temporary Appropriations, and the Board of Trustees to adjourn to EXECUTIVE SESSION to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion or compensation of a public employee or official, or the investigation of charges or complaints against a public employee or official specifically set forth in Section 121.22(G)(1)Revised Code.
The Board may conduct any other business it deems necessary.
The 2018 Visit with Santa event that took place here at the town hall this past Saturday 12/8/18 was again, another huge success! Over 150 children came through to visit the north pole and share their wish lists with Santa.
The Board of Trustees of Sagamore Hills Township will hold a Special Meeting on December 10, 2018 (immediately prior) to the regular Trustee Meeting scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on December 10, 2018, at the Township Meeting Room, 11551 Valley View Rd.
The purpose of this meeting is to approve Record Retention Policies.
The Board may conduct any other business it deems necessary.
Trustee John Zaccardelli presented a proclamation to The Honorable Judge Alison Breaux at the November 13th Trustee Meeting. Judge Breaux’s sentencing order requiring a defendant’s express cooperation with local law enforcement has helped in efforts to recover additional tax dollars due to Sagamore Hills Township.
Sagamore Land Properties is scheduled to be on the agenda at the next Summit County Planning Commission Meeting to present their Preliminary Plans for the Heartridge Development on Dunham Rd. This meeting will be held Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 7th floor of the Ohio Building, 175 S. Main Street in Akron.
Many "thanks" to the Residents of Sagamore Hills Township
The Sagamore Hills Township Board of Trustees wish to take this opportunity to express their gratitude to the residents of Sagamore Hills Township for your support and votes that passed the Issue 45 Road Levy in our Township. 100% of the revenue from this levy will assist in continuing to keep the roads in our township in good and safe conditions.
In honor of our Veterans, the Sagamore Hills Township Board of Trustees will be moving their November 12, 2018 Trustee Meeting to Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at 11551 Valley View Rd. This change will be officially published in the Newsleader November 8th.
The Township Offices will be closed Monday, November 12, 2018 in observance of Veterans Day and will reopen Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday, September 12th was a successful kick off to our new “Lunch with a Cop” program. Chief Hayes was the first Sagamore Hills Officer to enjoy the company of the students at Rushwood Elementary. He was introduced to each class by Principal Dr. Jacqueline O’Mara then walked around saying hello to each class and answering any questions the students had. Was a very nice day and just the first of our monthly visits during the school year! Every month a different officer will join the students for a lunch period. We hope all the students look forward to it as much as we are!
Please see the link below for information on the Summit County Public Health (SCPH) statewide sewage rules that went info effect on January 1, 2015 regarding the requirement of an operation permit for home sewage treatment systems (HSTS).
“Dump your Junk” proved to be a very useful event this year! Over 8 dumpsters consisting of TV’s, furniture, yard waste, construction debris and miscellaneous items were filled by township residents who took advantage of this event that was held here at the township this past Saturday 9/8/18. Traffic flow started and 9:00 a.m and was continuous until 1:00p.m. Thanks to our Township Trustees Paul Schweikert, John Zaccardelli, Dave DePasquale and a volunteer resident, that worked tirelessly moving these items from vehicles into dumpsters.
Two road construction projects will be commencing soon in the township as follows:
Canyon View Rd. – Phase II (from 1062 Canyon View to the intersection of Fleetwood)
Kiltie Ln. (entire road)
Trimor Corporation will be performing the work on the Canyon View project and Ronyak Paving will be performing the work on the Kiltie Ln. project. Both projects are due to be completed by October 31, 2018 (weather permitting).
You may view the letters below that will be delivered to the residents that reside on these roads.
Sagamore Hills Township Police Department and Staff are proud to introduce new part-time Officer Anthony Pistone. Officer Pistone was officially sworn in by Police Chief DavidHayes at the August 13th Trustee Meeting. Wishing Office Pistone a long and decorated career in law enforcement, as he joins the Sagamore Hills Police Department.
Local Boy Scout raises funds for tree donation to Sagamore Hills Park
Will Makley is a Life rank Scout in Troop 261 working toward his Eagle rank. Will contacted the Sagamore Hills Township Trustees regarding a project he wanted to pursue, and Trustee John Zaccardelli worked with Will to help make his project a success.
