TOP 10 SAFEST CITIES

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Safest Cities in Ohio for 2020 
PHASE V UPDATE
Please click on the following link for the latest update regarding the Phase V Sewer Project timeline.
http://www.olmstedfalls.org/sewer_project/index.php
VETERANS DAY

With Respect, Honor and Gratitude 

Thank you Veterans
HALLOWEEN TRICK-OR-TREAT
Trick or Treat will take place on Thursday, October 31st from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  Please drive safely and watch for our little Ghosts and Goblins that evening. 

VINTAGE MARKETPLACE
Join us at the Shops at Grand Pacific Junction and Downtown Olmsted Falls from 12:00 p.m. (Noon) until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 29th  for Vintage Marketplace at the Falls.  Enjoy vintage, antiques, re-purposed, art, cool and unique items as well as food and music. 



COMMUNITY SHREDDING
The annual shredding event will take place on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. (noon) at the City Administration Building, 26100 Bagley Road, Olmsted Falls, Ohio.  Please bring paperwork to be shredded in boxes to allow for easier dumping into the truck. 
MUSIC AT EAST RIVER PARK
Sunday, August 25th will the final Music in the Park event for this year at the beautiful East River Park. Paradise Sunset will perform a mix of summer-themed music. There is some seating available, feel free to bring chairs and picnic baskets. Band will perform from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. 
SERVICE DEPARTMENT UPDATE
The service department will make a one time brush pickup collection tomorrow (8/20/2019) in order to pick up any branches that may have fallen due to the weekend storms. The regular Monday pickup schedule will resume on 09/03/2019
HERITAGE DAYS
Heritage Days takes place August 1st through the 4th. The parade is Thursday, August 1st beginning at 6:30 p.m. The parade will proceed down Bagley Rd. LEFT on Columbia, across the tracks and will end at the Village Green. 
City Wide Garage Sale Address Listing
Schedule of Events
SPLASH PAD - VILLAGE GREEN
Splash pad is open until Labor Day. Hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. daily. 
THANK YOU
We would like to thank all of those who attended this past weekend events, especially all those who volunteered to make these events as great as they were.

THANK YOU RESIDENTS !!!!!
4th of JULY PARADE
The Olmsted Falls Park and Recreation Board will not be hosting a 4th of July parade this year due to low participant turnout.  
VIETNAM VETERANS WAR MEMORIAL
Please join the community for the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial Unveiling at the Village Green Park on Saturday, June 22nd beginning at 2:00 p.m. to honor all the men and women who raised their right hand. 
MUSIC AT EAST RIVER PARK
Join us on Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at East River Park for Music in the Park featuring Canyon Wind.  
COMMUNITY SHREDDING
Our first Community Shredding event will take place on June 15, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the City Administration Building located at 26100 Bagley Road, Olmsted Falls.
The Olmsted Falls Fire Department will sponsor a blood drive on Thursday, May 30th from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Fire Station located at 9274 Columbia Road.  Download Flyer
READY NOTIFY
Ready Notify has changed vendors and is now powered by CodeRED.  All users are encouraged to re-register with the new system (CodeRED) to enable the new functionality including targeted weather alerts
CodeRED Registration Link
SWINGS-N-THINGS
Swings-N-Things is offering residents at no charge a "Bulldog Community Card." For details on this unique program please visit www.sntfun.com.  Visit the FAQ's page for a more details as well.  Pick up your "Bulldog Community Card" starting Friday April 19th during normal business hours.
ANNUAL GARDEN CLUB PLANT SALE
Join us on Sunday, May 5th from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at 8170 Mapleway Drive, Olmsted Falls, Ohio 44138 (behind the Olmsted Community Center).  Huge selection of perennial flowers, hostas, pollinator plants, flowering shrubs, wildflowers and herbs.
Reduce your runoff footprint by attending a Rain Barrel Workshop on Tuesday, April 30th from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. at the Olmsted Falls Service Center located at 9234 Columbia Road. Registration is required by April 22nd.  You may register online at www.cuyahogaswcd.org/eventsDownload Flyer
The Olmsted Falls Civil Service Commission will accept applications for the position of Fire Chief from March 15, 2019 until March 29, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.  Please click on the link  to obtain a copy of the application and qualifications.  
DOWNLOAD APPLICATION 


JOB OPPORTUNITY
The City of Olmsted Falls is seeking a full-time general laborer within the Service Department.  Applications must be submitted no later than 12:00 p.m. (Noon) on March 22, 2019.
Download Application
VIETNAM VETERANS WAR MEMORIAL
Mayor Graven's Vietnam Veterans War Memorial Initiative has officially launched! Support the effort to bring a memorial to the Village Green - honoring "those who raised their right hands" by purchasing a car magnet for a $5 minimum donation.
TRASH PICKUP
Republic Services has shut down their operations due to weather conditions.  The next trash pick up will be Thursday, February 7th.
2019 BULK PICKUP DATES
For 2019 bulk garbage pick up please click on the following link:  Allied Waste 2019 Bulk Dates
CHRISTMAS TREE PICKUP
Please be advised that Christmas Trees will be picked up on January 10th and January 17th.  Please make sure they are put out with your regular garbage. 

