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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Saturday Leaf Humus & Wood Chip Pick-up - 4/23/22 - 6/25/22

City of Westlake Humus and Wood Chips Delivery Truck

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.

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Evening State of the City 2022 (video)

Evening Westlake State of the City 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 members of...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Congratulations to Westlake's 2022 D.A.R.E. graduates

DARE Graduation 2022 - student 9 wideshot

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...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Westlake welcomes Firefighter/Paramedic Ryan Sholtis

Firefighter/Paramedic Ryan Sholtis with Mayor Clough, Chief Jim Hughes and Assistant Chief Mike Free

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 office, admini...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Westlake Safety Town Registration Information

Westlake Safety Town

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...
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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Saturday Leaf Humus & Wood Chip Pick-up - 4/23/22 - 6/25/22

Seasonal Saturday leaf humus and wood chip pick-up begins April 23, 8:00am-11:30am at the Service Center. Valid receipt required. Materials cannot be purchased at the Service Center, 741 Bassett Rd.

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Become a Westlake Police Auxiliary officer

WPD Auxiliary officer flyer

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...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Some plastic and aluminum cups may be recycled in Westlake

Recycling Flyer - Acceptable Items UPDATED 3/4/2022

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 Snyder, Ru...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Sgt. John Mauer retires after 31 years

Sgt John Mauer and Mayor Clough proclamation

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. 

Sgt. Mauer's service often extended beyond Westlake's borders through his work with the FBI Joint T...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Westlake welcomes three new firefighters

Jeremy DiBell, Stipe Miocic, Mayor Clough, Matthew Kritzer, Chief Hughes, Mike Freeman edited

 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 ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

What services may be impacted by severe winter weather?

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 ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Veterans to lead the Pledge

Navy veteran Thomas Bowl and his son Ethan lead the Pledge of Allegiance on Jan. 6, 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 ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

New City Council sworn in during organizational meeting

City Council, Mayor Dennis M. Clough and Law Director Michael Maloney 1-3-22

The City of Westlake formally welcomed its new and returning City Council representatives who took their oaths of office at an organizational meeting on Monday, Jan. 3, in the Council Chambers at City Hall. 

The meeting featured the swearing in of...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

January-February 2022 Mayor's Newsletter (PDF)

Jan-Feb 2022 Newsletter Cover

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.

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Best wishes to retiring City Council members

Mayor and Killeen Proclamation edited

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 ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Patrolman Ryan Jasinsky receives Life Saving Award

Christine Sabel and Ptl. Ryan Jasinsky

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...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Westlake Police promote two officers to rank of Sergeant

Chief Bielozer, Sgt. Pischel, Sgt. Fox, Mayor, Clough

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...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Please use and store rubbish/recycling carts properly

Recycle Cart

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...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

What belongs in your curbside recycling bin?

Recycle Right

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...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Rumpke now accepts plastic tubs

Rumpke accepting tubs for recycling

Rumpke is now accepting plastic tubs as part of its recycling program. Residents need only to rinse the containers, reattach the lids and place them, loose, in your recycling cart. 

Below is a list of items Rumpke customers can now recycle:

  • Plastic bottles,...
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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Community Services hosts Over 90 Birthday Party

Over 90 - Mayor and attendees

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 ce...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Veterans to lead the Pledge

Navy veteran Thomas Bowl and his son Ethan lead the Pledge of Allegiance on Jan. 6, 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...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Westlake hosts special Veterans Day event at Community Services Center

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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...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Community Services hosts Annual Chili Cook-Off

Bankers Life Peoples Choice Winner and 2nd Place chili cook-off

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 eight. Those...

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Community Services
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Westlake celebrates Grand Opening of new Community Services Center

Ribbon cutting Grand Opening

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 ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

City of Westlake holds dedication ceremony for new Community Services Center

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...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Community Services staff deliver Over 90 Birthday Proclamations

Over 90 Couple - Wine family

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...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Westlake Senior Transportation Team recognized for ‘steadfast, reliable’ service

Westlake Mayor Dennis M. Clough recognized the Senior and Community Services Department’s Senior Transportation Team on Friday, Dec. 11, for continuing to provide "steadfast, reliable" service throughout the Covid-19 situation.

