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Summit County Engineer and CEAO oppose truck size and weight limit increases

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Akron, Ohio – Summit County Engineer Alan Brubaker, P.E., P.S. is urging members of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to oppose increases in size and weight limits for trucks.  The Congressional committee is scheduled on Thursday, February 2, 2012 to vote on whether or not to allow bigger trucks, up to 97,000 pounds from the current limit of 80,000 pounds for single-trailer trucks and over 100,000 pounds for double- and triple-trailer trucks on American roads.

The County Engineers Association of Ohio (CEAO) has come out in opposition to this proposed size and weight change. Ohio has two members on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee: Representative Bob Gibbs and Representative Jean Schmidt.

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2012 Winter Newsletter

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Click below to read the latest newsletter from the Summit County Engineer.

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County Engineer moves forward on surface water

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Akron, Ohio – In March of 2010, the County Executive’s office, County Council and the County Engineer entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in regards to a surface water funding program.  In the MOU the County Engineer’s office was charged with putting together a preliminary countywide stormwater management plan.  After a long process the Summit County Engineer’s office has come up with a draft Ordinance putting in place the basic structure of a regional surface water management utility in Summit County.

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Download this file (Surface Water Managment Utility draft 10-13-11 CLEAN Version (2).doc)Surface Water Managment Utility draft 10-13-11 CLEAN Version (2).doc 140 Kb
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2012 Budget Document

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Click below to see the Summit County Engineer's 2012 Budget Document.

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Summit County Engineer’s office holds meeting for 2012 Pavement Maintenance Collaboration Program

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Akron, OhioAlan Brubaker, P.E., P.S., Summit County Engineer held a meeting this morning, Wednesday, December 7, 2011, for all communities interested in participating in the 2012 Collaborative Pavement Maintenance Program.  The kick-off meeting was held in order to distribute information and the 2012 pavement maintenance calendar to cities, villages, and townships looking to participate, as well as to gather community input and answer questions and concerns. 

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Summit County Engineer Alan Brubaker, P.E., P.S. announces bid for reelection

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Akron, OhioAlan Brubaker, P.E., P.S., Summit County Engineer, announced today, Tuesday, December 6, 2011 that he will be seeking another term as County Engineer. Brubaker has held the post since January of 2009. 

“We have made significant strides in reforming the Engineer’s office to adjust to the changing economic climate,” Brubaker said. “In roughly two and a half years we have created collaborative programs that have reduced costs for road maintenance, made the office more accessible to citizens, instituted stricter budgetary controls, and reduced overhead. I look forward to another four years of hard work serving Summit County citizens.”

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Rothrock Road - Signing Permit letter

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Please click here to see the letter sent to the City of Fairlawn regarding sign permits.

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