Lakewood OH

Strike looms as school board votes to impose rejected teachers contract

Westlake City Schools teachers have scheduled a strike vote for today (June 15) after the Board of Education voted 4-1 Monday night to implement its “last, best and final” contract offer that the union had soundly rejected.

Locations for community center, new elementary school may come into focus

Several locations have been suggested as the site for a new community services center: the spot of the current center at Center Ridge and Crocker roads, city-owned property next to Westlake Porter Public Library, the Westlake Recreation Center site, and property owned by the Westlake City Schools, such as Parkside School, should that site become available for purchase.

Westlake looks to move forward on creation of water department

Water service will be the topic of a June 14 City Council committee meeting, set to begin at 7 p.m. An ordinance to expand the work of engineering consultant Brandstetter Carroll, which had its second reading before council June 2, will be reviewed.

School’s Phase 1 construction plan gets recommended

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted City Council’s building zoning and development committee gave a green light to Phase 1 of the North Olmsted School’s plans for building $90 million in new capital improvements in the next two years. Committee Vice Chairman Paul Barker and member Angela Williamson both voted May 31 for Phase 1 which […]