The 10-driver team...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

First Drive-in-Bingo event a hit for Senior and Community Services

The Westlake Senior and Community Services Center hosted its first Drive-in-Bingo event on June 12 in the parking in front of the building. 

Winners received prizes of flowers and toiletries courtesy of Foundations Health Solutions, which sponsore...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Book & Puzzle Exchange Program

After hearing from local seniors saying they have “read every book in the house” and wish they had some new material, the Community Services Department had the idea of organizing a senior book and puzzle exchange program.

To make this ...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Tech-based credits available to Ohio businesses

NOTE: The information below was distributed by the Ohio Department of Development and is published here for the benefit of local businesses.

The Ohio Department of Development launched the TechCred initiative to help businesses address their workforce need...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Westlake welcomes Firefighter/Paramedic Ryan Sholtis

Firefighter/Paramedic Ryan Sholtis with Mayor Clough, Chief Jim Hughes and Assistant Chief Mike Free

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...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Westlake welcomes three new firefighters

Jeremy DiBell, Stipe Miocic, Mayor Clough, Matthew Kritzer, Chief Hughes, Mike Freeman edited

 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 ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Westlake Firefighter Craig Goodwin retires after 30 years of service

Assistant Fire Chief Mike Freeman reads a Proclamation for Craig Goodwin at his retirement ceremony.

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, ...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Fire Department receives 2021 Mission Lifeline Gold Plus Award

Mission Lifeline Gold Plus Award 2021

The Westlake Fire Department has once again received the American Heart Association Mission Lifeline Gold Plus Award. This award recognizes the department’s commitment to providing a higher standard of pre-hospital care to the City of Westlake.&...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Westlake Fire Department hosts vaccine POD with Cuyahoga County Board of Health

Hughes, Freeman and Henderson

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...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Helpful tips for power outages

Nearly everyone has experienced a power outage at home or at their office. Generally speaking, these events typically are little more than a temporary inconvenience. However, there are some safety concerns that come up when the power goes down. 

F...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Westlake Fire Department again receives EMS Gold Plus Award

EMS Gold Plus Award 2020

The Westlake Fire Department has again been awarded the 2020 Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award by the American Heart Association, which recognizes the department as a premiere emergency medical provider. The department earned the honor last year as we...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Evening State of the City 2022 (video)

Evening Westlake State of the City 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...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Congratulations to Westlake's 2022 D.A.R.E. graduates

DARE Graduation 2022 - student 4

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...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

May-June Mayor's Newsletter

May-June Newsletter 2022 Cover

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.

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Westlake celebrates Arbor Day with awards ceremony, tree planting

Tree Poster Contest Winners 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...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Community Services hosts Over 90 Birthday Party

Over 90 - Mayor and attendees

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...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Westlake welcomes Firefighter/Paramedic Ryan Sholtis

Firefighter/Paramedic Ryan Sholtis with Mayor Clough, Chief Jim Hughes and Assistant Chief Mike Free

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...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Saturday Leaf Humus & Wood Chip Pick-up - 4/23/22 - 6/25/22

City of Westlake Humus and Wood Chips Delivery Truck

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.

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Westlake Safety Town Registration Information

Westlake Safety Town

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...
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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Watch the 2022 Westlake State of the City Address

Mayor Dennis Clough and 2022 Chamber Members

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...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Become a Westlake Police Auxiliary officer

WPD Auxiliary officer flyer

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...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Sgt. John Mauer retires after 31 years

Sgt John Mauer and Mayor Clough proclamation

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...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Rumpke now accepts some plastic and aluminum cups for recycling

Recycling Flyer - Acceptable Items UPDATED 3/4/2022

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 ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Westlake welcomes three new firefighters

Jeremy DiBell, Stipe Miocic, Mayor Clough, Matthew Kritzer, Chief Hughes, Mike Freeman edited

 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 ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Service Department celebrates employee's 34-plus years of dedicated service

Paul Quinn, Maureen Murphy, Mayor Clough

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...

