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Posted on December 8, 2016 at 9:25 am

Elyria Landmarks Special Meeting 12-8-16

Assistance Available for Ash Tree Removal

Posted on October 23, 2012 at 5:12 pm

Property owners in Lorain county may be eligible to receive assistance with the removal of Ash Trees on private property.  The application must be COMPLETED BY NOVEMBER 30, 2012.

More information can be attained at the WSOS website.

August 9 Concert in Ely Square Cancelled

Posted on August 9, 2012 at 10:20 am

The Summer Concert in the Park on August 9th, 2012 has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

CANCELLED: Concert in the Park, 7-19-12

Posted on July 19, 2012 at 10:19 am

Due to inclement weather, the July 19 Summer Concert in the Park featuring Ed Klimczak is cancelled.

Updates as events warrant. Call Parks and Recreation at 440-326-1500 for more information.

EFD Basketball Skills Camp Video

Posted on August 6, 2012 at 1:54 pm

The Elyria Fire Department recently held their basketball skills camp at the Elyria South Recreation Center.  This video is courtest of the Chronicle Telegram.

Elyria’s Tianna Madison Wins Gold!

Posted on August 10, 2012 at 11:31 pm

The City of Elyria is thrilled to be able to congratulate Elyria native Tianna Madison and the rest of the American 4 x 100m relay team on not only winning the gold medal in the 2012 Olympics in London, but in the process also breaking a world record that had stood for 27 years.

Congratulations Tianna! We could not be more proud!

Video courtesy of WEWS Newschannel 5. has more specific information on the event here.

Fire Hydrant Testing For Wednesday May 10, 2017

Posted on May 10, 2017 at 9:24 am

Antioch Dr.

Villanova Cir.

Tulane Ct.

Naples Dr.

Pepperdine Dr.

Academy Ct.

Brunswick Dr.

Washington Ave.

Elywood Dr.

Flood Tips from Columbia Gas of Ohio

Posted on October 30, 2012 at 1:48 pm

For Immediate Release

October 30, 2012



Ray Frank


Columbia Gas of Ohio offers tips

in the wake of Hurricane Sandy flooding

With the possibility of flooding due to Hurricane Sandy, Columbia Gas of Ohio offers several tips to ensure safety for those with natural gas appliances:

  • If  flooding is imminent:
    • Turn off electrical power to each appliance and leave it off.
    • If removing a natural gas appliance,  the open end of the pipe leading from the valve to the appliance should   be capped or plugged to prevent leakage. This will also prevent floodwater from getting into the gas piping system.
    • If evacuating the premises and the safe opportunity exists, shut off the gas valve at the meter. You can turn your gas off at the main shut-off valve on the inlet pipe next to your gas meter. Using a wrench or other suitable tool, give the valve a  quarter turn in either direction so that it is crosswise (perpendicular) to the pipe.  As a reminder: Do not attempt to restore your service. Natural gas service must be restored by Columbia Gas.
  • If flooding has already occurred, and if you hear gas escaping, smell gas in multiple rooms, or smell gas inside or outside of the premises, leave the area, and call Columbia Gas immediately at 1-800-344-4077.

Columbia Gas customers that notice a strong gas odor, or if there is other evidence of a natural gas leak:

  • Do not enter the premises. If you smell the odor of natural gas inside your home, please leave immediately.
  • As a precaution, do not smoke, make a spark or flame, switch the lights on/off or raise/lower the windows.
  • Call the 24-hour emergency number for Columbia Gas of Ohio at 1-800-344-4077 or your local emergency response number, from nearby.
  • Stay nearby until a Columbia Gas representative arrives, or leave a note on you door stating where you can be reached.
  • Don’t return until you get the all-clear indication that all is safe.

Following a flood:

  • If water levels were high enough to cover the gas meter, call Columbia Gas to check your meter and regulator before using your gas system. Floodwaters may have shifted your home or caused other stresses to the natural gas piping.
  • Never attempt to place natural gas appliances back in service. A licensed plumber or contractor will check, clean,  repair and pressure test all gas pipes, which may have been clogged with mud or debris.


In order to have service restored, areas in and around the affected units must provide a safe and healthy working environment for Columbia Gas representatives. This includes:

  • Clear, safe access to the appliance Removal of water from the basement
  • Cleaning of debris from each appliance, including the burner, pilot tubing and

Customers may call the Columbia Gas emergency phone number at 1-800-344-4077 to report an emergency or schedule an appointment to have service restored.

