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...

2019 Bedford Baseball Day

Posted on July 23, 2019

Join us for the 67th annual Bedford Baseball Day, Sunday July 28, 2019 at Ellenwood Center.  The event will include skills competitions for our t-ball and rookie division players, as well as tournament consolation and championship games in our major division.  Click here for the event flyer.

Household Hazardous Waste and Computer Round-Ups in August

Posted on July 3, 2019

August 1 – August 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). Computer Round-Up Items accepted:  CPU's, monitors, keyboards, printers, software and cell phones. No televisions. Bedford residents only - no...

Shadow of the Run: Chapter 1 – WanderLust set in Historic Bedford

Posted on June 26, 2019

To view the video trailer:   What: A Shadow of the Run LLC production of the world premiere of the immersive play by Beth McGee. Directed by Adam Kern. When: July 25, 26, 27 and 28 and Aug. 1, 3 and 4. Where:  Bedford Historical Society – Train Station, 30 South Park, Bedford Tickets: $40. For location,...

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...

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.
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