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Medina-TwpHall3799 Huffman Road, Medina OH

44256 Zoning Office:  330.721.1997
Administration: 330.725.5713
FAX:  330.725.2945
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PRESS RELEASE: June 9, 2017

To the Residents of Medina Township from Mr. Bill Ostmann and Mr. Ray Jarrett:

Response to Mark Roberts, Medina Township Firefighter, statement made on Channel 5 that “people will die” if Township merges with City fire.

The contract with Medina City actually gives the residents of the Township better coverage.  Medina Township Fire only has day time staffing.  The contract will provide staffing from 8 am to midnight.  A review of all calls for service by time of day, and by day of week has been reviewed.  Staffing is determined by data analysis.

Mark Roberts, in his on camera interview, stated that all this was done in secret.  Over the last year or so several options have been reviewed.  The options included a new fire station, full-time staffing and a Fire District.  All of these options have been discussed in regular open Trustees meetings.

On May 9, 2017, a workshop was held to look at a 5 year plan.  A plan was presented by the Fire Department with no specific cost of the plan that included a new station, new fire truck, and full time staffing.  At that time the additional revenue needed to support the plan would be at least 3 mils.  A statement was made that a conversation on a fire district with the City was in progress and numbers should be available shortly.


Meetings & Minutes:
  • Trustee Meeting – June 29 @ 7 PM

The minutes from all meetings since 2006 can be viewed by using your mouse to hover over “MINUTES/MEETINGS” in the top navigation bar, and then clicking on the desired minutes.

Road Closings and Reports:
  • Nettleton Road and Wildwood Drive Paving starts today until completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience but the roads need to be paved.
  • We will officially close Hillview Way,  May 22, 2017 for 30 days.  A detour will be set up.

Weekly Report on Widening Project:

We will be closing the Grande Blvd intersection with US42 in order to remove the stone apron and pave the intersection up through the intermediate course (middle course of asphalt) from 5a-9a on Friday, June 23, 2017. Hillview will be open by this time.

US 42- US 42, from just south of Harding Street to just south Reagan Parkway, will continue to have restricted lane widths as work continues to widen the west side. US 42, from Highland/Harding Rd. to Reagan Parkway will continue to have intermittent lane closures for various work items. Hillview remains closed from the Dunkin Donuts driveway to US 42 as part of its 30 day closure. The detour for westbound motorists is US 42 north to Grande Blvd., west on Grande Blvd to N. Huntington St, south on N. Huntington St. to Hillview Rd., and reverse for westbound motorists.

Because of the work on Reagan Parkway, the Stonegate Dr. closure will be postponed to later this month.  Specific project work can be found online at transportation.ohio.gov/42. The project is expected to be complete in October 2018.

For more information contact: District 3 Communications at 419-207-718

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Medina Township is looking for seasonal athletic field and road department labor to fill our needs from April thru September. Please click here to apply.

Information on Route 42 widening project – Click here.

Medina US Route 42 Widening Project:

US 42 in the City of Medina and Medina Township, from just south of Harding Street to just south of Fenn Road, will be widened with access management strategies implemented along the corridor. The project will improve safety and access along the corridor that will ultimately improve the flow of traffic and provide lane continuity through the corridor.​​ Please click here for full details.


Kid’s Day of Safety & Play – In collaboration with Mainstreet Medina, Medina Hospital will again be hosting their annual safety fair on Public Square this year on Saturday, June 3, 2017 as part of Kids Day of Safety & Play – Our Department will have a table at this event with some handouts and goodies for the kids!!  Stop by and see us! Please click here for full details.

Bicycle Safety Month:  We had 2 winners thanks again to SPIN MEDINA and also a big thank you to Andrea at WALMART for also donating a bicycle for this event.  As always thank you to Yours Truly Restaurant. For full details, please click here.


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Safety Notices and Other Important Information From Chief Arbogast (Click Here)

We have added a new page called Nextdoor – The private social network for your neighborhood.   https://nextdoor.com/ you can go to the link on this page and register. This page will have  posts from our department about things we feel the community should be informed of.  Please be sure to sign up if you would like to get these notifications.

Meet Our Officials

Medina Township employs three elected trustees and one elected  fiscal officer. Zoning Commission and Zoning Appeals members are appointed. For bios, phone numbers, email addresses and social media, please click on the individual’s photo.

Ken DeMichael
Ken DeMichael
Ken DeMichael Ken DeMichael is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in Business. He and his

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Ray Jarrett
Ray Jarrett
Ray Jarrett is currently in his second four-year term as a member of the Medina Township Board of Trustees. He

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Bill Ostmann
Bill Ostmann
Bill Ostmann, Chairman

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