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Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Village of Walton Hills will not be able to hold its traditional Memorial Day Service this year. Even though we will not gather in person, we can still honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country. We invite you to view our virtual Memorial Day video on YouTube.  Please note the video will not be available until Monday May 25th.

On Monday, May 25, 2020 follow this link to reach the video:

COVID-19 Face Masks Available for residents

With the resources from the Benevolent Fund, several residents have donated their time to make masks for the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Many thanks to Kay Fleischer, Lenee Fleischer, Rita Pollock, Mary Lou Fulton and Marian Olsen for helping with this project.

If you need a mask, or know of someone in need of a mask, please call the Recreation & Community Life Department at 440-786-2964.

There will be a Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday May 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm followed by the Special Council Meeting.  Click the following link to watch live on youtube:

Committee of the Whole Agenda
Special Council Meeting Agenda

2020 State of the Bedford City Schools

A Message from Mayor Don Kolograf

As we continue to live and work through the COVID-19 pandemic, Council and I would like to thank the Community for changing their lifestyles to keep themselves, their families and their neighbors safe. We also would like to thank the hardworking and dedicated employees of the Village of Walton Hills. They are the people who keep our great Village safe and running smoothly.

Please continue to follow the recommendations of our experts as outlined by the Ohio Department of Health. Look for updates and information on our website and Village sponsored Facebook pages. Feel free to contact the Mayor’s office, Council or any Village Department as needed. We, as residents and businesses of this great community and the greatest country in the world, will get through this COVID-19 pandemic together.

Stay Safe, Stay Healthy,

Mayor Don Kolograf

We are Walton Hills strong, Ohio strong, and United States strong. We will get through this together.

Economic Impact Payments: What you need to know

The walking trail at TGY Park is open. Please use social distancing. The playground equipment is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Due to the COVID-19 virus the Village Hall Lobby and all other Municipal Buildings are closed to the public until further notice. This includes access to the following departments;

Police, Building, Tax, Clerk of Court and payment for tickets.

Village Hall:

  • Contact 440-232-7800 for assistance.
  • The Clerk of Court can be reached at 440-786-2962.
  • Payments for Tickets, Building Dept.and Tax Dept. can be mailed in or placed in the white mailbox in the upper parking lot located off of Alexander Road.
  • Village Hall address is 7595 Walton Road, Walton Hills, Ohio 44146

Police Department:

  • If you need information on reports please call 440-232-1313 and the dispatcher will give you an email address to send a request in.
  • All accidents are uploaded to CARFAX, please use to locate all accident reports.
  • To file a report at the police station an officer will meet you outside of the lobby, weather permitting, to take your report.

Service Department:

  • The Service Department, located on Dunham Road, will be closed to walk-in traffic.
  • If you would like to make an appointment, please call the Service Department at 216-581-0434 between the hours of 8 AM and 3:30 pm.

Recreation & Community Life Department:

  • The Community Event Center, located at 14660 Alexander Road, is closed to the public until further notice.  If you need assistance, please call the Recreation and Community Life Department at 440-786-2964.
  • Anyone in need of groceries, household items or necessary items during the COVID-19 outbreak or at any time throughout the year you can call 440-786-2964 for assistance.
  • Social Worker Kathleen Kapusta, LISW-S can be reached at 216-524-5570.

Further information is available at:

  • Village Website:
  • Facebook pages:
  • search @VillageofWaltonHills to find the official Village Facebook page
  • search @WaltonHillsPolice for the Police Department Page


March 19, 2020

Dominic Binkley: 614-728-4127

AG Yost Warns of an
Outbreak of Scams Related to Coronavirus

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Fear and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic could give rise to an outbreak of scams, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost warns.

“COVID-19 is not the only thing we have to protect ourselves against,” Yost said. “Thieves and crooks prey on fear and uncertainty. Ohioans need to inoculate themselves against an outbreak of scams with knowledge and good practices.”

Yost encourages Ohioans to follow these tips to avoid coronavirus-related scams:

  • Watch out for emails claiming to be from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or other expert sources with special advice or information about the coronavirus. Legitimate information is available for free on the CDC’s website.
  • Ignore online advertisements promoting cures for the coronavirus. According to the Federal Trade Commission, “There currently are no vaccines, pills, lotions, lozenges or other prescription or over-the-counter products available to treat or cure Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) online or in stores.”
  • Research nonprofit organizations and crowdfunding campaigns before donating. A database of registered charities is available on the Ohio Attorney General’s website. Avoid groups that pressure you into donating and never donate via cash, gift cards, wire transfer or prepaid money card. These are the preferred payment methods of scammers.
  • Be cautious of anyone going door to door offering coronavirus testing or temperature readings and requesting personal information. Call law enforcement immediately if you see a suspicious person. Never let strangers into your home.
  • Beware of emails and other attempts to “phish” for your personal, financial and medical information. When in doubt, do not share. If the source claims to be your bank or a government agency, confirm they are legitimate by calling the organization at a phone number you have verified.
  • Amid discussions of providing working families with government checks, know that nothing has been formalized yet. For more information, visit the Federal Trade Commission website and stay tuned for updates from reliable news sources.
  • When online, avoid clicking on unknown links or pop-ups and never download any suspicious email attachment. Doing so could infect your devices with malicious software designed to steal your personal information or lock your computer until you pay a ransom.

