Cleveland Heights City Council meeting highlights 3-5-2018

MARCH 5, 2018

  • Public comments
  • Committee assignments
  • Cedar Lee plan
  • NOPEC electricity aggregation plan
  • NE Ohio Sewer District easement
  • City employee salaries

Council members present were Mayor Carol Roe, Vice Mayor Melissa Yasinow, Mary Dunbar, Kahlil Seren, Jason Stein, Cheryl Stephens and Michael Ungar. The meeting started at 7:39 p.m. and ended at 8:06 p.m.

Public comments

James Williams asked council to support legislation opposing euthanasia. Mark Harris reported on Kiwanis Club progress activating clubs in the Heights schools.

Committee assignments

Mayor Roe announced council committee chair assignments for this year:

  • Finance – Cheryl Stephens
  • Housing and Transportation – Mary Dunbar
  • Planning and Development – Melissa Yasinow
  • Recreation, Community and External Relations – Kahlil Seren
  • Safety and Municipal Services – Michael Ungar

Cedar Lee plan

Council acknowledged receipt of the Cedar Lee Special Improvement District Plan for public services and improvements.

NOPEC Electricity Aggregation Plan

Council approved the new electricity aggregation program to be implemented by the Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council (NOPEC).

NEORSD easement

Council granted an easement to the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) to install regulators and relief sewers for Dugway Creek on Superior Road.

City employee salaries

Council heard the new salary schedules and classifications for city employees on a first reading.

Mayor Roe’s report

Mayor Roe invited citizens to participate in the Charter Review Commission meetings that are held every other Thursday. A joint meeting with the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Board of Education will be held March 12. The March 26 Committee of the Whole meeting will include a presentation about the community development corporation.

Next council meeting is Monday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m.

LWV Observer: Susie Kaeser.

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