We are looking forward to Spring and putting this snowy and cold winter behind us. We will Spring Forward on March 13th and look forward to longer and warmer days. We are bringing back the Fall Festival which will be held September 10, 2022.
The Fire Department has openings for part time firefighters. For the month of January 2022, the Fire Department had a total of 148 calls for service. Rescue/EMS – 135 calls, three of which required Narcan; Fire/Service – 13 calls; and Invalid Assist – 37 calls. The Fire Department responded to two structure fires on the same day in the extreme cold temperatures and high snow, no one was injured in the fires.
The Police Department has openings for part-time patrol, part-time dispatchers and substitute crossing guards. A Civil Service Exam was held in February. When we get the results from the Civil Service Exam will be able to hire two full-time Police Officers. Brandon Hozian is our new part-time patrol in training. Mentor-on-the-Lake Drug Take Back Day is April 30, 2022. We have a box in City Hall to drop off old and outdated prescriptions at any time.
Our Service Department did a remarkable job of keeping our streets clean and salted this winter and are now getting equipment ready for the spring and summer seasons.
The community room is open and available to rent for small parties and gatherings. Rules, pricing and availability can be viewed on our website at https://citymol.org/community-room-rental/. Call or email City Hall for more information.
Council meetings are the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm. The next council meetings will be March 8th & 22nd, April 12th & 26th and May 10th & 24th , all meetings are open to the public. Meetings can also be attended via Zoom. Residents are encouraged to attend meetings in person or virtually. Information about how to attend is listed on our website. Meeting information will also be posted to Facebook and Twitter.
As always, please contact me with any questions or concerns you may have. I can be reached at home (440) 257-6029, leave a message at City Hall (440) 257-7216, or email me at [email protected]. If you have urgent matters requiring immediate attention, please contact our Police Department at (440) 257-7234. Our dispatchers will send an officer out immediately. If you see something in the neighborhood that doesn’t seem right, please call us right away. We respond to all concerns and complaints.
Remember to follow us on Facebook at City Mentor on the Lake, along with Mentor on the Lake Fire Department and Mentor on the Lake Police Department for all that’s going on in our city.