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Get ready to enjoy...
  • The Sunset Country Band
  • Orange Village Pops Orchestra
  • Ride the Rocket Car
  • Pony Rides
  • Magic Show
  • Fair Food
  • Fireworks and so much more!
The fun starts at 5:30 and concludes with fireworks at dusk.
Labor Day
Monday Sept. 7th
Village Hall will be closed.

Trash collection will be delayed. Trash and recycling will be picked up on Tuesday, Sept. 8th.



New Bins Are Being Delivered
Beginning the week of September 1, 2015 Kimble will start delivering to each home a 95 gallon (dark green) two wheeled cart for your use to contain your rubbish. Delivery of these carts will take some time, but will be completed by September 15, 2015. CLICK HERE for full details.
WEST NILE VIRUS UPDATE
July 29, 2015
The Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) has been made aware of the state’s first probable case of West Nile Virus. The affected person is a resident of Lakewood who has been under medical care and has resumed normal daily activity.

In addition, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has confirmed that a mosquito trap in the city of Maple Heights has tested positive for West Nile Virus. It is typical at this time of year for infected mosquitoes to be positively identified. Trapping mosquitoes is an important facet of our local control program as it helps local health departments and ODH effectively monitor disease activity. Details ...


“We are coming up on the greatest risk period for exposure,” said Dr. Scott Frank, Director of the Shaker Heights Health Department. “From August into September, we historically see the number of West Nile Virus human cases increase nationwide so the potential is definitely there for us to see more people become affected.”

Both locally and nationally, humans who contract the virus typically report that they DID NOT USE mosquito repellent when they were outdoors and before becoming ill. This indicates the urgent need for the public to use repellent when performing yard work, tending a garden or relaxing outside.

CCBH Health Commissioner Terry Allan says being prepared is the best defense when it comes to preventing mosquito bites.

“By taking the proper precautions, you can greatly reduce your risk for exposure,” said Allan. “This would include using mosquito repellent, remaining indoors at peak times, covering your arms and legs by wearing appropriate clothing, and eliminating standing water around your home.”

Residents and businesses throughout the county are urged to be aware of the ways in which they can decrease their chance for exposure, including when to go outside.

“It is important to stress that daily mosquito activity is most prevalent at dawn and dusk,” said Cleveland Department of Public Health Director Toinette Parilla. “If you need to be outdoors during those hours, please be sure to use repellent and follow our recommended guidelines in order to avoid bites and possible infection.”

Local officials are asked to remind residents about the importance of taking personal precautions to prevent mosquito bites by placing information and a prevention message on community websites, cable access channels, city marquees, and in printed newsletters.

According to the Centers for Disease Control:

West Nile Virus (WNV) is most commonly transmitted to humans by mosquitoes. You can reduce your risk of being infected with WNV by using insect repellent and wearing protective clothing to prevent mosquito bites. There are no medications to treat or vaccines to prevent WNV infection. Fortunately, most people infected with WNV will have no symptoms. About 1 in 5 people who are infected will develop a fever with other symptoms. Less than 1% of infected people develop a serious, sometimes fatal, neurologic illness.

Most people will experience no symptoms. A small number of people, typically less than one out of one hundred, become infected and develop West Nile encephalitis or West Nile meningitis, an inflammation of the brain or the area around the brain which requires hospitalization. In some cases, especially among older persons, it can result in death. Symptoms of severe illness include headache, high fever, stiff neck, mental confusion, muscle weakness, tremors (shaking), convulsions, coma, and paralysis. There is no specific treatment for the West Nile Virus infection.

People who experience symptoms commonly associated with West Nile Virus such as high fever, headaches, muscle aches, vomiting and loss of appetite within 2-15 days after a mosquito bite should contact a doctor.

GUIDELINES FOR PREVENTING MOSQUITO ACTIVITY AND REDUCING HUMAN EXPOSURE:

1. Dispose of containers that collect water such as buckets, scrap tires, cans, and flower pots.
2. Eliminate areas of standing water.
3. Repair leaky outdoor faucets that leave puddles.
4. Empty and refill bird baths at least once a week.
5. Clean, drain and cover pools or hot tubs if not in use.
6. Unclog all gutters and drains.
7. Fill tree holes with tar or cement.
8. Tightly screen all openings of your home.
9. Keep children indoors during times of peak mosquito activity - one hour before and one hour after sunset.
10. Wear light-colored clothing that covers arms and legs.
11. Use insect repellent on both skin and clothing. Repellents should contain DEET, picaridin or lemon eucalyptus oil for skin and permethrin for clothing. Follow label directions.

