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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Fall Festival and Pumpkin Hunt 2021

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This October will bring the return of our annual Fall Festival and Pumpkin Hunt at the Recreation Center, Saturday, Oct. 9, from 1-4 p.m. This free family-friendly festival features face-painters, hay-rides, inflatables, an animal show, a bubble show, ref...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Trick or Treat Haunted Trail

Trick or Treat Haunted Trail 2021 flyer

The Trick or Treat Haunted Trail is back by popular demand and will be held Friday, Oct. 22, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Westlake Recreation Center. The outside trail will be decorated for the occasion and include plenty of treat stops set up along th...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Accepting donations for Hurricane Ida relief

If you are interested in helping those affected by Hurricane Ida, there are a few organizations currently collecting donations. You may consider donating money and supplies through Nehemiah's Neighborhood Network or by going to www.columbiaroad.org.&n...
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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 24, 2021

Westlake welcomes new police patrolman

Mayor swearing in Ptl Zack Hitchens

The City of Westlake welcomed Patrolman Zack Hitchens to the Westlake Police Department on Tuesday, Aug. 24. Mayor Dennis  M. Clough administered the oath of office to the City's newest sworn officer in front of members of his family, fr...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

2021 Westlake in Bloom Winners

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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

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: 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.

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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

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 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: 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: 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

Fire prevention week banner 2020

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: 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: 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: August 24, 2021

Westlake welcomes new police patrolman

Mayor swearing in Ptl Zack Hitchens

The City of Westlake welcomed Patrolman Zack Hitchens to the Westlake Police Department on Tuesday, Aug. 24. Mayor Dennis  M. Clough administered the oath of office to the City's newest sworn officer in front of members of his family, fr...

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