Consumers who suspect an unfair or deceptive sales practice should contact the Ohio Attorney General’s Office at www.OhioProtects.orgor 800-282-0515.

Checks from the government - Notice from the Federal Trade Commission

March 18, 2020
by Jennifer Leach
Associate Director, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC

As the Coronavirus takes a growing toll on people’s pocketbooks, there are reports that the government will soon be sending money by check or direct deposit to each of us. The details are still being worked out, but there are a few really important things to know, no matter what this looks like.

1. The government will not ask you to pay anything up front to get this money. No fees. No charges. No nothing.

2. The government will not call to ask for your Social Security number, bank account, or credit card number. Anyone who does is a scammer.

3. These reports of checks aren’t yet a reality. Anyone who tells you they can get you the money now is a scammer.

Look, normally we’d wait to know what the payment plan looks like before we put out a message like this. But these aren’t normal times. And we predict that the scammers are gearing up to take advantage of this.

So, remember: no matter what this payment winds up being, only scammers will ask you to pay to get it. If you spot one of these scams, please tell the Federal Trade Commission: We’re doing our best to stop these scammers in their tracks, and your report will help.

The Mayor of Walton Hills, Safety Director and Police Department are in contact with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health and State of Ohio Department of Health.  The Village of Walton Hills would like to reassure residents that we are taking necessary precautions as recommended by State and Federal Government during the coronavirus health crisis.  The Police and Fire Departments are fully staffed and working normal shifts.  If you call 911 for an emergency with flu like symptoms our dispatch will ask you the following questions:

When did you last travel?
Do you or a family member have a fever over 100 degrees?
Do you or a family member have chills?
Do you or a family member have a cough?
Do you or a family member have flu-like symptoms?
Do you or a family member have a sore throat?
Do you or a family member have shortness of breath?

Please be patient while our dispatchers are asking these questions.  If you have any questions, please call the Village Hall at 440-232-7800.

Chief Stan Jaworski

Message from Mayor Don Kolograf

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Since the beginning of the Coronavirus 19 outbreak and during the last week we have participated in numerous calls and planning sessions at all levels. We continue to receive updates from the Cuyahoga County Board of Health, Ohio Department Of Health and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Our Police Chief and Police Department along with the Oakwood Fire Department continue to monitor the COVID- 19 outbreak and will continue to provide the best service and safest services to our residents.  Please continue to use good hygiene and follow the recommendations of our experts. We have links on our website and village sponsored facebook pages for your review. Feel free to contact the Mayor's office, Council or any Village Dept as needed. We as residents of this great community and the greatest  country in the world will get through this COVID- 19 outbreak together.


Don Kolograf

Coronavirus 19 related links and information

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has opened a call center to answer questions regarding

coronavirus (COVID-19). The call center will be open 7 days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00

p.m. and can be reached at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634). Call center staff includes

licensed nurses and infectious disease experts. They will be available to answer questions and

provide accurate information about COVID-19, the risk to the public, and the state’s response.

Additional information and guidance on COVID-19 is available at ODH’s new website,

Centers for Disease Control

Cuyahoga County Board of Health

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The Village of Walton Hills is a progressive and proactive community located in southeastern Cuyahoga County just north of the Summit County line. We are in close proximity to I-271 and the Route 8 expressway. We have a population of approximately 2,200 residents. The Village encompasses a total of 7 squares miles. Approximately three square miles of Cleveland Metroparks’ Bedford Reservation and part of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park are located within the boundary lines of the Village. 

The Village Officials consist of a Mayor, six Councilpersons-at-large, a Chief of Police, a Fiscal Officer, a Building Inspector and a Street Commissioner. A working contractual agreement with the Oakwood Village Fire Department serves the fire-fighting requirements of the Village and provides emergency medical service to the residents. Walton Hills is a semi-rural planned community. It is a community that provides its residents with the necessary services and affords them the opportunity of participating in planned recreational, social, business and civic organizations. Walton Hills is a friendly community where residents live in harmony as good neighbors and concerned citizens.
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The Mayor's Message

On behalf of the Mayor, members of Council, Village Hall Department Heads, and all Village employees, we welcome you to the beautiful Village of Walton Hills. We hope you find the information on our website helpful. If you require further assistance or have a comment or suggestion, please contact us at 440-232-7800.    
  Mission Statement
  • To promote and improve the quality of life and maintain the country home atmosphere for the Village of Walton Hills.
  • To retain and enhance the safety and services for all residents.
  • To preserve and increase the economic and industrial development of the community through positive forward-thinking leadership.


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