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West Grace Road Closure

Posted on June 13, 2019

The Railroad will be closing the West Grace crossing on Monday, June 17th for maintenance and repair work to the railroad tracks.  The road will be closed for one week. Thank you for your patience.

West Glendale Road Closure

Posted on June 6, 2019

The Railroad will be closing the West Glendale crossing on Monday, June 10th for maintenance and repair work to the railroad tracks.  The road will be closed for one week. Thank you for your patience.

June is Free Permit Month

Posted on June 6, 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...

Participate in the July 4th Parade

Posted on June 6, 2019

The parade is Thursday, July 4th at 10:00 a.m. If your group or organization is interested in being part of the parade, please complete an application and return it to City Hall. If you have any questions, please contact the City Manager's Office at 440-735-6514 or mhollo@bedfordoh.gov Parade Application

Delayed Rubbish Collection

Posted on June 5, 2019

Our refuse contractor is behind on collection today.  Any rubbish not picked up today will be collected tomorrow.  We thank you for your patience.

Hydrant Flushing

Posted on June 5, 2019

The Fire Department is currently flushing hydrants throughout the city.  Temporarily discolored, rusty water will occur in the vicinity of flushing.  You may also experience low or no water pressure.  Please allow time for the water to be moved through the system.  Signs will be posted at the entrances of the city to notify residents...

Chipper Service is the Week of June 3

Posted on May 29, 2019

Chipper service will be the week June 3. Future chipper service will be the weeks of 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...

June is Free Permit Month

Posted on May 7, 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...

Participate in the July 4th Parade

Posted on May 3, 2019

The parade is Thursday, July 4th at 10:00 a.m. If your group or organization is interested in being part of the parade, please complete an application and return it to City Hall. If you have any questions, please contact the City Manager's Office at 440-735-6514 or mhollo@bedfordoh.gov Parade Application

Parks & Recreation Announces Senior Financial Wellness Workshop

Posted on April 29, 2019

The Bedford Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to offer a free financial wellness program in conjunction with ESOP, a subsidiary of Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging.  The program will take place on select Wednesdays from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, beginning May 1 at Ellenwood Center, 124 Ellenwood Ave.  The specific schedule including topics...

Rockside Road Update

Posted on April 25, 2019

Rockside Road has partially reopened to traffic.  The road is open one lane in each direction.  We will continue to post updates as the City is informed.  Thank you for your patience.

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...

Chipper Service Will Begin the Week of April 1st

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
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