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Go North Olmsted!

Go North Olmsted is the community initiative to create the City’s 2015 Master Plan. As North Olmsted prepares to celebrate its bicentennial, the city is coming together in an unprecedented way to determine where we GO. For more information about the process and volunteer opportunities and to sign up for Go North Olmsted emails, visit gonortholmsted.org. And follow us on Twitter at @gonortholmsted.

What’s Next Workshop
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
John Knox Presbyterian Church
25200 Lorain Road

Join others who care about the future of North Olmsted at the What’s Next Workshop to learn about the city and share what you treasure most about the community. All of your insights will help the city in preparing a plan for our future.

The Mayor's Art Show
Gallery Opening - April 2, 2014

City and school officials joined student artists, parents and community members at the opening of the Mayor's Art Show on April 2nd at North Olmsted City Hall. Student works will be displayed in the building during the month of April. Students were presented with certificates of participation and won raffle prizes, courtesy of JoAnn DePolo Studios & Gallery, Geppetto's, Arturo's and Sammi's Deli. The public is welcome to visit City Hall between 8:00am and 4:30pm Monday through Friday.



The North Olmsted Community Council will host the annual North Olmsted Citizen of the Year Banquet on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the North Olmsted Party Center, 29271 Lorain Rd., North Olmsted.

Nominations for this honor are being accepted through April 1, 2014. Forms can be downloaded from our website at http://www.orgsites.com/oh/communitycouncil/ or pick up a nomination form at City Hall, the Recreation Complex, Senior Center or the Library.
Carrie Copfer, Director of Finance, and Jessica Howlett, Assistant Director of Finance, receive the Auditor of State Award with Distinction from David Yost on November 13 at the Municipal Finance Officer's meeting.
 
Auditor of State Award with Distinction Letter

Mayor Kevin Kennedy and Chris Allegra, Administrator of Youth & Family Services pictured with the plaque awarded to the Oxcart Pantry on September 27, 2013 as Program of the Year 2013 - Cuyahoga County by the Cleveland Foodbank. The Oxcart Pantry was selected for the award out of 550+ programs in Cuyahoga and also awarded a $250 grant from the Foodbank for outstanding service in the delivery of food to those in need.


Gaelic Games Finals Press Conference Photos & Video
Photo Credit: Cuyahoga County
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Are you ready for the next one? FREE Disaster Preparedness Training 

Power outages, Superstorm Sandy, the Artic Vortex…""All disasters begin and end at the local level" (FEMA). Community preparedness starts with you. The Westshore Regional Community Emergency Response Team (WSC) is offering free classes on topics such as disaster preparedness, emergency medical considerations, search and rescue procedures, fire suppression, disaster psychology, and more. The 20-hour FEMA course is conducted by local safety professionals. Westshore residents who are over 18 years of age, successfully complete training, and pass a background check are eligible for team membership. However, you are not required to become a member to complete the training. Visit www.westshorecert.org for more program and team information. 

Do your part to keep your family and our neighborhoods safe and prepared. To register or for more information contact WSC Coordinator Tricia Granfors at (440) 716-4135 or
granforst@north-olmsted.com. Space is limited.  Training begins Saturday, February 15. The five consecutive Saturday morning classes will be held at St. John Medical Center and the City of Westlake Service Center from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


PLEASE NOTE: Effective July 1, 2013, the City of North Olmsted permit fees have been raised.
This is the first increase in ten years.  Please consider permit fees in all project planning.
  


OHIO INCUMBENT WORKFORCE TRAINING VOUCHER PROGRAM
On December 21, 2012 Governor John Kasich annunced a new and aggressive approach to helping Ohio workers improve their skills while also enhancing the economic competitiveness of Ohio companies. The Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program provides $20 million for training opportunities designed to enhance worker skills. See more...
Ohio Vacant Facilities Fund Incentive Grant Program
Vacant Facilities Overview
Vacant Facilities Pre-Certification Request
Vacant Facilities Program Policies

Ohio victims of severe weather from Hurricane Sandy eligible for reduced interest rates through Renew & Rebuild programs

CITY RECOGNIZED FOR ONGOING EFFORTS IN STORM WATER MANAGEMENT

Fair Housing Video
What Not To Do:
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Helpful Veterans Information 
Toll Free Hotline Number: 1-877-424-3838

St. Brendans Website 

Severe Weather Resource List
  
Flooding Safety Tips
Severe Thunderstorm Safety Tips
Power Outage Safety Tips
Sanitary Sewer Construction    See Pictures

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Get H.E.L.P. fixing up your home!   HOUSING ENHANCEMENT LOAN PROGRAM.    
Some details are here or more information can be found by calling Bruce Nimrick, Director of Community Programs and Outreach for Cuyahoga County Treasurer's Office at 216-443-2149.

Be a Responsible Neighbor!
The pet ordinances help keep the "leash" on problems.  Animal Control Information Page.

Calling All Artists!

The City of North Olmsted's Cultural Activities Commission is looking for artwork from local artists to display on a temporary basis at North Olmsted City Hall.  This is an opportunity for artists and art groups to introduce or expand upon the visibility of their artwork through interaction with the local viewing public. 

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