Washington Township is governed by four elected officals, three trustees and one fiscal officer. The trustees are governed by the Ohio Revised Code and therefore have limited authority. The trustees are responsible for the township roads and right-of-ways, for operating and maintaining the local Volunteer Fire Department and Beechwood Park and Zoning.
Washington township's population continues to remain just under 5,000 people. The residents of Washington township have generously supported three levies in the last few years, one for the fire deprtment, one for the road department and a general levy.
The Trustees also have a a contract with Stark-Summit Ambulance service. Under the terms of the contract residents of Washington township will not be charged for emergency service not covered by their individual insurance provider.
The Township also provides a 40 yard dumpster for residents once a month at the township garage. Residents can purchase an annual permit for $40 dollars at the beginning of the year. The dumpster is here the last Friday of the month from 12:00pm-5:00pm and the following Saturday from 8:00am - 12:00pm.
The administration office is located at 5789 Beechwood Ave. Alliance, OH 44601 and is open Monday through Friday 8:30am to 2:30 pm. The phone number for the Office is 330-821-9834.
The Washington Township Historical Society meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Township Administration building, at 7:00pm. More information on the Historical Society can be found at www.washingtontwphistoricalsociety.org.
2021 TRASH PERMITS ARE NOW AVAILABLE
FOR PURCHASE AT THE ADMINSTRATION OFFICE. COST: $40.00
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY MASKS MUST BE WORN BY ANYONE ENTERING THE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
2021 Washington Township Board of Trustees Meetings
(meetings convene at 6:30 PM unless otherwise noted)
January 4, 2021
January 18, 2021
February 1, 2021
February 15, 2021
March 1, 2021
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July 6, 2021 (Tuesday)
July 19, 2021
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September 7, 2021 (Tuesday)
September 20, 2021
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November 1, 2021
November 15, 2021
December 6, 2021
December 20, 2021
NEWS REGARDING THE COVID 19 VACCINATION ROLL-OUT
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COVID-19 Vaccine Phases 1A and 1B
Phase 1A Registration Process
Please send completed spreadsheet to firstname.lastname@example.org
We are working on our vaccination plans as we are receiving information from the Ohio Department of Health. The Stark County Health Department is an approved COVID-19 vaccine provider. We have been notified that we are expected to receive our first shipments of COVID-19 vaccine at the Stark County Health Department on or around 12/23/2020. We are committed to an equitable distribution of a safe and effective vaccine. There will only be a limited supply in the earliest stages until production catches up with demand.
Vaccine administration will occur in two phases. During Phase 1, vaccines will be offered first to priority groups identified by the Ohio Department of Health in Phase 1A found here.
We are working to plan vaccination of all our assigned priority groups above. Our vaccination administration planning efforts are ongoing and subject to change depending on vaccine approval and arrival. Also, many vulnerable populations assigned to us have unique needs and barriers that must be accounted for.
The vaccine will be provided with no out of pocket cost, only an administration fee will be charged. Our vaccine administration fee is $21.00 per vaccine but this will be covered by Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance, and the cost of the vaccine will be covered for people who are uninsured. We will be accepting whatever payment we receive from these insurance payers for the vaccine administration as payment in full.
If you are in Phase 1A above and are requesting to be vaccinated for COVID-19, please download the spreadsheet above and complete for each home/facility/department in the Stark County Health Department jurisdiction (all of Stark County except the cities of Alliance, Canton, or Massillon) on all who wish to get the vaccine.
Please note we are not receiving vaccine for Alliance, Canton, or Massillon city departments or vice versa. Each local health department is receiving vaccine for those in their jurisdiction. Each local health department will have their own system based on their assigned target population groups. Please send completed spreadsheet to email@example.com. Once we receive and review each spreadsheet a member of our nursing team will reach back out to you to with a date, time and location to be vaccinated.
Phase 1B Registration Process
For all those 65 years of age or older and those with congential and developmental disabilites can call (330) 353-9010 beginning Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 9 AM.
