Solid Waste District announces public comment period on its plan update

The Medina County Solid Waste Management District is accepting public comment on its draft Plan Update. This update includes a budget and fees to finance the plan, projections and strategies, facilities and programs, an analysis of progress made towards achieving state solid waste reduction goals, and other aspects.

There will be a 30 day written comment period, March 2-31, 2015, followed by a public hearing for oral comments on Thursday, April 9, 2015, from 7-9 pm at the Buffalo Creek Retreat in Seville.

The draft Plan Update is available for review here. Read the Solid Waste District's full announcement of the public comment period, including details of how to participate, here.

Temporary refuse rate reduction

The standard refuse rate for the City of Brunswick households will be temporarily reduced from $58.35 to $50.67 for this quarter (April 1, 2015 thru June 30, 2015). This reduction is directly related to the tipping fee decreases approved by the Medina County Commissioners and the City’s contractual obligation with the trash hauler. This reduction is expected to be temporary but the City felt it was important to pass along those cost savings to the customers. Once the CPF and related tipping fee discussions are resolved by the Medina County Commissioners, the City’s refuse bill will then be amended accordingly.

Spring swim registration opens

Registration for children's swim lessons is now open in person or by phone.


Click here to check out the spring/summer swim class schedules.

Spring & summer kids' sports

Check the Recreation page, and click on Programs > Youth sports to see what's available to kids soon!


AARP offering tax service again

The AARP will be providing free tax preparation services in Brunswick. Appointment times fill up quickly, so call 330-225-7100, ext. 9514 to schedule.

As in previous years, BAT is hosting the AARP service at 4274 Manhattan Avenue. BAT cannot make appointments, however. Please call 330-225-7100, ext. 9514 to get scheduled.

branchesSpring branch chipping scheduled

Winter 2015 has been harsh and quite a few branches are down. The Service Department has scheduled spring branch chipping for the week of May 18-22. Read more.

Income tax office will be open two Saturdays for tax help

tax formThe City of Brunswick income tax office will be open from 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday, March 28th and Saturday, April 11th, to assist residents with preparing their city taxes. This is in addition to the department's regular business hours, 8:30 am to 5 pm.

Part time jobs: City Engineer's office and Parks Department

The City is accepting applications for part time employment in the Parks Department, as well as a part time Administrative Assistant to the City Engineer. More here.

shreddingDocument shredding scheduled

The spring document shredding event has been set for Saturday, May 30th. As usual, it will be held from 10 am to noon in the City Hall parking lot.

Legal advertisement

By order of the Council of the City of Brunswick, sealed proposals will be accepted by the Office of Administrative Services at City Hall until 12:00 noon local time on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, and opened and read immediately thereafter for the following:

Proposals must be submitted in accordance with the specifications and proposal forms on file in the Office of Administrative Services

John Piepsny, Parks & Recreation Director

Opening on Drug Abuse Commission

There is an opening on the Medina County Drug Abuse Commission (MCDAC) for an alternate. Interested persons must be a registered voter and have a minimum two year residency in the City of Brunswick. If interested, please call Barb Ortiz at 330-273-8012 or e-mail

coverTake a look -- Brunswick is 200!

Did you know the Brunswick area was first settled only twelve years after Ohio became a state? Or that our 1918 phone directory had a grand total of 100 names? Or that a hundred acres of farmland purchased in 1927 was what would become Mapleside?

"Take a Look at Brunswick" magazine goes back over the last 200 years to show you how we got to where we are. Step back in time and take a look for yourself. Click here or on the Community link in the menu above.

potholeWhere'd that pothole come from?!

Ever wonder why those annoying holes show up in the pavement...especially at this time of year? Weather Channel meteorologist Jen Delagado explains the forces that cause potholes to form. The Weather Channel also has advice on how to safely deal with potholes.

And if you see a pothole that you want to report, there's an easy way to do that. too. Click on Contact the City in the menu above, and then Report a problem to the Service Department.

Planning Commission Home occupation, firearms maintenance, 54 Oakleigh Drive
Date: 7:30 pm, April 2, 2015
Location: Council Chambers, 4095 Center Rd., Brunswick
Planning Commission Moore Family Trust rezoning, 4176 Laurel Rd.
Date: 7:30 pm, May 7, 2015
Location: Council Chambers, 4095 Center Rd., Brunswick

Planning Commission

Ohio Senior Living, rezoning, 4271 Center Rd.
and two parcels to the east

Date: 7:30 pm, May 7, 2015
Location: Council Chambers, 4095 Center Rd., Brunswick

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