Cleveland Heights-University Heights Board of Education and Cleveland Heights City Council joint meeting highlights 9-25-2017

SEPTEMBER 25, 2017

  • City council updates
  • Board of education updates

School board members present were President Ron Register, Vice President Kal Zucker, Jim Posch, Eric Silverman and Beverly Wright. CH-UH City School District Talisa Dixon was also present.

City council members present were Mayor Cheryl Stephens, Vice Mayor Jason Stein, Mary Dunbar, Carol Roe, Kahlil Seren, Michael Unger and Melissa Yasinow. City Manager Tanisha Briley was also present.

The meeting was called to order at 6 p.m. and adjourned 8:15 p.m.

City Council updates 

The city manager reviewed the status of several economic development projects. The paving of Noble Road is complete; the city will add roadside plantings. Council is still discussing tax increment financing for the Top of the Hill project. The city also is looking at tax abatement for all properties that increase in value. The Cedar Road gas line installation and street repairs are on schedule.

Board of Education update

Concerning the middle schools renovation, Board Member Silverman explained that all internal facilities systems in the schools will be replaced. Superintendent Dixon reviewed the opening of the renovated high school. Few traffic problems have occurred at the high school or the Wiley campus. Dixon also briefly explained the state report card.

LWV Observer: Adele Cohn.

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