Cleveland Heights City Council met Monday night. Here are a few highlights from the meeting:
- Council unanimously approved a resolution that allocates to the street resurfacing program and to waterline repairs on Kent Road. The city received about $250,000 more than it initially expected. More than $126,000 will help pay for road resurfacing, and $40,000 will go toward waterline work. The Citizens Advisory Committee helps council decide how to best spend the funds and will provide distribution recommendations for the rest of the money soon.
- The city declared 1481 Rydalmount Road a nuisance and will demolish the property there soon. The estimated cost to take down the home is $13,000.
- The city approved the sale of 3942 Delmore Road, making it the sold through the . The city will sell the property for $70,000 and will offer the buyers $5,000 of down payment assistance, as required by the federal program. grants money to local governments to buy abandoned, vacant and foreclosed homes, repair them and . The dollars also can be used to demolish homes that can't be saved.
- The Cuyahoga County Solid Waste Management District awarded Cleveland Heights a $3,650 grant for recycling equipment. The money will pay for recycling cans for the city to use at community events at public parks and for recycling bags to encourage people at block parties to recycle trash from the events.