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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



September 30, 2016
  • September 30, 2016
    Mentor Farmers Market
    2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Eleanor B Garfield Park, 7967 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060, United States
October 1, 2016
  • October 1, 2016
    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 1, 2016
    Keep Mentor Beautiful Cleanup Event
    8:30 am - 11:00 am
    Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve & Marina, 8365 Harbor Dr, Mentor, OH 44060, USA
  • October 1, 2016
    Fall Veteran's Memorial
    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
    City of Mentor: CITY HALL, 8500 Civic Center Blvd, Mentor, OH 44060, USA
October 2, 2016
  • October 2, 2016
    CANCELLED - Fall Bridal Gala
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Holiday Inn Mentor, 7701 Reynolds Road, Mentor
October 4, 2016
  • October 4, 2016
    City Council Work Session
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Mentor Municipal Center, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor, Ohio
  • October 4, 2016
    Mentor City Council Meeting
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Mentor Municipal Center, 8500 Civic Center Boulevard
  • October 4, 2016
    Fall for the Classics Concert: Shachar Israel
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    The Mentor Senior Center, 8484 Munson Rd, Mentor, OH 44060, USA
October 7, 2016
  • October 7, 2016
    Ignite the Ice Back to School Bash
    8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
    Mentor Civic Ice Arena, 8600 Munson Rd, Mentor, OH 44060, USA
October 9, 2016
  • October 9, 2016
    Porcelain Treasures Show
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Wildwood Cultural Center & Park, 7645 Little Mountain Rd, Mentor, OH 44060, USA


SR-306 An asphalt leveling course has been installed between SR-2 and Lakeshore Blvd.  Inlet basin reconstruction and casting adjustments are now underway. Final paving should be completed by mid-October. The final phase of the project will be repair and resurfacing of the commercial corridor between Mentor Avenue and SR-2.  This work will be done overnight to minimize impact. The project is scheduled for completion by October 30th.

Additional details.

Heisley Road  Work continues on the Heisley Road widening project.  Please be advised that there are no left turns permitted at the intersection of Jackson Street and Heisley Road in all four directions until work on that section of roadway is complete.  The project is expected to be completed late fall.

Jackson Street Work on this project is underway.  The contractor will mill all pavement from Heisley Road to Mentor Avenue, perform full depth pavement repairs as needed and then overlay the roadway.   Two-way traffic will be maintained with flagger control in the active work zone.  Work is expected to be completed by October 30th.

SR-44 NB Ramp to SR-2 WB  ODOT advises that the ramp will be closed for 45 days to perform bridge repair operations beginning September 19th.


Mentor Seasonal Job Fair Targets Area Job Seekers

September 28th, 2016|Comments Off on Mentor Seasonal Job Fair Targets Area Job Seekers

Area job seekers are invited to attend the Mentor Seasonal Job Fair on Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the Mentor Community Center [...]

Halloween Coloring Contest 2016

September 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Halloween Coloring Contest 2016

Hey Parents, The City of Mentor's Halloween Coloring Contest is back! Here's a chance to have your budding artist's work appear on TV.  Print out [...]

2016 City of Mentor Residential Street Repair Program Expanded

September 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on 2016 City of Mentor Residential Street Repair Program Expanded

The City of Mentor’s annual street repair program originally provided for the repair or resurfacing of Agard Court, Barkwood Court, Champaign Drive, Commerce Drive, Dartmoor [...]

Jackson Street Resurfacing to Commence

September 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Jackson Street Resurfacing to Commence

The Jackson Street Resurfacing Project is expected to begin on Monday, September 26, 2017.   The Project will primarily consist of milling/removal of the existing asphalt/concrete pavement [...]

11 Reasons Why You Should Move To Mentor, Ohio

September 15th, 2016|Comments Off on 11 Reasons Why You Should Move To Mentor, Ohio

Whether you’re looking for your first home or your next home, it’s easy to see why Mentor is one of the best places to call [...]

Mentor Visitors Guide

2015 Mentor Visitor's GuideSo, 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.

Download 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.