Please contact the Cuyahoga County Board of Health to report areas of persistent standing water or heavy populations of biting mosquitoes at 216-201-2000. You may also visit us online at www.ccbh.net.

For more information about West Nile Virus and mosquito trapping, please contact:

Joe Lynch - Program Manager
Cuyahoga County Board of Health
216-201-2001 x 1200
jlynch@ccbh.net

Law Career
Teens - Are you interested in a career in law enforcement?
Orange Village and Solon Police Departments are offering an opportunity for young adults, at least 14 years of age and graduates of the eight grade through 20 years of age, the opportunity to explore a career in law enforcement. This comprehensive program includes training, competition, service and practical experiences. Meetings will be held every Thursday from 6:00 pm until 8:30 pm. More information and eligibility requirements will be available soon on our web site. You may also contact Explorer Post Leader, Patrol Officer Court Perkins via email at cperkins@solonohio.org.
New Dog Park - Coming Soon
A dog park is being created as a fenced in area near the entrance to the baseball diamond on White Drive. Separate fenced in areas will be provided for larger dogs and smaller dogs.

It is our hope that Orange Village Dog Park will be a wonderful place for your dogs to run and play. It is a new venture for the Village and we are hopeful that if everyone will read and follow the rules and guidelines

1. All dogs must have collars, wear tags, be licensed as required by section 505.03 of the code and vaccinated as required by the Board of Health.

2. Dogs must be leashed outside of the dog park at all times.

3. Children under 6 are prohibited and children 7-16 must be under adult supervision at all times.

4. Owners must be within the fenced area and be in verbal command of their dogs at all times.

5. Dogs under 4 months and dogs in heat are prohibited.

6. Owners are responsible for damage and/or injury caused by their dog.

7. No dogs declared dangerous are permitted within the dog park.

8. Dogs showing signs of aggression must be removed immediately.

9. Owners are responsible for clean-up and disposal of waste left by their dogs.

10. No animals other than dogs are permitted.

11. No glass, human food, dog food or treats are permitted within the fenced area.

12. Smoking is prohibited.

13. Any dog bite to a human shall be immediately reported to the Board of health.

14. The dog park is open from dawn to dusk.

To enhance the dog park experience, please also consider the following guidelines:

A. Bring fresh water for your dog and his own bowl.

B. Wear clothing that is appropriate for the dog park. You might get muddy and dirty.

C. Choke and prong collars are strongly discouraged.

D. Always keep your dog on a leash coming and leaving from the dog park. Orange Village’s leash law will apply in the park. The leash should be removed in the designated holding area before you let your dog into the park.

Please note that unattended dogs will be impounded.

By following these rules
it will be a great area for your dogs and a recreational enhancement to the Village.
Enhanced Exterior Maintenance Inspection Program
Orange Village is conducting the exterior maintenance inspection program. Details...


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.

The Housing 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 at 440-287-5133.

E-scrap & Hazardous Waste

Items will be accepted on the first Friday of every month, at the Service Department from 7am to 3pm



What's New With The Flu
Ahuja Medical Center presents the Wednesday Night Wellness Series. On Wednesday, September 9 | 6 p.m. you can learn about the flu and how to protect those those with high risk conditions. Click here for details.

Networking Event of the Year
This event is a great way to see some of the best of the best businesses in the Valley and enjoy free samples from some of the best of the best restaurants in the Valley. Click here for details.
Open House - Exhibits - Prizes & More!
The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District Open House has fun for everyone! September 19 - Cuyahoga Heights Details



Orange C.A.R.E.S
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:
  • 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
  • Yardwork
Assistance will be assessed on an individual basis and is intended to be non-technical and short term.
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 volunteer application.

Volunteers are urgently needed to make this program a success!


Codified Ordinances

Meeting Schedule
Council Agenda
Work Session
1st Wednesday 8:00 pm
Regular Meeting
2nd Wednesday 8:00 pm
Planning & Zoning
P&Z Agenda
1st & 3rd Tues - 7:30 pm
Finance
1st Wednesday - 7:30 pm

Council Audio


Park Reservation Form

Mayor Kathy Mulcahy - Orange Village Ohio

Meet The Mayor
Meet With The Mayor is an opportunity for Orange Village Residents to meet with Mayor Mulcahy in a casual setting to discuss Village matters.
  • Sept 10th – 7 pm



Shredding 2015
Dates & Locations


Pinecrest Project


Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Application process.

ORANGE VILLAGE 4600 Lander Rd. Orange Village, Ohio 44022 440-498-4400