Paramedic / Firefighter Exam – Saturday, September 26, 2020

Posted on July 23, 2020

City of Bedford Paramedic / Firefighter The City of Bedford Civil Service Commission will be seeking candidates for the position of Paramedic / Firefighter.  The exam is scheduled for Saturday, September 26, 2020.  To register for the exam, the class, and any information you may need pertinent to this exam, you may go to the...

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

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...

City Hall is Open to the Public June 1

Posted on May 29, 2020

City Hall is scheduled to reopen to the public for official business on Monday, June 1st.  Please note some important changes to our operations which include the following: Water payments (excluding shut-offs) will no longer be able to be paid inside the building.  Payments can be mailed in, placed in the water drop box outside...

Income Tax Update Alert Effective Immediately

Posted on May 26, 2020

The City of Bedford is taking every possible precaution to protect the health, safety and welfare of its employees and taxpayers while continuing to provide quality and timely tax services to our residents. COVID19 presents increased challenges in our workplace when filing your returns, however, you can accomplish this in a non-personal contact environment. In...

Summer Swim Team Will Not Compete in 2020

Posted on May 23, 2020

Bedford Parks & Recreation Department received word from the Cuyahoga Valley Swim League that the league will not take place this season, due to COVID-19.  League officials stated that many communities are not opening pools making meet locations limited. League officials also stated that conducting meets safely would prove to be nearly impossible.  Therefore the...

Bedford Memorial Day Remembrance Video

Posted on May 22, 2020

It has been a long-standing tradition in Bedford to honor and mourn the men and women who have died serving our great Country.  Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the City of Bedford has canceled our traditional Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies to comply with the State’s public safety guidelines.  It is important to the City of...

Refuse Collection – Memorial Day Week

Posted on May 21, 2020

Refuse collection will be one day late the week of May 25 due to Memorial Day.

Parks & Recreation Department Seeks Input

Posted on May 20, 2020

The Parks & Recreation Department is seeking input for future programming.  Please click on the the link below to take a brief survey.   Your input is very important to us as we plan upcoming programs and activities.  Thank you! CLICK HERE FOR SURVEY  

COVID-19 Update from Parks & Recreation Department

Posted on May 15, 2020

  COVID-19 Update from Parks & Recreation Department as of May 15, 2020 The City of Bedford has been working with county and state health officials in regard to COVID-19. The Governor of Ohio has mandated social distancing and closures during this difficult time. Due to these mandates and our desire to do all we...

Bedford Garden Club Online Plant Sale

Posted on May 13, 2020

The Bedford Garden Club is pleased to announce the start of their ONLINE Plant (& Girl Scout cookie) Sale. Order plants for the garden and cookies for your tummy at The sale will be on through May 17th. On May 22nd & 23rd, the Bedford Garden Club will be delivering those orders to your...
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