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Land Use Plan Public Meeting December 4, 2008

 

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NOVEMBER 19, 2008

The Copley Township Land Use Plan Steering Committee will be holding a discussion on Conservation Development on Thursday, December 4, 2008 at 6:00 pm at Copley Townhall, 1540 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road. The Speakers for this discussion will be Kirby Date and Alan Weinstein. Kirby Date, AICP, is the Coordinator for the Countryside Program established in 1996 which is currently housed at Cleveland State University, Levin College of Urban Affairs. Ms. Date's expertise is in development, planning conservation and landscape issues and has assisted numerous local governments with land use issues.

Alan Weinstein, professor at Cleveland State University in both Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, is a nationally-recognized expert on planning law with extensive practice and research experience with a variety of land use areas. He is currently under contract with Copley Township to assist in re-writing the Zoning Resolution.

The Land Use Committee is studying the impacts of conservation development for Copley Township and how it might be included in the Comprehensive Plan. Conservation development is a planning tool that can be used to allow flexible lot layouts, creates open space, and reduces the length of roads and utilities, which allows developers to minimize maintenance and environmental impacts. The public is encouraged to attend this meeting.

A draft copy of the proposed Comprehensive Land Use Plan can be downloaded from our website at www.copley.oh.us or stop by Town Hall, at 1540 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, to pic one up. Copies of the Executive Summary of the plan will also be available at the public hearing. If you cannot attend the hearing but would like to make any comments or suggestions, please call the Townhall at 330-666-1853 or email them to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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For more information, contact Peggy Spraggins at 330-666-1853.

 

 


VOTE EARLY - VOTE ABSENTEE

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 9, 2006


SARAH SKAPIN OR MARK JACKSON
DEPT. COMMUNITY OUTREACH
P:330-643-5200 F: 330-643-5422

VOTE EARLY, VOTE ABSENTEE

Summit County Board of Elections will continue to hold early voting at the Job Center,
1040 E. Tallmadge Ave., Akron. Registered voters may cast an early ballot now
through November 3, 2008. “Avoid long lines- Vote Early!” Early voting at the Job
Center will be open Monday-Friday 8am-8pm; Saturday and Sunday 12pm-4pm.

Registered voters may also request an absentee ballot by mail. Applications for an
absentee ballot can be downloaded at www.summitcountyboe.com or you can make a
request by mailing the following information on an 8 ½ x 11” sheet of paper to Summit
County Board of Elections, 470 Grant Street, Akron, Ohio, 44311:

  • Full name
  • Voting address
  • Away mailing address (or where you would like your ballot sent)
  • Date of Election you wish to vote
  • Voting Identification (one of the following):
  • Last four (4) digits of social security number)
  • Driver’s License Number
  • Ohio I.D. Number
  • Copy of a utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck,

or other government document that shows your current name and address.

 

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LUP Public Meetings

PRESS REALEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SEPTEMBER 19, 2008

The two Land Use Plan Committees will be discussing the proposed Land Use Plan at the following public meetings:

Thursday, September 25, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. at Copley Town Hall, 1540 S Cleve-Mass Rd. The
main discussion of this meeting will be to address the Goals, Initiatives and Policies proposed.

Thursday, October 9, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. at the Sportsman's Club, 1775 Jacoby Road. A brief PowerPoint of the Land Use Plan will be presented. The Committee is very interested in obtaining the public's opinion and comments on this plan.

For more information, please contact Matt Springer or Sue Schultz at 330-666-0108.

Trustees Approve Senior Snow Plow Program

PRESS RELEASE
SEPTEMBER 9, 2008

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***

The Copley Township Board of Trustees approved a Senior Snow Plow Program for the 2008-2009 winter season. This program is open to year-long residents of Copley who are over the age of 65, have no other persons living in the home who can remove the snow or are physically disabled.

The first 125 residents who are eligible and submit an application will have the snow removed from their driveways from November 1, through April 1, 2009 at no charge. The Township will use qualified contractors for this program. The contractors will be instructed to plow the snow when it reaches 4" or more upon direction from the Service Director, Mark Mitchell. Homes will only be plowed once in a 24-hour period.

Applications are now being accepted at the Township Service Department and can be obtained on the website at: www.copley.oh.us. The application can also be picked up at Town Hall or mailed to your home.

For more information about the Senior Snow Plow Program, please contact Brenda Gemind at 330-666-0365.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

PEGGY SPRAGGINS, TOWNSHIP ADMINISTRATOR
COPLEY TOWNSHIP
330-666-1853

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Board of Trustees Purchase Copley Community Center

PRESS RELEASE
AUGUST 13, 2008
 

*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***

The Copley Board of Trustees has purchased the property at 1278 Sunset Drive, known as the
Copley Community Center and owned by the Copley Community Fund, Inc., located adjacent to
the Copley Police Station. The building and property consists of four parcels totaling 5.77 acres
for the purchase price of $400,000. The property will transfer to the Copley Township Board
of Trustees on January 1, 2009.

Over the next couple months, the Township Trustees will be evaluating the facilities and
property to determine the best use for the Township. The Trustees look forward to working with
the Community Fund and VFW to ensure a smooth transition of this property.

For more information contact:

Peggy Spraggins
Township Administrator
Copley Township
330-666-1853

Or

Carl Mesaros or Bob Grether, Officers
Copley Community Fund, Inc.
330-666-2163

 

 

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