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Council Approves New Police Cars: Quick Takes

Highlights from Monday's Cleveland Heights City Council meeting

Cleveland Heights City Council members approved an ordinance at Monday night's regular meeting to purchase nine cars for the .

The Dodge Charger police cruisers from Greve Chrysler Jeep Dodge will cost no more than $225,000, according to council documents, and will be bought through the Department of Administrative Services Cooperative Purchasing Program

Here are more highlights from the meeting:

  • Council members declared three homes to be nuisances, and will raze the properties at 3643 Grosvenor Road, 3527 Woodridge Road and 3421 Silsby Road. Each will cost $10,500 to demolish.
  • Council declared April 8 to 14 National Community Development Week. Vice Mayor Dennis Wilcox said Cleveland Heights created this week to give thanks to the people who participate in the Community Development Block Grant program. It also makes a statement about "the importance of block grant funding in our city and the fact the funding is . It's an easy target ... but it is a great benefit to urban cities like Cleveland Heights." The city received $1.9 million in 2010, $1.6 million in 2011 and will receive about $1.45 million this year.
  • Council declared April 8 to 14 National Library Week and encouraged residents to check out the resources available at the Cleveland Heights-University Heights . 
linda jenkins April 03, 2012 at 02:34 PM
Before the Cleveland Hts. Police drive their new cars they must know that the South Taylor Rd. project need to be taken care of .I discovered there were a few neighbors within our block had to have identical car repairs,in some cases like myself my husband's Four Runner needed the same repair mutiple times our insurance eventually deemed it a total loss,my car was a Saturn it had less than 90,000 miles on it ,driving on this street caused the air bags to malfunction from hitting one of many pits in the road,since the Saturn is no longer being made,my car was a total loss also forcing us buy replacment cars and pick up car notes we were not finanicially prepared to embrace.Have a great day!

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