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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Mayor congratulates 2021 Safety Town graduates

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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. 

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks 2021

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The City of Westlake’s annual Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks will return in 2021 for all to enjoy!

 

The parade will begin after 1 p.m. so as not to conflict with Sunday religious services. It will depart from Burneson Middle School on Dover C...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Center Ridge Master Plan Survey

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Do you drive or walk on Center Ridge Road? What would you like to see happen along the corridor?

The City of Westlake, with help from County Planning, is currently developing a Strategic Master Plan for Center Ridge Road. We need your help in providing fee...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

2021 Westlake In Bloom Community Beautification Competition

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Now that Spring has arrived, it is a great time to enter your garden or landscape for the Westlake in Bloom Community Beautification Competition. This is the City’s opportunity to recognize Westlake’s avid gardeners who beautify their ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Come Tour Our New Community Services Center!

Community Services Center tour in progress

The opening of the Westlake Community Services Center has been occurring in phases, which looks very different from a grand opening of plunging into a pool down a water slide (remember the Westlake Aquatic Center opening?). Instead, think of our opening a...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

What belongs in your curbside recycling bin?

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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

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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: May 3, 2021

Westlake celebrates Arbor Day with tree planting, Tree Poster Contest awards

The City of Westlake commemorated Arbor Day with a tree planting ceremony organized by the City’s Tree Commission at Dover Intermediate School on Friday, April 30. Westlake Service Director Paul Quinn III and Tree Commission Chairperson Mary Bet...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Westlake celebrates National Skilled Nursing Care Week

Bruce McNabb and Mayor Clough

In celebration of National Skilled Nursing Care Week, Westlake Mayor Dennis M. Clough presented a Proclamation recognizing the hardworking staff at Concord Reserve (formerly Lutheran Home at Concord Reserve) on Thursday, May 13.

Executive Director Bruce Mc...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Mayor proclaims April 2021 to be National Arab American Heritage Month

Proclamation from Mayor Clough to Pierre Bejjani of CAMEO

Mayor Dennis M. Clough declared April 2021 to be National Arab American Heritage Month in the City of Westlake. The Mayor presented Pierre Bejjani, president of the Cleveland American Middle East Organization (CAMEO), with an official Proclamation.

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Redesigned job search tool available to Ohio job seekers

The State of Ohio has released a fully redesigned, streamlined job search tool available via the OhioMeansJobs.com website for Ohio jobseekers and employers. The revamped job search tool was created through a partnership involving Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Hu...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Governor DeWine announces Phase 2B and Phase 1D of vaccination program

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has announced that as part of the roll out of Phase 2B and Phase 1D of the state's Covid-19 Vaccination Program, starting March 11, 2021, individuals ages 50 and older and those with Type 2 Diabetes or end-stage renal di...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

CDC issues guidelines for how fully vaccinated people can safely visit others

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued its first set of recommendations on activities that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume on March 8, 2021.

The new guidance — which is based on the latest s...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

How to find vaccine providers, schedule appointments

The Ohio Department of Health has provided a few resources that Ohioans can use to find providers participating in Ohio’s Vaccine Program and schedule an appointment. 

Vaccine Management Solution (VMS) – This one-stop solution ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Ohio Department of Health to expand vaccine eligibility with Phase 1C and Phase 2

Ohioans ages 60 and older and those who meet certain occupational or medical criteria will be eligible to be vaccinated against Covid-19 starting March 4, 2021. Details on expanded vaccine eligibility are available in guidance materials published by the O...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

What to do if your power goes out

Residents who experience a power outage during severe weather should contact First Energy by calling 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) to report the outage or click the "Report Outage" link at www.firstenergycorp.com. First Energy encourag...
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Posted on: February 8, 2021

ODN lists medical disorders qualifying for Phase 1B vaccination

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Ohioans with severe congenital, developmental or early-onset medical disorders will be eligible to receive a Covid-19 vaccine starting Feb. 15 as part of Phase 1B of the Ohio Department of Health's vaccination program. 

All individuals ag...

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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. 

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine Information Update for Phases 1A & 1B

The City of Westlake is committed to helping to keep the public informed about efforts to distribute vaccines for Covid-19.

The City has continued to post and update several useful links to Covid-19 Resources provided by the Centers for Disease Control, th...

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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: 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.

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Mr. & Mrs. Westlake crowned during Tree Lighting Ceremony

For years, Westlake’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at City Hall has also marked the crowning of Mr. and Mrs. Westlake. Since 1955, the Town Criers have celebrated one couple that have best served the people of Westlake in a positive and outstanding manne...

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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...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

What to do if you receive a RITA non-filing letter

If you receive a non-filing letter from the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA), please follow this link to see the steps for submitting your tax return information to the agency online, by mail or by fax.

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

2020 Westlake in Bloom Awards Ceremony

Mayor Presents 2020 Lou Walter Award to Binh Van To

With social distancing and mask requirements in place, the 2020 Westlake in Bloom Award Ceremony was able to proceed safely at in the gymnasium of the Westlake Recreation Center the evening of Thursday, Aug. 13.

Due to concerns over Covid-19, attendance at...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

A Message About Coronavirus: Be Informed, Not Fearful

Considering fact-based findings about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and state and county health officials, the City of Westlake strongly urges residents to be cognizant of but not alarmed by news of efforts to...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Fire Prevention Week 2020: Serve Up Safety in the Kitchen

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As part of Fire Prevention Week, an initiative started by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the Ohio Division of State Fire Marshal has urged communities across the state to engage in educational outreach related to this year's theme, “Serv...
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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Judge sides with Westlake in dispute with City of Cleveland

Judge Michael Shaughnessy of the Court of Common Pleas ruled in favor of the City of Westlake on Tuesday, July 21, in the case of City of Westlake v. City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Case No. CV-12-782910.

This case involved a declaratory judgment actio...

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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 6, 2020

NOTICE: Paycheck Protection Program resumes for eligible small businesses

As a result of the adoption of the Enhancement Act, the Small Business Administration (SBA) has resumed accepting Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) from approved lenders on behalf of any eligible borrower. Businesses with fewer than 500 employees are elig...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Businesses: Our Economic Development Department is here to help

The City of Westlake is committed to helping our local businesses find the resources they need to navigate the difficult circumstances presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent directives from state and federal officials, including Governor Mike D...

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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: June 4, 2021

Westlake begins 2021 Sidewalk Program

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The City of Westlake will begin its 2021 Sidewalk Program in the southeast quadrant of the City, covering neighborhoods south of Hilliard Blvd. and east of Dover Center Road. If you live in this area, you may see the Engineering Department’s &am...

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