Last Year in Review

 

2017 YEAR IN REVIEW

 

2017, proved to be another challenging and successful year in Geneva Township.      As a direct result of our dedicated road department, the Township’s roads continue to be maintained and improved. The voters in May approved a new 1 mil road levy and in November renewed a 2 mil fire levy.  Also in November Tim Mills and Bob Russell were re elected to a 4 year term as Township Trustee.  Township residents continue to enjoy the excellent safety services provided by the Geneva Fire Department and the Northwest Ambulance District.

 

Projects for 2017 include the following:

*Began discussions with The Village of Geneva on the Lake and The City of Geneva to construct a bike trail though the Township from Harpersfield Township to Lake Erie

*Several hundred feet of road ditches were cleaned to allow for proper road drainage.

*A grant application was approved by the Ohio Public Works Commission to improve    West Maple Ave between Padanaurm Road and State Route 534.

.*All major roads were centerline stripped by the Ashtabula County Highway Department.

*Widened and paved 1 mile of West Maple Ave.

*Partnered with the Ashtabula County Land Bank in an effort to reduce and increase property values in the Township.

*Participated in funding a hotel feasibility study along with several over governmental entities.

*Several Township roads were seal coated to extend the road’s useful life.

*The Township received a safety grant from Ohio Township Association Risk Management Authority to purchase safety equipment for our employees.

 

Geneva Township Trustees

Bob Russell, Tim Mills, Denny Brown

 

Fiscal Officer

Tony Long

2016 YEAR IN REVIEW

2016 proved to be another challenging and successful year in Geneva Township.      As a direct result of our dedicated road department, the Township’s roads continue to be maintained and improved. The voters in November 2016 approved a 1.49 mil replacement fire levy.  Township residents continue to enjoy the excellent safety services provided by the Geneva Fire Department and the Northwest Ambulance District.

Projects for 2016 include the following:

*Completed construction of a 40 foot x 64 foot storage building.

*Several hundred feet of road ditches were cleaned to allow for proper road drainage.

*A grant application was approved by the Ohio Public Works Commission to improve West Maple Ave between Padanaurm Road and State Route 534.

*All major roads were centerline stripped by the Ashtabula County Highway Department.

*Partnered with the Community Improvement Corporation of Geneva to recycle over 4,000 scrape tire collected in Geneva and surrounding Area.

*Purchased a 2016 John Deere backhoe for the road department.

*Several Township roads were seal coated to extend the road’s useful life.

*In an effort to simulate economic development within the township, the Township joined the Route 534 Corridor Community Improvement Corporation.

*Received a grant from the Ohio Environmental Agency for scrap tire disposal.

*The Township received a safety grant from Ohio Township Association Risk Management Authority to purchase safety equipment for our employees.

Geneva Township Trustees

Bob Russell, Tim Mills, Denny Brown

Fiscal Officer

Tony Long