Deer Management Program

Posted on December 9, 2019

The City of Bedford, in partnership with the ODNR, has started its 2019-2020 Deer Management Program.  The program, outside of any educational events, will be completed by May 1st, 2020.

CEI Outage

Posted on November 25, 2019

CEI has a planned outage on Wednesday, November 27 from 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. affecting the Downtown District, as well as Tarbell Avenue, Washington Street, and Woodrow Avenue.   Any questions contact 1-800-633-4766.

Refuse Collection Not Affected by Thanksgiving Day

Posted on November 21, 2019

Refuse collection will not be affected by Thanksgiving Day holiday.  Put your trash and recyclables out on regularly scheduled day.

Snow Removal

Posted on November 7, 2019

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...

Refuse Collection Not Affected by Veterans Day

Posted on November 7, 2019

Refuse collection will not be affected by Veterans Day holiday.  Put your trash and recyclables out on regularly scheduled day.

Lights Out For Hunger

Posted on November 7, 2019

Please join the City of Bedford and turn off your holiday lights on Wednesday, December 18, 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...

Parks & Recreation Announces Winter Break Camp

Posted on October 28, 2019

Bedford Parks & Recreation Department is offering six days of fun at our Winter Break Camp! You'll enjoy activities such as sports, games, arts & crafts, special guests and local field trips. Campers must bring a lunch each day, dress for scheduled activities, and bring extra warm clothes for outdoors. This program is for children...

Leaf Collection

Posted on October 11, 2019

Leaf collection will begin in October. We will make continuous rounds of the city until all leaves are collected. Please do not rake leaves into the street as they block the catch basins and storm sewers. Please be considerate of parking on the street during leaf season. Workers are not able to pick up leaves...

Poll Workers Wanted

Posted on October 11, 2019

The Board of Elections is accepting applications for poll workers for the November 5th General Election.  Earn up to $200 for assisting voters on Election Day.  You may apply online at:, or call 216-443-3277.  

West Grace Sinkhole Repair

Posted on October 11, 2019

Beginning on Monday, October 14, the Service Department will be performing a repair of a sinkhole on West Grace.  In order to perform this work safely, the road will need to be closed.  Detour signs will be posted.  The work is expected to be completed within a week. We do apologize for any inconvenience this...

Parks & Recreation Department Announces Aging Mastery Program

Posted on October 10, 2019

The Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging with support from the Anthem Foundation will be running the Aging Mastery Program® from the National Council on Aging at Ellenwood Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning January 14, 2020, 1:00-2:30  PM.   The 6-week Aging Mastery Program® (AMP) encourages mastery—developing behaviors to promote improved health, and overall well-being. By...

From the Board of Elections

Posted on October 7, 2019

THE NOVEMBER 5, 2019 GENERAL ELECTION It is time to get prepared to vote in the November 5, 2019 General Election. Voters will decide county, school and municipal issues.  There will be mayors, city council members, School Board seats, judicial and other municipal offices on the ballot. The voter registration deadline for the November 5th...

Parks & Recreation 2019 Halloween Party

Posted on October 1, 2019

Children and grandchildren of Bedford residents only are invited to join the Bedford Parks & Recreation Department, family and friends at this fun event. Activities include Trick or Treat Street, costume contest, photo corner, coloring contest and more.  Donuts and cider will be served. Click Here for details.

Parks & Recreation Partners with Cavaliers

Posted on October 1, 2019

Bedford Parks & Recreation and the Cleveland Cavaliers have partnered to bring an amazing new basketball season for our youth players this winter! Each player receives a Jr. Cavs branded reversible jersey and one Cavs ticket/voucher with the opportunity to purchase additional discounted Cavs game tickets. 🏀 Registration now open! Click Here for more information!

Chipper Service Ending for the Season

Posted on September 26, 2019

October is the last month for chipper service. Chipper service is the week of October 7 through October 11. Have clippings on tree lawn before October 7 and called into the Service Department at 440-735-6583.      

Refuse Collection – Labor Day Week

Posted on August 29, 2019

Refuse collection will be one day late the week of September 2nd due to Labor Day.

Volunteers Needed – Bedford Tree Planting

Posted on August 28, 2019

When: Saturday, October 5th 9:00-11:00 AM Where: 10 Northfield Road (corner of Northfield and Union) Dress for the weather. Wear long sleeves and pants, boots and work gloves are recommended. Tools and gloves will be provided. Volunteers under the age of 18 must have adult supervision. Pre-register at For more information contact Jacki Zevenbergen...

Parks & Recreation Upcoming Programs/Events

Posted on August 26, 2019

The Bedford Parks & Recreation has a lineup of fall programs and special events including youth soccer, adult softball, Chalk Art/Movie on the Square, senior programs and more.  Click here for our recent publication to learn more.

Center Road Refuse Collection

Posted on August 13, 2019

Due to the Center Road resurfacing project, Kimble will begin trash collection on Center Road promptly at 7:00 a.m. on the regularly scheduled day, Wednesday.  Please place your trash out prior to 7:00 a.m. to ensure its collection. Thank you for your cooperation.    

Center Road Resurfacing Project to Begin August 8

Posted on August 2, 2019

Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works has been resurfacing Warrensville Center Road this season beginning in Maple Heights. The project is scheduled to move into Bedford on Thursday, August 8th.  During the project, Center Road traffic will be maintained one way going northbound.  Southbound traffic will be detoured. The project is expected to be completed...
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