Columbia Gasof Ohio safely delivers clean and efficient natural gas to approximately 1.4 million customers in 61 of Ohio’s 88 counties. With headquarters in Columbus, it is one of the seven energy distribution companies of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) and is the largest natural gas utility in the state. NiSource companies deliver energy to approximately 3.8 million customers located within the high-demand energy corridor stretching from the Gulf Coast through the Midwest to New
England. More information about Columbia Gas of Ohio is available at: Be sure to call 811 at least two business days before you dig. For information about natural gas safety and what to do if you suspect a gas leak, go to:

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Hydrant Flushing, May 30th, 2012

Posted on May 30, 2012 at 9:30 am

There will be no hydrants flushed today.


Posted on July 1, 2015 at 8:07 am

Milling between Broad Street and 3rd Street began this morning.  Parking in this area will NOT be permitted during this time.  Businesses should have received a notice from the Contractor regarding this work.


The weather, as you know, has been a hit or miss issue.  Some construction activities are weather dependent.   So, please continue to be patient as we move forward with this project.

Please remember, this area is a CONSTRUCTION ZONE~ SLOW DOWN!!  Delays should be expected. Awareness of the construction and consideration for the work zone will help make this a safe and successful project.

Email  Kathy McKillips  with any questions or concerns regarding this project.

Have a great day!


No Delay for Sanitation -Veteran’s Day – Week of Nov. 5-11, 2017

Posted on November 9, 2017 at 7:09 pm

garbagetruckbannerThere will be no delay in garbage or recycling picking for the week of November 5-11, 2017. All pickups will run as normally scheduled. Please contact the department of Sanitation at 440-322-3895 with any questions.

Parks & Recreation Master Plan

Posted on November 2, 2015 at 1:22 pm

Please join us to provide input regarding how you would like to improve your parks, facilities and recreation programs.

When:  Thursday, November 12th, 7:00 PM

Where: East Park Recreation Center, 1101 Prospect Street.


Click link below for flyer

master plan public meeting


Posted on February 24, 2017 at 11:36 am


Road Closed:  Gulf Road, Between Burns Road & Hilliard Road

Update for Monday, February 27th, 2017

FOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH, 2017: Excavation and pipe laying will begin on Monday, February 27th in the roadway at 1187 Gulf Road. This section will be complex because it requires installing a 78 inch diameter elbow. This will require that all lanes of traffic will be closed. Only EMS and school busses will be accommodated, but expect delays until machinery is cleared to allow passage.

Please Note:  Only one lane of travel through the work zone after work hours.

Beginning on Monday, February 20th, 2017 and continuing until June 2017, Gulf Road will be closed in both directions to thru traffic between Burns and Hilliard Roads, only local residential traffic will be permitted.

The project will begin at the entrance of Elyria’s Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWPCP), on Gulf Road and will move southward towards Whitman Boulevard.



Road Construction Announcements **UPDATED**

Posted on September 7, 2012 at 12:57 pm

The City of Elyria Engineering Department has announced two separate road construction initiatives, the LORAIN BOULEVARD construction project and STREET RESURFACING PROGRAM. Details are as follows:


Lorain Boulevard roadway construction activities will begin on the morning of Wednesday, September 5, 2012. The work will span Lorain Boulevard between State Route 57 and Lake Avenue.  This will include the State Route 57 intersection as well as the east intersection of Lake Ave. The initial work will begin at the State Route 57 intersection and proceed southbound, with total project duration of approximately six (6) weeks. Traffic delays should be expected and although traffic will be maintained at all times an alternate route is suggested.


The following list of locations are scheduled to be resurfaced. Work will begin Monday, September 10, 2012 and is expected to be completed by the end of  September.

  • Ohio Street (Hardwood to Pasadena)
  • Intersection at Eastern Heights Boulevard and  Fairlawn Avenue
  • Miami Avenue (Sherman Street to Park Avenue)
  • Harrison Street (Ridge Street to St. Clair  Street)
  • 6th Street (Middle Avenue to East  Avenue)
  • Howard Street (966 Bennett Drive to Wilshire  Court)


Questions and comments can be directed to the Elyria City Engineer at 440-326-1444.




Sanitation Delay – Week of May 30 – June 4, 2016

Posted on May 30, 2016 at 7:54 am

Due to the observance of the Memorial Day Holiday, sanitation and recycling pickup for all residents will be DELAYED ONE DAY.