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Refuse Collection – Memorial Day Week

Posted on May 21, 2019

Refuse collection will be one day late the week of May 27th due to Memorial Day.

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

Parks & Recreation Upcoming Programs

Posted on January 29, 2019

The Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for Spring Youth Futsal, Spring Youth Soccer, Summer Youth Baseball, and Summer Day Camp!  Check out our Youth Athletics Page and our Summer Day Camp Page for additional information.  Don't miss out! Join the fun.

Preventing Frozen Pipes

Posted on January 28, 2019

Keep garage doors closed, especially if there are water supply lines in the garage. Open kitchen and bathroom cabinet doors to allow warmer air to circulate around the plumbing, especially if your sinks are on an exterior wall. (If you have small children, be sure to remove any harmful cleaners and household chemicals.) Let the cold water...

Parking Ban Due to Snow Accumulation

Posted on January 18, 2019

There will be a Citywide parking ban in effect from Saturday, January 19 10:00 a.m. through Monday, January 21 10:00 a.m. Please refrain from parking on the street during this time, as well as when snow accumulations exceed two inches. Please be safe when driving in the weather conditions.

Parks & Recreation Offers Youth Futsal

Posted on December 13, 2018

Futsal (indoor soccer) provides girls and boys a fun learning experience for young soccer players.  Lessons are designed to enhance balance and coordination while teaching players to be comfortable with the ball.  See attached flyers for dates, times, and registration information.  The Department has added a new spring session! Click here to register Winter Futsal...

Important Income Tax Notice

Posted on December 3, 2018

The City of Bedford residents started utilizing the City’s innovative award winning online tax preparation system in 2003.  Fifteen years has gone by and new software and technology is available today.  The City was recently given an opportunity to obtain an updated online tax preparation system at a substantially reduced price.  This system is currently...

Lights Out For Hunger

Posted on November 30, 2018

Please join the City of Bedford and turn off your holiday lights on December 19, and then donate your electricity savings or more to the “Lights Out for Hunger” campaign. Checks should be made out to The Southeast Clergy Council and sent to: First Baptist Church of Bedford 445 Turney Road, Bedford, Ohio 44146 Please...
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