The Public Works Department is comprised of four divisions (Service, Water, Waste Water, and Cemetery) which are basically responsible for the administration and maintenance of roadways, sign installation and repair, snow and ice control, brush and leaf collection programs, Public Works buildings and property maintenance, storm and sanitary sewer maintenance and repair, waste water treatment, cemetery maintenance, water billing, collections, mains, meters, hydrants, valve maintenance and repairs, all City vehicle maintenance and repair, and the monitoring of all services contracted out.
The Service Department begins leaf collection on or about the beginning of October every year and continues until all leaves are picked up.The city is divided into four sections with a truck in each section, continuous rounds of each section will be made. The city collects approximately 6000 cubic yards of leaves every year.
Brush and Branch Collection - Place branches on treelawn with cut end facing the street. Branches cannot be larger than 8 inches in diameter. You must call the Service Department for collection 440-735-6583. Your address will be placed on a list and collected in that order. UNACCEPTABLE - rose bushes, grape vines, pricker bushes, railroad ties and stumps.
The Service Department will snake out the sanitary sewer from your house to the street providing a cleanout is installed in the house. Call the Service Department between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. We no longer offer Saturday sewer calls, if it is an emergency you may have to contact a plumber or call the Service Department on Monday morning. Effective January 1, 2014, we will only service sanitary lines two (2) times a year, any additional servicing will have to done by a plumber of your choice at residents expense.
When the following holidays fall on a Tuesday or Wednesday, trash and recyclables will be picked up one day late.
- New Years Day
- Memorial Day
- Fourth of July
- Labor Day