Upcoming Events

BPA Meeting
Start Date/Time: Tuesday, March 9, 2021 7:00 PM
End Date/Time: Tuesday, March 9, 2021 9:00 PM

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Village of Burton Utilities Department will be hydrant flushing this week.

Signs will be posted around town.

Seeking Seasonal Laborer

The Village of Burton is seeking individuals to fill a temporary part time position as Seasonal Street Department Laborer. You must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license and work hours may vary depending on the need. Interested persons may submit a resume and cover letter by 4PM on Thursday, May 6, 2021 to villageofburton@sbcglobal.net or mail to:

            Village of Burton

            Attn: Personnel Committee

            P.O. Box 408

            Burton, Ohio 44021

The Village of Burton is in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Spring brush pick up is on Monday, April 26, 2021

  • Stack brush at curb, cut end toward street but not protruding into street
  • Brush must be no larger than 5 inches in diameter & 5 feet long
  • Normal yard debris, branches & trimmings only. No garden or flower bed debris
  • Maximum load time is 10 minutes per address; debris remaining after time allocation is owners responsibility
  • This service is for small branches and limbs that might have fallen during storms
  • Service is not for removal of entire trees
  •  Once crews have left THEY WILL NOT BE BACK
  • Brush should not be put out any sooner than Monday, April 19, 2021

Spring clean up is on Saturday, May 8th, 2021

  • No tires, garden debris, branches brush, leaves, bricks, rocks, toxic chemicals, hazardous waste, paint, batteries, items containing Froen, engine blocks, or heavy automobile parts
  • Items must weigh less than 150lbs
  • Small debris must be tied, bagged, or in containers
  • Maximum load time is 15 minutes per address
  • Once crews have left they will not come back
  • Items may be put on the curb beginning May 1st; all items should be at the curb by 6am on Saturday May 8th, 2021
  • Tire Drop Off will be on May 8, 2021 from 8am-12pm. (Please drop off tires at the Street Department)

The Village of Burton is seeking qualified individuals for

Wastewater Class II Operator Utilities Assistant

Full Time $22.50/hr

Job Description

Under general supervision of the Utilities Supervisor, operates treatment plant in accordance with EPA regulations and requirements and maintains related equipment. Performs task related to the repair of equipment; maintenance of buildings and grounds and other related maintenance task of the Village of Burton Treatment Facilities and their connecting infrastructure as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of operations and maintenance of wastewater/water treatment facilities and mechanical and electrical equipment.

Skill in use of basic laboratory equipment and hand tools; power tools/equipment.

Ability to understand and follow operating instructions; conduct routine sampling procedures and laboratory analysis; perform calculations and perform a variety of manual labor tasks including working indoors and outdoors environments; lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials. Working in confined spaces, climbing ladders and at times regular sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work. Ability to work overtime, weekends and on call as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Currently have Ohio EPA wastewater class II certification
  • Pass a physical, as well as a drug test and background check.
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license

Benefits include OPERS, 2 weeks’ vacation after 1 year, and paid medical.

Interested persons may submit a resume and cover letter identifying qualifications by Friday, March 19, 2021 or until the position is filled to villageofburton@sbcglobal.net or mail to:

Village of Burton

P.O. Box 408

Burton, Ohio 44021


The Village of Burton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Geauga County Special Collections for 2021

Council will be doing virtual meetings until further notice:

URL: https://us05web.zoom.us/j/8192126928?pwd=RzNzMHhzVmRPbFMvelY1dms1MnFidz09

Meeting ID: 819 212 6928

Passcode: cisQn2

Point of Sales Inspection Application 

Resolution 2020-37 Point of Sales Inspection

Ownership Guidelines for Your Homes Electrical System

It is important to make sure generators are properly installed and operated to prevent health and safety risks for customers and our crews, here are some guidelines to make sure that the generators are installed and used properly: 

Village of Burton Residents:

Ohio EPA wanted to make community public water systems aware of financial assistance available to Ohioans who are behind on rent, mortgage, and water and/or sewer bills, as far back as April 1, 2021.  This assistance is being made available from the CARES Act through 47 Community Action Agencies throughout the state.

Details on eligibility and how Ohioans can apply for this assistance can be found at https://businesshelp.ohio.gov/pdf/10232020-home-relief-grant.pdf

CCR 2019 (Consumer Confidence Report)

Garage Sale procedures for the Village of Burton:

Practice social distancing by doing the following:

  1. Place posters encouraging social distancing for customers to see upon arrival and while shopping.
  2. Set up tables and chairs within 6 feet apart.
  3. Use heavy-duty tape to form a flow for customers to follow throughout the sale.
  4. Ask customers to stand in a line, while spread apart, during a high traffic times.

