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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 […]

BayComm wants stronger network with nearby cities

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village A Bay Village-based group wants to establish stronger communications with other Westshore people and cities to help provide potential help in emergency situations. Jim Kettren, the founder of BayComm and a 15-year veteran Bay Village Police Auxiliary officer, said the group is working on expanding its ability to communicate with […]

Sutherland leaving to run consulting business

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Saying “it’s time,” Debbie Sutherland, the longest-serving mayor in Bay Village history and a leader in many regional and state governmental activities for years, is retiring from public office effective Oct. 1. Sutherland was appointed to the post by City Council Oct. 2, 2000, replacing Tom Jelepis, who left office […]

5.9-mill Bay school operating levy going to November ballot

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Bay Village School District officials opted for a middle of the road approach Monday, tentatively deciding to put a 5.9-mill operating levy on the November ballot. In unanimously giving initial approval to the 5.9-mill levy at the regular school board meeting, board members and school district administrators said they were […]