University Heights City Council meeting highlights 11-4-13
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
- Dennis Rohal
- Loss of two firefighters
- Health services
- Accounting principles
- New garage roof
- Volunteer work
- Yard waste
All council members were present.
James Rohal, brother of Patrolman Dennis Rohal, read the letter he submitted to [local press] about his brother’s service to the City of University Heights. The mayor presented Dennis Rohal, who recently retired, with a city proclamation and a county prosecutor’s certificate. The police chief gave Rohal a frame containing various medals, patches and badges.
Loss of two firefighters
One of the University Heights firefighters discussed two sad events. A fellow firefighter in Cleveland, William Walter, was killed and another, Shaun Porbert from Shaker Heights, lost his battle with muscular dystrophy.
Council approved a contract with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health for $53,073 for health services that University Heights does not have.
Council approved a two-year contract with James G. Zupka to perform the 2013 and 2014 generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) conversion of the city’s financial statements from cash basis to accrual basis.
New garage roof
Council approved a contract with Southwest Companies for $8,745 to build a new roof on one of the city’s garages. The city received three estimates and has used this company in the past.
The police chief acknowledged the volunteer work of the police auxiliary on Halloween and the [during] the recent snowstorm.
The rules and regulations for yard waste are [posted] on the website for residents [to reference]. Sometimes yard waste is not put on the curb correctly and the city cannot pick it up.
LWV Observer: Michele Weiss.
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