Bids will be received at the office of the Board of Township Trustees of Sagamore Hills Township until June 26, 2018 @ 12:00 p.m. for furnishing the labor and material required for the following (2) road projects:
Sagamore Hills Kiltie Lane Full Depth Reclamation
Canyon View Road Reconstruction – Phase 2
Bid Documents may be obtained for a $50.00 CHECK ONLY non-refundable fee from the Sagamore Hills Township Fiscal Officer. The Contracts will be awarded to the lowest and best bidder.
Please see the “Notice to Bidders” below for each project:
Preliminary Plans submitted for Heartridge Subdivision
Sagamore Land Properties submitted preliminary plans for the Heartridge Subdivision (the old school property on Dunham Rd.).
The initial review will occur at the next Zoning Commission meeting June 25, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at 11551 Valley View Rd.
Copies of the plans are available for viewing at the Sagamore Hills Township office at 11551 Valley View Rd. during normal business hours (Mon.-Thurs. 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m. closed for lunch noon-1:00). The plans may also be viewed by accessing the link below.
Unfortunately, effective June 1, 2018, the space at the Epiphany Lutheran Church will no longer be available to accommodate the Senior Center.
But, we are happy to announce that also effective June 1, 2018, Sagamore Hills Township seniors are welcome to join the Macedonia Senior Center located at Macedonia City Center at 9691 Valley View Road in Macedonia. The Senior Center is open Mon.-Fri.
Please visit http://www.macedonia.oh.us/senior-center/ to view the Macedonia Senior Center page that includes a summary of what amenities are offered, a monthly calendar of upcoming events, and contact information for Cheryl Kuczma/Senior Coordinator. Looks like it’s a great opportunity to meet new friends, keep active and social with the many activities and outings offered, and enjoy great lunches offered at a very reasonable rate!
NOPEC for electric supply in Sagamore Hills effective June 2018
Sagamore Hills Township residents and small commercial businesses are currently members of The Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council (NOPEC) for natural gas supply. Electric supply is estimated to begin under the NOPEC program with your June 2018 meter read and will continue until your January 2020 meter read date.
Please see the links below to view the letters that residents and small commercial businesses will be receiving from NOPEC mid to late April introducing the different pricing options as part of the NOPEC program for electric supply.
For the past few months the traffic signal at the corner of Boyden Rd. & SR82 has not been working correctly. The Township is aware of the situation. We have contacted ODOT and they have issued a work order. Unfortunately we do not have a time frame, but we anticipate it will be addressed fairly quickly.
Please contact Trustee John Zaccardelli at 440-241-9130 if you have any questions or concerns regarding this matter.
Sagamore Hills Ranks in the Top 10 Safest Cities in Ohio
The National Council for Home Safety and Security released “The Safest Cities in Ohio 2018”, ranking Sagamore Hills Township the 8th safest city in Ohio. We’re very proud to announce that we ranked in the top 10 safest cities, thanks to our Safety Services who continue to work diligently to provide a safe place for our residents and visitors.
Please view the links below that referenced this information.
Many Congratulations Delivered at Trustee Meeting 1/8/18
Many congratulations were delivered at the Trustee meeting held Monday 1/8/18. The Sagamore Hills Township Trustees, Police Chief and Staff congratulated Sgt. Dan Rice as the 2017 Employee of the Year. They commended him for his consistent dedication to duty, demonstration of pride in the quality of his work and his exemplary performance throughout 2017.
We are proud to announce that Congressman David Joyce accepted an invitation to attend, and perform the swearing in, of Trustee David DePasquale and Trustee Paul Schweikert for their next terms of office as Sagamore Hills Township Trustees. The event took place here at Sagamore Hills Township Friday, December 22, 2017. Thank you to Congressman David Joyce for accepting our invitation!
Preliminary development plans received for "Mottl Reserve" REVISED PLAN DATED 12/7/17
Preliminary development plans were received here at the township offices 11/13/17, from Boulder Homes, for the Mottl property on Houghton Rd. The developer will be on the agenda for the next Zoning Commission meeting, Monday, November 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Please be advised that the chipping/pickup service for storm debris has been completed! If you still have an abundant amount of “storm” debris to dispose of, please contact the township office at 330-467-0900 to make an appointment. Please do not take the debris to the tree lawn area until you are contacted by phone. This pick up will be by appointment only and weather permitting.
This service has been and will continue (by appointment) for “storm” debris ONLY!
