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City councils block speed limit increase on Crocker-Stearns

Westlake City Council voted 6 to 1 against raising the speed limit on Crocker Road at a May 7 meeting. Ward 2 Councilman Nick Nunnari cast the only vote in favor of the proposed increase. In April, council’s safety committee voted 2-1 against the increase.

Rezoning sought for American Greetings parking lot

The request for the rezoning was made April 7 by Elie Weiss, president of HL&L Property Co. The intent is to build a surface parking lot on the property for the employees of American Greetings. The new headquarters complex for the greeting card company is currently being built at Crocker Park, just to the northeast of the lot.

Baker seeks to expand her constituency with state Senate run

Westlake Republican Nan Baker, who is prevented by term limits from seeking re-election to her District 16 seat in the Ohio House, announced her candidacy before more than 100 supporters May 7 at the Behind the Woods banquet facility in Rocky River.

School board retains Palmer as superintendent

Members expressed their pleasure with Geoff Palmer’s performance since he succeeded Dan Keenan in August. Barb Leszynski and John Finucane said Palmer does a particularly good job managing behind-the-scene matters.