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Hydrant Flushing begins September 7th

Posted on September 7, 2021

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...

Refuse Collection – Labor Day Week

Posted on September 3, 2021

Refuse collection will be one day late the week of September 6 due to Labor Day.

Parks & Recreation Department Announces Fall Programming

Posted on September 3, 2021

The Parks & Recreation Department has a mix of fall youth, adult and adaptive programs now available for registration. Interested in a painting class or art program?  Have a child soon looking to attend college?  Is someone in your household interested in martial arts or fencing?  Check out our new activities by browsing the website,...

Community Ward Meetings Begin September 13th

Posted on September 1, 2021

Wards 1 & 4:  Monday, September 13, 2021 Wards 3 & 6:  Monday, September 27, 2021 Wards 2 & 5:  Monday, October 11, 2021 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.

Service Department Now Taking Addresses for September Chipper Service

Posted on August 30, 2021

Chipper service will be the week of September 6. You must call the Service Department at 440-735-6583 and your address will be placed on a list for pick up.  All items need to be on the curb and called into the Service Department before the start of brush pick up  for the month.  We will...

Xellia Pharmaceuticals is now Commercially Operational

Posted on August 19, 2021

The City of Bedford is ecstatic to announce one of Bedford’s premier businesses has taken a huge step forward! We couldn’t be more proud of Xellia and all they have accomplished in such a short time! Xellia Pharmaceuticals is delighted to announce that Xellia’s manufacturing site in Cleveland, Ohio is now commercially operational with the...

Vaccinations Increasing, Delta Variant, Local Efforts Encouraged

Posted on August 17, 2021

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Bruce Vanderhoff, M.D. today updated Ohioans about the state of the COVID-19 virus in Ohio. “The spread of the Delta variant has dramatically accelerated since I last spoke 10 days ago. We are at the high level of cases since last February,” said Governor...

Union Street Resurfacing Project

Posted on August 13, 2021

Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works is scheduled to begin the Union Street resurfacing project this month. Traffic:  One way traffic will be maintained southbound.  Northbound traffic will be detoured. Detour:  Northbound motorist will be directed to use the detour route of Broadway Avenue and Taylor Road. Project is expected to be completed by the...

COVID-19 Update: Vaccinations Increasing, Delta Variant, Local Efforts Encouraged

Posted on August 6, 2021

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today provided the following updates on Ohio's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. VACCINATIONS INCREASING Today Governor DeWine announced that vaccination rates are increasing across the state. There has been an increase of vaccinations in 85 of Ohio’s 88 counties in July compared to the previous month while last week saw...

Community Ward Meetings Begin September 13th

Posted on July 27, 2021

Wards 1 & 4:  Monday, September 13, 2021 Wards 3 & 6:  Monday, September 27, 2021 Wards 2 & 5:  Monday, October 11, 2021 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.

Household Hazardous Waste and Computer Round-Ups Two Weeks in August

Posted on July 27, 2021

** NOTE NEW DATES FOR ROUND-UP** (Two weeks only) August 16 - August 27 (Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - NO AFTER HOURS DROP OFF) The following can be dropped off at the Service Garage, 100 Solon Road: Computer Round-Up Items accepted:  CPU's, monitors, keyboards, software, cell phones and tablets. No televisions....

Ohio Department of Health Releases Updated K-12 School Guidance

Posted on July 27, 2021

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Health released updated recommendations for K-12 schools today. The guidance strongly recommends COVID-19 vaccinations for staff and eligible students; consistent mask-wearing for individuals who are not yet fully vaccinated; and layering prevention measures that include good ventilation, regular cleaning, handwashing, covering coughs and sneezes, and staying home when sick. The Ohio...

Service Department Now Taking Addresses for August Chipper Service

Posted on July 22, 2021

Chipper service will be the week August 2. You must call the Service Department at 440-735-6583 and your address will be placed on a list for pick up.  All items need to be on the curb and called into the Service Department before the start of brush pick up  for the month.  We will not...

Election Night Workers Needed

Posted on July 22, 2021

This is a great opportunity to see the election process and be civically involved, and it is also a good way for an organization to raise funds.  The only qualifications for hiring are to provide a social security number for payroll purposes; be over 18 years of age, and not be a convicted felon. Date: Tuesday...

August 3, 2021 Special Primary Election for the 11th Congressional District

Posted on July 6, 2021

The August 3, 2021 Special Primary Election for the 11th Congressional District will decide the Democratic and Republican candidates who will advance to the November 2, 2021 General Election. Voters who wish to Vote-by-Mail must complete and submit a ballot application.  It is very important to indicate the month of the Election and the choice...

Refuse Collection Not Affected by July 4th Holiday

Posted on July 1, 2021

Refuse collection will not be affected by the July 4th holiday.  Put your trash and recyclables out on regularly scheduled day.

Household Hazardous Waste and Computer Round-Ups Two Weeks in August

Posted on July 1, 2021

** NOTE NEW DATES FOR ROUND-UP** (Two weeks only) August 16 - August 27 (Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - NO AFTER HOURS DROP OFF) The following can be dropped off at the Service Garage, 100 Solon Road: Computer Round-Up Items accepted:  CPU's, monitors, keyboards, software, cell phones and tablets. No televisions....

Service Department Now Taking Addresses for July Chipper Service

Posted on June 24, 2021

Chipper service will be the week July 5. You must call the Service Department at 440-735-6583 and your address will be placed on a list for pick up.  All items need to be on the curb and called into the Service Department before the start of brush pick up  for the month.  We will not...

COVID-19 Update: Vax-a-Million Winners, Youth Vaccinations, Death Data

Posted on June 24, 2021

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today provided the following updates on Ohio's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. OHIO VAX-A-MILLION For yesterday's fifth and final Ohio Vax-a-Million drawing, 3,469,542 vaccinated adults entered for a chance to win $1 million, and 154,889 vaccinated youth entered for a chance to win a college scholarship. This is...

City Offices Closed June 21st in Observance of Juneteenth

Posted on June 18, 2021

In recognition of the newly established federal holiday, City of Bedford offices will be closed on Monday, June 21, 2021 in observance of Juneteenth. Summer camp at Ellenwood Center will remain open.  Refuse collection will not be delayed next week.
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