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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Shaker Heights Wins ‘Best Town to Raise a Family’

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Readers of Northeast Ohio Parents magazine have selected Shaker Heights as a Best Place to Raise a Family in the 2020 Parents Choice Awards. The magazine cites the City’s "walkable neighborhoods, exceptional schools, ample parks, a...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

The Mayor's Report

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Read Mayor Weiss’ June 19 report at https://cvcpl.us/e4wadFx 

Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Participate in Public Meetings

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For the safety of our staff and residents, all public meetings will be virtual until further notice. Residents may learn how to comment on and/or attend a public meeting by viewing the agenda for the meeting they’re interested in. Please note th...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Recreation Department Activities and Program Information

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Updated July 1

Below is a list, divided into three categories, which will explain activities that are and are not going to be offered, and those still under consideration. In cases where activities/events are canceled, this means that those events were eit...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Sewer Fee Increase

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We've put together a page to help residents learn more about the sewer fee increase, which will go into effect in May. Follow the link below to view a message from the Mayor, read frequently asked questions, and learn more about the City's sewer system.

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Learn More About the Sewer Fee Increase Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 9, 2020

City Council Passes Resolution Condemning George Floyd Killing

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At its June 8 meeting, City Council passed a resolution "expressing outrage at the murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police Department, and calling for justice, unity, constructive dialogue and action needed to abolish racism, wherever it may...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

2020 Deer Questionnaire Now Available

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Part of the City’s deer management program includes an annual questionnaire to evaluate its effectiveness. Even if you have completed it in previous years, please do so again and share it with others who may wish to share their input. 

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

City Announces Closure of Thornton Pool for Summer 2020

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After thorough study and analysis, the City has determined that the Thornton Park pool will remain closed this summer. In making this decision, the City reviewed, in detail, information from the CDC and the Ohio Department of Health (ODOH) guidelines for ...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: February 28, 2020

City COVID-19 Website

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We’ve put together a special area of this website for ongoing information about the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), including reports from the Mayor, updates to City services, and resources for businesses and residents. 

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 16, 2020

RTA to Perform Track Work on Blue & Green Lines

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As part of its long term maintenance plan, the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) will be working on the Blue and Green Line tracks in Shaker Heights starting June 28. The work will coincide with the GCRTA’s scheduled Rapid ser...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

RTA: Rapid Service Disruption

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From June 28 to August 8, eastbound and westbound Rapid service between Shaker Heights and Tower City will be replaced by 67R Blue-Green Line buses. This is so that the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) can complete track rehabilitation p...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Phase 3 of 2020 Street Resurfacing Starts Week of June 1

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The week of June 1, a contractor (Ronyak Paving) will start Phase 3 of the City’s 2020 street resurfacing project. This includes Fernway Rd. (Avalon to Ingleside), Rawnsdale Rd. (Lomond to Scottsdale), and Stoer Rd. (Lomond to Scottsdale). Antic...

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2020 Street Resurfacing Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Avalon Rd. Resurfacing Starts Week of July 13

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The week of July 13, a contractor (Burton Scott) will start resurfacing Avalon Rd. between Fernway Rd. and Van Aken Blvd. Anticipated duration is four weeks (weather permitting).

The general scope of work includes:

Step 1: Removal of existing asphalt paveme...

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2020 Street Resurfacing Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Nature Center Closes Stearns Trail

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The Nature Center at Shake Lakes is moving forward with the Stearns Trail capital improvements project. The trail will close on Monday, May 11 through the end of October. Improvements will include replacing the two larger bridges that cross the Doan Brook...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

CCBH Annual Storm Sewer Outfall Inspections

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The Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) annually inspects and collects samples from storm sewer outfalls in 52 communities in Cuyahoga County, including in Shaker Heights. This year, inspections will start in mid-May weather permitting. Please note:

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

NEORSD Project on Lee Rd.

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The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) will start phase one of a sewer project on Lee Rd., north of Van Aken Blvd., on Thursday, May 14. Anticipated duration of phase one is a week.

Please note for phase one:

  • Northbound traffic on Lee Rd. north...
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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Huntington Rd. Paving Starts Week of May 4

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Updated April 28: The project will start the week of May 4.

Updated April 13: The project will start the week of April 20, due to a weather delay.

Posted April 3: The week of April 13, a contractor (Burton Scot) will start a repaving project on Huntington R...

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2020 Street Resurfacing Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Water Main Replacement: Avalon Rd.

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Updated (March 24): Cleveland Water Department has rescinded its work-stop order. This project will start the week of March 30.

Updated (March 23): Cleveland Water Department has shut down all water main replacement projects until further notice.  ...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 2, 2020

2020 Street Resurfacing

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The City plans to begin its 2020 street resurfacing projects in April (weather permitting). 

This year, the following streets are scheduled to be resurfaced:

During the resurfacing process:

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: February 24, 2020

Gas Main Replacement: Warrensville Center Rd. & Mercer Area

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(Updated June 30) This project is nearing completion. The section of Warrensvile Center Rd., between Farnsleigh Rd. to South Woodland Rd., is in the restoration phase. Crews are connecting residents to the new gas mains on Warrensville Center Rd. between ...

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More Information on City Construction Projects Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Gas Main Replacement: Shaker Blvd. Eastbound

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In February, Dominion Energy Ohio will start a gas main replacement project on Shaker Blvd. (eastbound) between Coventry Rd. and West Park Blvd. Project duration is six weeks (weather permitting). Motorists should anticipate delays. 

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

First Energy Line Clearance Work

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Davey Tree, a contractor for First Energy, will be performing line clearance work throughout the City in 2020. Line clearance involves pruning tree branches along power lines. The majority of the work is in residential back yards. Davey Tree will leave do...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Northeast Quadrant Sewer Program

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Since 2018, the City has been working on sewers in the Mercer neighborhood, specifically on streets in the area between Warrensville Center Road, Shaker Boulevard, Sulgrave Road and Fairmount Boulevard.The general scope of work includes inspecting sewer m...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Ongoing Dam Work: Horseshoe Lake

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Updated Spring 2020: The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, which has committed $9 million to this project, is now working with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to finalize the design for the Horseshoe Lake dam/spillway and develop a timeline...

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