The Sagamore Hills Police Department is proud to announce that we will be participating in the annual Shop-with-a-Cop program. Members of our agency will be selling raffle tickets and collecting donations (checks made payable to Silver Lake Shop-with-a-Cop) to help sponsor children from Sagamore Hills Township. For every $100.00 collected, a child will be sponsored by Sagamore Hills Police Department. The event will take place on Saturday, December 16, 2017.
Sagamore Hills Township hit by violent storm 11/5/17
Like many other communities, Sagamore Hills was hit by a violent storm last night. The weather channel mentioned we were in the path of the storm front and were affected by a microburst with winds over 100 mph. Many roads in the Township are still closed until trees can be cut down and power lines put back up. Unfortunately, some residents are still without power and there is no definitive timeline when power will all be restored. Our road crew will be cutting up trees on the roadway once the electric company deems it safe to do so.
Energy Conservation Kit Program from FirstEnergy's Ohio Utilities
Residential customers of The Illuminating Company, Ohio Edison and Toledo Edison are now eligible to receive an energy conservation kit. There is no additional cost for this kit. The kit includes several LED light bulbs in various wattages, one three-way compact fluorescent light bulb, a furnace filter whistle and LED night lights.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR RESIDENTS WHEN RENEWING YOUR LICENSE PLATE TAGS!
When renewing your annual license plate expiration tags, PLEASE check your vehicle registration form to make sure it specifies “SAGAMORE HILLS” and not “NORTHFIELD”. Your township receives road revenue based on the number of cars registered in Sagamore Hills.
Summit County Public Health held an informational session here at the Township last Tuesday, Sept. 19th. They reported a fantastic turnout of nearly 60 people in attendance! SCPH also dropped off some informational packets here at the township for residents that may not have been able to attend the session but might be interested in some literature regarding septic maintenance. The packets can be picked up here at the township office during regular business hours Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (closed noon-1:00 for lunch).
The Sagamore Hills Township Trustees received a letter notifying us that The Summit County Engineer has hired the engineering consulting firm of EnviroScience to assist with performing condition inspection of the Storm Water Mangement Facilities (SWMFs) within the Assessed Subdivisions in townships in District 1 (north of State Route 18).
Zoning Inspector, Mike Friess resigning effective 8/31/17
The Zoning Commission presented a farewell cake to Mike Friess at the Zoning Commission meeting last night and wished him well with his new adventure. The SHT Board of Trustees and staff would also like to wish Mike success with his new adventure.
The township would like to welcome Ray Fantozzi as the new Zoning Inspector effective immediately. Ray will hold zoning hours here at the Township Office on Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. or by appointment. Ray can be reached at 216-218-0367 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Macedonia/Sagamore Hills Fire Prevention Bureau is implementing the Rapid Entry Knox Box Program for residents. This program is designed for residents who are living alone with health issues that could prevent them from allowing rescue workers access into their homes during an emergency. Although, any resident or business owner can purchase a knox box for their home or business.
New Property Appraisal Values Informational Meeting Tuesday 8/15/17 at Macedonia Senior Center
New property value notices are being mailed to owner-occupied, residential property owners beginning Monday, July 24, 2017.
Fiscal Office staff will be available at the Macedonia Senior Center at City Center, 9691 Valley View Rd. in Macedonia Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., to address any questions or concerns regarding the new property values. Property owners are encouraged to attend the meeting for the opportunity to speak individually with a county appraiser.
The Sagamore Hills Township Board of Trustees will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. at the Township Safety Center, 11551 Valley View Rd.
The purpose of the special meeting is to adopt a resolution to levy an additional .75 mill tax levy within Sagamore Hills Township for Fire/EMS purposes pursuant to 5705.19(I) and 5705.19(U) to be placed upon the November 7, 2017 ballot.
The Board may conduct any other business it deems necessary.
2017 Mosquito Spray Schedule – Week of August 14th
Summit County Public Health will be spraying South Sagamore Hills Township Thursday, August 17th.
Spraying will begin at approximately 9:00 p.m. and continue until completed. In the event of bad weather, the spray schedule may be modified. An updated schedule will be available the following day by calling 330-926-5667.
There is an Appliance Recycling Program provided by First Energy Ohio Utilities that will pay customers up to $50.00 to pick up their unwanted appliance for recycling, including refrigerators, freezers, room air conditioners and humidifiers.
As many of you may have already seen in your travels, the Sagamore Hills Township Service Department has installed new signs around the township. New signs have been placed entering the township from all the surrounding communities.
