Friday, January 25, 2013
City Council approves applications to help with matching funds required for $1.5 million federal grant
Cleveland Heights City Council is looking to make up $375,000 in required matching funds for a federal streetscape improvement grant through state and local grants. Council approved two applications for grants to help fund the Cedar Fairmount Streetscape Improvement Project. The project received a $1.5 million grant from the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency, but the city is required to match the grant with $375,000. City Councilman Dennis Wilcox said that the city is trying to secure as much of this as possible from other grants. The city is applying for $10,000 from the Bikes Belong Coalition and for an undetermined amount of money from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to help with the planned Cedar Glen Multipurpose …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The Rita Coolidge performances at Nighttown on Friday, Oct. 12 will raise money for the new sign in the Cedar Fairmount Business District and future streetscape projects.
The Cedar Fairmount Special Improvement District is hosting a benefit concert at Nighttown to help pay for the new district sign and future streetscape projects. The event will feature two performances by Rita Coolidge, a two-time Grammy award winner. A first, general public concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. A private cocktail party will follow the first performance at 7 p.m., and the benefit concert will begin at 8 p.m. There will also be a silent auction at the event. Tickets to the first concert are $70, and tickets to the benefit concert, which includes gold circle seating, the cocktail party and the silent auction are $150. Though Coolidge is known for her recordings like "One Fine Day" and "The Way You Do The Things …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Cleveland Heights City Council members meet tonight, Sept. 4.
Cleveland Heights City Council's regular Monday meeting was moved to 7:30 p.m. tonight, Sept. 4, because of the Labor Day holiday. Council members will consider authorizing Susanna Niermann O'Neil, acting city manager, to apply for federal funding for streetscape improvements for the Cedar Fairmount Business District. The application is in conjunction with the Cedar Fairmount Special Improvement District and the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA). The ordinance will be considered on first reading and will include a program agreement. Council will also discuss, on first reading, declaring the property at 3417 Desota Ave. a nuisance. The full agenda is included with this article.