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Parks & Recreation Department Announces Fall Programming

Posted on September 17, 2020

The Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce new programming for Fall 2020.  Click here for a link to all programs.  Check our website and social media pages for updates as we continue to work on new programs and events!

Bill Grants Immunity from COVID-19 Lawsuits

Posted on September 16, 2020

On Tuesday, September 14th, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 606 into law. House Bill 606, sponsored by Representative Diane Grendell, ensures civil immunity to individuals, schools, health care providers, businesses, and other entities from lawsuits arising from exposure, transmission, or contraction of COVID-19, or any mutation of the virus, as long as they...

Deadline to Complete the 2020 Census is Quickly Approaching

Posted on September 11, 2020

The deadline to complete the 2020 Census is quickly approaching. As of  September 10th, Ohio’s self-response rate was 69.5 percent, which is above the national rate of 65.5 percent.  The census, which takes only about 10 minutes to complete, impacts the state for the next 10 years, including how federal, state, and local funding is...

From the Board of Elections – November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election

Posted on September 11, 2020

November 3, 2020 is the Presidential General Election. People have three voting methods to choose from.  Voters may cast ballots by mail, early at the Board of Elections or on Election Day. To Vote-by-Mail you may visit the Board’s website www.443VOTE.us to request a ballot application.  The Board will mail you a ballot application with...

Refuse Collection – Labor Day Week

Posted on September 2, 2020

Refuse collection will be one day late the week of September 7th due to Labor Day holiday.

OhioMeansJobs Helps with Job Readiness and Employment Search

Posted on August 27, 2020

The City of Bedford and the Parks & Recreation Department are working with OhioMeansJobs to help raise awareness of programs and employment opportunities available to our residents.  Job readiness and assistance with finding employment are very important in this time of uncertainty. Ohio Means Jobs Cleveland- Cuyahoga County continues to provide services remotely to help...

COVID-19 Community Testing Saturday, August 29th at South Pointe Hospital – Pre-Registration Required

Posted on August 25, 2020

COVID 19 Community Testing Dr. Charles Modlin of Ohio’s Minority Strike Force, Dr. Fred Harris of the NAACP and Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital, are partnering together with neighboring communities to sponsor COVID 19 testing for community members WITH or WITHOUT COVID symptoms. What: Testing will be done on a first-come, first-served basis; you must...

West Glendale Road Closure at Railroad Tracks

Posted on August 17, 2020

The Railroad is closing the West Glendale crossing on Friday, August 21 until Tuesday, August 25 for maintenance and repair work to the railroad tracks.  Traffic will be detoured to West Grace Street. Thank you for your patience.

West Grace Road Closure

Posted on August 10, 2020

The Railroad will be closing the West Grace crossing on Thursday, August 13 and Friday, August 14 for maintenance and repair work to the railroad tracks.  The West Glendale crossing will be open during this time. Thank you for your patience.

Statewide Face Covering Mandate

Posted on July 23, 2020

Governor DeWine announced that beginning today, Thursday, July 23, at 6:00 PM, a statewide mask mandate will go into effect for citizens living in all 88 Ohio counties. All individuals in Ohio must wear facial coverings in public at all times when: at an indoor location that is not a residence; outdoors, but unable to...

Cuyahoga Job and Family Services Provides Emergency Assistance to Families Affected by COVID-19

Posted on July 23, 2020

Cuyahoga County - Low to moderate income families impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for help with food, essential supplies and housing costs through emergency funding from the state.  Cuyahoga Job and Family Services (CJFS) is accepting applications for assistance and looking for local stores that will accept payment from the county for items purchased...

Hotline to report Cuyahoga County Mask Compliance Complaints

Posted on July 10, 2020

Mask compliance complaints are to be reported to the Cuyahoga County hotline at 216-698-5050.  You can also share your thoughts and feedback through their online form http://cuyahogacounty.us/maskexperience

Food Truck Lunches and Yoga in the Park

Posted on July 7, 2020

Bedford Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce two food truck lunch dates coming this summer.  The Smokin' Rock n' Roll Food Truck comes to Bedford on Thursday, July 23 on Broadway Ave. near the commons.  Also, on Thursday, August 20, Barrio Taco Truck will setup in the same location.  Click here for an...

Household Hazardous Waste and Computer Round-Ups in August

Posted on June 12, 2020

August 3 – August 31:   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, software and cell phones. No televisions. Bedford residents only - no businesses....

Parks & Recreation Department Announces New Programming

Posted on June 12, 2020

The Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce new programming for Summer 2020.  Click here for a link to all programs.  Check our website and social media pages for updates as we continue to work on new programs and events!

Announcement Regarding Summer Day Camp

Posted on June 12, 2020

The City of Bedford has cancelled Summer Day Camp for 2020. This was a difficult decision and one that was not made lightly. We evaluated the Governor’s guidelines regarding day camps and determined that compliance with them would result in a much smaller capacity, without many of the typical activities and events. Therefore the Parks...

Statement from City Manager Regarding Bedford Municipal Pool

Posted on June 11, 2020

Click here for statement.

City Owned Playgrounds are Open

Posted on June 10, 2020

City owned playgrounds will open effective  June 10th, per the governor’s order. Proper social distancing protocols must be followed; playground users must remain 6 feet apart from one another. Playground surfaces will not be cleaned/sanitized by City staff. Those using playgrounds must do so at their own risk. The City will continue to monitor state...

State Announces Business Funding Opportunities

Posted on June 3, 2020

Lt. Governor Jon Husted yesterday announced the creation of three programs to help small and medium-sized businesses in Ohio during the COVID-19 pandemic. The programs will be administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency: Ohio PPE Retooling and Reshoring Grant Program Ohio Minority Micro-Enterprise Grant Program Appalachian Region Loan Program Ohio small businesses can learn...

June is Free Permit Month

Posted on June 1, 2020

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...
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