Parks & Recreation Fall Brochure Now Available

Posted on September 18, 2023

The Parks & Recreation Department's fall brochure is on it's way to all homes in Bedford via US Mail, and available online here.  We hope you consider registering for one or more of the many programs and activities available.  There is something for everyone.  If you have any questions, don't hesitate to call the Parks...

Parks & Recreation Fall Brochure Coming Soon

Posted on September 5, 2023

Keep your eyes out for the Parks & Recreation Department's Fall 2023 brochure, coming to residents' mailboxes soon.  Once finalized, a digital copy will be available online too.  This brochure will have an activities and programs for all ages and interests!  Many of the programs that will be featured in the brochure are open now.  Click...

Downtown Bedford Connectivity Plan – Transportation Survey

Posted on August 23, 2023

The City of Bedford is looking to improve all modes of travel (bicycle, pedestrian, vehicle) and transit connectivity to and from the Historic District to surrounding neighborhoods and assets. As a first step in the process, Bedford & Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) are embarking on a public engagement process to gather community input...

Fall Bearcat Soccer Registration Now Open!

Posted on August 10, 2023

Bearcat Soccer is open to boys & girls Ages 5 to 12. Participants will be assigned to groups based on age/enrollment. The program consists of weekly (Saturday mornings or early afternoons) instructional group practices and scrimmages in a clinic format, led by Rookie Sports Club LLC. Participants receive a T-shirt. Participants must provide and wear...

Phase 2 Broadway Avenue Construction

Posted on July 28, 2023

The Shelly Company will be moving into the downtown area on Monday, July 31st (Phase 2). Phase 2 will require one-way traffic thru the downtown area, from Columbus to Franklin. Broadway will be Southbound traffic only, Northbound will be closed. No parking signs are installed thru the downtown area. Thank you for your patience.

Community Garage Sale

Posted on July 28, 2023

The City of Bedford is once again having a City-wide garage sale on Saturday, September 16th 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. If you are planning to have a garage sale, applications are available in person at the City of Bedford Building Department during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through...

Hydrant Flushing Starting September 5, 2023

Posted on July 17, 2023

Hydrant flushing will begin September 5, 2023. Hydrant Flushing and Waterline Maintenance You may notice our Fire Department crews working at fire hydrants and see water running down the street. Normally we flush water lines through the use of fire hydrants, which is an important preventive maintenance activity. Although it may appear to waste water,...

Broadway Ave. Construction Update

Posted on July 12, 2023

The Shelly Company will be moving into the downtown area on Monday, July 31st (Phase 2). They will begin work on the westbound side of Broadway Ave. Phase 2 will require one-way traffic thru the downtown area. No parking signs will be installed in the coming days. Thank you for your patience.

Resolution for Garbage/Refuse Collection in 2023

Posted on July 10, 2023

Res 2603 23 Necessity For Garbage Refuse Collection

2023 Street Lighting Ordinances & Resolution

Posted on July 10, 2023

Res 2602 23 Street Lighting Resolution 1 Of 3 Ord 044 23 For 2023 Street Lighting 2 Of 3 Ord 045-23 for 2023 street lighting 3 of 3

Summer Swim Season Update

Posted on June 16, 2023

Due to ongoing construction and the need to properly train staff, the opening of the Bedford Municipal Pool for the 2023 season will be Friday, June 30.  We look forward to opening the facility and our newly renovated pool house.  The pool house will feature a modernized entry way, admission area, office and restroom facilities...

Identify your water line!

Posted on June 12, 2023

Ohio EPA has mandated that municipalities find out where lead services are located throughout the community to begin the process of eliminating them. Your assistance is a key factor in completing this inventory and we’re asking for your help! Cleveland Water is lead free when it leaves the treatment plants. Our water mains are not...

July 4th Parade

Posted on May 24, 2023

The Cities of Bedford and Bedford Heights are hosting our 38th annual Independence Day Parade on Tuesday, July 4th beginning at 10:00 a.m.  The parade starts at Columbus and Washington Street, proceeds east on Columbus Road to Perkins Road, disbanding at Bedford Heights City Hall. If your group or organization is interested in being a...

Summer Concert Series Offers Wide Range of Music!

Posted on May 23, 2023

The City of Bedford's Summer Concert Series has a diverse lineup of talented musicians who will grace the stage of the gazebo in downtown Bedford on Wednesday evenings this summer.  There are several returning acts like the Brian Papesh Party Band and Risk Factor as well as newcomer, local jazz flautist Herb Wilborn, Jr. and...

Parks & Recreation Hiring Lifeguards for Summer 2023

Posted on May 23, 2023

Are you interested in building work experience in a fun environment?  The Parks & Recreation Department is still hiring lifeguards and assistant pool managers for Summer 2023.  The department offers lifeguard certification classes at no charge, competitive wages, and an opportunity to work flexible hours with a great team!  For more information see the city's...

Broadway Avenue Resurfacing Project Public Meeting

Posted on May 18, 2023

The City of Bedford will hold a public meeting on Monday, May 22, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss details regarding the  Broadway Avenue Resurfacing Project which is scheduled to begin on June 1, 2023. Discussion will include duration of the project, hours of...

May 2, 2023 Primary Election Location Changes

Posted on April 28, 2023

The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections is advising voters to confirm their voting locations before going to the polls for the May 2, 2023 Primary Election. There are six municipalities that have voting location changes for this Election. Over 26,500 voters are affected by changes to 29 Precincts in Beachwood, Bedford, Brook Park, Garfield Heights,...

Harriman & Ennis Water Line SLM Survey

Posted on April 18, 2023

As part of the effort at continuous infrastructure improvement, and to provide the highest quality service to our customers, the City of Bedford has contracted with Frabrizi Trucking and Paving to install new water mains in the following street(s): Ennis Avenue Harriman Avenue Below is a link to a service line material survey that will...

Community Ward Meetings

Posted on April 14, 2023

The schedule for the meetings are as follows: Wards 1 & 3: Monday, April 24, 2023 Wards 2 & 4: Monday, May 8, 2023 Wards 5 & 6: Monday, May 22, 2023 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...

Parks & Recreation Winter/Spring Program Guide!

Posted on January 21, 2023

The Parks & Recreation Department’s winter/spring program guide has been published!  Copies are being mailed to all residents and an electronic copy is available here.  Don’t miss out on our many programs and activities for youth and adults of all ages.  Information about spring sports, youth enrichment activities, our senior club, summer day camp registration,...
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