April e-Grapevine
May 2018 in Concord Township
Concord Township Welcomes Andy Rose as New Administrator
The Concord Township Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Andy Rose has accepted the position of Township Administrator. The Board took action at the March 21 Trustee Meeting to make it official.
Rose, 53, is a twenty year veteran of the United States Marine Corps, and holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Tiffin University and a master’s degree in public administration from Kent State University.
Andy Rose
Andy Rose
He is a former City Council president for Mentor-on-the-Lake and is married with two adult children. He also serves as a board member of the Lake County Land Reutilization Corp., commonly referred to as the Lake County Land Bank. Andy comes to Concord Township from the city of Mentor, where he was administrative services manager, a position he’s held for six years. He began serving as township administrator on April 16.

“I want to thank the trustees for placing their confidence in me and I am looking forward to getting started. I just want to build on the strengths of Concord and the past administration. I am convinced the township staff is very committed to this community and I look forward to joining them,” Rose said. “I am a firm believer in continuous community improvement and running public services in the most efficient manner possible.”
Congratulations to Concord Township Trustee Connie Luhta and Concord Township Legal Counsel Michael Lucas, Esq. for being selected to receive prestigious awards at the Lake County Bar Association’s 42 nd Annual Law Day Breakfast on Tuesday, May 1 st .  

Trustee Luhta was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Liberty Bell Award and Mr. Lucas was bestowed the 2018 President’s Award.
Connie Luhta
Connie Luhta
Michael Lucas Esq
Michael Lucas, Esq.
May Classes at the Concord Community Center

Mondays : POUND!
Tuesdays and Thursdays : Martial Arts
Wednesdays : Tai Chi
May 8 to May 22 : Stained Glass Art (Tuesdays)
May 14 : Kids Cooking: Picnics & Parties
May 15 to June 5 : Get Calm & Color On, hosted by the Mentor Public Library (Tuesdays)
May 16 to July 18 : Triple Step Swing commonly known as the Jitterbug (Wednesdays)
May 29 to June 1 : Kid’s Summer Art Camp (Tuesday through Friday)
May 29 to June 6 : Stained Glass Keepsake Box (Tuesdays)

Register for classes at concordtwp.com or call the Recreation Department at 440-639-4650 for assistance.

Special Events & Meetings

May 8 : VOTE in the Primary Election
May 9 : Garden Club Meeting
May 16 : 55+ Event, Annual Mother’s Day Tea
May 17 : Book Club with the Mentor and Morley Libraries
May 19 : We Thee Wed Bridal Resale Event 10am-1pm
May 27 : Old Stone School Guided Tours 3-5pm
Meeting Videos On YouTube

Did you know on demand access to public meeting videos can be found on Concord Township’s website by going to our homepage and clicking on Public Meeting Information? Search for the desired meeting and click on the video icon to view the meeting. 

Another way to view all Township videos is from our YouTube channel. Concord’s YouTube channel can be accessed from our website by clicking on the YouTube icon found on the top bar of our site or by entering https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoZH694_84z-HErqYuGUAbQ into your search engine. 

In addition, all Concord Township public meetings can be viewed on Concord’s TV channels, AT&T U-verse channel 99, select Concord Township OR Spectrum Channel 1020. To view the current Cable Broadcast Schedule, follow the steps below:

  1. Visit our website, www.concordtwp.com
  2. Select Community, Resident Information, TV Channels
  3. Click on Cable Broadcast Schedule
Memorial Day Ceremony
Concord Township will have a brief ceremony for Memorial Day on Monday, May 28, 2018, at noon, at the Cemetery on Route 608, across from the Fire Station. We will read the names of the Veterans buried in our cemeteries.
Memorial Day
Hunting Lake construction
T he Hunting Lake Project is on schedule and continuing as planned. For the most current construction updates, please view the homepage banner or the Service Department page on our website,
Spring cleaning your yard? Please remember that there is NO OPEN BURNING permitted in the Township.

RECREATIONAL FIRES such as cooking and camp fires are permitted, as long as they meet the following parameters:

  • Are in an approved container or cleared area – fires shall not be conducted within 25 feet of a structure or combustible material (remove leaves and dry or dead vegetation from the area prior to starting the fire)
  • The fire shall not exceed 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet in height
  • Be ready to put out the fire: always have a minimum of 1 portable fire extinguisher with a minimum 4-A rating or other fire extinguishing equipment on site, such as dirt, sand, a water barrel or a garden hose
  • All recreational fires shall be constantly attended until the fire is extinguished

Please be considerate of your neighbors. If a recreational fire is causing a nuisance such as smoke blowing towards a neighbor’s home and we are called, we will ask that the fire be extinguished. See the Fire Dept. FAQ’s on the Concord Twp website for more information.
Concord Twp. Lake County, OH | P:  440.354.7510 | F:  440.354.7511 | www.concordtwp.com