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Animal Committee of The City of Elyria – ACCE

Posted on December 7, 2011 at 9:45 am

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Posted on March 11, 2014 at 1:08 pm


March 11, 2014
CONTACT: Mayor Holly Brinda
AT:  (440) 326-1404




Federal Health and Human Services Region V Director Kathleen Falk will visit Elyria, Ohio on Friday March 14th at 1:00pm at Elyria City Hall  – 131 Court Street, Suite 301 to hold a press conference  to promote insurance enrollment under the provisions of the Patient Protection
& Affordable Care Act.   Falk will be joined by Elyria Mayor Holly Brinda and healthcare professionals from around Lorain County in an effort to maximize enrollment.

New national and state enrollment data will also be released, using the City of Elyria as a backdrop to describe insurance enrollment opportunities and challenges for the uninsured and under-insured around the United States.

“We are very pleased that the City of Elyria was chosen as the site in Northeast Ohio to help tell this extraordinary story of opportunity for so many individuals that otherwise would not have access to affordable, high quality healthcare,” said Mayor Holly Brinda.

Katheen Falk was appointed to her position in 2013 and brings many years of experience and service as a government leader in the State of Wisconsin, serving previously as County Executive in Dane County, Assistant Attorney General in the Wisconsin Department of Justice,  and Co-Director of a non-profit organization called Wisconsin’s Environmental Decade.  A native of Wisconsin, Ms. Falk earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Stanford University and her Law Degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Upcoming Lorain County insurance enrollment events sponsored by various organizations and the Coalition for the Uninsured of Lorain County include the following:

Tuesday, March 18

10am to 3pm
Mercy Regional Medical Center
Ross Conference Room #2
3700 Kolbe Road
Lorain, Ohio  44053

Wednesday, March 19

10am to 3pm
Mercy Allen Hospital
Registration in Front Lobby
200 W. Lorain St.
Oberlin, Ohio  44074

Wednesday, March 26

10am to 3pm
Elyria City Health Department
202 Chestnut St.
Elyria, Ohio  44035

Thursday, March 27

10am to 3pm
Lorain County Community College – Partnership Ridge Campus
32121 Lorain Road
North Ridgeville, Ohio  44039

Those who would like to enroll can also walk in or preferably make an individual appointment (440- 240-1665) at one of three Lorain County Health & Dentistry locations including:

  • 1205 Broadway Avenue – Lorain, Ohio  44052
  • 3745 Grove Avenue – Lorain, Ohio  44055
  • 412 East River Road – Elyria, Ohio  44035

Individuals who attend these events or make an appointment and want to enroll must bring
the following documents:

  • Social Security Number
  • Birth Date
  • Pay Stubs, W-2 Forms, or Wage and tax Statements
  • Policy Numbers for any current health insurance
  • Information about health insurance available through current employer (if applicable)

The deadline for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act is March 31, 2014.  For more information contact your local health department or call (440) 240-1655 to speak with a Certified Application


Please Note: Healthcare personnel attending the event and also available to speak to local issues include: Kathy Loughrie, Nursing Director of the Elyria City Health Department; Tanas Wilcox,
Nursing Director of the Lorain County Health District, and Kathleen Burke, Community Outreach & Volunteer Program Coordinator for Lorain County Health & Dentistry. 


Learn About Your City & How We Can Win the War on Drugs…

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 12:17 pm

The City of Elyria’s early Spring edition of Spotlight  Elyria is now available for your viewing pleasure.  Tune in to Government Cable Channel 12 or  view the city’s website at  to view a 56-minute program that features city department heads and community  experts discussing topics including: How Your City Works & How You Can Help  and How We Can Win the War on Drugs – Together.  Please see the full viewing schedule
below.  If you have questions or  comments, call (440) 326-1402 or email the Mayor at   

Join Mayor Holly Brinda & Guests For an Early Spring Edition of

Spotlight Elyria

Government Cable Channel 12:
(Viewing Time 56 Minutes – Begins Even Hours Daily; State of the City
viewing time Sundays at 3pm)

Spotlight Elyria Topics Include:

How Your City Works & How You Can Help:

Joe Strohsack, Manager – Central Maintenance Garage
Scott Payne, Manager, Street Department
Rodney Eye, Manager – Sanitation Department
Dave Rothgery, Manager – Water Distribution

How We Can Win the War on Drugs – Together…

A Round Table Discussion with:
Kathy Boylan, Elyria Health Commissioner
Dr. Douglas McDonald, Medical
Director – Elyria Health District
Elaine Georgas, Executive Director – Alcohol & Drug Addiction Services Board of Lorain County
Captain Chris Costantino – Elyria Police Department
Lieutenant Matt Eichenlaub – Elyria
Police Department
Joe Harder, Fire Fighter, Elyria
Fire Department

Tune in to learn more about a City of Elyria-sponsored county-wide Narcotics Overdose Seminar open to the public to be held Thursday evening May 29 from 6:00 – 8:00pm at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center – Gates Conference Center – 630 East River Street.

Notice of Public Meeting and Information Repository for a Clean Ohio Assistance Grant

Posted on March 6, 2014 at 10:25 am

Legal Notice

Notice of Public Meeting and Information Repository for a Clean Ohio Assistance Grant

The City of Elyria is applying for a grant from the Clean Ohio Assistance Fund for a Phase II Environmental Assessment of the General Industries property located at 154 Olive Street, Elyria, Ohio.  The application will be available from March 10 through April 28 for review at the Elyria Central Library located at 320 Washington Ave. Elyria, Ohio 44035, Phone: 440-323-5747.  A public meeting to discuss and solicit comments to the grant application will be held on April 25, 2014 at Elyria City Hall Council Chambers located at 131 Court Street, Elyria, Ohio  at 4:00 p.m.   Application information is also available online at .  Any questions may be referred to Timothy J. Ujvari P.E., P.S., City Engineer, City of Elyria, 131 Court Street, Suite 303, Elyria, Ohio 44035, Phone: (440) 326-1444 or may be sent by email to:


More information can be found here.