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Posted on: January 17, 2022

What services may be impacted by severe winter weather?

Snow Plow Clearing Streets

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 ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Veterans to lead the Pledge

Navy veteran Thomas Bowl and his son Ethan lead the Pledge of Allegiance on Jan. 6, 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 ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Patrolman John Jereb retires after 28 years

Mayor, Jereb, Chief

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 ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

January-February 2022 Mayor's Newsletter (PDF)

Jan-Feb 2022 Newsletter Cover

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.

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

New City Council sworn in during organizational meeting

City Council, Mayor Dennis M. Clough and Law Director Michael Maloney 1-3-22

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

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Westlake Patrolman Ryan Jasinsky receives Life Saving Award

Christine Sabel and Ptl. Ryan Jasinsky

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...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Best wishes to retiring City Council members

Mayor and Killeen Proclamation edited

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 ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Westlake Police promote two officers to rank of Sergeant

Chief Bielozer, Sgt. Pischel, Sgt. Fox, Mayor, Clough

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...

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

Introducing Mr. & Mrs. Westlake 2022 (video available)

Mayor with Mr and Mrs Westlake

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...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Maintenance Technician Karoly "Chuck" Petrik retires from Police Department after 21 years

Mayor, Chuck, Bielozer

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...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Westlake Firefighter Craig Goodwin retires after 30 years of service

Assistant Fire Chief Mike Freeman reads a Proclamation for Craig Goodwin at his retirement ceremony.

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, ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Westlake hosts special Veterans Day event at Community Services Center

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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...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

Simple Recycling collection has resumed

Simple Recycling truck

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.

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Community Services hosts Annual Chili Cook-Off

Bankers Life Peoples Choice Winner and 2nd Place chili cook-off

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...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Please use and store rubbish/recycling carts properly

Recycle Cart

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...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Fire Department receives 2021 Mission Lifeline Gold Plus Award

Mission Lifeline Gold Plus Award 2021

The Westlake Fire Department has once again received the American Heart Association Mission Lifeline Gold Plus Award. This award recognizes the department’s commitment to providing a higher standard of pre-hospital care to the City of Westlake.&...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

2021 Westlake in Bloom Winners

Westlake in Bloom logo

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...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Westlake celebrates Grand Opening of new Community Services Center

Ribbon cutting Grand Opening

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 ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

City of Westlake holds dedication ceremony for new Community Services Center

Lydia talks about Eileen Humphrey

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...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Mayor congratulates 2021 Safety Town graduates

Mayor - Safety Town Graduation 2021

Westlake Mayor Dennis M. Clough personally congratulated the first class of graduates from Westlake's 2021 Safety Town program on the grounds of the Westlake Police Station on Thursday, June 17. 

Long-time Safety Town Instructor Olivia Kostecke th...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

What belongs in your curbside recycling bin?

Recycle Right

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...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Watch the 2021 Westlake State of the City Address

2021 State of the City address

The 2021 Westlake State of the City Address, sponsored by the West Shore Chamber of Commerce, is available for video-on-demand (VOD) viewing via the City's Community Access Channel on any web browser and on multiple streaming devices (Roku, FireT...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Community Services staff deliver Over 90 Birthday Proclamations

Over 90 Couple - Wine family

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...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

ODJFS tool allows unemployment fraud to be reported online

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. 

D...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Westlake Fire Department hosts vaccine POD with Cuyahoga County Board of Health

Hughes, Freeman and Henderson

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...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Westlake honors winners of annual Tree Poster Contest

The City of Westlake Tree Commission and Mayor Dennis Clough awarded proclamations and ribbons to three fifth-graders from Dover Intermediate School for their winning posters in the 2020 Tree City Poster contest. This year’s theme, as it is ever...

