TRUSTEE MEETING DATES
 At Township Hall unless otherwise noted.

July 9, 7pm
Regular Meeting
Budget Meeting at 5pm


ZONING COMMISSION DATES

TBD
Regular Meeting

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COMMUNITY

Any Township resident effected by major flooding inside your home on May 28, 2019 is asked to contact the Mahoning County Emergency Management Agency by calling 211 to report the damage.

Due to the recent flooding we are aware there will be an increase in waste disposal – mattresses, furniture, etc...

For special pickup requests,
please contact your contracted waste provider.



Canfield Township Land Use Plan
(CLUP) Advisory Committee
will meet at the
Canfield Library

Tuesday, July 30th at 6:30 pm.



Canfield Township is having their annual Electronics Recycling Drive. 
Please see below for more information.

Saturday, September 28th
Electronics Drive 2019



Canfield Township 2019 Comprehensive Land Use Plan

Canfield Township is taking on the task of developing a Comprehensive Land Use Plan to help guide the community into the future.

This slide show was presented on April 10th, 2019 at the first public forum held to discuss with residents and interested parties what a comprehensive plan is and what progress the planning committee has made thus far.

Explore the slides to review the timeline of the project, learn current trends in Canfield and the region and see initial planning goals. Most importantly, we want to hear your opinion. Throughout the presentation there are various poll questions to gauge public opinion on local issues. Weigh in and let us know your feelings on the community and what you would like to see going forward.

Please click on the link below.
Canfield Land Use Plan

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Electric
FirstEnergy has developed a communication tool (handout) for their Ohio Edison customers that shows simple and convenient ways to get the most current information related to your electric service using the mediums you prefer.

Please check out the document below.
Ohio Edison


Natural Gas

Canfield Township participates in a Natural Gas Aggregation Program.
Dominion residents are supplied by IGS Energy.
Rate: $3.34/Mcf = $0.334/Ccf

Columbia Gas residents are supplied by Volunteer Energy
Rate: $4.16/Mcf = $0.416/Ccf

The rates are effective from
October 2018 - September 2019
Please click on the link below for more information.
Gas Aggregation Program


Township Government

Ohio townships are political subdivisions of the State. Township government has only those powers granted to it by the Legislature. In Ohio, the township predates our state government. Sizes and shapes of townships were determined by congressional acts, which established various land grants. As the Ohio Territory became popular it was only natural that townships should become the basic unit of local government. Townships in Ohio are the most financially prudent of all forms of government.

The Township’s business is conducted by three elected part-time Trustees and a Fiscal Officer, who are elected in odd-numbered years for four-year terms, with two seats becoming eligible for re-election every two years.

Trustees have legislative authority in the Township and are responsible for hiring employees and developing employee policies and procedures. By law the Trustees are responsible for the maintenance of the township roads and cemeteries, however over the years their oversight has grown to provide services including law enforcement, storm water, sanitary sewers, zoning and park land development.

Employees of the Township, from office administration to public works to zoning, are hired by the Trustees. Since Canfield Township has been the fastest growing Township in Mahoning County for several years, in 2011 the Trustees created the position of Township Administrator/Road Superintendent to better serve the needs of the residents and to oversee the day-to-day operations as directed by the Trustees.

The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining 124 Township roads equating to 35 miles, catch basin maintenance and repair, storm sewer cleaning, snow plowing, grass cutting, cemetery upkeep and burials, as well as any other maintenance concerns to better safeguard our community.

The Zoning Inspector is responsible for ensuring that the Township’s regulations are adhered to by residents and businesses alike. Her job entails writing, recording and filing all permits, working with the Zoning Commission to update zoning regulations, and overseeing the Zoning Board of Appeals cases.

The Fiscal Officer is part-time and by law independent of the Trustees; yet, they work closely together. They must keep an accurate record of all Township accounts and transactions, and it is the responsibility of the Fiscal Officer to comply strictly with the legal requirements of their duties, to establish and practice rules for efficient management of the Township’s Fiscal Officer’s office and to follow good accounting practices in maintaining records and accounts.