Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Cleveland Heights Planning Commission is considering changes to zoning that would allow sponsors to advertise on scoreboards.
Sponsors may soon be able to put their mark on Cleveland Heights athletic fields. Planning commission will further review two ordinances Wednesday evening to change zoning that would permit sponsorhip scoreboard signs and to all them at events held at athletic fields, according to the city's website. It was originally introduced to planning commission on April 15 for review and comment and will be discussed further at Wednesday's meeting at 7 p.m. in council chambers. City council will hold a public hearing on the proposed revisions on Tuesday, May 28 at 7 p.m. in council chambers. Is allowing sponsor signs in an athletic stadium a good idea? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Monday, May 7, 2012
Cleveland Heights City Council meets tonight.
Cleveland Heights City Council will consider installing a surveillance system in the Cedar Lee Business District at its regular meeting at 7:30 tonight. The cameras, if approved, would include remote video monitoring and recording systems, according to the agenda. The agenda did not specify where the cameras would be placed in the district. The city has installed cameras in Cedar Lee before, and also spent about $50,000 to add 20 cameras in Coventry Village last summer to help police monitor the area. Council will also discuss using a loan from the city's Commercial Revolving Loan Program to assist with the establishment of a restaurant at 1854 Coventry Road. Members will also consider declaring two homes nuisance properties. The houses …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Cleveland Heights had its zoning code reviewed by a consultant to make it more sustainable and wants to hear feedback from residents
Cleveland Heights officials and consultant Camiros Ltd. have been reviewing the city's zoning code for the past year with the goal to implement more sustainable practices. A draft of that revised code is now available on the city's website here. The city would like residents to review the proposed changes and share their thoughts and feedback at various community meetings. The Planning Commission will discuss the revisions at two of its regularly scheduled meetings in City Hall at 7 p.m. March 14 and April 11, and the public is invited to comment. And City Council, which introduced the zoning code ordinance on first reading at its meeting Tuesday, will host a public hearing 7 p.m. March 26 in the Community Center. City Council will then …
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Jason Stein, Phyllis Evans, Mary Dunbar and Dennis Wilcox were sworn in to new council terms
The new year brings a new face to Cleveland Heights City Council, as well as a new vice mayor of council. At Tuesday night's meeting, Mary Dunbar was sworn in along with Jason Stein, Phyllis Evans and Dennis Wilcox, all of whom were re-elected in November. Dunbar replaces Kenneth Montlack. Council members also voted to name Wilcox as the new vice mayor. The position was formerly held by Evans. "We are known for our diversity and we are known as characters ... a quirky bunch," said Councilwoman Cheryl Stephens, who nominated Wilcox. "Dennis is a stand-up individual. He is mature and thoughtful." She went on to say Wilcox faces challenges thoughtfully and always stands up on the right side. "I want to thank you and the voters for giving me …
Monday, October 10, 2011
As part of our election coverage, Cleveland Heights Patch will provide profiles of each of the candidates for local offices
Editor's Note: As part of Cleveland Heights Patch's local election coverage, we will provide profiles of each of the candidates running for City Council and the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School Board. These profiles will offer biographical and issue-oriented details about each of the candidates to help you, the voters, make more-informed decisions at the ballot box. We also offer to record a short video of each candidate that will help you learn more about them, and a special Facebook page dedicated to elections coverage. The profiles are completed by candidates and run once a candidate has filed with the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections. Stay tuned for more coverage of the election. Name: Phyllis Evans Age: 66 Occupation…
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
City Council met Monday night in Council Chambers
City Council had a short agenda Monday night. Here are the highlights: Monticello Boulevard It's time for Phase 3 of the Monticello Boulevard Capital Improvement Project, and council members approved legislation allowing the city manager to apply for state funds. Councilwoman Bonita Caplan said the phase will cost the city around $200,000 and stretches from Belvoir Boulevard to Noble Road. The state will pay roughly $800,000, Caplan said. The city is hoping the state will pay 80 percent so it can pay a 20 percent match, she said. The total cost of the project is roughly $2 million, said Mayor Ed Kelley. Last year, the city paved Monticello from Noble Road to Taylor Road and it is now in the process of repairing Mayfield Road to Lee Road…
Monday, September 19, 2011
Council meets tonight at 7:30
City Council will meet tonight at City Hall to discuss the Monticello Boulevard Capital Improvement Project, and to declare two homes a nuisance. Find the agenda in the media portion of this article.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
A quick look at Tuesday's City Council meeting
Here's a quick look at what happened at Tuesday night's City Council meeting. Check back later today for the full recap, and follow the links for more details. • Council passed legislation to repeal city laws that ban licensed gun owners from carrying weapons in public parks and other firearm regulations. These ordinances violated the Ohio Revised Code. • Members approved sending an application to the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) to fund repairs on Cedar Road from Euclid Heights Boulevard to Taylor Road. This is only the first step in getting the city on the state's priority list, said Councilwoman Bonita Caplan. Repairs will not happen for another couple years. • Members also approved sending an application to NOACA…
Sunday, August 21, 2011
Catch up on what you missed on Cleveland Heights Patch this week
Look for the Week in Review every weekend to get up to speed on Cleveland Heights Patch articles you may have missed. See below for briefs of and links to government and neighborhood news from around the Heights last week. Browse our news section to see other articles from this week, and don't forget about our announcements section for important information about events, registration deadlines and other community news.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
About 50 or 60 people packed Cleveland Heights Council Chambers to weigh in on the controversial law
The new curfew ordinance in Cleveland Heights continues to be a hot topic. More than 50 people packed into Council Chambers at Monday’s regular council meeting, some to share their thoughts on the new law that sets curfew at 6 p.m. for people under 18 in the Coventry and Cedar Lee business districts, with several exceptions. And a group of people protested outside of City Hall shortly before the meeting, some who were concerned the law would target black youth. “I’m worried there will be an unfair application of this law, and it will go against black kids,” said Cleveland Heights resident Valerie Robinson. “I think it’s repressive and counter-productive, and I want to know, what have the events that took place at a public gathering of 25,…