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County Election Poll Workers Needed

The Board of Elections is seeking precinct election officials for the upcoming primary. Please click here for information.

Portage County Health District Assistance

The Portage County Health District is offering financial assistance to low- or moderate-income families for the repair or replacement of home sewage treatment systems. To learn more about how they can assist, call 330-296-9919, or

Meeting notice

A joint meeting of the Rootstown Township Board of Trustees, Zoning Commission, and Zoning Board of Appeals will be held at the Rootstown Town Hall, 3988 St. Rt. 44, Rootstown OH on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024 at 6:00 PM. The purpose of the meeting is for organization and discussion between boards.

Openings for Park Commission

Rootstown Township has openings for one member and three alternates on the Park Commission. The Park Commission serves as an advisory board, appointed by the Township Trustees to provide recommendations for the community park. The member opening is for a partial term expiring Dec. 31, 2025. Alternates serve one-year terms which may be renewed each year.

These are volunteer positions and not paid employment. You must be a resident of Rootstown Township, and must be available to attend meetings on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6 PM. If you are interested, please send a letter of interest to

The Rootstown Township Trustees would like residents to be aware the parking ban goes into effect when there are 2 inches of snow or more. Violators will be towed at the owner's expense.


Welcome to Rootstown Township's Web Site

Rootstown Township was founded in 1802 and is located in Portage County. Rootstown provides a mixture of living environments, shopping and restaurants while still maintaining its small town character. It is also home to the Northeast Ohio Medical University. With easy access off I76, it is a desirable place for its residents to live and work.

We hope you visit our website often to keep informed of activities and notices listed above that affect the residents of Rootstown. We always welcome your comments and suggestions to make this website useful and informative to all the residents of Rootstown.