Cleveland Heights-University Heights Board of Education meeting highlights 6-6-2017

JUNE 6, 2017

  • Awards and recognitions
  • Public comments
  • Personnel
  • Surplus equipment sale

President Ron Register, vice president Kal Zucker, and board members Jim Posch, Eric Silverman and Beverly Wright were present, as were Superintendent Talisa Dixon and Treasurer Scott Gainer. The meeting began at 7 p.m., after a reception for district retirees, and ended at 10:10 p.m.

Awards and recognitions

The superintendent and board president recognized student art award winners, and sheriff’s deputies who helped with traffic during student drop-off and pick-up times at the high school. They recognized the before- and after-school care staff. These positions are to be privatized. Eight teachers and 17 classified staff members who were retiring were presented with plaques honoring their years of service.

Public comment

Coventry tenants: Ten people spoke in support of the Coventry School building tenants, asking the board to allow the tenants more time before requiring them to vacate the property.


The board approved retirements, resignations and appointments. They adopted the agreement with the monitors unit represented by the Cleveland Heights Teachers Union.

Surplus equipment sale

A resolution on the sale of used surplus equipment had much discussion. Board members Posch and Silverman wanted to delay sale of the middle school furniture. The resolution passed with Posch and Silverman voting no.

LWV Observer: Adele Cohn.

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