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Author Archives: Kevin Kelley

BREAKING NEWS: Westlake teachers, school district reach contract agreement

The Westlake Teachers Association and the Westlake City Schools announced late Thursday afternoon a tentative agreement on a three-year contract.

Passage of school construction levy possible, survey indicates

A majority of Westlake voters may be persuaded to pass a funding measure to construct a new elementary school or schools, but the campaign will need to overcome significant challenges in the form of voter perceptions.

Economic development assistant leaves for county job

Last month, Matt Hrubey became the grants coordinator for Cuyahoga County, working under county Fiscal Officer Dennis G. Kennedy. Hrubey said his primary responsibility will be administrating grants from the federal government.

School board backs $35.2M facilities plan

Voters will be asked to approve an $11 million bond issue and a $14 million permanent improvement levy that will cost homeowners an additional $93 annually for each $100,000 of property valuation. The district will also utilize $10 million of its reserve funds to finance the project.