Posted on: June 27, 2022
The City of Westlake held a send-off last Friday for the founder of the WPD's School Resource Officer (SRO) Program, SRO Scott Fortkamp, who is retiring after 26 years with the department.
During his career in Westlake, he established Westlake as...Read on...
Posted on: June 22, 2022
A new law in the State of Ohio (house bill 172) takes effect on July 1, 2022, allowing for the use of consumer grade 1.4G fireworks. The new law also allows municipalities to restrict use or completely ban the use of a fireworks within the city limits.
In ...Read on...
Posted on: June 8, 2022
Westlake Fire Chief Jim Hughes celebrated his retirement Wednesday at Fire Station #1 surrounded by colleagues, family and friends.
Mayor Dennis M. Clough presented the outgoing chief with a Proclamation noting his 29 years with the City of Westl...Read on...
Posted on: June 3, 2022
Specialized Construction is beginning the first of two phases for the Dover Center Road resurfacing project. Drivers should reference the planned detours for each phase shown below. Phase 1 will cover from Lorain Road north to Detroit Road. Phase 2 will c...Read on...
Posted on: June 2, 2022
Westlake residents lined Hilliard Boulevard under clear blue Spring sky for the City’s annual Memorial Day Parade on May 30, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Westlake.
The festive procession of classic cars, city vehicles and band performances le...Read on...
Posted on: May 17, 2022
Westlake Mayor Dennis M. Clough delivered his 2022 State of the City address on May 10 in the Westlake Community Services Center's Eileen Humphrey Auditorium.
The event was sponsored by the Westlake-Bay Village Observer and open to all m...Read on...
Posted on: May 11, 2022
Members of the Westlake Police Department and Mayor Dennis M. Clough attended a graduation ceremony for the latest class of students at Dover Intermediate School to complete the school's D.A.R.E. program.
The graduates participated in an essay co...Read on...
Posted on: May 6, 2022
The May-June 2022 edition of the Mayor's Newsletter is now available online. Simply click this link to be directed to the PDF version.
Posted on: May 2, 2022
The City of Westlake commemorated the 150th Anniversary of Arbor Day and its 31st year recognized as a Tree City USA with a planting ceremony at Dover Intermediate School on April 29.
Prior to the ceremony, six fifth-grade students were awarded a...Read on...
Posted on: May 2, 2022
The Westlake Community Services Center played host to the special birthday luncheon on April 28 for Westlake residents who have reached 90+ years old and live independently. The City was thrilled to be able to host this year's Over 90 Birthday celebration...Read on...
Posted on: April 26, 2022
The City of Westlake welcomed another new member of the City's Fire Department on April 24. Firefighter/Paramedic Ryan Sholtis comes to Westlake with more than seven years of experience in his chosen field.
Sholtis took the oath of offic...Read on...
Posted on: April 21, 2022
Seasonal Saturday leaf humus and wood chip pick-up will begin on April 23. Loading hours are 8:00am-11:30am at the Service Center, 741 Bassett Rd. You must have a valid receipt. Materials cannot be purchased at the Service Center.
Posted on: April 7, 2022
Student Registration for Westlake Safety Town is open now, using the Westlake Recreation Center's online registration for Westlake residents.
This year, Safety Town is returning to full classes with both students for children entering Kindergarten...
Posted on: April 5, 2022
Westlake Mayor Dennis M. Clough delivered his 2022 Westlake State of the City Address on March 22 at Carrabba's Italian Grill. The West Shore Chamber of Commerce sponsored the event, which was recorded and is available for video-on-demand (VOD) v...Read on...
Posted on: March 14, 2022
The Westlake Police Auxiliary Unit is looking for new members! Come join a team of dedicated people who volunteer to help the community and the officers of Westlake in a multitude of ways. They are highly trained and provided all they need to succeed! Con...Read on...
Posted on: March 7, 2022
The City of Westlake held retirement a ceremony honoring Sgt. John Mauer on Friday, March 4, for his 31 years with the Westlake Police Department.
Police Chief Kevin Bielozer praised Sgt. Mauer for setting a fine example of what solid police work...Read on...
Posted on: March 4, 2022
Rumpke now accepts some plastic beverage cups and aluminum cups in Westlake’s recycling program! "As a recycling leader, Rumpke is constantly working with end users to develop solutions for expanded recycling opportunities," said Jeff ...Read on...
Posted on: February 16, 2022
The City of Westlake welcomed three new full-time firefighters on Feb. 15 at Westlake City Hall. Mayor Dennis M. Clough administered the oath of office to Jeremy DiBell and Matthew Kritzer and Stipe Miocic during a swearing in ceremony in front ...Read on...
Posted on: January 31, 2022
The Westlake Service Department recently held a touching send-off for Administrative Assistant Maureen Murphy, who retired after more than 34 years serving the City of Westlake.
She began her career with the City as a floater in 1986 and was hire...Read on...
Posted on: January 17, 2022
During severe weather situations, residents are advised to check the city's social media accounts for updates about how local services may be affected and for news of blocked roadways, fallen trees, downed power lines and more. Residents also may receive ...Read on...
Posted on: January 14, 2022
The City of Westlake prides itself on its efforts to frequently recognize the contributions of our local veterans. In that spirit, the City has initiated a new tradition inviting one of these brave individuals to lead the Pledge of Allegiance before each ...Read on...
