Akron Zoo Issue 47 passes


Issue 47 for the Akron Zoo has passed. The levy supports a .8 mil renewal and a .4 mil increase and will support zoo programs, operations, animal habitats and services to the community over the next 10 years. Summit County voters approved the levy with over 58%. 

"We are so humbled to receive the support of the community with the passage of Issue 47,” said Doug Piekarz, president & CEO at the Akron Zoo. “The zoo will honor that support with a vibrant, welcoming zoo with increased educational opportunities, expanded habitats and exceptional care for the animals our zoo visitors know and love.”