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City of Kirtland

Kirtland Memorial Day Parade & Picnic

The annual Memorial Day parade will be held on Monday, May 30th at 10 a.m. The parade steps off from Kirtland High School, proceeds south on SR 306, and concludes at the Kirtland Veterans Memorial located between the Library and City Hall. A ceremony will take place at the Veterans Memorial as well as at the North and South Cemeteries.


We are honored to have retired, US Army Master Aviator, Larry Castagneto as our distinguished speaker this year. Mr. Castagneto is a Vietnam and Iraq Veteran with 42 years of military service. He has received numerous military awards including Order of St. Michael (Silver)(Bronze) and American Patriot Awards. In addition to being a public speaker and veterans' activist, Larry also participated in the production of the award winning Military Channel Vietnam War helicopter documentary, "In the Shadow of the Blade". More information about Larry Castagneto can be found on Facebook or LinkedIn:

Scout groups and children are invited to participate in the parade.

A community cookout, sponsored by the Barber Williams American Legion Post 609, will be held at the Kirtland Community Center Pavilion immediately following the ceremonies.

Special Waste Collections

Sponsored by the Lake County Solid Waste District & Lake County Commissioners
Administered by the Lake County Department of Utilities

Each year the Lake County Solid Waste District sponsors special collections for items such as tires, computers, and household hazardous waste. For information on items that are accepted contact the Lake County Solid Waste District at 440-350-2644.


  • Saturday, April 30, 2016, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Lake County Fairgrounds
  • Commercial Building


  • Saturday, May 21, 2016, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Lake County Fairgrounds
  • South End - Enter via Mentor Ave.


  • Saturday, June 4, 2016 & Saturday, September 24, 2016, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Lake County Fairgrounds
  • South End



Road Update - Spring 2016

In our goal to keep the community informed, we are sharing the road plan for the 2016 season. Work is expected to begin in early May, weather permitting.

2016 Road Plan (PDF)

The City of Kirtland is located in Lake County in the northeast section of Ohio, approximately 22 miles east of the city of Cleveland, and about 5 miles inland from Lake Erie. First a township, Kirtland achieved village status in 1970 and was incorporated into a city in 1971. The City, with a population of about 7,000, is about 17 square miles and consists predominately of residential homes.

City of Kirtland Newsletter
The City of Kirtland publishes a newsletter two times each year.

Download 2016 Spring/Summer Newsletter