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Eleanor B. Garfield Park Tennis and Basketball Court Resurfacing

The CITY OF MENTOR will receive sealed bids at the Purchasing Office, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor, Ohio 44060, until NOON (local time) on June 5, 2015 and will be opened and read immediately thereafter for the following resurfacing project:

Eleanor B. Garfield Park Tennis and Basketball Court Resurfacing


CONTRACT – $170,000.00



Bids must be in accordance with specifications and on forms provided on website or Request For Proposal packets will be available for pick-up at the Purchasing Office for the cost of printing.  The bidder shall be responsible to check for Addenda and obtain same from website.

Kenneth J. Filipiak, City Manager

Bid Packet for EBG Park Tennis and Basketball Court Resurfacing Project

Addendum 1

LEGAL NOTICE: Seized Vehicles Internet Auction

Per Ordinance 07-O-78 the City of Mentor Police Department will sell the following seized vehicles via Internet auction: The vehicles will be listed “for sale” at the Public Surplus web site, Agency: City of Mentor, Category: Motor Pool/Auto.

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada, SN1GHDT13W4V2719028, Fair Condition, mileage: 189,341

1998 Izuzu Rodeo 452CM58W4W4362894, Fair Condition, mileage: 125,495

1999 Lexus RX300 JT6HF10UXX0041246, Fair Condition, mileage: 110,021

1999 Audi A-8 WAUBG34D5XN001853, Fair Condition, mileage: 100,375

2000 Jeep Cherokee 1J4GW48S56C110878, Fair Condition, mileage: 241,156

2000 Ford Explorer 1FMY770E2YUA21105, Fair Condition, mileage: 91,497

2001 Saturn 1GBZN12821Z108502, Fair Condition, mileage: 212,864

2001 Chevrolet Venture 1GNDX03E81D210769, Fair Condition, mileage: 144,871

2007 Cadillac Escalade ESV 1GYFK66827R305567, Very Good Condition, mileage: 26,870

2010 Jeep Patriot 1J4NTZGA5AD514650, Good Condition, mileage: 81,820

The auction will begin 8:00 a.m Friday, May 15, 2015 and end twenty-one (21) days later.

Vehicles will be available for inspection at the Mentor Maintenance Facility, 6645 Hopkins Road, Mentor, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Call Ray Naro at 440-974-5782 to schedule an appointment.


Mentor Summer Event Sponsorships

eventsponsorship250Attention business owners!

It’s going to be a HOT SUMMER of COOL EVENTS and the City of Mentor wants YOU to be a part of it.

We’re offering an array of unique, high-visibility sponsorship opportunities designed for businesses of all sizes and activities that fit your market demo.

You’ll get out in front of thousands of event participants at a rate that is surprisingly affordable.

Program advertising starts for as little as $150.

Here are some of our major events this year.

Tuesday Nights, June 23 – August 4, 2015
Mentor’s summer concert series is bigger and better than ever with top-shelf talent, expanded refreshment options, giveaways and great family fun. Social media reaction has been off the charts – you will want to be a part of this! Contact Nick Standering at (440) 974-5735 or for sponsorship info.  Learn more about Mentor Rocks.

July 25th, 2015

Last year, BeachFest attracted over 10,000 visitors from across the region. Now in its third year, this event will feature even more entertainment, food, crafts and family fun. This is the ULTIMATE beach party! Contact Paul Hegerness at (440) 974-5720 or for sponsorship info. Interested in becoming a vendor or sponsor? Food Vendor Application | Arts & Crafts Vendor Application | Sponsor Registration Packet

August 8, 2015

The Mentor Cruise-In has been wowing crowds for over a decade. This unique event attracts over 800 cars and 2,500 attendees each year. Music, food, refreshments and fun! Contact Nick Standering at (440) 974-5735 or for sponsorship info.

August 28-29, 2015
20,000 visitors over 2 days.  What else needs to be said? Lake County’s premier family-friendly festival will offer a full slate of entertainment, vendors, food, and refreshments.  Contact Jill Korsok at (440) 974-5720 or for sponsorship information.   Sponsor Info  |  Vendor Info

You’ll also benefit from our expanded media partnerships with Cougar 93.7 FM,  the News-Herald, and Great Lakes Publishing!

These and other sponsorship opportunities are available. If you have a general advertising question, contact Ante Logarusic at (440) 974-5794 or

2nd Annual Spring Thaw Craft Fair

10711118_10152922015323197_4426935133211045176_nJoin in the fun on Saturday, May 2nd at the Mentor Ice Arena for the 2nd Annual Spring Thaw Craft Fair. 28  local artists will be on hand showing off their wares.

