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The City of Mentor is a great place to live, work and play. Mentor is home to a vibrant business community as well as great neighborhoods. All in all, we think it’s a great place to call home.

We hope you’ll find the information on our website about city services and other resources helpful.

If you’re just visiting, we hope you enjoy your stay.

Kenneth J. Filipiak
Mentor City Manager


Mentor Avenue Widening
This project will widen Mentor Avenue from Center Street to Hart Street with construction of a 2-way left turn lane. Work is expected to be complete by June 2018.

Garfield Park Turn Lane
The right lane on Mentor Avenue headed westbound will be closed between Hollycroft and Garfield Park beginning May 19th through June 30th. Work will be performed between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. Expect delays.

Garfield Road/I90 Bridge Repair
The Garfield Road overpass will be closed for 30 days in both directions beginning May 22nd for full deck repairs over I-90.

Plaza Boulevard Extension
All of the work outside the railroad right-of-way has been completed. Work within railroad right-of-way is expected to be completed by October 2017.

2017 Road  Repair Program
The project will provide concrete and asphalt repairs along various City streets. Streets to be included in this year’s program are Adkins Road, Anaconda Avenue, Danbury Court, Deer Ridge, Elmwood Road, Farley Drive, Grove Avenue, Grovewood Drive, Harbor Drive, Hillcrest Avenue, Hopkins Road, Industrial Park Boulevard, Jody Lynn Drive, Justin Way, Lafayette Drive, Mentor Park Boulevard, Pinecone Drive, Pineneedle Drive, Roselawn Drive and Spring Valley Drive.

SR 84 Resurfacing
SR 84 will be resurfaced from SR 306 to SR 615. The project is expected to be complete by September of 2017.

Headlands Area Street Rehabilitation
This project will reconstruct Marigold Road from Woodridge Lane to Lake Overlook Drive.  The work is expected to begin in 2017, depending upon state funding availability.

May 27, 2017
  • May 27, 2017
    Trash Bash Celebration
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Mentor Beach Park, Mentor-On-The-Lake, OH 44060, USA
May 29, 2017
  • May 29, 2017
    City Offices Closed
    12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Mentor Municipal Center, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor, Ohio
  • May 29, 2017
    Memorial Day Walking Parade & Ceremony
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
    Mentor Municipal Cemetery, 6881 Hopkins Rd, Mentor, OH 44060, United States
June 1, 2017
  • June 1, 2017
    Great American Clean Up
    12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    City of Mentor Civic Center, 8500 Civic Center Blvd, Mentor, OH 44060, USA
June 2, 2017
  • June 2, 2017
    Mentor Farmers Market
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Eleanor B Garfield Park, 7967 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060, United States
  • June 2, 2017
    Erika-Vegas Gold: A Las Vegas Experience
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Mentor Senior Center, 8484 Munson Rd, Mentor, OH 44060, USA
June 3, 2017
  • June 3, 2017
    Household Hazardous Waste Collection
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Lake County Fairground - Painesville



Memorial Day Ceremony

May 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Memorial Day Ceremony

The City of Mentor is hosting a Memorial Day Ceremony at the Mentor Cemetery on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM. The ceremony will [...]

Resident Notice:  Waste Pickup

May 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Resident Notice:  Waste Pickup

The City of Mentor met with Waste Management to discuss late and missed pickups over the past few weeks.  Waste Management is implementing an action [...]

Help Create BeachFest Art!

May 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Help Create BeachFest Art!

Mandy Spisak from The Retro Revival is going to lead participants at Headlands Beach Fest to create a one of a kind Mandala made of all [...]

Community Arts Commission Vacancy

May 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Community Arts Commission Vacancy

The City of Mentor has a vacancy on the Community Arts Commission for an unexpired 4-year term ending 12/31/18. Mentor residents interested in the position [...]

Yard Waste Collection – May 19, 2017

May 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Yard Waste Collection – May 19, 2017

PLEASE NOT: Due to some technical difficulties, Waste Management was unable to get all yard waste on today's route. If your yard waste was NOT [...]

Mentor Visitors Guide

So, where are you eating today? With over 170 restaurants, bars and independent shops, Mentor is the shopping, dining & entertainment destination of Lake County. Whatever your taste, chances are pretty good that you’ll find it right here. And we’ve made it easier to find.

visitorguide250Download a free copy of our newly updated Visitor’s Guide right now or pick up your free copy at most Mentor hotels, the James A Garfield National Historic Site,  Lake County Visitor Bureau, Gallery One, Mentor Public Library and other City facilities.