Welcome to the Village of South Russell

South Russell is home to approximately 4,000 residents and is located at the western edge of Geauga County, Ohio.  The 4 mile long by 1 mile wide village is a residential community with unique character and rural “at home” charm.  South Russell students attend the highly acclaimed Chagrin Falls School System.


The Village of South Russell is seeking

professional, experienced, qualified applicants

for the position of Part-time BUILDING/ZONING INSPECTOR.

5-14-19 Building Inspector Job Ad


Municipal Engineering Consultant

The Village of South Russell desires to retain the services of a professional civil engineering firm to perform various Municipal Engineering Consultant (MEC) services for municipal related activities. The Engineer must be a registered licensed professional engineer in the State of Ohio and must have previous successful experience as a municipal engineer. The contract period until 12/31/20; with two additional one-year renewal options at the sole discretion of the Village.

Request for Proposals

Cops and Kids Fishing Event

 The South Russell Police Department’s 7th annual Cops & Kids Fishing event will be held Sunday, June 9th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bellwood Lake. Check the SRV Police Facebook page for more details.

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The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive

Monday, June 24, 2019 at:

Gurney Elementary School
1155 Bell Road
South Russell, Ohio 44022

2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Bring family, friends, and neighbors!
Spread the word!
There is a Desperate Need!
Give the Gift of Life

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Schedule a Vacation Watch or Register Your Pet

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Lake County Master
Rain Gardener Course


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2019 Geauga-Trumbull Collection Dates

Possible Stream Enhancement Grant for Manor Brook

Link to the Power Point presentation shared at the Special Meeting of Council held on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 7 p.m. at Village Hall to discuss a possible stream enhancement grant for the Manorbrook neighborhood can be found here:


South Russell Playground Proposal Map

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Questions and comments are welcome and may be addressed to the South Russell Village Mayor and Council through fiscalofficer@southrussell.com

High Utility Bills?

Oftentimes the late winter months can bring higher-than-expected utility bills, usually because the cold snaps in January and February result in customers using more energy than normal.  Click on this link for information on  programs that may be helpful during this time:  2018 Energy Programs

Mission Statement

The mission of South Russell Village is to serve the residents of the Village by:

– Providing a high level of essential services

– Planning for future needs while preserving the character of the Village

– Promoting an attitude of professionalism and impartiality among Village officials and employees in a fiscally responsible manner