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2012 Hydrant Flushing Program

Valerie Wax Carr, Director of Public Service, announces the 2012 Hydrant Flushing Program at which time, the Cuyahoga Falls Water Utilities Department flushes and tests all fire hydrants in the City.  This program serves an important dual purpose of removing sediment and iron deposits from the water mains and providing a check of the working condition of hydrants to insure the best possible fire protection for the community.

This program will begin on MONDAY, June 4, 2012 and will continue until all lines and hydrants have been cleaned.  The program is expected to be completed by FRIDAY, July 27, 2012.

Cuyahoga Falls Electric Department Named 2012 Tree Line USA

Lincoln, Neb. (April 12, 2012) — The Arbor Day Foundation has named Cuyahoga Falls Electric Department a 2012 Tree Line USA in honor of its commitment to proper tree pruning, planting and care in the provider’s service area. This is the twelfth year of recognition for Cuyahoga Falls Electric Department.

Arbor Day Foundation Names Cuyahoga Falls Tree City USA® Community

Cuyahoga Falls, OH, was recognized by the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA community for its commitment to urban forestry. It is the twenty-fifth year Cuyahoga Falls has earned this national designation.

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2012 Great American River Day Cleanup & Bicentennial Beautification Project

The City of Cuyahoga Falls invites groups and individuals to participate in the community’s 2012 Great American River Day Cleanup & Bicentennial Beautification Project planned for Saturday, May 19th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Volunteers will be cleaning up litter along the Cuyahoga River and throughout the community, planting flowers at designated park shelters and entry areas, and pulling invasive garlic mustard plants in public park areas. 

Cuyahoga Falls Bicentennial Celebration Business and Residential Sponsorship

Citizens and businesses are invited to be a “Friend” or a “Partner” of the City of Cuyahoga Falls Bicentennial Celebration August 3 – August 12.  

Volunteers Needed for the Keyser Park Barn Restoration Project

The Bicentennial Committee is looking for volunteers to help with the City's Bicentennial Legacy Project by restoring The Keyser Park Barn. If you have any carpentry or painting skills or you're not afraid of heights, have some spare time this summer and looking for a unique way to participate in the Cuyahoga Falls Bicentennial? If so, you may want to consider volunteering to help restore the Keyser Park Barn. 

Cuyahoga Falls Receives National Recognition for Reliable Electric Operations

The Cuyahoga Falls Electric System is one of 176 of the nation’s more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3®) recognition from the American Public Power Association for providing consumers with the highest degree of reliable and safe electric service. Brent McKinney, manager, electric transmission and distribution at City Utilities of Springfield, Mo., and chair of APPA’s RP3 Review Panel, presented the designees on April 16 during the association’s annual Engineering & Operations Technical Conference held in Cleveland, Ohio. Cuyahoga Falls Mayor Don L. Robart, commends "The entire Electric Department on their efforts to achieve this important status."

Cuyahoga Falls Gas Aggregation Update and Rate Beginning May 1

Valerie Wax Carr, Director of Public Service has announced that Cuyahoga Falls has entered into a new natural gas contract with IGS Energy.  The current contract with Vectren Source Energy is set to expire at the end of April 2012.  The Vectren rate of $3.4008/mcf variable and $4.491/mcf fixed will run through April, which is reflected on the May bill.

City to Celebrate 25th Arbor Day in honor of our City's 200th Birthday

Valerie Wax Carr, Director of Public Service announces that the City of Cuyahoga Falls is eagerly planning the annual Arbor Day Program, which will take place Friday, April 27, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at Kennedy Park, 2100 Issaquah Street. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.