Wednesday , 12 May 2021

Mayor Corcoran’s State of the City Address 2021

It’s been an exciting year for North Ridgeville. Mayor Kevin Corcoran delivered a virtual State of the City address yesterday highlighting 2020 and things to come in 2021.

Center Ridge Road will be completed this year, Discount Drug Mart will be breaking ground in April with eyes towards a Fall opening and a ballot issue for a new Police Station located near the Fire Station will be placed before voters in November. North Ridgeville has also been named the 17th Safest City in the United States, reports the Mayor. “It’s a great testament to our Police Force and to all of you for noticing and calling in things and just being aware of your surroundings.”

“It’s been a great honor and privilege for me to be in this position,” said the Mayor now completing his first year in office. “I am really proud to be leading this city, I’m proud to be working on your behalf on a daily basis. We are making sure that we can do everything that we possibly can to make this city better and it’s not only me, but also all the employees of the City of North Ridgeville that make this happen and we’re really proud to be representing you and making North Ridgeville the best place that we can be.”

Other points of note include:

  • The extension of Ranger Way
  • The initiation of flooding solutions
  • A fourth K-9 Officer was added to the force
  • Cops and Kids program raised $12,000 this past year
  • NRPD participated in Second Harvest Food Bank distribution with the North Ridgeville Schools
  • Shady Drive 3/4 mile/six foot wide walking path
  • New features added to the Splash Pad

A Look Forward to 2021

  • Roundabout at Chestnut Ridge Road and Alt. 83 will begin construction
  • Lear and Mills Roundabout in planning stages with Avon
  • Chestnut and 83 roundabout and Mills, Avalon and Stoney Ridge in early planning stages
  • Long term road repairs
  • Mills Road Bridge replacement
  • Completed water line replacements on Stoney Ridge
  • Hydrant replacement program
  • Lorain Road water main upgrades
  • Storm water control specifically Mills Creek
  • Animal Clinic Northview is expanding
  • Danbury Senior Living Phase 2 is expanding
  • The old Pat Catan’s Plaza is now three different entities: Goodwill, Dollar General and EB Fitness.
  • Little Ceasar’s has opened in the Aldi’s Center
  • Blue Falls Car Wash has also recently opened
  • Mrs. Scott’s Sweets will be coming soon in the Sherwin Williams Plaza
  • Hops Brother Brewing is a new brand by the Avon Brewing Company to the former Aces building
  • Montessori School is under construction

Video Mayor Corcoran’s entire State of the City address below:

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