Cleveland Heights-University Heights Board of Education and University Heights City Council joint meeting highlights 8-24-2015
- University Heights plans
- High school renovation
- Wiley School (temporary home for the high school)
- Future meeting
Council members Nancy English and Steven Sims were absent. All school board members were present.
University Heights plans
Mayor Susan Infeld presented the economic development and 10-year plans for the city of University Heights. She noted the construction on Cedar Road, the new facing on Cedar Center South, the change of ownership of University Square, and several other changes happening in the city.
High school renovation
Stephen Shergalis, director of business services for the school district, gave an update on the Heights High building construction. He indicated that additions to the original 1926 portion of the building are on track and within budget. Many of the materials will be recycled on-site for foundation of the parking lot. The new ticket booth for the stadium will be at the corner of Cedar and Lee roads.
Wiley School (temporary home for the high school)
Shergalis passed out a map of the Wiley campus that showed the traffic pattern and security. A dozen school security monitors will be stationed both inside and outside of the building, including at University Square, and Warrensville Center and Miramar roads. In addition, a police officer will monitor traffic, and RTA will look at increasing bus service.
Nancy Peppler, school board president, asked the University Heights council members to look for ideas on how the school could thank the neighborhood around the school.
Another joint meeting will be planned for some time in November.
LWV Observer: Adele Cohn.
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