The Stark County Health Department has launched the registration process for individuals in Phase 1B who are wanting to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The department will start scheduling those 80 years of age and older beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 14, 2021. Others 65 years of age and older and those with Congenital or Developmental Disorders will be placed on a waiting list until it is their time to receive the vaccine. Those wishing to schedule and register for the vaccine can call (330) 353-9010, where they will hear a recorded prompt to leave their information. A representative will give them a call back shortly to schedule their appointment or to register their information so that when their week comes they can be scheduled. Residents can also visit StarkHealth.org to learn more about this process. The clinic will be held at the Whipple-Dale Centre, the home of Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities, located at 2950 Whipple Ave. NW, Canton, Ohio 44708.
“We are pleased to announce our first major vaccination clinic to our community as we continue our fight against COVID-19,” said Kirkland Norris, RS, MPH, Health Commissioner of the Stark County Health Department. “I ask for your patience as we start this process and offer a reminder to all in Stark County that as we begin, there will be a limited supply of vaccine to start.”
Those registered should bring a state issued ID or driver’s license and an insurance card. The following Ohioans will become eligible for COVID-19 vaccines during Phase 1B (this phase will also include an additional phased approach, with new eligible populations added weekly beginning the week of January 19):
PHASE 1B Timeline – Stark County Health Department
The tentative timeline to start vaccinating the Phase 1B population following the process outlined above is as follows:
Week of January 18: Vaccine providers will begin receiving their first allotment of vaccines for those ages 80 and older.
Week of January 25: Vaccinations begin for those ages 75 and up. Vaccinations will also be available to those with severe congenital, developmental, or early-onset medical disorders.
Week of February 1: Vaccinations begin for those ages 70 and up.
Week of February 8: Vaccinations begin for those ages 65 and up.
PHASE 1B – Those Ohioans eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine are:
Adults 65 and Older
Ohioans With Congenital or Developmental Disorders (includes cerebral palsy; spina bifida; congenital heart disease; type 1 diabetes; inherited metabolic disorders; severe neurological disorders including epilepsy; severe genetic disorders including Down Syndrome, Fragile X, Prader Willi Syndrome, and Turner Syndrome; severe lung disease including cystic fibrosis and severe asthma; sickle cell anemia; and alpha and beta thalassemia)
Adult K-12 School Employees (please note schools will register through a separate process through their school or district) of schools planning in-person or hybrid learning effective March 1, 2021
When a new age group begins, vaccinations may not be complete for the previous age group. It will take a number of weeks to distribute vaccine to all groups given the limited doses available. The department is still currently vaccinating those listed in Phase 1A which includes Stark County’s frontline workers.
“We will continue to issue information and updates on the vaccination process on our website at StarkHealth.org, on our social media, and through press releases,” said Norris. “We encourage the community to read our FAQs on the vaccines if they have any questions or reservations.”
Does where I live in Stark County matter?
The health department will be issuing the COVID-19 vaccine to those in its jurisdiction. The department represents the following areas: Bethlehem Township, Canton Township, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Lawrence Township, Lexington Township, Marlboro Township, Nimishillen Township,Osnaburg Township, Paris Township, Perry Township, Pike Township, Plain Township, Sandy Township, Sugarcreek Township, Tuscarawas Township, Washington Township, Village of Beach City, Village of Brewster, Village of East Canton, Village of Hartville, Village of Hills and Dales, Village of Magnolia, Village of Meyers Lake, Village of Minerva, Village of Navarre, Village of Waynesburg, Village of Wilmot, the City of Canal Fulton, the City of Louisville, and the City of North Canton. Those who live in the cities of Alliance, Canton, and Massillon should reach out to their local health department as their process may differ from that of the Stark County Health Department.
“We want our community to know that we are doing all that we can to ensure those who want the vaccine can get it,” said Norris. “It will take some time to do this and that is why we ask you to be patient and continue to take the precautions of washing your hands, wearing a mask, limiting gatherings, and keeping a social distance when you can.”