For several years, the Township of Sagamore Hills has been seeking funding to begin the reclamation reconstruction of McNeil Drive. This construction will begin very shortly with Ronyak Paving and hopefully be completed by August 31, 2017 (weather permitting). McNeil Drive will be closed to traffic entering off Boyden Rd. and all residents in the development of McNeil Dr., Inverlane and Kiltie Ln. will have to enter through Brandywine Rd.
We appreciate your cooperation and emphasize that only residents of McNeil Dr. should actually access McNeil during the construction period.
Please bear with us as the reward will be a new full depth reclamation and reconstruction of McNeil Dr.
The Sagamore Hills Township Board of Trustees will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. at the Township Safety Center, 11551 Valley View Rd. The purpose of the meeting is to approve the Canyon View Phase II Application.
The Board may conduct any other business it deems necessary.
The Board of Trustees of Sagamore Hills Township will hold a Public Hearing at Sagamore Hills Township, 11551 Valley View Rd. on Monday June 12th @ 6:45 p.m. for the Sagamore Hills Zoning Resolution Revisions to Section 15. The meeting is being held so that residents can state any comments they may have to the changes in Section 15. Please see the Legal Notice and Section 15 documents below for complete details:
The Memorial Day parade took off from St. Barnabas Parish grounds at 10:00 a.m. and processed north on Olde Eight Rd. entering the cemetery where an 11:00 a.m. Memorial Service was held. It’s always quite overwhelming to see how many come out to honor and remember those who have served our country.
Please see below to enjoy a few photos from the parade.
Saturday evening, May 28th, we received 2-1/4″ to 3″ of rain in under 2 hours. This type of rainfall over runs our storm sewers and ditches which are not designed for this type of rainfall in such a short time.
Summit County Public Health has issued a notice “Mosquito and Tick Season Begins” with many tips on taking every precaution to eliminate the risk for mosquito bites that can carry West Nile virus and Zika virus and tick bites that can transmit Lyme Disease.
Please read the important notice below for details:
KUDOS to the committee that organized the TEAMTESSA 5K that was held Saturday at the Sagamore Hills Park to benefit the Puma Family! It was a great success with 750 registered walkers/runners. There were over 50 sponsors that donated time, money and/or services to the event, and an unbelievable amount of baskets that were donated for the basket raffle. Also, kudos to the winner of the 50/50 who donated her winnings right back to the cause. We were told that from the start of the planning of the event through Sunday, they raised just under $25,000!! The outpouring of support by the community has been unbelievable between this event and the many donations that continue coming in for the family on a daily basis.
The Zoning Commission of Sagamore Hills Township will hold a Public Hearing at Sagamore Hills Township, 11551 Valley View Rd. on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. for Sagamore Hills Zoning Resolution Revisions to Section 15.
Faith Fellowship Church is hosting a “Hope Over Heroin” event Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 8:30-10:00 a.m. at 10277 Valley View Rd. in Macedonia. Please see the document below for details: Hope Over Heroin Breakfast (click to view document)
Last night northeast Ohio and Sagamore Hills Township were inundated with 2-3 inches of rainwater in less than 1-1/2 hours. Sagamore Hills Police, Fire, Service Department and Elected Officials efforts of assistance were nullified by overwhelming flood waters.
Below are a series of pictures that captured this event.
JUNE Schedule Tuesday collection dates — Tues. 6/13/17 – Tues. 6/27/17 Wednesday collection dates — Wed. 6/14/17 – Wed. 6/28/17 **DUE TO THE MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY – REGULAR TUESDAY TRASH COLLECTION WILL BE WEDNESDAY 5/31/17 AND REGULAR WEDNESDAY TRASH COLLECTION WILL BE THURSDAY 6/1/17** Please note: All recyclable items must be placed in the 65-gallon container provided by Kimble.…
#TEAMTESSA 5K Walk/Run will be held Saturday, April 29th, 2017 to raise money for the local kindergartner, Tessa Puma, who has made national news due to contracting an infection that resulted in the loss of her left leg. The proceeds from this event will go to helping Tessa’s family with the expenses during this time.…
E-Commerce "Safety Zone" at Sagamore Hills Township Parking Lot
As the trend of buying/selling/trading household goods over social media continues to grow, Sagamore Hills Township has implemented a “safety zone” to make participants of these transactions feel a bit more safe. We have dedicated two parking spaces, with signs posted, to those participating in such transactions. These same parking spaces are also open to…
Speed limit lowers Tuesday 4/4/17 in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park
The speed limit on many roads within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park is being reduced. The limit will drop on county roads in unincorporated areas from 55 mph to 35 mph beginning Tuesday, Summit County Engineer Al Brubaker said. A new state law sought by the engineer reduced the speeds. Brubaker said he requested the…
CAR BREAK-INS Orchard Grove, Spring Ledge, N. Boyden
Please be aware that there have been multiple car break-ins reported on Orchard Grove, Spring Ledge and N. Boyden. Please be sure to keep your vehicles locked and report any suspicious activity to the police.
