Public Service Department Roof

Pursuant to ORC 505.264 (c) (2), Olmsted Township is seeking proposals for the implementation of energy conservation measures for the installation of a new roof at the Public Service Department building (7924 Fitch Rd.) The project will commence upon receipt of proposals and award in the spring of 2021.

On March 1, 2021, the Township will mail requests for proposal specifications to qualified installers. The installers must notify the Township of their intent to bid no later than 12 noon on March 1, 2021to receive specifications necessary to bid on.

The Township will review submitted bids on March 15, 2021 at 12 noon via Zoom as public buildings are currently closed to the public. Zoom Webinar ID is 925 9324 2042 and passcode is 380588.

ORC 9.312 Factors to determine whether bid is responsive, and bidder is responsible will be followed and is a state prevailing wage project.

Jennings Turnpike Overpass

The Turnpike overpass on Jennings Road will be replaced in 2022. Details to follow.

2018-2019 Comprehensive Master Plan

Click here to view our 2018-2019 Comprehensive Master Plan in its entirety.

Second Entrance at Town Hall - CARES Act Project

Bella Cement won the bid for this project funded by CARES funds. Adding a second entrance/exit to give options for appropriate social distances. Added ADA Railings.  Project started 11/18/20. Completed December 2020.  Project pictures  Completed ADA Ramp Project

Brentwood Play Park

A phase 1 environmental study was approved by the Board of Trustees on November 2, 2020. The Township retained Partners Environmental Group for the Township owned Usher Road property. This is in response to the 2018 Strategic Plan for park planning. Accepting bids for demolition in March/April 2021. Funding by Cuyahoga County, State of Ohio, NEORSD. Expected opening late summer 2021.

Spafford Road Slope Failure/Erosion

Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works (CCDPW) has closed Spafford Road due to safety concerns with the slope failure/erosion.  The County is looking to install soil nailing/ improve drainage using on-call contract. Click here for the detour.  The county hasn’t given a timeline on completion to the Township.

Cranage Road Resurfacing

The Township’s portion of Cranage Road will be resurfaced as part of Olmsted Falls’ pavement portion of the Phase 5 sewer project. The bid was awarded by Olmsted Falls to Specialized Construction. Resurfacing began on Cranage Road Monday, September 21. Project Complete.

Schady Road Soccer Complex and Glenbrook/High School Drainage Improvement Projects

We are inviting bids for the Glenbrook/High School Drainage Improvement and the Schady Road Soccer Complex Drainage Improvement projects. Bids are due September 28. See the detailed bid notice for Glenbrook/High School Project here and for the Schady Road Soccer Complex Project here.

Schady Road Soccer Complex Project – Preliminary Estimate

Schady Road Soccer Complex Project –  Drawings

Schady Road Soccer Complex Project Pictures – Nov. 2020

Glenbrook Drive/High School Project  – Preliminary Estimate

Glenbrook Drive/High School Project – Drawings

Glenbrook Project Pictures     November 2020      December 2020

Bid Opening 9/28 for both projects Bid award expected to be October 5 at Trustee Special Meeting.

In a special meeting held on October 5, 2020, the Board of Trustees approved the bid from Cornerstone Earthworks for the Glenbrook Drive/High School Drainage Improvement project, and they approved Fabrizi Construction for the Schady Road Soccer Complex project. Both projects are authorized to commence in October with a completion date by December 31, 2020.

Projects are staked and clearing will begin November 4, 2020.

Soccer Field Project: Update for week of November 23: Pipe Installation is almost complete; Site Restoration to occur over the next 2 weeks. Update for week of December 11: The 10″ underdrain and 10″ diameter inlets have been installed; The 6″ storm connections along the rear of the corresponding Stearns Road properties have been installed; Once the weather permits, Fabrizi still has to finish adjusting the new inlets to final grade and complete the surrounding grading to promote positive drainage; Seeding and mulching will need to be performed once this final grading is completed. Estimated that Fabrizi will return in the Spring of 2021 to perform touch-up.

Glenbrook Drive/High School Project: Update for week of December 11: Clearing of existing trees and brush in the work area has been completed; Cornerstone Excavating mobilized equipment December 11; Excavation work is scheduled to begin the week of December 14. Construction photos.

