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Posted on: March 17, 2020

The Mayor's Report

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In the latest edition of The Mayor's Report, Mayor Weiss provides an update on the September 29 police incident. Read it the Report.

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Update on City Youth Hockey Program

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The City of Shaker Heights has been notified of a number of COVID positive cases among adults and players associated with the City’s youth hockey program. 

We were informed of the first positive case on Friday, October 9. We immediately ...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Halloween Guidelines

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There's no doubt about it, Halloween will look different this year.  The traditional Halloween trick or treating will go forward. Residents are encouraged to consider their personal situations and make their own decisions about how to celebrate. ...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Polling Locations Have Changed

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Please note, some voting locations in Shaker Heights have changed.

Currently, there is misinformation circulating about two voting locations in Shaker Heights. Here is the confirmed correct information per the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections:

  • Precinct 00...
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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Hydrant Flushing Underway

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The Shaker Heights Fire Department will flush the City's fire hydrants from October 12-24. Hydrant flushing is an important preventive maintenance activity that maintains the integrity of the water system and enables the Fire Department to ensure hydrants...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

County Rental Assistance Program

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Residents of Cuyahoga County, including Shaker Heights, who are having difficulty making rental payments due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis may be eligible for assistance from the Cuyahoga County Rent Relief Fund. 

  • The Relief Fund p...
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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: October 13, 2020

S. Woodland Rd. Culvert Replacement

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In mid-November, the City will start an infrastructure improvement project on S. Woodland Rd. to replace a culvert that allows a tributary of Mill Creek to run under the roadway. Anticipated duration is 90 days (weather permitting). Please note that durin...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Horseshoe Lake Dam Update

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The Horseshoe Lake Dam Rehabilitation project is being managed by the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD), which is committed to the modernization of this important structure.

Currently, NEORSD is working with the Ohio Department of Natural Res...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Sandra Middleton Named Director of Human Resources

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Mayor David E. Weiss has announced the promotion of Sandra Middleton to Director of Human Resources, effective immediately. Middleton has served in the City’s Human Resources Department since 2007, most recently as Manager.

Middleton first joined...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: July 10, 2020

City Launches Community Conversations

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The City of Shaker Heights is launching a series of periodic Community Conversations focused on race, diversity, equity and inclusion as they intersect with the work of the City. The purpose of these conversations is to create a space where members of the...

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Shaker Heights City News
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 the winner of the "Best Town to Raise a Family" category in the 2020 Parent Choice Awards. The magazine cites the City’s "walkable neighborhoods, ...

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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: 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 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: August 21, 2020

Paving of Larchmere/South Park Intersection

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The week of August 24, a contractor for the City (Burton Scot) will begin paving the intersection of Larchmere and South Park boulevards. Anticipated duration is three weeks (weather permitting).

The general scope of work includes:

Phase I—Removal...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

NEORSD Project on Lee Rd.

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(Updated August 24) On September 8, the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) will start a major project on Lee Rd., just north of Van Aken Blvd. The general scope of this project will include deep excavation to install a shaft, waterline reloca...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Shelburne Rd. Paving Starts Week of Aug. 24

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The week of August 24, a contractor for the City (Roynak) will begin paving Shelburne Rd. between Claythorne Rd. and Warrensville Center Rd. Anticipated duration is three weeks (weather permitting).

The general scope of work includes:

Phase I—Remo...

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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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Posted on: January 21, 2020

First Energy Line Clearance Work

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Two contractors for First Energy will be performing electric line clearance work in the Mercer and Onaway neighborhoods this fall. Line clearance involves pruning tree branches along power lines. The majority of the work is in residential back yards. The ...

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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: July 28, 2020

Lower Lake Spillway Repair

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In 2019, the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) made various repairs to the Lower Lake dam and spillway based on Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) requirements. This included the installation of new stone along the western bank, pla...

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