NO ZONING HOURS Thursday 3/2/17 Our Zoning Inspector will not be available for zoning hours Thursday 3/2/17 from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. He will return for regular zoning hours Thursday 3/9/17 from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. If you need any assistance with zoning, please contact Zoning Inspector Mike Friess at 216-526-6146. (Posted 2/24/17)
Construction underway in the Hidden Ridge Subdivision
Construction is underway and progressing in the Hidden Ridge Subdivision. For any questions, concerns or inquiries pertaining to this construction, please contact Township Attorney Jeff Snell at 216-288-5690. Please see the documents below to view the final plat of the subdivision: Hidden Ridge Subdivision Revised 1 Hidden Ridge Subdivision Revised 2 Your continued patience during…
The Board of Zoning Appeals Public Hearing for 7751 Chaffee Rd. that was scheduled for Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date. Once the hearing is rescheduled we will post the new hearing date.
First Energy’s transmission forestry cycle work is completed on all transmission circuits every five years. The work typically consists of customer notification, followed by marking the trees, then the tree trimming and removal work is performed, followed by the spraying. Asplundh is the the contractor who will be performing the work. They anticipate marking the…
We are pleased to share several special events that took place at our Board of Trustees meeting that was held January 9th. Police Chief David Hayes presented the 2016 “Police Department Employee of the Year” award to Detective David Piekarski. He has dedicated his service to the community for over 19 years. Detective Piekarski’s body…
Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro Oath of Office
The Sagamore Hills Township Board of Trustees attended the “Swearing in Ceremony” for Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro Thursday, January 5, 2017. The Trustees wish to congratulate Ilene Shapiro for her dedication and hard work, as well as being the first female County Executive.
Sagamore resident wins Best Lighting Display in Greater Cleveland
Congratulations to Sagamore Hills Township resident Don Rambacher on his 2016 award-winning lighting display at his residence at 8636 Brandywine Rd. Mr. Rambacher says he begins putting together his 3/4 acre display in October and has a “lighting ceremony” the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Visitors from all over come to view the display. It is definitely…
First Energy has notified us that tree work is being scheduled along the hike and bike trail to help prevent outages and related problems. The work will be completed by professional tree contractors using proper arboricultural pruning practices. The pruning of trees will begin after December 4th. The hike and bike trail should remain open…
Sagamore Hills Emergency Services personnel talk with Greenwood residents at Clubhouse
Sagamore Hills Emergency Services personnel talk with Greenwood residents at Clubhouse Greenwood Village hosted an “Emergency Services Night” Tuesday, November 1st to help our emergency services personnel familiarize themselves with Greenwood Village as well as give residents an opportunity to meet and talk with the Firefighters, Police and Emergency Medical Technicians and hear about a…
The Dump-Your-Junk Day that was held here at Sagamore Hills Township Saturday 10/15/16 was once again another success! Many residents came to rid their houses and yards of unwanted items and waste. What a great opportunity to de-clutter and clean up your homes and yards. Stay tuned for the next Dump-Your-Junk Day that will be held sometime…
Fire District Open House The Macedonia Fire Department/Sagamore Hills Township Division 2220 Open House that was held Saturday, October 8th was a huge success! Many residents attended, and were very impressed with the renovations. Sagamore Hills Township Trustee David DePasquale spoke and thanked all that volunteered their time and labor with the renovations to help…
SHT Fire/EMS Division 2220 Open House & Dedication
Sagamore Hills Township will be hosting an Open House & Dedication for our Fire/EMS Division 2220 located at 11550 Valley View Rd., Bldg. A (in the Sagamore Hills Township Park). Everyone is welcome to walk through to view the newly renovated Fire/EMS Sub-station that will be serviced by Macedonia Fire/EMS. The event will be held…
Sagamore Hills Township Officials wish to extend recognition and thanks to the members of the Northfield Center-Sagamore Hills Township Fire District and Former Members of the Northfield Center Fire Department. Please access the link below to view the letter of recognition: thank-you-letter-to-nc-sh-fire (click to view)
The Sagamore Hills Township Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a public hearing at the Sagamore Hills Township office, 11551 Valley View Rd., Sagamore Hills, OH 44067, on September 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. for the following: An application for an area variance under Section 3.3E of the Sagamore Hills Township Zoning Resolution, has been…
Summit County Public Health will be spraying Central Sagamore Hills Township beginning at approximately 8:30 p.m. Monday 9/12/16 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…
West Nile Virus Positive Mosquito Trap at Shearer Road
A mosquito trap set at Shearer Road on August 17, 2016 tested positive for the West Nile Virus. Because this trap was positive for the virus, Summit County Public Health will be spraying a one mile radius around this trap site next week. An updated spray schedule will be posted as soon as it is…
Sagamore Hills Township Zoning Inspector, Mike Friess will be available for zoning business Wednesday 9/7/16 from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. rather than his regularly scheduled “Thursday” hours. There will be NO zoning hours Thursday 9/8/16.
