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ISSUE 33: Proposed Tax Levy (Renewal) - A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Coventry Township for the purpose of current expenses at a rate not exceeding 0.95 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to 9.5 cents for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2016, first due in calendar year 2017.


ISSUE 34: Proposed Tax Levy (Additional) - An additional tax for the benefit of Coventry Township for the purpose of road improvement at a rate not exceeding 2.5 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to 25 cents for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2017, first due in calendar year 2018.

5:00 - 7:00 P.M.

This will be the Tenth Annual, Township-wide Trick-or-Treat night in Coventry Township. The Summit County Sheriff will be increasing patrol cars in our area for everyone’s safety.

Each year Trick-or-Treat will be held during designated hours on the last Sunday in October unless Halloween falls on a Saturday or Sunday.
Please contact the Township Administration Office if
you have any questions: 330-644-0785



Zoning Board Vacancies

The Township has vacancies for two regular members of the Zoning Commission and a vacancy for an alternate member of the Board of Zoning Appeals.

The Zoning Commission is a 5 member Board that meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 in the Town Hall. This Board is charged with reviewing and making changes to the zoning code.

The Board of Zoning Appeals is a 5 member board with 1 alternate that meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 in the Town Hall. Alternates are required to attend all meetings and vote in case of a regular member’s absence or need to abstain. The BZA is charged with hearing requests for variances from the zoning code.

All members are paid $40 per meeting. Interested applicants must be residents of the Township and should submit a letter of interest to the Zoning Inspector by Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at Noon. (Coventry Township Zoning - Attn. George Beckham, 68 Portage Lakes Dr., Akron, OH 44319)The Board of Trustees will determine qualified applicants who will be contacted for an interview.


Revised Board of Zoning Appeals

October 4, 2016 - 7 p.m. at the Town Hall
(if applicants)

November 8, 2016 - 7 p.m. at the Senior Center
(if applicants)

December 6, 2016 - 7 p.m. at the Town Hall
(if applicants)


You may have noticed a few changes at Cottage Grove park recently!

Funding for this project was obtained through Ohio EPA Surface Water Improvement Grant, with participation by the Summit County Engineer's Office, Summit Soil and Water Conservation District and our own Coventry Road Department. By daylighting an old pipe that ran through an unused portion of the park, we have been able to help alleviate flooding in the surrounding neighborhood. The stream will be finished this spring and will include a walking path alongside the natural stream - creating a scenic area for all to enjoy!