Posted on: January 6, 2022
Westlake Police Patrolman John Jereb retired after 28 years of service to the people of Westlake. He received a Proclamation from Mayor Dennis M. Clough during a send-off on Thursday, Jan. 6, attended by colleagues and family.
Police Chief Kevin ...Read on...
Posted on: January 3, 2022
The January-February 2022 Mayor's Newsletter is now available online. This edition includes information about the newly-crowned Mr. & Mrs. Westlake and retiring City Council members.
Posted on: January 4, 2022
The City of Westlake formally welcomed its new and returning City Council representatives during an organizational meeting Monday, Jan. 3, at City Hall.
The meeting featured the swearing in of newly-elected President of Council David S. Greenspan, as well ...Watch via the Westlake Community Access Channel
Posted on: December 21, 2021
Westlake Patrolman Ryan Jasinsky was presented the Life Saving Award by the American Police Hall of Fame & Museum on Dec. 17 at Westlake City Hall.
Using his police trauma care training along with his prior military training...Read on...
Posted on: December 21, 2021
The City of Westlake held a sendoff for its three retiring members of Westlake City Council on Dec. 16 during the last Council Meeting of 2021.
Mayor Dennis M. Clough presented Proclamations to the outgoing representatives as family, friends and ...Read on...
Posted on: December 21, 2021
The City of Westlake promoted two officers to the rank of Sergeant on Dec. 17 at City Hall. Mayor Dennis M. Clough administered the oath of office to Ryan Pischel and Nate Fox during a swearing in ceremony attended by friends, family and colleagues in the...Read on...
Posted on: December 9, 2021
Music and the aroma of hot cocoa was in the air as attendees gathered to celebrate the crowning of Mr. & Mrs. Westlake 2022 during the City’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 5, at Westlake City Hall.
Westlake Mayor Dennis M. Clo...Read on...
Posted on: December 2, 2021
The Westlake Police Department held a retirement ceremony for Karoly "Chuck" Petrik, who has served as the WPD's Vehicle and Building Maintenance Technician for the last 21 years.
Petrik held one of the most demanding jobs in the City, a...Read on...
Posted on: November 12, 2021
The City of Westlake held a retirement ceremony honoring longtime Firefighter/Paramedic Craig Goodwin on on Nov. 10 at Fire Station #1 on Crocker Road.
Goodwin is an Air Force veteran, as well as a 30-year veteran of the Westlake Fire Department. In fact, ...Read on...
Posted on: November 12, 2021
The City of Westlake was pleased to host a special Veterans Day event in the Community Services Center's Eileen Humphrey Auditorium on Nov. 11.
The event featured a pinning ceremony, lunch prepared by Chef Garrett Baglier and a few words about the...Read on...
Posted on: October 21, 2021
Simple Recycling has resumed collection in Westlake, but with some important changes:
- Residents must now schedule a pick-up by calling 866-835-5068 or online at www.simplerecycling.com.
- Bags/items must now be left by your front door, not at the curb.
Posted on: October 12, 2021
The Westlake Community Services Department hosted the return of its Annual Chili Cook-Off on Tuesday, Oct. 12, in the Gathering Hall of the department’s spacious new facility.
A panel of five judges awarded trophies to the top 3 entries out of ei...Read on...
Posted on: August 30, 2021
The City of Westlake would like to remind residents that rubbish and recycling carts should be placed at the curb after 6 p.m. the night before your regular collection day and should be removed from the tree lawn no later than 24 hours after collection. T...Read on...
Posted on: August 13, 2021
The 2021 Westlake in Bloom Award Ceremony was held in the Eileen Humphrey Auditorium of the new Westlake Community Services Center on Monday, Aug. 9.
More than 60 entrants competed to be named among the top 3 in each of 17 categories. Each of the first-pla...Read on...
Posted on: July 14, 2021
Years of hard work and dedication culminated on July 13, 2021. With a quick snip of a deluxe pair of scissors, Mayor Dennis M. Clough and Community Services Director Lydia Gadd cut the ceremonial ribbon signifying that the new Westlake Community Services ...Read on...
Posted on: June 21, 2021
The City of Westlake held a dedication ceremony commemorating the new Westlake Community Services Center and the 40th anniversary of the Department on Friday, June 18. The facility was dedicated to those who helped make the new facility possible, includin...Read on...
Posted on: June 4, 2021
Most of us are guilty of putting something in our curbside recycling bins that actually belongs in the trash. There are a few things to remember when determining whether something belongs in your recycling bin, in the trash or whether there is an alternat...Read on...
Posted on: May 5, 2021
The City of Westlake was pleased to present special Over 90 Birthday Proclamations to residents who have lived on this Earth for more than nine decades on April 30, 2021.
Since the City was unable to host its usual Over 90 Birthday Luncheon due t...Read on...
Posted on: January 15, 2021
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) has launched a new tool which allows victims of fraud related to unemployment compensation to report these crimes directly to the State of Ohio rather than contacting local law enforcement.
Posted on: December 31, 2020
The Westlake Fire Department and the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) worked together on Wednesday, Dec. 30, to distribute Moderna Covid-19 vaccines to upwards of 700 EMS personnel and first responders from multiple West Side suburbs at Westlake Fir...Read on...
Posted on: April 7, 2016
The City of Westlake's geographical information system (GIS) is a multiple layered map of properties, infrastructures, points of interest, political boundaries, public records and much more.