Copley, Ohio 44321
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The Copley Township Service Department's main building is located behind the Copley Town Hall. A storage yard, salt facility, and additional maintenance buildings are located off site at various locations throughout the township. The work of the Service Department is more involved than most people envision.
The word "service" is defined as "organized to provide for needs of public" and that entails more than maintaining township roadways. Unlike a city, Copley Township does not have numerous departments with multiple employees, doing specific duties. The Service Department consists of ten full time employees, all versatile in a wide variety of duties.
The Service Director acts as the Cemetery Sexton and the service department personnel assist in burials, veteran burials, genealogy searches and maintaining the township cemeteries.
Copley Township does not have a Parks and Recreation Department; therefore, Service Department employees maintain the park, and schedule pavilion rentals and ball fields. Service Department personnel also maintain Copley Circle and assist with the Heritage Day festival each year.
Solid Waste District is another area the Service Department assists with each year by applying for grants, sponsoring a telephone collection drop-off in January/February, a Christmas tree pick-up in January, brush pick-up in September and tire collection in October.
The Service Department is responsible for maintaining 56.86 miles (113.76 lane miles) of township roadways. Other duties of the Service Department are:
- Implementing the federally mandated Phase II Storm Water Regulations
- Snow and ice control on township roadways
- Maintain all township owned facilities
- Roadside ditching on township roadways
- Storm line repair on township roadways
- Installation and replacement of driveway culvert pipes on township roadways
- Maintenance of existing drainage systems
- Maintenance of township roadways
- Installation and maintenance of all township roadway signs
- Tree trimming along township roadways as required by state law to ensure proper sight distance.