City of Wickliffe News

Current Updates from City Hall

Reporting Power Outages and Street Light Outages
First Energy's new communication tools provide customers with simple and convenient ways to get the most current information related to their electric service. Click here for information. Or go to the First Energy website at www.firstenergycorp.com.

In the case of a power outage call CEI (First Energy) at 1-888-544-4877 to report the outage. CEI tracks the number of outage calls and will escalate service based on the number of calls received.
DO NOT
call the Wickliffe Police Dept. or 911 to report the outage

PREPARING FOR AND RESPONDING TO STORMS

FIRST ENERGY STORM RESTORATION PROCESS

 

"READY LAKE COUNTY"
The Lake County Emergency Management Agency and Local Emergency Planning Committee have announced the “Ready Lake County” campaign to motivate residents to take action to be self-prepared for any disaster or emergency. www.readylakecounty.com provides easy access to existing agencies and available resources, including advice on which resources are best for different needs.

Birth & Death Certificates

Lake County General Health District now provides Birth Certificates for everyone born in the State of Ohio.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact their office Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tuesdays 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. at 440-350-2549. For more information, go to their website, www.lcghd.org and click on the link to the Birth & Death Records.

Department of Utilities - Helpful Tips

The Lake County Department of Utilities posted informative guidelines regarding "Leak Detection Tips" and "What NOT to put Down the Toilet, Drains & Garbage Disposals." They can be found by going to http://www.lakecountyohio.org/utilities/UtilitiesHome.aspx, then clicking on the topic in question located on the left hand side under "Public Announcements.".

NOPEC Customer Service

NOPEC provides a customer service hot line to answer questions regarding electric and gas programs available through this public energy buying group. Wickliffe is a member of this group. Dominion Energy Solutions is the gas provider for NOPEC communities including Wickliffe. You can obtain more information at their website www.nopecinfo.org. You can compare the energy choices of other gas providers by viewing the Office Of Ohio Consumers' Council website at www.pickocc.org. Click on the "Comparing Energy Choices" link under the Natural Gas heading to view the current pricing of many gas providers.

For more information regarding the NOPEC electric or gas programs, call the following:
Electric Program: 1-800-292-9284
Gas Program: 1-888-848-7914

Drug Collection & Disposal Program

Lake County residents can bring their unwanted and expired prescriptions, cold/flu medications, pain relievers, pet medications, vitamins, creams, cough syrups, pills and prescription pain killers to a free continuous drop off collection. Click here for a website link to the Lake County General Health District more information about the program and for a list of participating police departments and hours of collection. For a list of collection sites for the drug disposal program, CLICK HERE.

Columbarium Niches Available

The Wickliffe Cemetery has been reopened for columbarium inurnments of cremated remains. There are two columbariums at the cemetery. Each is a beautiful stone structure that holds 48 niches, 24 on each side. There are stone benches placed on each side of the columbariums, so that mourners can rest as they remember their departed loved one. 
Niche sizes are 11 ¼” x 11 ¼” x 11 ¼” and accommodate one urn per niche.

The niche price for Wickliffe residents is $725, which includes the $500 niche cost, $150 perpetual care fee and $75 filing fee. Non-resident pricing is $1175, which includes the $950 niche cost, $150 perpetual care fee and $75 filing fee. There are additional fees for inurnment, engraving of niche, disurnment and deed transfers. See attached forms for pricing and purchase procedures.

Niche Purchase Procedure
Fee Schedule & Niche Pricing
Niche Purchase Form
Niche Inscription Form
Cemetery Regulations for Graves & Niches

To schedule an appointment to view the columbarium and purchase a niche or to have information mailed to you, please contact Patricia Fowler at Wickliffe City Hall at (440) 943-7100.

Are You Up to Date? Vaccinate!

The Lake County General Health District reminds parents of the importance of childhood immunizations. Low-cost immunizations are available at various clinics throughout the county. For more information, call the Lake County General Health District at 440-350-2554.

Health and Human Services Assistance - Dial 211

Lake County has made this information service possible through collaboration with United Way, the Lake County Commissioners and the Lake County ADAMHS Board. Wickliffe residents can dial 211 or (440) 953-5465 or (800)654-5465 to be connected to a person with vast knowledge of the health and human resources available in our Community. The information is free and confidential, 24 hours a day, every day. You can also visit their website at www.211lake.org. Not to be confused with 9-1-1 for police or fire emergencies.

Engraved Bricks

Engraved bricks for installation at Liberty Gardens will remain available until all spaces are filled. Order forms are available at City Hall and the Wickliffe Public Library. Click here for an on-line copy of the Brick Order Form.