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Chipper Service The chipper service is available the first full week of every month.  Please contact the Service Department the week before at 440-735-6583 to add your address to the list.  The City of Bedford offers free pick up of limbs and branches providing they are placed on the tree lawn with cut ends going with the flow of traffic or facing the road without hanging onto the sidewalk. Please leave limbs AS LONG AS POSSIBLE. Leaves, vines, pricker bushes and trimmings from bushes should be bundled in four-foot length and put out with your refuse as these jam the chipper. ... read more
Raising Resilient, Responsible Children  Date: Tuesday, March 28Time: 7:00pm-8:00pmLocation: Ellenwood Recreation CenterRaising a child today can be a challenge compared to just 10 years ago. There are more distractions and a higher chance of your child losing a sense of responsibility and their ability to be more independent. Come join us for this one-hour class and we’ll go over the following topics to assist you:*Help your child be responsible for themselves, their chores and their homework*Teach your child how to handle disappointment*Empower your child to become an independent and successful adult*Teach your child how to manage their feelings and relate to others*Give ... read more
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Community Ward Meetings Wards 1 & 2: Monday, February 27, 2017Wards 3 & 4: Thursday, March 16, 2017Wards 5 & 6: Monday, March 27, 2017Meetings are from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers. Attending the meetings are the Mayor, ward Council representatives, City Manager, and directors of City departments.A portion of these meetings will be dedicated to discussing the upcoming tax increase proposed for the May 2, 2017 ballot.   ... read more
Computer Round-Up April 3 - April 28: Items may be dropped off at the Service Garage, 100 Solon Road, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. (no after-hours drop off).Items accepted: CPU’s, monitors, keyboards, software, and cell phones. No televisions.Bedford residents only. No businesses.There will be a Saturday drop off date for Household Hazardous Waste and the Computer Round-Up open to residents on Saturday, April 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.Any questions, contact the Service Department at 440-735-6583.  ... read more
Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up April 3 – April 28:  Items may be dropped off at the Service Garage, 100 Solon Road, between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (no after-hours drop off).The following can be dropped off: Oil or solvent based paint, sealers, primers, or coatings - Varnishes, polyurethanes, shellacs - Paint thinner, mineral spirits, turpentine - Pesticides, herbicides, fungicides - caustic household cleaners – automotive fluids, motor oil, car batteries - adhesives, roof tar, driveway sealer - kerosene, gasoline, lighter fluid - mercury, fluorescent bulbs.No latex paint accepted. Bedford residents only.There will be a Saturday drop ... read more
Water Department Hours Starting Monday, February 13, 2017, the Water Department window will be closed at 4:30 p.m. for daily balancing.  No payments will be accepted at the Water Department window after 4:30 p.m.  ... read more
Snow Removal When snow accumulations exceed two inches, a parking ban is put into effect. No parking on any city streets.It is the property owner's responsibility to clear snow from the sidewalk. In addition, we request residents clear fire hydrants in front of their homes.When having your driveway and sidewalks cleared of snow, all snow is to remain on your property.    ... read more
Citywide Water Meter Changeover is Coming Residents will start receiving letters from Utility Sales Agency. This company has been hired by the City of Bedford to update the water meters to radio read meters. Utility Sales Agency will be working in one section of the city at a time. This changeover will begin this month and continue throughout 2017. Upon receipt of your letter, please contact Utility Sales Agency to schedule an appointment to have your meter updated.There is no cost to the resident.      ... read more
RX Drug Drop Box Program A drug Pill Drop Box, supplied by the County, has been permanently installed in the lobby of the Bedford Police Department. Anyone with expired or unused prescription pills can dispose of their medication in the Pill Drop Box 24/7. PILLS ONLY. No needles or liquids.Prescription opiates are often the gateway to heroin addiction. Prescription opiates are commonly found in many medicine cabinets. It is vital that old prescriptions be properly disposed to keep one's family safe. Pills left unattended in a bathroom or medicine cabinet can be easily taken and misused.  Please utilize Cuyahoga County's Rx Drug Drop Box Program to keep your loved ... read more