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Tunes on Tappan Summer Concert Series

Friday Evenings from June 23 - July 28
6pm - 8pm in Tappan Square

Stay tuned for the band line up!

For more information, contact the City of Oberlin:

Residential Curbside Food Waste Collection

In addition to the local drop-off locations, Oberlin’s Food Waste Composting Program will offer curbside collection for Oberlin residents beginning May 1st!

  • Weekly Collections on Thursdays
  • 13-Gallon Cart & Liner Provided
  • $22.00 per Month (Credit/Debit Card Required)

Oberlin residents may call Barnes Composting to sign up:


2023 Keep Oberlin Beautiful Day

Keep Oberlin Beautiful Day activities will take place on Saturday, May 20th from 9AM-12PM.
For volunteer opportunities, contact Recycling Coordinator Lori Sprosty:

Clean-Up & Flower Planting
All Around Oberlin

Dumpster Available for Extra Waste
Oberlin City Hall Parking Lot
85 South Main Street

Tire & Electronics Drop-Off
Green Acres Site
East College Street & Oberlin Road

Family Fun Night

Join us each month during the summer for a fun, family-friendly evening.

This month's activity is

Family Game Night

Friday, June 23 from 6:00pm-8:00pm
in Tappan Square

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Bouncy House, Giant Kickball, Sack Races, Cornhole, Board Games, Bubble Soccer, Face Painting and More!

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For More Information, or Contact the Recreation Department:

Stormwater Master Plan

The Oberlin Public Works Department is developing the City’s Stormwater Master Plan. This is a comprehensive assessment of our storm sewer infrastructure to help identify improvements needed to address flooding issues and your input is important in helping to establish priorities. Flood potential maps for each Oberlin neighborhood will be on display at the Prospect Building (36 S. Prospect St. - Oberlin, OH) from June 1st - July 14th. Keep an eye out for more information regarding open houses and presentations.

For more information, contact City of Oberlin Stormwater Coordinator, Jennifer Reeves:

Westwood Cemetery Burial Search

Westwood Cemetery now has an online burial search page available to the public. Easily search for any burial plot from your phone, computer or other device.

Click the button below to begin your search:

Burial Search

Food Waste Composting Program Giveaway

If you participate in the City’s Food Waste Composting Program, you can receive compost from the food waste collected in the program! Bring a truck or suitable container to receive compost on Saturday, May 20th from 9AM-1PM behind the Wastewater Treatment Plant on St. Rt. 511. Program participants can also pick up bags of compost inside the south doorway of the Prospect Building (36 S. Prospect St.). Limit: 4 bags/participant.

Questions? Contact Barnes Nursery:

Click the button below for more information and to register:

Or contact the Recreation Department:

Pleasant Street Bridge Update

Pleasant Street Bridge Update The City has received a grant from ODOT for 95% of the construction cost to replace the South Pleasant Street Bridge over Plum Creek. A design engineer is working with the City’s Engineering Division and ODOT to develop and submit detailed drawings and the right-of-way plan. South Pleasant Street will be closed between East College & East Vine during bridge replacement, which is currently planned for July - November 2024. Stay tuned for more information as plans develop.

Questions? Contact the Public Works Department:


Mosquito Control Program

Warmer weather brings the return of mosquitoes. As part of the City’s Mosquito Control Program, residents may pick up Mosquito Control Briquettes for FREE from the Public Works Dept. The briquettes work in standing water only and prevent mosquito larvae from maturing to adulthood.

For educational materials and/or Mosquito Control Briquettes, visit the Public Works Department (85 South Main Street) or call:


2023 Compost/Wood Chip Giveaway

The City of Oberlin will be giving away leaf compost & wood chips from 9AM-1PM behind the Oberlin Wastewater Treatment Plant on St. Rt. 511 on the following dates:

May 20 June 17 July 15 August 19 September 16

For more information, including delivery services, contact the Public Works Department: