County and Township Road Improvements

Our Township completed a Capital Improvement Plan and rating. A maintenance of effort plan is completed, as well as a Facilities Plan. Proposal to Board of Trustees Summer 2019. Tentatively, project will be advertised July 12 with a bid opening of July 29 and an award  July 31.

Tall Oaks Trail and Fairlane Drive will be resurfaced beginning September 16 through November 16, 2019 in accordance with our Road Capital Maintenance Plan. See details about the five year plan here.

Rehabilitation of Lewis Road Culvert

Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works will begin repairs of the Lewis Road Culvert #13. Construction to begin August 2019. Expected completion date December 2019. Additional details here.

Resurfacing of Spafford Road

Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works will be resurfacing Spafford Road, from Barrett Road to the Township line. Construction to begin August 2019. Expected completion date November 2019. Additional details here.

Replacement of Culverts

Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works will begin replacement of the culverts on Adele Lane and Westwood Lane. These roads will be closed to thru traffic. Construction to begin the week of July 29, 2019. Expected completion date November 2019. Additional details here.

Renovation of Community Center and Administrative Offices

7900 Fitch Road Building will soon be home for the Administration Offices and Building Department and a Community Center.  We received bids March 29, 2019. The bid was awarded to Freedom Construction Services.  Construction began May 2019. Expected completion date of Fall 2019  Picture

2019 Township Road Striping Program

Township Road Striping will be beginning Monday, July 22, weather permitting. See program here.

Columbia & Cook Phase V Sanitary Sewer Project

Cook Road residents in Olmsted Township from Columbia Rd. to Fitch Rd., please contact Cuyahoga County Public Works at (216) 443-8277 for sanitary sewer connection financing information if you have not already. Project bid in April 2019.

The anticipated start date is Monday, September 2, 2019. The projected tenure of the sewer project is nine (9) months. Most workdays will be Monday through Thursday, with some Fridays due to weather interruptions. The construction will begin on Cook Road, a little west of Inland Drive in the eastbound lane. The westbound lane of Cook Road – the majority of which is in the Township – will be left open for local traffic, safety forces, and school buses. Vehicle traffic will be regulated by portable traffic signals, flaggers, and/or police officers. It is anticipated many motorists will be utilizing Cranage Drive as a detour. Once the eastbound lane is completed, they will cross over to the westbound lane.

See additional information here. See notes from meetings here. Letter sent on 7/22/19 to Bid Package Number 3 Residents here.

The project involves extending sanitary sewer services to Olmsted Township Cook Road residents.  Certified letter sent to affected residents October 2018. Follow up meeting to be announced. Final implementation meeting will be schedule in the early spring with Cuyahoga County and Olmsted Township. INFORMATION


Olmsted Falls accepted bids for the project to commence in August and there will be a 270 day build out. Fabrizi Construction and Underground Utilities were awarded the project. Olmsted Township residents please contact Township Administrative Offices for further information. (440) 235-3099. Announcement of pre-construction meeting will be posted.

Cook-Fitch Sidewalk Project

Project funded by grant. Bid awarded to C.A. Agresta. The sidewalk project construction began October 8, 2018. and was completed at the end of November 2018. Project connected Olmsted Township to North Olmsted. Punch list items completed to finish in late spring – wires, sidewalks, berms, treelawns, ditches. Project complete.

SR 252 (Columbia Road) Ohio Department of Transportation

Two lane resurfacing is set to begin April 1, 2019 until early May.  The resurfacing will be on SR 252 (Columbia Road) between Cook and Butternut Ridge Roads. Work will take place Monday through Friday during the week from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm.  The road WILL NOT be closed.  Road flaggers will be maintaining traffic.  Chagrin Valley Paving is the contractor for this project. Project Complete.

ADA Curb Replacement Project

Cuyahoga County Council awarded $150,000 Community Development Block Grant for curb replacement approved on July 10, 2018. Bid awarded to DL Smith. Project complete. 68 ADA ramps installed. 100% to be reimbursed by grant. Project complete.

Schady Road Culvert

Weight limit signage has been posted on the Schady Road (County Road) culvert between Falls Pointe Dr. and Lakeview Dr. due to a deteriorating culvert pipe. What does this mean for the average vehicle? The average car or SUV weighs between three and five thousand pounds, which would make safe travel over the culvert. Examples of vehicles that would possibly be affected would be: Class A and Class B vehicles (buses, dump trucks, tractor trailer) . The culvert is on the fast track to be replaced through Cuyahoga County Public Works. Schedule and timeline are yet to be determined.

Traffic Studies

The Township, Cuyahoga County Public Works, the Ohio Turnpike and other pubic agencies have been working on traffic studies and signalization at major intersections throughout the township. This study includes: Monitoring traffic patterns and signalization; Counting vehicles per day; Analyzing growth patterns in and around the township.

To view the results of the study, click here.

An updated analysis will be shared once the Township receives the updated information from Cuyahoga County Public Works.

Township Employee Sexual Harassment and Drug-Free Training

Annually, Township employees receive drug-free training to help keep not only our workplace, but also our community, a safer place. Employees are educated on the use of illicit drugs, the misuse of prescription drugs, and how to identify the signs of a person under the influence. Photos

Property Demolition Fund

The Cuyahoga County Property Demolition fund review committee recommends awarding $175,000 to Olmsted Township for its Round 8 Cuyahoga County Property Demolition Fund application. Board of Trustees approved available funds October 22, 2018. Project underway.

Strategic Comprehensive Plan

Our first presentation of the State of the Township was held April 20th, 2018.  State of the Township was presented to the Olmsted Chamber of Commerce at the Fire Station on May 30, 2018 at 8:00am.  Residents were invited to attend the Trustee Meeting on June 13th for updates on the Comprehensive Plan along with the presentation of the State of the Township. Completed Fall 2018. View the Comprehensive plan here.

Land Development Projects

Gates Village Phase I of home construction is complete. Conditional Approval of Phase II by County.  Site Map

Belmont Currently in County planning for pre-plat approval. Proposed to have 64 home sites. Site Map

Schady Reserve Currently there are 67 homes completed in Phase I, II and III, and all homes are occupied.  Phase IV has been approved by County Planning. Home builds have started.

Pembrooke 3 homes are built and have occupancy permits. Remaining lots are being sold.

Galway Bay Home building is continuing. Lots still available.

Grand Oaks 4 new homes are under construction. Lots still available.

The Sanctuary/Preserves (John Rd.) Minor modifications to plans approved by Township Zoning Board in May. Number of lots will decrease and lot sizes will increase in some areas. No other changes. Scheduled for County Planning Approval in August.

Olmsted Falls High School Renovation Project interior construction is complete. They have some punch list items to do. Exterior work is being completed now that weather is permitting.

Renaissance Nursing Facility Phase I of IV Phases is in design stage for new indoor swimming pool and locker area. Also included is a new expansion of Bistro area.

Razzles Conditional Approval for new indoor volleyball courts.

New Businesses: Roasted Coffee Shop, Casa, Dance Concepts, Friendship Kitchen