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Rent Assistance Available from MyCom/CCBH

Posted on October 27, 2020

A program for rent and utility assistance is now available through a partnership between MyCom and the Cuyahoga County Board of Health.  Qualified applicants who have been impacted by COVID-19 may receive up to $3,000.00.  For more information on eligibility and to apply for assistance, click here.

Financial Planning Courses Available to Ohio Businesses

Posted on October 26, 2020

Starting and running a business is a challenge, and more than half fail in the first four years. The economic volatility of recent COVID-19 disruption has amplified confusion, anxiety, and fear. A six-session virtual course in financial management can give participants the tools and confidence needed to manage their businesses by the numbers. The program...

Assistance from State Available to Bars and Restaurants

Posted on October 26, 2020

The state of Ohio has created a $37.5 million fund to help bars and restaurants that have been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund will provide $2,500 grants to eligible liquor permit holders in Ohio. The application for the Bar and Restaurant Assistance Fund will be available at businesshelp.ohio.gov starting November 2. Businesses applying...

$125 Million Grant Program Will Help Ohio Small Businesses

Posted on October 23, 2020

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced a $125 million grant program to help small businesses that have been harmed by the effects of COVID-19. The grants will provide $10,000 to small businesses in Ohio with no more than 25 employees. The program will be administered by the Ohio Development Services...

Xellia Pharmaceuticals To Commence Manufacturing at Bedford Site

Posted on October 13, 2020

Congratulations to Bedford’s Xellia Pharmaceuticals on the grand opening of their newly renovated manufacturing space!  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a traditional grand opening was not held but a video of the new facility was shared. https://www.xellia.com/about-us/our-sites/cleveland      

Refuse Collection Not Affected by Columbus Day Holiday

Posted on October 9, 2020

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

Leaf Collection

Posted on October 7, 2020

Leaf collection will begin mid 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...

Celebrating Halloween Guidance

Posted on October 7, 2020

The City of Bedford will adhere to the Ohio Department of Health’s “Celebrating Halloween” guidance released on Friday, September 18th. Trick-or-treat activities will be from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Saturday, October 31st in Bedford. To protect the safety and health of all members of our community while celebrating Halloween, the City of Bedford encourages...

From the Board of Elections – November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election

Posted on September 29, 2020

November 3, 2020 is the Presidential General Election. People have three voting methods to choose from.  Voters may cast ballots by mail, early at the Board of Elections or on Election Day. To Vote-by-Mail you may visit the Board’s website www.443VOTE.us to request a ballot application.  The Board will mail you a ballot application with...

Deadline to Complete the 2020 Census is Quickly Approaching

Posted on September 29, 2020

The deadline to complete the 2020 Census is October 31st. The census, which takes only about 10 minutes to complete, impacts the state for the next 10 years, including how federal, state, and local funding is distributed, and it determines congressional representation. Ohioans can complete their census by either going to 2020Census.gov or calling 1-844-330-2020.

Chipper Service Ending for the Season

Posted on September 24, 2020

October is the last month for chipper service. Chipper service is the week of October 5 through October 9. Have clippings on tree lawn before October 5 and called into the Service Department at 440-735-6583.      

Parks & Recreation Department Announces Fall Programming

Posted on September 17, 2020

The Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce new programming for Fall 2020.  Click here for a link to all programs.  Check our website and social media pages for updates as we continue to work on new programs and events!

Bill Grants Immunity from COVID-19 Lawsuits

Posted on September 16, 2020

On Tuesday, September 14th, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 606 into law. House Bill 606, sponsored by Representative Diane Grendell, ensures civil immunity to individuals, schools, health care providers, businesses, and other entities from lawsuits arising from exposure, transmission, or contraction of COVID-19, or any mutation of the virus, as long as they...

Deadline to Complete the 2020 Census is Quickly Approaching

Posted on September 11, 2020

The deadline to complete the 2020 Census is quickly approaching. As of  September 10th, Ohio’s self-response rate was 69.5 percent, which is above the national rate of 65.5 percent.  The census, which takes only about 10 minutes to complete, impacts the state for the next 10 years, including how federal, state, and local funding is...

From the Board of Elections – November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election

Posted on September 11, 2020

November 3, 2020 is the Presidential General Election. People have three voting methods to choose from.  Voters may cast ballots by mail, early at the Board of Elections or on Election Day. To Vote-by-Mail you may visit the Board’s website www.443VOTE.us to request a ballot application.  The Board will mail you a ballot application with...

Refuse Collection – Labor Day Week

Posted on September 2, 2020

Refuse collection will be one day late the week of September 7th due to Labor Day holiday.

OhioMeansJobs Helps with Job Readiness and Employment Search

Posted on August 27, 2020

The City of Bedford and the Parks & Recreation Department are working with OhioMeansJobs to help raise awareness of programs and employment opportunities available to our residents.  Job readiness and assistance with finding employment are very important in this time of uncertainty. Ohio Means Jobs Cleveland- Cuyahoga County continues to provide services remotely to help...

COVID-19 Community Testing Saturday, August 29th at South Pointe Hospital – Pre-Registration Required

Posted on August 25, 2020

COVID 19 Community Testing Dr. Charles Modlin of Ohio’s Minority Strike Force, Dr. Fred Harris of the NAACP and Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital, are partnering together with neighboring communities to sponsor COVID 19 testing for community members WITH or WITHOUT COVID symptoms. What: Testing will be done on a first-come, first-served basis; you must...

West Glendale Road Closure at Railroad Tracks

Posted on August 17, 2020

The Railroad is closing the West Glendale crossing on Friday, August 21 until Tuesday, August 25 for maintenance and repair work to the railroad tracks.  Traffic will be detoured to West Grace Street. Thank you for your patience.

West Grace Road Closure

Posted on August 10, 2020

The Railroad will be closing the West Grace crossing on Thursday, August 13 and Friday, August 14 for maintenance and repair work to the railroad tracks.  The West Glendale crossing will be open during this time. Thank you for your patience.
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