Regina Webb, representative from the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, was in attendance at the Informational Workshop Tuesday 8/30/16 offering information on how to reduce stormwater fees. Over 60 residents attended the workshop. Many voiced their concerns and frustrations with the fees while many felt the meeting was very productive and informative.
SHT Fire Sub-station Plan View Sagamore Hills Township Trustees are excited to share the plan view of the SHT Fire Sub-station. Renovations are progressing quickly and smoothly. Progress pictures coming soon!! Please view the plan view below: Fire Sub-station Plan View (click to view)
Mottl Property Plan REMOVED from Agenda Last week a plan for fifty-one homes was submitted on behalf of Universal Land Investments, Inc. and Buckeye Engineering, LLC. Since submitting this plan Sagamore Hills Township has received a copy of a Complaint filed by the current owner of the property against Universal Land Investments, Inc. seeking a…
Eaton Estates Road Work Progresses The concrete replacement work in Eaton Estates on Wooster Cir. and McPherson Cir. is progressing. We want to thank the residents for their continued patience as this road work continues. Eaton Estates road work (click to view photos)
National Night Out 8/2/16 The 2016 National Night Out was once again held at the Target parking lot in Macedonia/Northfield Center Tuesday, August 2nd from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Macedonia Police, Macedonia Fire, Northfield Center/Sagamore Hills Fire District 27, Sagamore Hills Township Police and Summit County Sheriff were all in attendance for the event.…
The purpose of the Special Meeting is to authorize the Sagamore Hills Township Board of Trustees to enter into contracts with Slosarik, Inc., J.S.S. Electric, Inc. and Taylor Plumbing to provide services to Sagamore Hills Township for renovation of a Fire/EMS building and a temporary reception center in the event of a disaster. The board…
ReWorks open every Thursday thru September ReWorks Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Center at 1201 Graham Rd. in Stow will be open every Thursday from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. June 2nd thru September 29th for disposing of household hazardous materials. Please see the link below for details and a list of accepted household hazardous materials.…
Notice to residents of Rushwood Ln. The City of Cleveland will be shutting down the water line on Rushwood Ln. Thursday, March 31, 2016 some time between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to do some additional testing to discover the source of a water leak that is between 7989 and 8011 Rushwood Ln. Please see…
Northfield Center-Sagamore Hills Fire District Over the past several months Trustees from both Sagamore Hills Township and Northfield Center Township have been meeting with representatives from the City of Macedonia to explore regionalizing services among our communities including Fire and EMS. As community leaders we have long discussed the benefits of regionalizing our services, especially…
Zoning hours for week of 3/6/16 The Sagamore Hills Township Zoning Inspector, Mike Friess, will hold Zoning hours Wednesday 3/9/16, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. this week. He will not be available Thursday 3/10/16. Mike will also be available for individual discussions by contacting him directly at 216-526.6146 (posted 3/3/16)
Curbside disposal of mattresses & upholstered furniture
Curbside disposal of mattresses & upholstered furniture Kimble Disposal Policy: If a box spring, mattress, upholstered furniture or other items set out for collection appear to be infested with bed bugs your Kimble service provider will place a tag on the infected item. Tag will read….”Please wrap in plastic and the item will be picked…