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 $50,000 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 440-251-0155
The Newbury Cemetery Department provides maintenance and record-keeping for township cemeteries. The cemetery department receives some funding from a cemetery fund into which monies paid for sale of cemetery plot.
Township has four well kept, attractive cemeteries, two of which have sections
available for interment of residents and non-residents.
Cemetery, located on Music Street west of the intersection of Music Street and
Munn Road, and Newbury Center Cemetery, located on Auburn Road south of the
intersection of Route 87 and Auburn Road have numerous vacant gravesites.
Newbury Cemetery and Morton Cemetery are closed.
may be made by contacting the Newbury Township Sexton.
Gravesite (deceased) no charge $1,200
Pre-arranged $300 $1,200
Open/Closing of grave-weekdays
Full Burial $350 $720
Cremains $150 $200
Full Burial $550 $800
Cremains $250 $400
Full burial $1,000 $1,000
Cremains $150 $250
Monument bases/footers $50/lineal foot (add 6" to headstone length)
VA Markers No charge
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Contact: Sue Wagner 440-829-7171
meetings are the 2nd Thursday of the month.
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.