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Richmond Heights City Hall

Welcome Message

Welcome to the City of Richmond Heights! If at anytime you need information about our city, please call the City Hall at (216) 486-2474 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. If your call arrives after hours, leave a message and your call will be returned the next working day.

Richmond Heights City Hall is located at 26789 Highland Road near the corner of Highland Road and Richmond Road. It houses the Council Chambers, Administrative Offices as well as the Building, Finance, and Recreation Departments.

The Police Department is located in the new building next to City Hall at 27201 Highland Road and the Service Department is located at its facilities yard at 26260 Chardonview Road.

 

Public Notices

ANNUAL FIRE HYDRANT TESTING IN RICHMOND HEIGHTS

The Richmond Heights Division of Fire will begin conducting its annual Fire Hydrant Testing Program May 4th.  The work will be completed by the end of June. 

The goal of our testing program is to assure a reliable water supply in the event of a fire. The testing is required by the Insurance Service Office (ISO) and must be completed annually in order to maintain our Fire Protection Rating, which directly affects property owner insurance premiums.

For more information, visit the Division of Fire page on this website

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Department of Safety Improves on ISO Public Protection Classification

Congratulations to the City of Richmond Heights' Department of Safety for completing the ISO - Public Protection Classification Survey and earning an exceptional rating of 3 out of 10 (with 1 being the best possible score). This represents an improvement from the City's previous rating of 4. The ISO collects and evaluates information from all communities in the United States on their fire suppression capabilities. Richmond Heights is 1 of only 184 communities in the State of Ohio assigned a Class 3 PPC.

What this means to you, as residents or businesses in the City of Richmond Heights, is not only are you being protected by some of the finest personnel and best facilities in the region, you may also be entitled to a lower rate on your homeowners, or business insurance. This rating goes into effect on August 1st, 2015. Be sure to check with your insurance carrier to see how this may affect your rates. Again, kudos to the fine men and women of the Department of Safety for this well deserved acknowledgement.

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Promoting Safer Schools
People can anonymously report suspicious activity in schools through state tip line

"If you SEE Something, SEND Something!"

More than 450 Ohio schools, including some locally, have signed up for Ohio's new SaferOH tip line, launched in January 2015 to give students, parents and teachers an anonymous way to report school safety concerns.

Calls or texts to 844-SaferOH (844-723-3764) will be answered by analysts in Ohio Homeland Security's Threat Assessment and Prevention Unit. When action is needed, the TAP Unit will immediately forward the information to the school's designated personnel and to local police, if necessary.

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Hillcrest Summer Concert Series Announced

Richmond Heights Recreation, in conjunction with the cities of Mayfield Village, Mayfield Heights, South Euclid and Lyndhurst, is pleased to announce a brand new, 21 EVENT HILLCREST SUMMER CONCERT SERIES that will be hosted by each of the participating cities and open to residents of all surrounding communities. The Summer Concert Series begins with Backroads at the Richmond Heights Community Park on June 10th at 7:00 p.m. and concludes with a multi-band event at Greenwood Farm's Family Fun Fest on September 19th starting at 1:00 p.m.

With 21 different events, locations and times there is sure to be an event, or events to please everyone! Come to one, or come to them all! For more details on events, dates and locations, click here.

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RECYCLING GRANTS AWARDED TO CUYAHOGA COUNTY COMMUNITIES, SCHOOLS AND NON-PROFITS

The Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2015 Community Recycling Awareness Grant

Grants totaling $161,311 were awarded to 33 communities and 13 schools and non-profit organizations in Cuyahoga County. Grants will be used to establish recycling and composting programs in schools and workplaces, purchase recycling containers for public spaces, conduct shred events, and educate residents about curbside recycling via brochures, videos, and mailers. These grants programs were created by the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District to help promote and expand recycling in the county. Grants are awarded annually, on a competitive basis. Applications are due in February each year.
 
Last year, thirty-eight Cuyahoga County communities received a Community Recycling Awareness Grant which enabled them to collectively distribute recycling information to over 208,500 households, conduct 39 shred days that generated 220.45 tons of paper, and purchase 119 public recycling containers.

Richmond Heights was the recipient of $4637 which will be utilized for funding 2 shred days (May 9, 2015 & September 26, 2015), 40 cases of recycle bags (available to residents now at City Hall in the Recreation Department) and newspaper ads to publicize the shred day events.
   
For a list of grant recipients and to find Cuyahoga County recycling information, visit www.cuyahogaswd.org

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Greenwood Farm Calendar of Events

The Greenwood Farm Historical, Cultural and Arts Association has released its planned events schedule for 2015. We encourage all residents to take a look at the schedule and to participate in the events that are planned at this jewel of the Richmond Heights Community Park system.

Click here for the schedule

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Videos of City Council Meetings

As adopted by amendment to the City's Charter, videos of Council meetings, starting with the December 9, 2014 City Council Meeting,
are available for viewing online. Videos are listed under the minutes for that particular event. The Minutes and Videos are available from the
Agendas and Minutes page, or directly from the City's YouTube Channel, by clicking here.