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
The Administration Building will be closed on Monday, December 24th and Tuesday, December 25th in observation of the Christmas Holiday.  We will reopen on Wednesday, December 26th at 8:00 a.m.
JENKINS PLACE HOLIDAY HOURS
The Jenkins Place Senior Center will be closed December 24th through December 26th for the holiday season.  We wish all of our seniors Happy Holidays !!!!!
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING
Come One, Come All to the Park and Recreation Board annual tree lighting on Sunday, December 2nd at 5:00 p.m. at the Village Green Park.  There will be hot chocolate, donuts, caroling and a visit from Santa!!!!! 

VETERANS DAY

Join us on Monday, Nov. 12th at 12:00 (noon) in the Jenkins Place Senior Center for a luncheon to honor our veterans.

 
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS
Don't forget to set your clocks back on Saturday evening, November 3rd. 

HAPPY HALLOWEEN
Happy Halloween!!!!! 
Trick or treat will take place on Wednesday October 31st from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. 

FALL-O-WEEN
Join us Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. for free family fun with Trick-or-Treating, contests, activities, Halloween Trail through David Fortier Park. 

There will be shuttle service from Falls Lenox & City Hall from 1-6p

FALLS DAY IN THE PARK
Our annual Falls Day in the Park will take place on Sunday, October 7th from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in East River Park. 
For a printable registration form please go to: 
http://www.olmstedfalls.org/2018.Falls Day

COMMUNITY SHREDDING
The Community Shredding event will take place on Saturday, September 15th in the City Administration building parking lot from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. 
FIRST FRIDAY
Come out and join us on September 7th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Mill Street for First Fridays.  Enjoy the music of The Madison Crawl Band. 
AUGUST IS COMPUTER ROUND UP
Bring your old unwanted computer equipment to the Olmsted Falls Service Department between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  The service department is located at 9234 Columbia Road, Olmsted Falls, Ohio (behind the Olmsted Falls Fire Department).
MUSIC AT EAST RIVER PARK
Come out to East River Park on Sunday, August 26, 2018 with your chairs or a blanket and enjoy the music of Canyon Wind Band from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

City Wide Garage Sale will take place on Thursday, August 2nd and Friday, August 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

MUSIC IN THE PARK
Join us on Sunday, July 29, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. for the Music in the Park.  Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the Swing City Band.
POLICE APPRECIATION DAY
Police Appreciation Day is Thursday, August 16th.  Please join us and show the Olmsted Falls Police Officers that they are appreciated for all they do. 
4TH OF JULY PARADE
Join us for our annual 4th of July parade which begins at 11:30 a.m. Falls Lenox Elementary School and travels to the Village Green Park where we will have an ice cream social. 
FIRST FRIDAYS
Join us for First Friday's.  There will be music, food and fun!!!!! The festivities will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Mill Street.  
 
Mill Street Project Update April 13, 2018
On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Mayor Graven proclaimed March 29th as Vietnam Veterans Day in Olmsted Falls. Mayor Graven honored resident veterans Richard McMakin, Rick Adler, Larry Risko and Peter Carpenter for their service to our country and presented each of them with a proclamation.


Mayor James Graven and Chief of Police Odis Rogers show bulldog pride!
Mayor James Graven and Chief of Police Odis Rogers wanted to show community pride in our Bulldogs, so all cruisers and police vehicles will be sporting the Bulldog decals!
Mayor Graven and Senator Brown
Mayor Graven spoke with Senator Brown at the Northeast Ohio Mayors and Managers Assocation meeting in Independence of March 19.
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If you were unable to attend the meeting please click on the links for information presented that evening.

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Recycling is up in the City 43% from 2013 to 2014.
Zoning and Revit July updates
For 2019 bulk pick up dates please click on the following link: Allied Waste 2019 Bulk Dates
SERVICE DEPARTMENT UPDATE
The Service Department will make a one time brush collection pickup tomorrow (8/20/2019) in order to pick up branches that may have fallen over the weekend due to the storms. The regular scheduled Monday pickups will resume on 09/03/2019