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Filing extensions, paying estimated taxes, and filing taxes in a normal year

Posted on March 31, 2020

A few taxpayers have questions concerning any filing extension granted by the federal government or IRS which would extend the time for filing or filing due date, and whether or not, this allows the taxpayer to pay all taxes due at the later date. Under normal State Laws and our city laws as required by...

City Municipal Tax Filing Deadline Extended to July 15, 2020

Posted on March 31, 2020

As of Friday afternoon March 27, 2020, the Ohio Tax Commissioner extended the due date for filing and payment of state income tax, which in turn has extended municipal income tax filings and payments. Municipal income returns and payments for tax year 2019 with a due date of April 15, 2020 have been extended to July...

Chipper Service Will Begin the Week of April 6

Posted on March 26, 2020

Chipper service will be the weeks of April  6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7 and October 5, 2020. 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...

Residents Need to Again Register for CodeRED

Posted on March 24, 2020

The City of Bedford is now a part of Cuyahoga County Office of Emergency Management (CCOEM) CodeRED service at no cost to the City.  In order to receive emergency and general notifications via phone call, text or email, you will need to register through the Office of Emergency Management website at www.readynotify.us.  A link to this website is on...

Governor Mike DeWine announces Stay at Home Order

Posted on March 23, 2020

Ohio Department of Health Director's Stay at Home Order.    

The 2020 Census Portal is Open

Posted on March 20, 2020

Please respond to the 2020 Census as soon as you receive the invitation.  You can respond online, by phone or by mail. Online:   https://www.my2020census.gov Over the phone:  1-844-330-2020 By mail:  Submit a paper form - you will receive a Census questionnaire in the mail.

AG Yost Warns of an Outbreak of Scams Related to Coronavirus

Posted on March 19, 2020

3/19/2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Fear and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic could give rise to an outbreak of scams, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost warns. “COVID-19 is not the only thing we have to protect ourselves against,” Yost said. “Thieves and crooks prey on fear and uncertainty. Ohioans need to inoculate themselves against an outbreak...

City of Bedford Building Closures

Posted on March 17, 2020

Dear Residents, The health, safety and general well-being of our community has always been our top priority. Our team has been actively monitoring the current situation surrounding the COVID-19 and are taking necessary measures to safeguard our entire community and staff.  As a result,  effective March 18, 2020, Bedford City Hall and all other City...

City Announces Wellness Check Program

Posted on March 17, 2020

The City of Bedford has a program for residents age 65 and older and/or those who may be isolated and desire a periodic wellness check.  Those who participate in the program will be contacted via telephone by City staff periodically as a means of ensuring the well-being of the resident.  All residents are urged to...

March 16th City Council Meeting

Posted on March 15, 2020

The Monday, March 16th, City Council meeting will remain as scheduled at 8:00 p.m.  However, due to the directives surrounding COVID - 19, it is highly recommended the public view the meeting via the live online stream (Bedford City Council (Live Stream) in lieu of coming into City Hall.  The public will be able to...

Primary Election is March 17

Posted on March 13, 2020

March 17th is the Primary Election. Polls are open 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The following are the voting locations in the city: Ward 1 - Ellenwood Center Ward 2 - Bedford High School Ward 3 - Ellenwood Center - Room 4 Ward 4 - Glendale School Ward 5 - Ellenwood Center Ward 6 -...

Letter to Residents regarding COVID-19

Posted on March 13, 2020

Click link to read letter from the City Manager Michael S. Mallis regarding decisions the City of Bedford has made pertaining to programming, meetings, services, etc. Resident Letter re COVID-19    

Parks & Recreation Suspends Programming

Posted on March 13, 2020

City officials have made the decision to suspend all Parks & Recreation Department programs and Ellenwood Center rentals beginning March 13 through April 6; including the Mother/Son Dance (3/13), Parks & Recreation Town Hall Meeting (3/21), and Easter Egg Hunt (4/4).  Participants registered for programs scheduled to take place during this time are eligible for...

COVID-19

Posted on March 12, 2020

As of today (March 12th, 2020), all Bedford Municipal buildings and services remain open while we continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation as it evolves.  The City is taking extra precautionary measures to further sanitize all of our Municipal and Court buildings.  To slow transmission of the COVID-19 and other infectious respiratory diseases (including the...

Residents Need to Again Register for CodeRED

Posted on March 10, 2020

The City of Bedford is now a part of Cuyahoga County Office of Emergency Management (CCOEM) CodeRED service at no cost to the City.  In order to receive emergency and general notifications via phone call, text or email, you will need to register through the Office of Emergency Management website at www.readynotify.us.  A link to this website is on...

COVID – 19 (coronavirus)

Posted on March 10, 2020

Educate with Facts not Fear: For information concerning COVID - 19 (coronavirus) Ohio Department of Health call center: 1-833-427-5634 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 7 days a week Coronavirus.ohio.gov

Refuse Collection Not Affected by Presidents’ Day Holiday

Posted on February 12, 2020

Refuse collection will not be affected by Presidents' Day holiday.  Put your trash and recyclables out on regularly scheduled day.

From the Board of Elections

Posted on February 7, 2020

The March 17th Presidential Primary Election includes Presidential, Congressional, State Senate, State House, County Council and Judicial candidates.  Voters will also decide municipal issues, school issues and a county issue. On St. Patrick’s Day there will be celebrations, church services, parades and other events.  The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections is encouraging voters to cast...

Dominion Project Road Construction

Posted on February 7, 2020

The contractor for Dominion informed the City that they intend to begin working night hours near the intersections of Broadway, Center and Columbus on Monday, February 10th. Work is scheduled to be done on Powers Road on Monday, Center Road on Tuesday and Wednesday and Columbus Road on Thursday. The contractor will be working one...

Community Ward Meetings Begin March 23

Posted on February 3, 2020

Wards 1 & 4:  Monday, March 23, 2020 Wards 3 & 5:  Monday, March 30, 2020 Wards 2 & 6:  Monday, April 27, 2020 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.
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