Update for week of March 8 2021: Projects are 90% completed. Grading and seeding will take place Spring 2021.

First Energy Cable Replacements in Greenbrook/Breezewood Neighborhood

The Township has been in touch with First Energy in regards to the continuing power outages in the community. It has been reported that there was a double fault in beginning of the lines of the Breezewood Development (Greenbrooke, Heatherwood Circle, Timber Ln., etc.) First Energy reported that 10-11 sections of underground cables warrant replacement.  Project complete.

New Township Signage Program

In accordance with our Township Strategic Plan, temporary Gateway Signage was placed at Township borders throughout the community. Future locations to come thanks to a $46,000 CDSG grant received from Cuyahoga County Council.  This grant will complete our gateway signage program.  Picture

County and Township Road Improvements

Our Township completed a Capital Improvement Plan and rating. The 2019 Program is complete in accordance with our Road Capital Maintenance Plan. The 2021 Road Program includes maintenance and resurfacing of sections of Greenbrooke, Grace, Crestwood, Regina, and Yellowstone.  See details about the five year plan here.   Request for bids in  March 2021.

Resurfacing of Lewis Road

Lewis Road (C.R. 174) from the Olmsted Township SCL to about 800 feet south of Memory Lane resurfacing project is not anticipated to be sold until the fourth quarter of this year – with construction beginning in the Summer of 2021.

Schady Road Culvert

Schady C-02.00 Culvert project is currently scheduled for 2021.

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.

Replacement of Culverts

Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works completed the replacement of the culverts on Adele Lane and Westwood Lane Fall 2019. Picture  Project complete.

CARES Act Funds

Olmsted Township received almost one million dollars in CARES funds to address COVID-19 in the workplace and community. We have earmarked all funds and will complete by 12/31/21.


In 2019, Olmsted Township received a grant from NOPEC in the amount of $50,000 to be used for low energy lighting at our Administrative Office/Community Center.

In 2020, Olmsted Township received a grant from NOPEC in the amount of $47,000 to be used for a new energy-efficient roof at our Service Building.

In 2021, Olmsted Township received a grant from NOPEC in the amount of $35,000. These funds will be combined with funds from 2020 to be used for a new energy-efficient roof at our Service Building.


Olmsted Township received a Community Cost-share grant for street sweeping, branch chipping, and leaf pickup, cement, and street sweeping cleaning.

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. Project completed November 2019. Picture Our Community Room is available to rent for special events.

2021 Township Road Striping Program

Township Road Striping project to be determined.

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. Currently under construction.

The anticipated start date is the first week of October. 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.Letter sent on 8/27/19 to Bid Package Number 4 Residents here.

Project complete. Homeowners can tie-in.


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.

The TLCI grant will be applied for in April 2021 in hopes to secure funding for sidewalks from the Fitch-Cook intersection to the Turnpike overpass.

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. 68 ADA ramps installed. 100% to be reimbursed by grant. Project complete. Pictures


Applied for Community Development Block Grant in 2021 to fund the Woodgate ADA ramp project. Awaiting County’s recommendations of awards.

Traffic Studies

Engineering and design for the Stearns Road project, which will include road widening and bridge project, planned for 2021.

Property Demolition Fund

Received $175,000 in 2018 for property demolitions throughout the Township. Project complete.

Land Development Projects

Gates Village Phase I of home construction is complete. Phase II home builds are 80% completed. Site Map

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

Schady Reserve Completed.

Pembrooke 3 homes are built and have occupancy permits. 3 home builds under construction. Remaining lots are being sold.

Galway Bay 22 homes completed.

Grand Oaks 4 new homes are under construction. 70% completed. Lots still available.

The Sanctuary/Preserves (John Rd.) Minor modifications to plans approved by Township Zoning Board in May 2019. Number of lots will decrease and lot sizes will increase in some areas. No other changes. Phases I and II have been approved through County Planning. Phases III and IV of the Sanctuary are under review with County Planning.

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. Plans have been approved and construction is underway.

Razzles Conditional Approval for new indoor volleyball courts.