For more info, contact Valerie Bosch at

Interested in exhibiting? Click here for a registration form.

Mentor to Host New Elite Bantam Hockey Team in 2015

icearenaA new elite travel hockey team has been formed in the City of Mentor for regional competition in 2015-16.

The (2002) Bantam Team Audi of Mentor represents the best-of-the-best 13 and 14 year olds in Northeast Ohio hockey programs. Players were selected through a tryout process. There are only two other Elite organizations at this level in Northeast Ohio.

“We are excited to get these players on the ice for the upcoming season.  Having an elite team on the east side of town will help develop a higher level hockey for more players in the future,” says Shawn Sadler of Team Audi.

Team Audi of Mentor will play an independent, regional schedule against other Bantam teams throughout the Midwest. They are expected to compete in over 60 games as well as 5 or 6 tournaments, through the course of the season which runs from October, 2015 through March, 2016.

“We are excited that we were able to help make this happen. I think it illustrates our commitment to take our programs to the next level,” says Kenn Kaminski, Mentor Parks & Recreation Director.

Team Audi of Mentor will play their home games at Mentor Ice Arena.

Ordinance Change Regarding Trash Containers

garbagecanMentor City Council recently amended the Mentor Code of Ordinances governing when garbage containers can be placed and retrieved from the curb. Garbage cans, recycling containers, bulk items and yard waste* may only be placed at the curb after 3 PM on the day before the items are to be collected. After collection, garbage cans, recycling bins and yard waste containers must be retrieved from the curb by 7 AM the day after your collection.

*During the fall, the yard waste restriction does not apply beginning on the weekend immediately preceding the 4th Monday in October through Friday of the second full week in December in any year of city sponsored yard waste collection.

Help us maintain the appearance of our neighborhoods and keep our City clean by following these new guidelines.

Mentor Summer Job Fair

Mentor Summer Job FairHigh school and college students are invited to attend a Summer Job Fair on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Mentor Ice Arena located at 8600 Munson Road, Mentor, OH 44060.

Representatives from nearly two dozen companies in a variety of fields will be accepting applications and answering questions.

2015 Job Fair Participants include:

  • Traveline
  • Sears
  • Wendy’s
  • ALBA Contractors
  • Food For Thought
  • Euclid Fish Company
  • Mentor Heisley Racquet and Fitness Club
  • Lake County Board of DD
  • Visiting Angels
  • McDonald’s
  • Polymer Concepts, Inc.
  • Just In Time Staffing
  • Cakes to You
  • Adecco
  • Homegoods
  • TLC Pet Lodge
  • Nesco Resource
  • Sun Rental Center, Inc.

View the flyer (PDF)

Download the new City of Mentor Mobile App

City of Mentor App Screen - SmallStay up to date with the City of Mentor through our newly updated mobile app. The app features an events calendar, news feed, City Council and department contact information, facilities information and much more.

The app also features a push alert notification system to provide residents with breaking news and other information.

The free app is compatible with iOS, Android & Windows devices and is live on iTunes, Google Play and Windows Phone App Store.  Download it now for free!

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“Dine in Mentor” Restaurant Week

2015 Dine in MentorThe City of Mentor is pleased to announce “Dine in Mentor”, the city’s inaugural “Restaurant Week”. The event is being kicked off at the MACC Restaurant Showcase at the Mentor Civic Arena on April 22nd from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Dine in Mentor is designed to promote unique, independent eateries in the City.

“The City is always looking for ways to ‘celebrate’ our small & independent businesses,” said Ronald M. Traub, Director of Economic & Community Development, “Because there are so many restaurants in the city, we sometimes don’t think about the unique independent’s we have to choose from.”

Dine in Mentor runs from April 22nd through April 30th and features 17 unique, independent restaurants in the city.

Learn more at

Mentor Earth Day Celebration at Wildwood


Celebrate Earth Day with the “Earth Mentors” on Friday, April 24th from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Wildwood Park Cultural Arts Center located at 7645 Little Mountain Road in Mentor.

This free, family-friendly event will feature kids games and crafts, free tree seedlings, the opportunity to build a rain barrel and much more. Mentor Natural Resources experts will also be on hand to offer tips as well as answer questions you may have about living green.

The event is sponsored by the City of Mentor and Waste Management.