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Mayor's Report for October 2018

Mayor Weiss provides a monthly update on happenings in Shaker Heights. View the Mayor's Report, which includes a video message, at

Rotary Club of Shaker Heights to Honor Firefighter and Police Officer of the Year

Annual awards presentation to be held October 17

Dateline: October 8, 2018 - The Rotary Club of Shaker Heights will honor its 2017 Firefighter and Police Officer of the Year on Wednesday, October 17. Rotary President John Sobotincic will lead the awards program. Members Sally Baden and Adam Davis will present the awards to Detective Bruce Adkins (Police) and Lieutenant Christopher Wirsching (Fire). Honorees will receive a plaque for their service, as well as a monetary gift in the presence of guests and City officials, including Mayor David E. Weiss and members of City Council.


Section of South Woodland to Close Monday, October 8

Gas main replacement work continues.

Dateline: October 4, 2018 - Beginning Monday, October 8, South Woodland Rd. between Lee Rd. and Warrensville Center Rd. will be closed for a period of approximately six weeks (weather permitting). Dominion Energy Ohio’s contractor will be doing work in this area as part of the natural gas pipeline replacement project currently taking place along South Woodland Rd.


Public Input Welcome During 2019 Budget Process

The City's 2019 budget process is officially underway. Residents are invited to the a series of public meetings to learn more about the City's proposed 2019 budget and to offer input and feedback to the Mayor and City Council as the budget is prepared.


Mayor's Report for September 2018

Mayor Weiss announces the release of The Origin and Cause Fire Investigation Report for Fernway School. View the Mayor's Report, which includes a video message, at

Two Cases of West Nile Virus Reported in Cuyahoga County

One case involves Shaker Heights resident

Dateline: September 11, 2018 – The Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) reports a confirmed case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a Shaker Heights resident. There have been two reported cases of West Nile Virus in Cuyahoga County this year and 17 in the state of Ohio.


Mayor's Report for August 2018

Mayor Weiss provides an update on Fernway School. View the Report, which includes a video message, at

Traffic Pattern Changes Around Lomond Elementary School 

New restrictions and limitations effective August 22

Dateline: August 15, 2018 - New traffic patterns around Lomond Elementary School become effective August 22. During specific days and times, some streets will be one way only and turning restrictions will be in place. Motorists should watch for new signs on Lomond Boulevard (near the school), Palmerston, Sherrington, and Strandhill roads and are urged to use extreme caution in the area. It is important to observe signs and obey the restrictions.


Landmark Commission Announces Photo Contest Winners

Sixth Annual Contest Celebrates Preservation Month

Dateline: August 7, 2018 - The Shaker Heights Landmark Commission announces winners of the sixth annual Preservation Month photo contest after reviewing 59 entries submitted by 25 photographers. The contest, created in 2013, honors National Preservation Month, which is celebrated each May by preservation organizations across the country. In a nod to the widespread use of cell phone cameras and social media, this year’s contest was based in Instagram.


Gas Main Replacement Projects Update

Work begins the week of August 6

Dateline: August 3, 2018 - Dominion East Ohio will start two major gas line replacement projects, one on South Woodland Rd. and the other on Wimbledon and Hazelmere roads.


Here Comes the Moreland Roll 'N Stroll

August 4 walking and biking tour and scavenger hunt

Dateline: July 16, 2018 – The City will host the first Moreland Roll ‘N Stroll on Saturday, August 4. Check-in begins at 9:30 am at The Dealership, 3558 Lee Road, with the self-guided tour and scavenger hunt through the Moreland neighborhood from 10 am – noon. The fun continues with games and crafts until 2 pm. The event begins and ends at The Dealership. It’s a free, family-friendly event.


Mayor's Statement on Fernway Elementary School Fire 

Dateline: July 10, 2018 -- Today, a large, fast-moving fire on the roof of Fernway Elementary School caused significant damage to the building, but thankfully, no injuries or loss of life.

Thanks to the swift action of the first responders from the Shaker Heights Fire and Police departments, along with mutual aid from departments as far away as Lake County, the fire was extinguished safely and quickly. Crews will remain on scene to ensure that all hotspots are fully extinguished and the building is secure.


Fire Up the Grill and Summer Fun at BBQ@VAD on July 27

Celebrate the season with a barbecue cookout, brews and bands


Mayor's Report for July 2018

Mayor Weiss discusses progress at the Van Aken District and the Shaker Heights Police Department's new Bike Patrol in the July 2018 edition of the Mayor's Report. View the Report, which includes a video message, at

Tuesday, October 23, 2018


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