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City of Elyria Announces Staffing Changes, Available Roles

ELYRIA, OH - Today, the City of Elyria announced changes to Mayor Frank Whitfield’s administration.  After over a year with the Whitfield Administration and City of Elyria, Assistant Safety Service Director Derek Feuerstein is concluding his tenure on April 6, 2021. “Derek joined our team just...

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Make Your Voice Heard: Parks & Recreation

Elyria residents are encouraged to complete the Parks & Recreation survey to provide their input, ideas, and recommendations surround parks/public facilities and recreational activities and programming. Responses will be used to develop a resident-driven Master Plan Update that will guide the...

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Join Mayor Frank Whitfield for Virtual ‘Lunch’ Friday September 4

ELYRIA, OH - The Office of the Mayor is hosting a virtual ‘lunch’ opportunity for residents, businesses, and the extended Elyria community to ask questions, share concerns, and hear updates/information from residents on Friday, September 4 from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM. Mayor Whitfield will begin the...

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Attend An Online Session About Walking and Bicycling in Elyria

August 13, 2020 (Elyria, Ohio) – The City of Elyria and Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) seek community input to create the Elyria Active Transportation Plan. An Active Transportation Plan identifies ways to make walking and biking safe and easy. Join an online community discussion on Thursday,...

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What Happens When Community Engages

From having my wife and kids on the planning and design stages of the schools,  to working with the contractors to fight for local and minority-owned businesses and laborers to be hired, to when we rallied as a community and fought for Hamilton to be built. It was humbling yesterday to visit and...

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Saturday, July 25: Build-A-Bike

The Office of the Mayor and Elyria Bicycle Center are hosting the 2nd Build-A-Bike Saturday, a volunteer opportunity for people to safely come together and work on the donated bikes to get them ready for distribution to those in need as well as traditional sales to support parts and repair costs....

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april, 2021