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Fire Hydrant Flushing
The Fire Department will be flushing hydrants during the next several weeks. Occasionally, water becomes discolored after hydrant flushing. If this happens, run your cold water tap for a few minutes until the water clears. If it doesn't clear the first time, wait a few minutes and run the water again.
Hydrant flushing is necessary to test the hydrants to make sure adequate flow and pressure is available in the event that they are needed for fire suppression.
Nov. 8, 2016 Presidential General Election
On November 8th voters will elect the next President of the United States, candidates for the US and Ohio Senate, US Congress and State House Representatives, County Council candidates, judicial seats, the Ohio Supreme Court, and State School Board members. There are also important issues on the ballot.
Be Election Ready
All Ohio registered voters will be mailed a Vote by Mail ballot application from the Ohio Secretary of State. But voters do not have to wait for this mailing. Vote by Mail ballot applications are available at the Board of Elections website: www.443VOTE.com, by calling the Board of Elections at 216-443-VOTE (8683), and at all public libraries.
The voter registration deadline is October 11th. Voters who have moved or changed their name since they last voted need to complete and return a new Voter Registration Card on, or before this deadline.
Early voting at the Board of Elections begins on October 12th. Early voting dates and hours are available on the Board of Elections website.
It is important for all voters to be prepared to cast their ballots. Sample ballots are available on the Board of Elections website: www.443VOTE.com.
Voters who are interested in serving as poll workers may call 216-443-VOTE (8683) or apply on-line at: www.443VOTE.com.
Click here for the 2016 Voter Guide
Fire Department - Job Opening
WE'RE HIRING! Are you interested in becoming a member of the Orange Village Fire Department? We are currently accepting applications for the job of Firefighter/Paramedic (part time). Applications can be picked up at our station located at 4600 Lander Road (Monday through Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm). Applicants should possess a State of Ohio Firefighter I and II card as well as a State of Ohio Paramedic card. Applicants should also have a clean driving record and will need to pass a background check, drug screen and physical exam.
Email Assistant Chief Dan Fritz
for further information.
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New Disposal Services
The Service Department has 2 new services to help residents recycle and rid their properties of debris. Learn more about the new:
Container Rental Service
We will drop off an 8 or 10 yard container during the months of April through November (weather permitting) to help dispose of brush, yard waste, construction debris or household debris.
You cannot mix items in the container but you can choose from several different types of materials to dispose of. Rental costs vary depending on the items that will be disposed of.
Please see the Container Regulations and fill in the Container Rental Agreement.
Please remember this service is for residents only. Contact us at 440-498-4403 for detailed information.
Scrap Metal Recycling
A new drop-off dumpster is available for ferrous and non-ferrous recyclables.
It is located at the Service Department, by the salt shed and is marked with a sign under the overhang.
It is for "Metals only" - no other trash or products.
Not only does the program allow for us to reduce landfill costs, it also earns $$$ for scrap. The program is provided/funded through an Ohio EPA grant (50/50 match).
Enhanced Exterior Maintenance Inspection Program
Orange Village is conducting the exterior maintenance
In response to recent survey
results indicating a growing concern for the decline in
property upkeep throughout the community, the building
department will be stepping up its property maintenance enforcement.
and Zoning Inspector will drive through the community and evaluate the condition
of properties via a site inspection from the street. Exterior areas of all properties shall be kept free of any
objects, materials or conditions which may create a health, accident or fire hazard or adversely affect the
value of surrounding properties: including but not limited to such objects, materials or conditions as peeling
paint or bare untreated exterior surfaces, broken or dilapidated fences, decks, porches and accessory
structures, missing or broken windows and doors, unlicensed or immovable vehicles, and/or collections
of junk, rubbish or debris outside dwelling structures. If the inspector sees any violations of the Village’s
Ordinances, he will document the violation then prepare a first notice letter to the property owner. Property
owners will then have ten (10) days to contact Tom Shields, our Housing and Zoning Inspector, with either a
plan to correct the violation(s) or with a statement of intent to appeal the violation(s). If the property owner
does not contact the Housing and Zoning Inspector within the designated time specified in the letter, they
will be expected to correct the listed violation(s) within thirty (30) days of the date of the initial violation letter.
A follow-up inspection will be made after 30 days. If the owner has corrected the violation(s), the file will
be closed. However, if the violation(s) still exists the Inspector will generate a second and final violation
ticket. If the property owner refuses to cooperate with the Housing and Zoning inspector (or the Building
Commissioner) and does not file an appeal, the matter will be turned over to the Village Prosecutor to
proceed with legal action. A list of the violations, including the ordinance number
that the inspector will be looking at can be found on the Village Website under
the building tab.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Housing and Zoning
Inspector Tom Shields at 440-287-5134 or Building Commissioner Dave Strichko
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!