Departments & Services
The Newbury Volunteer Fire Department provides fire and rescue services for township residents. The NVFD is an independent volunteer corporation, which is funded by a 1.6 mill fire levy which currently raises approximately $261,000 per year, plus a $70,000 per year payment from the township general fund.
For more information go to: www.newburyfire.com
The Newbury Road Department provides maintenance services for township roads. The road department is funded by two state sources - the motor vehicle license tax and the gasoline tax inside millage ffom the general fund (road and bridge fund), as well as two property tax levies, which provide revenue to the road department fund. The Year 2012 appropriation for all road department activities was $1,159,000.
Contact: Doug Zimperman 440-487-5470
The Newbury Cemetery Department provides maintenance of and record-keeping for township cemeteries. The cemetery department receives some funding from a cemetery fund into which monies paid for sale of cemetery plots is deposited, but the majority of the funding comes from the general fund. Year 2012 appropriations to the cemetery fund included $18,000 from the general fund and $28,500 from the cemetery fund
In general, Newbury Township provides a free cemetery plot to Newbury residents at the time of their death; other rules and regulations apply to this policy; please contact a township trustee for further information. There are four township cemeteries: Morton, South Newbury, Munn and Newbury Center. Morton and South Newbury do not have available plots at this time.
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Contact: Krista Zimperman at email@example.com
The mission of the Newbury Park Board is to establish park district properties and facilities throughout the boundaries of Newbury Township in Geauga County, Ohio. The parks, currently including Oberland Park on Auburn Road and Grange Park on Kinsman Road, will conserve our natural resources, protect wildlife habitats and sensitive ecosystems, and preserve our land for the purpose of educational, conservational, and recreational uses, providing open space and rural atmosphere for future generations to enjoy. The 2012 budget for parks and recreation is $6,000.