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Archive | March, 2015

Spring Shredding Day April 18, 2015


The Villages of Bentleyville and Chagrin Falls are again sponsoring a Community Shred Day on Saturday, April 18, 2015. The event will be held in the parking lot of the Chagrin Falls Intermediate School, 77 E. Washington Street, off of Philomethian Street, from 9:00 A.M. until 12 Noon.

The service is free for the residents of the two Villages. We ask that you limit your shred material to five boxes or bags. Materials that can be shredded include: paper, light cardboard, staples, paper clips and 3.5 inch computer storage discs.
Questions can be directed to either the Bentleyville Village Hall at 440-247-5055 or the Chagrin Falls Village Hall at 440-247-5050.

Public Hearing for Move To Amend Day March 21, 2015

Notice is given that a Public Hearing will be held by the Mayor & Council of the Village of Chagrin Falls, Ohio at 100 PM. on Saturday, March 21, 2015 in Council Chambers for Ordinance No. 2015-09, to study the impact on the Village of political influence by corporate entities, including unions and Political Action Committees.


Chagrin Falls Economic Development Committee: 2014 Report To Council

The Mayor’s Economic Development Advisory Board was formed in March, 2006.  Its mission is:

“The Economic Development Boards objective shall be to improve vitality of the Village Business Community by addressing business community goals and strategies, business retention, business attraction, and business property development and to maintain residential property values.”

Current members are:

Dick Kaplan, Nancy Rogoff, Steve Patton, Thomas Brick, Joanne Zettl, Charlie Marotta, Kathleen Visconsi, Lydia Champlin, Marc Benson, and Elizabeth Hijar.

The Board meets quarterly.  There are three focuses:

  • To encourage sensible redevelopment within the Village.
  • To improve the vitality of Village businesses by encouraging programs to retain and attract business to our community.
  • To recommend and implement programs to maintain residential property values.


  • Continuing to encourage the successful re-developments of River Walk, Spillway and Falls Walk.
  • Provided several options for the possible redevelopment of the Philomethian Street School.
  • Providing input on various issues affecting the Village including collaborative projects, doing business in the Village and replacing the loss of inheritance taxes.


  • Help address funding for short term and long term Capital improvements Programs.
  • Help address short term and long term General Fund stability.
  • Help address improvements in parking & safety issues.
  • Continue to encourage the attraction and retention of businesses and address issues that maintain residential property values.
  • Continue to encourage redevelopment including River Walk, Falls Walk, Spillway and Marios Spa.
  • Help address steps that would better maintain the Village character.

2015 Fire Hydrant Testing and Flushing

All fire hydrants in the Village of Chagrin Falls will be tested and flushed during the month s of April and

Starting the week of March 30, flushing of hydrants will be done on; Solon Road, Chagrin Valley Trails subdivision, Nob Hill, Monticello, Carriage Stone, Olive, Hall, Hawthorne, Somerset, Greenbrier-Greenhaven.

During the week of April 6, hydrants will be flushed on; Maple, Center, Walnut, Church, Water, West Washington, South Franklin, Cedar, South Street, Bellview, Bradley, Pine, and Oak.

During the week of April 13, hydrants will be flushed on; South Main, Elm Court, May Court, and Village Circle Drive, Miles Road, Winding River Dr., North Fork subdivision, Orchard, Meadow Lane, Bramley Ct., Hillside, West Orange, River Street, West Street, West Summit, Solether Lane, West Cottage, Chagrin Boulevard, Bentleyville Road, Old Plank, Skyline, Canyon.

During the week of April 20, hydrants will be flushed on; North Main (including the Township), East Orange, East Cottage, East Summit, Falls Walk, Stanridge, Lyndale, Locust Lane, Timberidge, Kenton Road, North Street, High Street, North Cleveland, Willow, Falls Road, Stonecreek, Applebrook (including the Township), Coy Lane, High Court, Scarsdale Lane, Hunting Lane, Longwood Drive, Edgewood Court, and Wilding Chase.

During the week of April 27, hydrants will be flushed on; East Washington Street, Pheasant Run Subdivision, Senlac Hills Drive, Hastings Lane, Heather Court, Tartan Court, Highland Lane, Bell Street from Village limits-east, Fairview, Hazelwood, Sylvan, Mapleridge, Birchmont, Woodside Road, Fernwood, Blackford, Laurel, and Clarion, Philomethian Street, Shopping Plaza.

During the week of May 4, hydrants will be flushed on; Ridgewood, Bell Street, Bell Tower, Carriage Hill, Hamlet, Vincent, Columbus, American, Walters, Hickory Hill, Cleveland Street, Village Commons.

Fire hydrants will not be operated before 8:00 a.m. of each day. All immediate areas will notice a drop in pressure while hydrants are operated. Some discolored water will be noticed. It is advisable to do any clothes washing before the time that the crews are in your neighborhood. The water should clear up within 3 or 4 hours after flushing. Occasionally it does take longer. If anyone is in doubt about washing clothes on any particular day, please call the Water Department office at 247-5050 for further information.