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NOSDA

Northern Ohio Service Directors Association

 Welcome to NOSDA

The Northern Ohio Service Directors Association’s main goal is to promote cooperation and build productive working relationships between municipalities. We strive to continually enhance member knowledge of Public Works by providing related training and keeping up with new technologies.

Join us to start networking with service directors throughout Northeastern Ohio!

Upcoming Events

January Meeting – January 22, 2020


January Meeting

The January meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 11:30 am at

Embassy Suites Hotel, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd. (off Rockside Road), Independence.

We will be kicking off 2020 with our hosts from Pavement Technology Inc. This will be the 47th year that Pavement Technology has hosted our meeting.  They will be discussing the National Center for Pavement Preservation and their  “Top of the Curve” approach to pavement preservation. Please RSVP by Monday, January 17th to Maria Stewart via email at mstewart@pavetechinc.com or by phone at 440-892-1895 or 800-333-6309.

2020 MEMBERSHIP


Membership fees are due by March 1, 2020.  If we do not receive your forms and dues prior to March 1, you will be removed from the email list.  An annual membership is $20.00 for retired members; $25.00 for municipal members; and $30.00 for associate members. The membership is per person, if more than one person from your organization attend monthly meetings they must register as a member.  Checks should be made payable to NOSDA. Mail your membership form and payment to: Bob Girardi, 28000 Shaker Boulevard, Pepper Pike, OH  44124.

Please click on the membership type below to complete the appropriate membership form:

Municipal Membership (Government employees only)

Associate Membership (Vendors only)

Retiree Membership (Retired government employees only)

Sponsor – Website Banner Form – If you would like to be listed on our sponsor page, please click here to complete the form and mail with payment.  Also, email a copy of your logo with a brief description (including contact information) to service@pepperpike.org.

NOSDA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The NOSDA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that 3 outstanding students have been awarded scholarships.

The program was created  to support the education of young people who aspire for careers in public service as well as for careers and trades related to public works. Three scholarships of $2,000 each have been awarded by the NOSDA Board of Directors.

Trouble getting your email? 

If you are having trouble getting our email we want to know. 

If you have checked your spam or junk folder and don’t see your emails let us know.  Please tell us if  your email suddenly stopped arriving, or if you have never received our newsletters.  We will be glad to look into the problem.

Please click here to send your feedback to Bob Girardi.

Job Openings

When your municipality is looking for qualified applicants, NOSDA can help.

We are happy to post your job openings on our website, and include the notice in our monthly newsletters.

Send your information to Bob Girardi, Secretary/Treasurer.  Please notify NOSDA when the position has been filled so we can remove the post.

We need your input. 

When accidents occur, how do you determine when to perform drug tests?

Is the dollar amount of damage to property or equipment a deciding factor?  Do you automatically test whenever an accident occurs?

Please click here to send your feedback to Bob Girardi.

Membership in NOSDA is open to:

  • The chief service representative of each city and village in the Northern part of Ohio, and surrounding territory.
  • Associate Members (Non-Municipal)
  • Retirees

Members must renew their membership and pay dues each year on January 1st. For your convenience, we provide a printable forms for:

* Please click here to read the By-Laws  for complete information on membership eligibility and dues.

Municipal Membership
Retiree Membership
Associate Membership

OUR SPONSORS

NOSDA members appreciate the support and participation of our valued vendors.  Vendors can reach Service Directors throughout northeastern Ohio via our website, newsletters and by sponsoring NOSDA meetings.

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August 2019 Newsletter

August Meeting **Please note change in meeting location** The August meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 11:30 am at Marriott Hotel, 26300 Harvard Road, Warrensville Heights, OH 44128. The meeting will [...]

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May 2019 Newsletter

May Meeting The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 11:30 am at Embassy Suites Hotel, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd. (off Rockside Road), Independence. The meeting will be sponsored by UNIQUE [...]

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April 2019 Newsletter

April 2019 Newsletter April Meeting The April meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 11:30 am at Embassy Suites Hotel, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd. (off Rockside Road), Independence. The meeting will [...]

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March 2019

 March Meeting The March meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 11:30 am at Embassy Suites Hotel, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd. (off Rockside Road), Independence. The meeting will be sponsored by Bell [...]

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 January 2019

 January Meeting The January meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 11:30 am at Embassy Suites Hotel, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd. (off Rockside Road), Independence. We will be kicking off 2019 with [...]

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November 2018

November 2018 Newsletter November Meeting The November meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 14th from 11am to 1pm at Embassy Suites, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd, Independence, OH. The meeting will be sponsored by The [...]

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N.O.S.D.A. is building its own library of educational videos about Public Works. The following instructional videos and books are now available to members. Please contact Bob Girardi, City of Pepper, at (216) 896-6149, or service@pepperpike.org  to request materials.

Small Fleet
Management in Public Works – VideoMotivating
Public Works Employees – VideoPrivatizing
Public Works Services – Video

Everything You Need to Know to Be a Public Works Director – Guidebook

Demonstrating the Value of Your Fleet Management Program Guidebook, CD-ROM included

Countering Disaster “Before It Strikes” – CD-ROM

Knowing Your Costs: Maintaining a Competitive Edge in Fleet Management – Video / CD-ROM

Top Ten Performance Measures for Fleet Managers – Guidebook

Managing Public Equipment – Manual

Vehicle Replacement Guide – Guidebook

One Hundred Years of Public Works Equipment: An Illustrated History – Booklet w/ Video

Public Works Management Practices – Manual

SUPERVISION: Conflict Solving for the New Supervisor – CD-ROM

Leadership in the New Age of Public Works with John Luthy – CD-ROM

Snow Removal Techniques: Plowing Tips from the Pros – Video

Snow Removal In Safety – Video

Salt Management Guide – CD-ROM

The Basics of Snow and Ice Control – Manual

Developing and Effective Snow and Ice Program – CD-ROM

Salt Brine: Breaking Snow and Ice Bonds on Your Pavement – CD-ROM