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Codified Ordinances (complete through June 23, 2015)

Codified Ordinance not yet published, enacted February 23, 2015:

Ordinance 14-97, enacted 2-23-15, effective 3-25-15: Enacting new Section 173.11 of the Administrative Code of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Shaker Heights to create the Transit Village Community Reinvestment Area pursuant to Ohio law where real property tax exemption shall be granted where significant investment in new construction on vacant land is made by property owners.

Codified Ordinances Enacted after June 23, 2015:

Ordinance 15-86, enacted 10-26-15, effective 11-25-15: Amending Section 141.18 of the Administrative Code of the Shaker Heights Codified Ordinances to eliminate early bird and pre-season passes for non-residents for Thornton Park Swimming Pool, and to authorize the Director of Recreation to adopt rules for the use of Thornton Park swimming pool for non-residents.

Ordinance 15-91, enacted 11-30-15, effective 12-30-15: Enacting a new City income tax code, Chapter 110, Municipal Income Tax, for tax years beginning January 1, 2016; retaining the City’s current income tax code, Chapter 111, Municipal Income Tax, for tax years beginning on or before December 31, 2015; and renumbering existing Chapter 110, Elimination of Spot Blight, and Sections 110.01 through 110.10, to become Chapter 108 and Sections 108.01 through 108.10, respectively, of the Administrative Code of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Shaker Heights.

Ordinance 15-92, enacted 12-07-15, effective 12-08-15: Amending Section 1212.03 of the Zoning Code of the Shaker Heights Codified Ordinances relative to eliminating compensation for Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals members, and declaring an emergency.

Shaker Heights Latest

Fitch Ratings Affirms City's "AAA" Bond Rating

Shaker achieves highest rating, denoting exceptional creditworthiness

Dateline: February 9, 2016 - Fitch Ratings, a credit rating and research agency, affirmed the City’s “AAA” bond rating as part of its ongoing surveillance of the City’s financial condition. The AAA rating is the highest attainable rating, indicating Shaker maintains an exceptional degree of creditworthiness and easily meets its financial commitments. Shaker is among a small group of local cities carrying an AAA rating from one of three major rating agencies. Fitch Ratings also affirmed the City’s AAA rating in its three previous reports, issued in 2011, 2012, and 2014.


Landmark Commission Announces Preservation Programs

Celebrate preservation in Shaker Heights with a Photo Contest and Preservation Awards

Dateline: January 26, 2016 - The Shaker Heights Landmark Commission seeks submissions and nominations for the 4th Annual Preservation Month Photo Contest and the 2016 Preservation Awards.


Public Comment Time Changed

Dateline: January 6, 2016 - Time for public comment on pit bull legislation has been postponed on Tuesday, January 12 to 7-7:45 pm instead of 6:30-7:15 pm. We apologize for the inconvenience.

City Hires New Building Department Manager

Dateline: January 11, 2016 – Mayor Earl M. Leiken announced that Kyle Krewson has been hired as the City’s new Building Department Manager. Krewson joins the City from Cleveland State University’s Center for Instructional Technology, where he managed teams involved in the planning, design, and renovation of the university’s labs, conference rooms, and classrooms. He began his term as Building Department Manager on December 14, 2015.

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