June is Free Permit Month

Posted on April 15, 2019

During the month of June, the City’s Building Department will be waiving the residential building permit fees associated with exterior improvements for owner occupied single family dwellings! Those wishing to tackle some much needed exterior home improvements will still need to obtain the required approvals and associated permits during this opportunity. The contractors must still...

Water Main Break on Rockside Road

Posted on April 12, 2019

The Rockside Road Water Main Break has done extensive damage to the road surface.  The bridge structure was unaffected.  The County will be installing barriers today to block off the bridge on Rockside.  The County is estimating a few weeks for repairs.  The County will also be rerouting truck traffic onto Dunham Road.   Please be...

Chipper Service Will Begin the Week of April 1.

Posted on March 14, 2019

Chipper service will be the weeks of April 1, May 6, June 3, July 1, August 5, September 2 and October 7, 2019. All items need to be on the curb and called into the Service Department before the start of brush pick up that month. We will not add addresses once pick up has...

Household Hazardous Waste and Computer Round-Ups in April

Posted on March 14, 2019

April 1 – April 30:   Items may be dropped off at the Service Garage, 100 Solon Road, during business hours, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. (no after-hours drop off). There will be a special drop off on Saturday, April 13th from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Service...

Community Ward Meetings Begin March 25th

Posted on March 7, 2019

Wards 1 & 4:  Monday, March 25, 2019 Wards 3 & 5:  Monday, April 8, 2019 Wards 2 & 6:  Monday, April 22, 2019 Meetings 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.

Parks & Recreation Department Easter Egg Hunt

Posted on March 6, 2019

Children and grandchildren 12 years of age and younger are invited to join the Bedford Parks & Recreation Department, family, and friends at this fun event on Saturday, April 13, 2019.  The event will take place at Bedford Bearcat Stadium, 481 Northfield Road.  Gates open at 9:45 am and the Easter Egg Hunt starts at...

Police Department Enforcing Garbage Ordinance

Posted on March 6, 2019

Reminder to residents to set trash out on your scheduled day and also to bring in your garbage container after pickup.  The Police Department will  be giving out citations to those violating the city ordinance. 915.07 MANNER OF COLLECTION; PLACEMENT AT CURB. All refuse garbage shall be placed in suitable containers and placed at the...

Spring Youth Soccer Registration Extended

Posted on March 1, 2019

The Parks & Recreation Department has extended registration for spring youth soccer for boys and girls ages 5-14.  The new deadline to register without a late fee is Friday, March 8, 2019.  Register online at the link below, or in person at Ellenwood Center.  Note that Ellenwood Center has temporary office hours Monday-Friday 9am-4pm. Click...

First Fridays

Posted on February 7, 2019

Looking for something fun and easy the whole family can do? Bedford Downtown has you covered. On the first Friday of each month, rain or shine, Bedford Downtown presents First Fridays, a cultural, artful, fun get together of Bedford and surrounding neighborhood residents. Free food, free entertainment and free fun activities will be available to...

2019 State of the City Address

Posted on January 31, 2019

View PowerPoint presentation of the State of the City Address held on January 30, 2019 at Light of Hearts Villa. The State of the City is sponsored by the Southeast Region Chamber of Commerce. State of City 2019

Parks & Recreation Upcoming Programs

Posted on January 29, 2019

The Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for Spring Youth Futsal, Spring Youth Soccer, Summer Youth Baseball, and Summer Day Camp!  Check out our Youth Athletics Page and our Summer Day Camp Page for additional information.  Don't miss out! Join the fun.

Preventing Frozen Pipes

Posted on January 28, 2019

Keep garage doors closed, especially if there are water supply lines in the garage. Open kitchen and bathroom cabinet doors to allow warmer air to circulate around the plumbing, especially if your sinks are on an exterior wall. (If you have small children, be sure to remove any harmful cleaners and household chemicals.) Let the cold water...

Parking Ban Due to Snow Accumulation

Posted on January 18, 2019

There will be a Citywide parking ban in effect from Saturday, January 19 10:00 a.m. through Monday, January 21 10:00 a.m. Please refrain from parking on the street during this time, as well as when snow accumulations exceed two inches. Please be safe when driving in the weather conditions.

Parks & Recreation Offers Youth Futsal

Posted on December 13, 2018

Futsal (indoor soccer) provides girls and boys a fun learning experience for young soccer players.  Lessons are designed to enhance balance and coordination while teaching players to be comfortable with the ball.  See attached flyers for dates, times, and registration information.  The Department has added a new spring session! Click here to register Winter Futsal...

Important Income Tax Notice

Posted on December 3, 2018

The City of Bedford residents started utilizing the City’s innovative award winning online tax preparation system in 2003.  Fifteen years has gone by and new software and technology is available today.  The City was recently given an opportunity to obtain an updated online tax preparation system at a substantially reduced price.  This system is currently...

Lights Out For Hunger

Posted on November 30, 2018

Please join the City of Bedford and turn off your holiday lights on December 19, and then donate your electricity savings or more to the “Lights Out for Hunger” campaign. Checks should be made out to The Southeast Clergy Council and sent to: First Baptist Church of Bedford 445 Turney Road, Bedford, Ohio 44146 Please...

12 Old-Fashioned Christmas Towns You Should Visit

Posted on November 30, 2018 Click on link to read "12 Old-Fashioned Christmas Towns You Should Visit" by Jill Glesson and Lori Vanover for Country Magazine. Christmas in Bedford Falls is on slide 10. "This holiday season, visit a place in touch with Christmas in the 1940s. On the afternoon of Dec. 8, the city transforms into the iconic...
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Bedford to launch BETA website later this week

Posted on November 13, 2018

The City of Bedford will launch a BETA website later this week. Check it out and provide feedback below so we can continue to make updates and make the site better.
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