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Posted on: June 3, 2021

NEORSD's Findings & Recommendations for the Shaker Lakes

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Visit our Shaker Lakes page for the latest information and updates abut NEORSD's recommendations for the Horseshoe Lake and Lower Lake dams.

Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Second Public Meeting to Answer Questions About NEORSD Recommendations for the Shaker Lakes

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The cities of Shaker Heights and Cleveland Heights will hold a joint, in-person meeting of their respective Councils in order to answer remaining questions about the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District’s recommendations for Horseshoe Lake and Lower Lak...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: July 14, 2021

2021 Preservation Month Photo Contest Winners

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The Shaker Heights Landmark Commission announces winners of the ninth annual Preservation Month Photo Contest. The contest, created in 2013, honors Preservation Month, which is celebrated each May by preservation organizations across the country. This yea...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Help Plan for the Future of Shaker's Facilities

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Residents are invited to apply to to be a member of the Forward Together Advisory Committee. This Committee of approximately 30 residents will work with staff from the City, Shaker Heights City School District, Shaker Heights Public Library, and ...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Confluent Senior Living & Harbor Retirement Associates Break Ground on Harborchase Community

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Confluent Senior Living and Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA) have broken ground on a 106,698-square-foot assisted living and memory care community in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Representing the first project of its kind to break ground in this city within th...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

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The Shaker Heights Police Department will be assessed by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) on June 21 and 22, 2021. A team of CALEA Assessors will examine all aspects of the department’s policies, procedu...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Updated Guidance for City Hall Access

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Effective Monday, June 14 – Friday, September 3

  • Public access to City Hall will be by appointment only. Call 216-491-1400 to schedule an appointment.
  • Visitors will be met by the City Hall staff person with whom an appointment has been scheduled.
  • All visitors...
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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 24, 2021

City Hires Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

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Mayor David E. Weiss announced that Colleen Jackson has been appointed the City’s new Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. Jackson previously served as Director of Community Partnerships and Programming for Cleveland Play House, where,...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: July 21, 2021

GCRTA Work on Rapid Tracks

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The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority will be performing work on the Blue Line/Green Line tracks east of Tower City, including in Shaker Heights, from August 8 through October 2.

Please note:

  • Rapid service east of Tower City will be suspended for...
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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 13, 2021

City’s Significant Progress on Sustainability Recognized - LEED Gold Certification Achieved

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The City of Shaker Heights announced today that it has achieved LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The City is part of a growing group to be certified using the USGBC’s LEED for Cities and Communities rating sy...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Block Party Update

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The City will permit block parties to be held this summer based on current virus trends. All block parties must follow the required safety protocols that have been established. Block parties must be registered with the City due to safety issues concerning...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Public Notice: Chagrin Blvd. Resurfacing

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The City of Shaker Heights and Northeast Ohio Area Coordinating Agency (NOACA) have proposed a project that will include asphalt resurfacing of Chagrin Blvd. (US-422) from the City's western limit to the Farnsleigh Rd. intersection and from the H...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Gas Main Replacement: Lomond Neighborhood

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The week of July 19, Dominion Energy Ohio will start a gas main replacement project in the Lomond neighborhood. Impacted streets include Lynnfield Rd., Townley Rd., Winchell Rd. and sections of Newell Rd., Lomond Blvd. and Scottsdale Blvd. (see map below)...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Gas Main Replacement: Warrensville Center Rd.

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Dominion Energy Ohio will start a gas main replacement project at two location on Warrensville Center Road. The first phase of the project is at Fairmount Circle; the second phase is between the southern City limit and Norwood Road. Construction will begi...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Warrensville Center Rd. Improvement Project

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In mid-May, the City will start a major infrastructure improvement project that will include the resurfacing of Warrensville Center Rd. between Farnsleigh Rd. and Fairmount Circle and the reconfiguration of the Shaker Blvd. and Warrensville Center Rd. int...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Sewer Project: Brantley Rd./Claythorne Rd.

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The City will begin a major sewer improvement on Brantley and Claythorne roads between Brantley and Warrensville Center roads the week of July 12. The general scope of work will include open excavations to make sewer spot repairs and installation of cured...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Water Main Replacement: Aldersyde Rd.

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A major waterline improvement project will begin on Aldersyde the week of June 21. The scope of work entails installation of a new waterline on Aldersyde Road between Lee Road and Onaway Road. After the waterline has been installed, the road will be resur...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: June 20, 2021

Phase 3 of 2021 Street Resurfacing Starts Week of June 21

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The week of June 21, a contractor will start Phase 3 of the City’s 2021 street resurfacing project. The following roadways will be impacted:

The general scope of work includes:

Step I: Removal of existing asphalt pavementStep II: Adjustment of cat...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: April 14, 2021

Phase 2 of 2021 Street Resurfacing Starts Week of May 10

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The week of May 10, a contractor will start Phase 2 of the City’s 2021 street resurfacing project. The following roadways will be impacted:

The general scope of work includes:

Step I: Removal of existing asphalt pavementStep II: Adjustment of catc...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Van Aken District Phase Two

Rendering of proposed apartment building for Farnsleigh Rd.

Learn about the new apartment building proposed for Farnsleigh Rd.

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Northeast Quadrant Sewer Program

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Since 2018, the City has been working on sewers in the Mercer neighborhood, specifically on streets in the area between Warrensville Center Road, Shaker Boulevard, Sulgrave Road and Fairmount Boulevard.The general scope of work includes inspecting sewer m...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 23, 2021

2021 Street Resurfacing

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The following streets — or sections of streets — will be resurfaced this year. Residents on impacted streets will receive a letter before the project begins. Learn more about roadwork in Shaker Heights.

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Shaker Heights Featured in NEO Parent Magazine

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Special section focuses on "why residents love this family friendly town."

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Chagrin Blvd. & Lynnfield Rd. Signalization Improvements

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The City of Shaker Heights will start the Chagrin Boulevard/Lynnfield Road Signalization Improvements project in the coming weeks. These improvements will make it easier for pedestrians and bicyclists to cross Chagrin Boulevard safely.

The general scope of...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

City Announces Initial Police Policy and Practice Reforms

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UPDATED NOVEMBER 30: Residents are invited to view the new Duty to Intervene policy and the amended Response to Threats policy in the Police Policies & Practices section of this website.

POSTED OCTOBER 3O: The City of Shaker Heights, City Council and t...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Shaker Heights Wins ‘Best Town to Raise a Family’

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Readers of Northeast Ohio Parents magazine have selected Shaker Heights as the winner of the "Best Town to Raise a Family" category in the 2020 Parent Choice Awards. The magazine cites the City’s "walkable neighborhoods, exceptiona...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Gas Main Replacement: Moreland Neighborhood

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On November 18, Dominion Energy Ohio will start a gas main replacement project in the Moreland neighborhood (see map). Project duration is three months (weather permitting). Work hours are 7 am-5 pm.

Residents living within the work limits will receive fur...

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Shaker Heights City News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

First Energy Line Clearance Work

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(Updated February 4): Starting Monday, February 8, pruning operations will move to S. Woodland Rd. between Warrensville Center Rd. and Brighton Rd. Motorists may experience some delays. Estimated completion time is a week.

(Updated January 26): Th...

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Shaker Heights City News