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
New Township Signage Program
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 2020 Road Program includes maintenance and resurfacing of sections of Greenbrooke, Grace and Crestwood. Project to be bid out in Spring 2020. 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 began August 2019. The project is nearing completion. An elastomeric coating is still required to be applied to the headwall on the inlet side of the project and the relining operation of the existing pipe is also needing to be preformed. The lining is tentatively scheduled for May 11th and requires approximately one week to perform. Both operations are temperature-dependent, making the time frame variable. Road is opened to traffic in both directions. Additional details here.
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 Spring of 2021.
Resurfacing of Spafford Road
Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works will be resurfacing Spafford Road, from Barrett Road to the Township line. Project completed November 2019. Additional details here.
Replacement of Culverts
Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works completed the replacement of the culverts on Adele Lane and Westwood Lane Fall 2019. Picture
Olmsted Township received a grant from NOPEC for low energy lighting at our Administrative Office/Community Center in the amount of $50,000.
Olmsted Township received a grant from Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District for pervious pavers at the Administrative Building and Stormwater Maintenance improvements, including catch basin repair, repel 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.
2019 Township Road Striping Program
Township Road Striping project complete. 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. 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.
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.
Township Service Department Building
Roof replacement for the Service Department Building, 7924 Cook Road, pending bids Spring/Summer 2020.
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.
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. 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. 68 ADA ramps installed. 100% to be reimbursed by grant. Project complete. Pictures
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 and is currently scheduled for Precon/NTP on 7/9/20.
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.
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. MacKenzie Road project Stearns Road project
Strategic Comprehensive Plan
View the Comprehensive plan here.
Land Development Projects
Gates Village Phase I of home construction is complete. Phase II home builds underway. 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 almost complete.
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. 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.