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County Board of Health Programs and Services

A brief summary of programs and services available though the
Cuyahoga County Board of Health.

click here for more information

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

MAY 2015
 
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10:00 a.m.
Richmond Heights Community Park -
Veterans' Memorial
Memorial Day Celebration
Join City Officials and members of the community as we remember and honor those who have served in the Armed Forces and gave their lives while in the service of their Country
JUNE 2015
 
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9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Greenwood Farm Pet Fun Day at the Farm
The Greenwood Farm Association, in partnership with K-9 Kingdom and the City of Richmond Heights is pleased to host a first ever “Pet Fun Day at the Farm”. This is a great opportunity to spend quality time outdoors with your pet on the beautiful property of the Farm, hearing an historical presentation about the Phypers family, touring the historic farmhouse, taking a creek walk, (led by the Cleveland Hiking Club), with your well-behaved pet on a leash, letting your dog try a mini obstacle course, and hearing guest speakers talk on various PET topics. A special feature of the day will be the Blessing of the Pets conducted by The Rev. Dr. Eugene McAfee at 11:45a.m.  For more information, click here. A $5 donation is requested, but is not required.
 
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10:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Richmond Heights Community Pool Pool Opens!!!
Weekday Daily hours: Lap swim 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Open Swim 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Saturdays: Open Swim from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Sundays: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, or a complete schedule, contact the Recreation Department at: (216) 383-6313
 
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7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Richmond Heights Community Park Backroads (Opening Event of the Hillcrest Summer Concert Series)
Click here for more info.
 
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7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Kiwanis Lodge Community Conversation Series
The next in an ongoing series of events designed to allow Residents to meet with the Mayor, Council members and the City's Department Heads and discuss, in an informal setting, issues affecting the City. Open to Residents in all wards.
 
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6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m
Fire Station Heartsaver® CPR AED Course
contact Chief Neumann at Division of Fire at (216) 383-6304, if interested in attending

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City Employment Opportunities

Current Openings:

Positition Type:
Special Assistant to the Mayor (Full-time) Details
Position Type:
Custodial Worker (Part-time) Details
Position Type:
Accounts Recievable / Accounts Payable Clerk (Part-time) Details
Position Type:
Fire Safety Inspector (Part-time) Details

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JobsOhio (also known as "Ohio Means Jobs")

JobsOhio is a private, non-profit corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention, and expansion efforts.

Learn more by clicking here.

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New Items

Service Department - New Number
(216) 731-7014

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New Pages

Economic Development

Commission on Aging

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Interested in Details of your Tax Bill?

Use This Link

Fill out Search Criteria

Look under Taxes Tab

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Parcels does the City Control?

The following is a PDF of the detailed Property List.

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Cuyahoga County Airport

Robert D. Shea Field

Where can I find the details for the "Noise Abatement Council"

Ref: http://publicworks.cuyahogacounty.us/en-US/noise-abatement-council.aspx

Also Reference: NAC - Frequently Asked Questions

Airport Frequently Asked Questions

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Information Line
(216) 383-6300
(24hr. recorded message)

(Now available on the Main Menu in PDF format)

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City's Annual Report for 2012 Details by Section / Department

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Basic Financial Statements For The Year Ended December 31, 2013

For more details, the full budget document can be reviewed at City Hall

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The City Edition

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New Frequently Asked Questions

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Items of Interest

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Community Mediation Program

The new Richmond Heights Community Mediation and Conflict Resolution Service is now available through our Cultural Commission.  This is a no cost program that is composed of Richmond Heights’ residents who have been trained to assist individuals of our city to resolve issues of conflict before the issue elevates to a more serious problem.  If you are in need of such a service or would like more information,  please call our mediation voicemail box at 216-486-3777.  You may also click the following link to view our Mediation Service information pamphlet. 

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First Call for Help:

  • Connecting people with Services http://www.211cleveland.org/
    • 2-1-1 is a free community service you can use to get information about social, health and government resources 24 hours a day, every day.
    • Simply dial 2-1-1 or call 216-436-2000 in Cuyahoga County
    • They list information on more than 10,000 community services.

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Check Richmond Heights Events Calendar which is updated regularly.

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Neighborhood Coffees Continue!!!

The Cultural Commission of Richmond Heights invites neighbors to come together in community, over coffee, to discuss issues of common interest & concern with respect to their neighborhood. A member of the Commission will be present to facilitate the conversation and share information regarding the City and important upcoming events.

To accomplish this, the Commission is seeking volunteers to host an informal evening coffee in their home. The coffees will be generally scheduled for an hour or two from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday evenings. 

For those who have not yet signed up but would like to host a coffee, or if you would like more information, please call Mayor Roche's office at (216) 486-2474.

                                                            
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History of Richmond Heights

Richmond Heights Golden Anniversary 1917-1967

Presented by:
The Kiwanis Club
of Richmond Heights

This book consists of four parts. Select from the following links to view the history PDF files.

- To view PDF files -

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and printing Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

 

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