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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


Updated 7/21/17

SR 84 Resurfacing
Work on resurfacing of SR-84 from SR-306 to SR-615 will begin on July 24, 2017. Work is scheduled to be completed by September 29, 2017. Two way traffic will be maintained by the use of flaggers during paving operations. Delays can be expected. Please use caution when driving through the area.

Work will be performed Mondays-Fridays between the hours of 7 AM and 9 PM.

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 anticipated to begin in late July subject to coordination efforts with utility relocations.  Utility relocation work is ongoing and will be complete late this year.  Widening work is expected to be complete by June 2018.

Garfield Park Turn Lane
All lanes are open now on Mentor Ave.  Some signal work remains to be completed. Intermittent lane closures may occur.

Garfield Road/I-90 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. The Garfield Road overpass is closed for full deck repairs over I-90. During the hydro demolition of the bridge deck, the contractor found that the bridge deck needed more work than originally anticipated. Therefore, the bridge will remain closed through mid-August in order to perform the extra work to the bridge deck and wearing surface.

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.

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.

September 28, 2017
  • September 28, 2017
    Municipal Planning Commission
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    City of Mentor: CITY HALL, 8500 Civic Center Boulevard, Mentor, OH 44060, United States
September 29, 2017
  • September 29, 2017
    Mentor Farmers Market
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Eleanor B Garfield Park, 7967 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060, United States
October 1, 2017
  • October 1, 2017
    Winter Rates Start at Black Brook
    12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Black Brook Golf Course & Practice Center, 8900 Lakeshore Blvd, Mentor, OH 44060, USA
October 3, 2017
  • October 3, 2017
    Mentor City Council Meeting
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Mentor Municipal Center, 8500 Civic Center Boulevard



Mentor Special Edition Newsletter – Fall 2017

September 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Mentor Special Edition Newsletter – Fall 2017

The Fall 2017 Mentor Special Edition has delivered to our residents.  Here’s a digital copy for your reading enjoyment. This month: Biodiversity Bouncing Back What you Need to Know [...]

The Mentor Channel is Moving

September 11th, 2017|Comments Off on The Mentor Channel is Moving

Spectrum customers should note that the Mentor Channel will be moving to channel 1024 as a part of Spectrum's Channel Lineup. This change is expected [...]

Mentor Marsh Aerial Spraying – REVISED

September 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Mentor Marsh Aerial Spraying – REVISED

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH) has notified the City of Mentor that they will resume aerial spraying phragmites in the Mentor Marsh in [...]

2017 Mosquito Spraying Schedule – Updated

August 29th, 2017|Comments Off on 2017 Mosquito Spraying Schedule – Updated

Updated: September 18, 2017 Please note that the mosquito spray schedule can change due to the weather forecast. Monday, September 18 Mentor 1 A&B (Eastern portion [...]

LEGAL NOTICE: Employee Uniform Service

August 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on LEGAL NOTICE: Employee Uniform Service

The CITY OF MENTOR will receive sealed bids at the Purchasing Department, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor, Ohio 44060, until NOON (local time) on September [...]

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.