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Posted on: April 7, 2016

Updated City of Westlake's GIS

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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.

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Westlake can now publish public hearing notices electronically

The City of Westlake has modernized the way it gives notice of its public hearings. Pursuant to a City Charter amendment approved by the voters in November 2020, the City of Westlake now has the option to publish certain notices of public hearings electro...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Peddlers, solicitors, canvassers are prohibited in Westlake

In Westlake, peddlers, solicitors, and canvassers are prohibited from knocking at the door or ringing the doorbell at any residence on which there is a sign reading “No Peddlers, Solicitors, or Canvassers Allowed." This law is codified in W...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Congratulations to Westlake's 2022 D.A.R.E. graduates

DARE Graduation 2022 - student 9 wideshot

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...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Westlake Safety Town Registration Information

Westlake Safety Town

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 Kin...
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Police Department
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Become a Westlake Police Auxiliary officer

WPD Auxiliary officer flyer

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...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Sgt. John Mauer retires after 31 years

Sgt John Mauer and Mayor Clough proclamation

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...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Patrolman John Jereb retires after 28 years

Mayor, Jereb, Chief

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 ...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 21, 2021

Westlake Patrolman Ryan Jasinsky receives Life Saving Award

Christine Sabel and Ptl. Ryan Jasinsky

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...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 21, 2021

Westlake Police promote two officers to rank of Sergeant

Chief Bielozer, Sgt. Pischel, Sgt. Fox, Mayor, Clough

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...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 2, 2021

Maintenance Technician Karoly "Chuck" Petrik retires from Police Department after 21 years

Mayor, Chuck, Bielozer

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, as he was ...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Mayor congratulates 2021 Safety Town graduates

Mayor - Safety Town Graduation 2021

Westlake Mayor Dennis M. Clough personally congratulated the first class of graduates from Westlake's 2021 Safety Town program on the grounds of the Westlake Police Station on Thursday, June 17. 

Long-time Safety Town Instructor Olivia Ko...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Officers honored for exemplary service in 2020

The Westlake Police Department is pleased to honor five officers whose efforts exemplified the department's commitment to its mission to protect and serve our community this past year.
These admirable officers and the awards they earned through t...
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Police Department
Posted on: January 15, 2021

ODJFS tool allows unemployment fraud to be reported online

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.

Data provi...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Officers promoted to Lieutenant and Sergeant

Jason Dancy and Joshua Frey were sworn in as Lieutenant and Sergeant, respectively, on Thursday, Oct. 1 at City Hall.

Family, friends and colleagues were in attendance for the occasion as both officers were sworn in to their new positions by Mayor Dennis ...

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Police Department

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Saturday Leaf Humus & Wood Chip Pick-up - 4/23/22 - 6/25/22

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.

Additional Info... Service Department
Posted on: March 4, 2022

Rumpke now accepts some plastic and aluminum cups for recycling

Recycling Flyer - Acceptable Items UPDATED 3/4/2022

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 Snyder, Ru...

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Service Department
Posted on: March 4, 2022

Spring Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up - 5/9/22-5/14/22

Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up

Spring Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up (for Westlake Residents only)

May 9 - May 13 from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Mon. -Fri.)

May 14 from 7:30 a.m. - Noon (Sat.)

Westlake Service Center 741 Bassett Rd. 

If you miss the Spring Household Hazardous Was...

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2022 Household Hazardous Waste Round-Ups Service Department
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Memorial Day - 5/30/22

Rumpke is closed on Memorial Day, 5/30/22. 1-day delay for rubbish/recycling collection.

Rubbish & Recycling Info. Service Department
Posted on: August 30, 2021

Please use and store rubbish/recycling carts properly

Recycle Cart

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...

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Service Department
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Helpful tips for power outages

Nearly everyone has experienced a power outage at home or at their office. Generally speaking, these events typically are little more than a temporary inconvenience. However, there are some safety concerns that come up when the power goes down. 

F...

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Service Department

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