Clean all tables and chairs several times throughout the day.

  1. Make sure all merchandise is washed and dried and/or wiped down with a disinfectant product before placing on a table or chair for sale.
  2. Wipe down all tables and chairs using disinfectant at the end of the day or in the morning before the next day of the sale starts.
  • Wear masks and disposable gloves at all times during the sale.
  • Have hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol on tables and other places for customers to use.

 Reminder on what is recyclable and what is NOT recyclable:

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Exciting news, Village Residents! The Village of Burton now offers eBill and Bank Drafts. If you would like to sign up for eBill and/or Bank Drafts, the form is on the Water and Sewer page. Any questions call the Village of Burton office. 

Please be advised:

Our Burton Utility Department will be marking utility lines on lawns and streets Monday through Friday during normal business hours. If you have any questions or concerns please call the Village Office.

Please note:  The Board of Public Affairs recently updated the Rules and Regulations to state that any water and sewer bill not paid by the due date (a delinquent account) AND with a balance of $300 or greater will have services shut off. Payment plans are available to anyone who is having trouble paying their water/sewer bill. If you are making regularly scheduled payments on a payment plan, your account is not delinquent.


The Village of Burton has teamed up with Waste Management to offer Burton Village residents a Single Hauler Trash Program that became effective April 1, 2019. All residents will automatically be enrolled in the standard service level of a 96-gallon trash cart and a 64-gallon recycle cart at a rate of $17.41 per month. To choose a different service level, be sure to contact the Village Office at 440-834-4474. A senior rate is available. Also available is "low volume bag service." Recycling will take place every two weeks. All standard service level customers will get a recycle tote; bag customers have the option of adding recycling service at a rate of $5.33/month. Single Hauler Trash (Waste Management) Frequently Asked Questions

2021 Recycling Schedule

Waste Management Recycling Website


The 2020 Arbor Day celebration was held Saturday, October 10th in the Village Park from 10 AM to 12 PM. 

(left to right) Burton Mayor Joe Hernandez, Arborist Debbie Palmisano, and Tree Commission member Matt Markiewicz during Arbor Day 2018.


The Village of Burton is on Facebook. Check us out!

WCAG 2.0 (Level AA)

Mayor's Permit Required

Burton Village Residents and Contractors Working Within the Village

Please be aware that no person, firm or corporation having cause to perform work necessitating the involvement of a portion of the sidewalks, roadways, water systems, and/or sewer systems of the Village shall do so without applying for a Mayor's Permit through the Village Office. This includes having work done on your property that may impact the water/sewer lines that are there. This application will include detailing the nature of the work contemplated, the method of work, the remedial work planned, the starting date and the anticipated completion date. Please call or stop by the Village Office before any work has begun to avoid penalties.

Application for Mayor's Permit

Tree Work & Removal Permit

Tree Ordinance for The Village of Burton

Right of ways for the Burton Village

Attention Snow Plow Drivers

Snow PlowBurton Village Codified Ordinances 733.01

Permit required.


“A Mayor’s Permit shall be obtained before any person is permitted to plow snow within the Village. Said permit shall require a fee of five dollars ($5.00). Said permit shall be valid from October 1 through April 30, and shall be effective for one season only.”

Permits available in the Village Offices, second floor.


Burton Alert

Burton Village Emergency Notification System (not the same as Geauga Alerts!)

Alert SignBurton Village’s new emergency notification system, Burton Alert, enables you to receive, at no extra charge*, informational messages from the Village in the event of an emergency.  The information sent through Burton Alert is intended to help keep you informed should the Village experience a significant event such as a water main break, boil alert, public health emergency, weather emergency, etc.  Messages may cover such subjects as safety alerts and directions on what to do; the location of a shelter; evacuation orders; debris removal information; and the Village’s response to an emergency.  You can receive either a phone call or text message to a designated number, AND an email.

You can apply on-line by downloading the Burton Alert Sign Up Form, complete it, and press the "Submit" button on the form.

*Individual text charges may apply depending on your mobile carrier.

Geauga Alerts!

Sign up for Geauga Alerts! In the event of an emergency or severe weather condition, a text message alert will be sent to the phone number provided. **PLEASE N0TE: Geauga Alerts! and Burton Alert are not the same thing.  Signing up for Geauga Alerts! does not mean you are automatically signed up for Burton Alert.  Geauga Alerts! is for Geauga County, and Burton Alert is for Burton Village, only.

To reach the registration page go to the Sheriff's Office page (http://www.sheriff.co.geauga.oh.us/) and select “Geauga Public Alerts”.

The direct URL is http://entry.inspironlogistics.com/geauga_county_oh/wens.cfm