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Elyria Continues Veteran’s Banner Program

For the second year, the City of Elyria and the Elyria Council of Veterans are teaming together to bring the Hometown Heroes Banner Program to the streets of the city to honor our veterans. Elyria Council of Veterans members last year raised enough funds to reduce the cost of each banner to $37.00...

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Community Housing Impact & Preservation Program (CHIP)

The CHIP Program provides funding to low and moderate income Elyria home owners to improve their housing. A single rehabilitation may entail several projects, such as plumbing upgrades, roof repairs, removal of lead-based paint, siding, electrical upgrades, and other repairs needed to eliminate...

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2024 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest

The Elyria MLK Commission is pleased to announce its regional Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest. This contest is intended to encourage students to reflect upon Dr. King’s life, philosophy, and impact on the Civil Rights Movement and present-day America. It is meant to challenge students to...

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Statement from Mayor Brubaker regarding Parmely Ave video footage

On January 11th, 2024, the Elyria Police Department executed a search warrant on Parmely Avenue. Following this, allegations of police misconduct arose. I instructed City officials to gather footage from cameras worn by officers on the scene. Given the extreme and disturbing nature of the...

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2024 Sanitation Holiday Schedule

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 1/15: One day behind Martin Luther King Jr. Day Presidents’ Day 2/19: One day behind after President’s Day Memorial Day 5/27: One day behind after Memorial Day Juneteenth 6/19: One day behind after Juneteenth Independence Day 7/4: One day behind after Independence Day...

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Historical Markers Honoring Elyria’s History Makers on Wednesday

ELYRIA, OH – December 27, 2023 –On Wednesday, Elyria Mayor Frank Whitfield joined members of the Elyria Fire Department, family of Mark Horton, Tianna Madison, and Ike Maxwell to celebrate the dedication of 3 new historical markers that commemorate individuals who have shaped the city of Elyria....

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Chestnut Commons & Southside Grocery Store Updates

Check back often for more news, updates and information with the Chestnut Commons & Southside Grocery Store projects.Southside Grocery Store Video Transcript: Greg: My name is Greg Slyman, I work with ABC Development, and I’m also a commercial broker with Howard Hannah Commercial Real Estate...

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Elyria UPP

Elyria UPP (Underpass Pride Project): The Elyria UPP (Underpass Pride Project) began earlier this month, with the recent completion of the underpass paintings below the Washington Avenue bridge, and on East Bridge Street. Thank you to local business, TruCoat Painting, for helping us show our city...

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Engineering Updates

Project Updates From The Engineer Please note that all projects are weather dependent. East Broad Street Project Work continues on E. Broad Street.  This project may continue into the winter months to complete water main and other underground work.  After the water main install is completed, the...

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Updates from Elyria Police Department

In response to complaints by citizens in the Eastern Heights area, here are the statistics of the citations written over a 5 day period. Our traffic enforcement initiatives serve only one purpose, to keep our roadways safer by reducing accidents and injuries. Officers will be increasing patrol on...

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Fall Street Sweeping & Leaf Pick up

As we enter into our Fall Street Sweeping, please adhere to the following: Pink No Parking signs (with dates) DO NOT PARK in the street on those dates. There have been many issues of cars being on the routes, and the streets are unable to be cleaned of debris. In order to keep our storm sewers...

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Elyria CIC Meeting

The Elyria Community Improvement Corporation Board will meet on 9/28/23 at 11:00 am to conduct any and all business that may come before the Board. Meeting will take place at City Hall in the 3rd Floor Conference Room. Public welcome.

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Tai Chi Classes

Classes will Begin 9/11/23 Instructor Mike Stadul will host class every Monday 10:00am - 11:00am South Recreation Center Meeting Room 101 South Park Dr.

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2024 Community Development Block Grant

The application for the 2024 Community Development Block Grant has been posted to the Community Development CDBG page. See below for all the details and the application. Community Development Block Grant

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Comprehensive Land Use Plan Survey 1 Results

The online survey was open from the end of December, 2022 to the beginning of May, 2023. 398 responses were submitted in total. Survey respondents were asked about the existing conditions in Elyria, what topics the comprehensive plan should address, and what they thought the top priorities should...

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Tall Grass Notice

For All High Grass Complaints please call 440-326-1415 and give the address of the property, if there is no address (ie, vacant lot) please give a detailed description of the property. LEGAL NOTICE THIS NOTICE IS PUBLISHED PURSUANT TO CITY OF ELYRIA CODIFIED ORDINANCE 553.02; 553.03; and 553.04,...

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