Extreme Cold Safety Tips
Extreme cold is a dangerous situation that can bring on health
emergencies in susceptible people, such as those without shelter
or who are stranded, or who live in a home that is poorly
insulated or without heat. To keep yourself and your family safe,
you should know how to prevent cold-related health problems
and what to do if a cold-weather health emergency arises.
for information from Cuyahoga County EMS.
OCSWA Safety Tips for Extreme Winter Conditions
for an Extreme Cold Prevention Guide from the CDC.
Power Outage - Call 1-888-544-4877
If you experience a general power outage or a quick intermittent power outage at your residence,
DO NOT call the Village Hall, 911 or the Chagrin Dispatch. The Village does not have any control over the time frame or the areas to be repaired first.
The Illuminating Company has an automated 888 number to call that will register the location you are calling from and will report your area as in need of repair. They will even give you an estimate of the time of repair.
Please keep this number by your phone for easy access 1-888-544-4877.
If there are downed wires, damaged pole or transformer arcing wires, call 216-247-7321 and give the location to the police dispatcher. Stay away from the area, police or fire department personnel will respond.
If you see a coyote in the area it is often not cause for alarm. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources
wants to remind you that coyotes are common in Ohio.
to see what you should do if you see a coyote.
2015 - SKYWARN
Learn about weather spotting techniques at a free class on Monday, April 13, 2015 from 6:00pm – 8:30pm
The Cuyahoga County Office of Emergency Management &
The National Weather Service (NWS) – Cleveland
Present - 2015 - SKYWARN (SPOTTER TRAINING)
Each spring, the National Weather Service Cleveland Office provides training for members of Fire and Police Departments, Emergency Management Officials, Amateur Radio Operators and weather-interested citizens on weather spotting techniques.
The training is coordinated by the Cuyahoga County Office of Emergency Management and is conducted by a National Weather Service Meteorologist. Topics to be covered include:
This 2-hour SKYWARN Training is FREE and open to the public.
When completed, you will be enrolled in the SKYWARN program.
- Basics of thunderstorm development
- Fundamentals of storm structure
- Identifying potential severe weather features
- How to recognize tornados
- Information to report
- How to report information
- Basic severe weather safety
Registration is not required. Seating is limited.
Date/Time: Monday, April 13, 2015 from 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Mayfield Village Civic Center
6622 Wilson Mills Road
Mayfield Village, Ohio 44143
*PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED. SEATING IS LIMITED AND NO ONE WILL BE PERMITTED IN THE CLASS ONCE CAPACITY IS REACHED*
Regional Income Tax Agency MUNICIPAL TaxPayer Assistance EVENT
FREE MUNICIPAL INCOME TAX RETURN PREPARATION
The Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) invites all taxpayers who are required to file a municipal income tax return for any RITA municipality to attend a free Taxpayer Assistance Event. Agents will be on-site to answer questions and assist with RITA municipal income tax return preparation. To receive assistance please bring with you all necessary tax documentation, including the following:
- Social Security Numbers for yourself and your spouse
- W2s from all employers and Form 1099s
- Federal Schedules C, E, & F, Federal forms K-1, 2106, 3903, & 1040 (if applicable)
- Addresses and dates for each location in which you resided during 2014
RITA agents will work with taxpayers on a first come, first served basis. Depending on the size of the turnout, wait times may vary; please plan for such a possibility.
for a list of locations and dates.
E-scrap & Hazardous Waste
Items will be accepted on the first Friday of
every month, at the Service Department from 7am to 3pm
Caring About Residents - Encouraging Service
Our Mission is to provide a clearinghouse for volunteer, non-technical help to Orange Village residents. In addition, to create a resource for communicating other volunteer and Village provided services available in our community.
What is CARES?
Orange Village CARES is a volunteer program to provide a “helping hand” to Orange Village residents. Examples of services provided include, but are not limited to:
Assistance will be assessed on an individual basis and is intended to be non-technical and short term.
- Change battery in smoke detector
- Change lightbulbs
- Take recycling/trash containers to the curb/bring back
- Move boxes or furniture that are too heavy
- Fix broken locks
Who is eligible?
Any resident of Orange Village is eligible to receive temporary assistance.
What is the cost?
There is no cost for this service. The volunteers are from different organizations throughout the community and Orange Village residents.
How do I get assistance with the program?
You must first complete the application for volunteer program services, waiver and release forms. Your request will be evaluated and you will be contacted to coordinate the next steps, which may include a site visit to meet you and evaluate the needed services.
Can I Volunteer?
Yes, we are always looking for individuals or groups to volunteer. Please complete the
agreement, waiver and
Volunteers are urgently needed to make this program a success!