Lakewood OH

Council considers rezone of Lake Road property; opinion still split

By Sue Botos Rocky River Public opinion of a proposed Lake Road condominium project remains split, with some residents seeing it as a housing option sorely needed in the city, and others concerned about its impact on the neighborhood. Comments leaned more toward the positive during a July 25 public hearing and subsequent discussion at […]

Ordinance allows participation in additional purchasing consortiums

The U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance, for example, allows local municipalities and agencies to piggyback on a contract competitively bid by another public agency, thereby eliminating the need to re-bid. Access to competitive pricing and contract terms is thereby expanded through the buying power of large government purchasers.

Bay officials considering interim mayor to replace Sutherland

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Bay Village officials are considering having an interim mayor while City Council President Paul Koomar mulls whether to take the mayor’s job after Sept. 30 when current Mayor Debbie Sutherland leaves office. “Everything is on the table right now,” Koomar said. “We did have an interim mayor in 2000 when […]

Going with the flow: schools’ water works with exception of Beach

Rocky River By Sue Botos Recent testing of the school district’s water system proved it safe for consumption in school buildings, but not at the Beach Education Center. Facilities director Adam Sywanyk told the school board at its Aug. 10 committee of the whole session according to testing completed by American Analytical Labs, water is […]