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