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Memorial Day

Please display your flag to honor our veterans and their sacrifices for our great nation!.
Monday May 29th begins with an observance program at 10:00 AM at the Chatham V.F.W. Memorial Hall.

Our featured speaker will be Captain Kenneth L. Kitchen.
Ken grew up in Shreve, OH. He is a graduate of Triway High School, The University of Akron and the Ohio Military Academy. He has served in the U.S. military (both active duty and reserve) a total of 24 years. Ken fought in Vietnam with the Second Battalion, Ninth Marines in 1966 and 1967. After leaving the Marine Corps, he served in the Ohio National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve as an Armored Cavalry Officer.

Following the program, all are welcome to take part in the parade which forms for a procession to the center of town for a service at the Veterans Memorial Monument, then returns to the VFW. Afterwards, a community picnic will be held at the VFW pavilion. All are encouraged to bring their family and enjoy! Please provide a covered dish to share. Paper products & drinks furnished.
The Historical Society will have the museums and Old Town Hall open for visiting. The Town hall features a permanent, extensive display of antique farm tools & equipment.

Summer Job Opportunity

We are looking for an individual interested in a part time position to help with mowing the Township Cemetery and grounds this summer.
If interested, please call 330-667-6020.

Chatham Clean Up - Disposal Opportunity

Due to budget limitations, we are not having a Township "Dumpster Day" this year. However, the Medina County Solid Waste District is offering a reduced gate rate to Chatham Residents for bulk trash disposal at the District's processing facility located at 8700 Lake Road, Seville, 44273 during normal operating hours M-F 6AM-4:30, Sat 7AM-Noon.
Residents will need a "voucher" in order to dispose of trash at a special rate of $30/per ton.
Vouchers are valid for use thru July 29th, and may be obtained by contacting :
Ted Arters - Roads Maintenance 330-667-2924
Sarah Poling - 330-667-6020
Russ Arters - 330-618-5359
Rick Dumperth - 330-815-7413
Sue Jurkowski - 330-635-5647


Zoning Resolution & Comprehensive Plan online

Just "click" to view Chatham Township Zoning Resolution or

The Chatham Township Comprehensive Plan For Development

Bicentennial Planning Committee

Chatham Township was founded in 1818. We have formed a committee to plan events for the upcoming bicentennial in 2018. If you are interested in helping plan this historic milestone, please consider attending our next meeting on Monday June 5th, 7PM in the Community Center gym at 6306 Avon Lake Road.

Recycle Bins

The Medina County Solid Waste District has placed 4 recycling bins at our Maintenance Garage located at 6539 Avon Lake Road. These are for "Single Stream" recycling which allows you to place all your recyclable items mixed together in one bin. Please click link for more information on accptable items and method of disposal:

Ohio Checkbook

Please take a moment to view all Chatham's financial records at:

Community Center Events

Located at 6306 Avon Lake Road,44275 which is 1/4 mile north of Route 162

Canaanland Opry

Join us on Saturday June 3rd, 6PM.

Featuring a performance by:
"Blue Grass Gospel Roundup"
from Canton, OH
Also Appearing:
Angela Fray, Amy Sayre, The Storyteller & more!

All are welcome to attend & enjoy this event held on the 1st Saturday of EVERY month. Admission is free!
Opry details may be seen on Facebook.

Antique Engine Show & Pie Contest

On Saturday June 24th 11AM - 4PM the Chatham Bicentennial Committee will have an Antique Engine & Power Show. There are no entry fees.
For additional information please contact:
Tom Matthews 440-242-7465

They will also hold a "Pie Contest"
Entry fees:
$8 before 6/23
$10 on the day of event
For information & registration please contact:
Sarah Bistline 330-606-6609
Kara Wolff 330-635-9553
Sheila Benson 330-635-5716


Mon-Tues-Thurs 7-8PM, Sat. 9-10PM
Contact Carolyn Shaw 330-667-2183


Thrift Room
We have house wares, toys, furniture etc. Thrift room is open during most events at the Community Center. Our volunteers will accept monetary "free will donations" for these goods. The proceeds are used to purchase food, refreshments, maintenance items etc. used at the Community Center. Have leftover items from your garage or yard sale? We accept all useable items except clothes. Please contact Janet 330-667-2620 or Carolyn 330-667-2183 for drop off or pick up arrangements.
The Thrift Room is managed by the "Friends of the CTCC" a volunteer group whose efforts make the Community Center and its many events possible
Anniversary, Retirement, Birthday and Graduation Parties
Planning a party? The facility is great for celebrating retirements, anniversaries, birthdays, showers, graduations etc. With a gymnasium & outdoor playground for kids you are guaranteed to have fun rain/snow or shine! We have many tables and chairs available and plenty of parking for your guests.
Contact our scheduler Janet Newcomer at: 330-667-2620

View Cemetery records online

We recommend printing the following Website User Guide, then access the website by clicking on this link Chatham Township Cemetery Records


Although this web site is the official site for Chatham Township, it is for informational purposes only, and is not the official record of Chatham Township.