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Administration Office:
ph: 330-637-3916
400 North High Street
Cortland, Ohio 44410

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NEWSFLASH: Stay informed on your community!

  • Curbside Brush Pickup

    Curbside Brush Pickup

    Next Scheduled Pick-Up:  Week of October 26th (last pick-up of the year)
    Please have items at the curb no later than Sunday evening, October 25th
    Pick-up is the week of the 4th Monday of each month
    See Policy and 2020 Schedule

  • Halloween

    Halloween "Trick or Treat"

    Saturday, October 31st
    5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
    Please follow the city's guidelines here
    Have Fun and Be Safe!

  • City Council Meeting

    City Council Meeting

    Date:  Monday, November 2, 2020
    Time:  7:00 p.m.
    Place: City Hall, 400 N High St

  • Cortland Police Blotter

    Cortland Police Blotter

  • Cortland City Taxes

    Do you know where your tax dollars go?  



  • Council Meeting Videos

    Council Meeting Videos

    Watch the October 5, 2020 Council Meeting
    Part 1
    Part 2

  • General Election Day

    General Election Day

    Tuesday, November 3rd
    Where do I vote?
    For more info on local candidates and issues, visit the Trumbull County Board of Elections or call 330-369-4050

  • City Council ~ 2020

    City Council ~ 2020

    Front Row - Kathy Fleischer, President Kevin Piros, Vice-President Scott Rowley, Don Moore 
    Back Row - John Picuri, Dick McClain, Jim Bradley
    To contact a Councilmember click here

  • Let The Rain Drain...

    Let The Rain Drain...

    Please DO NOT blow leaves/grass into the roadways or creeks/waterways. This can block storm drains creating potential for standing water and street flooding.

  • November 1st ~ Fall Back!

    November 1st ~ Fall Back!

    Don't forget to set your clocks back by 1 hour.

    Daylight Saving Time ends at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 1st

  • Pay your Water/Sewer Bill Online

    Pay your Water/Sewer Bill Online

    To pay your bill, view usage history, and/or enroll in autopay/eBilling, click here: Please see IMPORTANT NOTICE regarding payments with 3rd party vendors. If you have any questions, please call the city at (330) 637-3916.
  • Veterans Day Program - Nov 8th at 2pm

    Veterans Day Program - Nov 8th at 2pm

    The Trumbull County Vietnam Veterans Assoc., Chapter 1115, will conduct a Veterans Day observance at the Cortland Veterans Memorial on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 8th, at 2pm. All veterans and the general public are invited, and everyone is encouraged to wear a face mask and bring a folding chair. Parking will be in the area between Cortland Mower and Sparkle Market. Walnut Street will be closed during the event.The Vietnam Veterans have planned a special program including a flag raising, speaker, and bagpipes. Members of the Cortland Veterans Memorial committee will assist in the arrangements and help direct parking.

  • This is Cortland, Ohio!

    This is Cortland, Ohio!

    Please watch this amazing video of our City...
    Welcome to Cortland, Ohio!
    Courtesy of Cortland resident, Bob Coller

  • COVID-19 Information

    COVID-19 Information

    City offices continue to be closed to the public. Water/Sewer bills can be paid online, by mail, or placed in the secure drop-box next to the front door. For more information on COVID-19, please visit the following websites: Ohio Dept of Health ~  Center for Disease Control (CDC) ~  Food Pantry Map to assist in finding food and supplies

  • Meet Fire Captain Jeff Wagner!

    Meet Fire Captain Jeff Wagner!

    The City is proud to introduce to our residents, Cortland Fire Captain Jeff Wagner
    Meet and read about Captain Wagner here

    The City will be spotlighting a Cortland City Firefighter all month

  • Congratulations Councilman John Picuri!

    Congratulations Councilman John Picuri!

    Please welcome newly appointed Councilman John Picuri to Cortland City Council

    John was sworn in during the Council Meeting on Monday, October 5, 2020

  • Levy Information

    The City of Cortland is placing 3 proposed tax levies on the November 3, 2020 ballot
    General - RENEWAL 1.9 mills
    Police - Additional 1.5 mills
    Fire - Additional 1.5 mills
    Please click links above for more information

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The City of Cortland is a growing community - one that is moving ahead while still maintaining the charm that keeps us unique. We offer a growing retail shopping area, including a large variety of specialty shops. Because of our location, light industry is encouraged as we continue to expand. The city also has numerous professional services available for individual needs

Cortland is located in the heart of Trumbull County, adjacent to Mosquito Reservoir and State Park. State highways 5 and 46 are both accessible through the city. We are also a short distance from Interstate 80 via State Route 11.

The City is very proud to be ranked  #1 Place to Retire in the State of Ohio (2015 and 2016)#1 Safest Community in Trumbull County (2015) , one of the Top Ten most charming Villages/Small Cities in Ohio (2016), Top 50 Safest Cities in Ohio (2017) and featured in "Our Towns" of The Business Journal.

We are committed to providing the information our residents and visitors need about the city. Any questions, concerns or suggestions please feel free to email us by clicking the button to the right.

Administration Office:
400 North High Street
Cortland, Ohio 44410

Office Hours:
Weekdays 8:00 to 4:30
(Closed 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for lunch)

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