The Ohio Department of Development awarded a $3 million Clean Ohio Revitalization Fund grant to the City of Lyndhurst for brownfield remediation at the northeast corner of Mayfield and Brainard roads. The site will be redeveloped as a Key Bank branch. Cuyahoga County also received a $2.5 million grant for remediation at the Ben Venue Laboratories expansion in Bedford. The State awarded a total of 16 grants.
Bedford News Archive
03 December 2009
02 December 2009
Differing interpretations of Ohio's brownfield remediation tax incentive statute nearly caused major problems for the Taylor Chair Company of Bedford.
12 December 2008
01 July 2008
12 June 2008
The City of Bedford completed the renovation of two HUD homes, and will sell them later this month through a sealed bid process. The city is also working on five other HUD homes that it has acquired.
04 April 2008
The cities of Berea, Brook Park, Olmsted Falls, and Rocky River are continuing their plans to establish railroad quiet zones. Brook Park remains on target to become the first multi-crossing quiet zone in Ohio. Bedford, meanwhile, is waiting for news from the Federal Railroad Administration about its planned quiet zone.
10 March 2008
18 January 2008
11 January 2008
13 December 2007
While Bedford officials consider the cleanup of the former Brush Wellman site a success, the City has two other brownfield sites in need of remediation.
06 November 2007
The rent subsidy program proposed for downtown Bedford received mixed reviews from downtown business owners.
26 October 2007
Bedford officials are considering a rent subsidy program aimed at attracting new businesses to downtown Bedford.
20 August 2007
The Ohio office of HUD's Community Planning and Development Division gave its 2007 CPD award of excellence to Tinkers Creek Commerce Park in Bedford, the industrial park built on the former Brush Wellman site.
09 August 2007
A recent railroad crossing accident may delay Bedford's attempts to establish a railroad quiet zone, "but the quiet zone process is already moving at glacial speed," according to City Manager Bob Reid.
After reaching a water distribution and no poaching agreement with the City of Cleveland, leaders in Bedford are contemplating the implications of a region-wide tax sharing plan.
31 July 2007
05 July 2007
The City of Shaker Heights plans to build a 1.5 mile multipurpose trail in the Shaker Boulevard median. It would form part of a trail network linking the Heights area with Cleveland's east side. Meanwhile, Bedford officials are preparing to begin work on a trail connecting City Hall to to Ellenwood Center.
29 June 2007
21 June 2007
Bedford officials surveyed residents to gather input for an update of the City's master plan.
15 June 2007
Demolition of buildings at the Taylor Chair site in Bedford has halted. City leaders hope that delays in the construction of the Rysar Homes Bedford Falls condominium project are temporary.