Community

Macedonia Community >> History

Population:
City of Macedonia (1990 census) 11,188

Governmental Services:
Form of Government – Mayor/Council

Police -
Macedonia Police Dept. – 22 full-time/2 part-time
Fire -
Macedonia Fire Dept. – 15 full-time/15 part-time

Education:
Nordonia Hills City School System

Public Schools:
Elementary: 4;
High Schools: 1
Non-Public Schools: 2
Health Services: 3 hospitals within 15 miles

Transportation:
Interstates 271 and 480; State Routes 8 and 82;
Ohio Turnpike
Rail: Conrail
Air: Akron-Canton Regional – 25 mi.; Cleveland Hopkins International – 25 mi.

Utilities:
Water: City of Cleveland
Sanitary Sewer: Summit Co. Environmental Svcs.
Electricity: Ohio Edison
Gas Company: East Ohio Gas
Telephone Co: Windstream
Cable TV: Time Warner

Macedonia has a mayor who serves a four-year term and 6 Council members at large who also serve four-year terms.

The Police Department has a staff of 22 full-time and 2 part-time officers plus dispatchers. The day-to-day operation is supervised by the Chief of Police, a Lieutenant and 5 Sergeants, as well as a Detective Bureau.

The Fire Department is staffed with 15 full-time and 15 part-time paramedics/fire-fighters. The fire rating for insurance purposes is 5.

The City of Macedonia is a full service community with its own Building Department City Engineer, Building Inspectors and Zoning Inspector. It also has a full-time Service Director and Service Department with 14 full-time employees who maintain the roads and provide services to residents including free leaf pickup.

Macedonia is very fortunate to have one of the largest city owned parks in the State of Ohio, with over 350 acres of walking paths, playground areas, picnic areas with shelters, ball fields, soccer fields and lake. Additionally, the park has a Natatorium with swimming pool, meeting rooms, etc.

Macedonia is also affiliated with the Nordonia Hills Chamber of Commerce.