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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: February 22, 2021

Westlake holds inaugural “Bounty Day” distribution

Bounty Day Volunteers

The inaugural “Bounty Day” distribution event was a resounding success for the Westlake Community Services Department. Volunteers from Grace Baptist Church in Westlake pitched in to load up more than two dozen cars curbside during the event.

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

A Valentine's Day surprise for some unsuspecting seniors

Youth Advisory Board members Greta and Kate assembling bags

The Youth Advisory Board and Community Services staff worked together to create homemade valentines and assemble gift bags for 100 unsuspecting senior residents. 

The bags were filled with chocolates, cookies, hot cocoa and an old-fashioned blank ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

AARP Tax-Aide Program changes related to Covid-19

Due to limitations posed by Covid-19, it is uncertain at this time whether the AARP Tax-Aide Program will be able to operate in the City of Westlake this tax season. If the program is able to proceed, it will operate one day a week at the Westlake Recreat...

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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: September 2, 2020

Staff distributes hot meals to seniors

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Staff at the Senior and Community Services Center distributed free hot meals to Westlake seniors on Tuesday, Sept. 1. 

The event was part of an area-wide effort initiated by the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging, which offers nutrition program ...

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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: May 14, 2020

Delivering a second round of sunshine to Westlake seniors

Round 2 - 100 Bags of Sunshine

The incredibly positive response from recipients of the “100 Bags of Sunshine” initiative in March inspired the Westlake Department for Senior and Community Services to launch a second round with the help of donations from many new spo...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

2020 Over 90 Birthday Proclamations

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Staffers at the Senior and Community Services Department presented 179 residents with Over 90 Birthday Proclamations signed by Mayor Dennis Clough.
Nine different Assisted Living and Nursing Homes in Westlake responded to our request for residents who shou...
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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Volunteer Appreciation Day 2020

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In honor of National Volunteer Week, our senior transportation drivers from Westlake’s Senior and Community Services Department are delivering flowers to our volunteers to thank them for their service and to let them know we miss them while stay...

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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: April 17, 2020

Community Services, SROs pack 'lunch boxes' for students

Spring Break Family Lunches

Many families in Westlake benefit from the school lunch program throughout the school year. Westlake Senior and Community Services, in partnership with the School Resource Officers (SROs) from the Westlake Police force were able to help this year by provi...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

100 Bags of Sunshine delivered to Westlake seniors

Lt Krumheuer

100 Bags of Sunshine were delivered to seniors all across Westlake today in a great team effort between the Department for Senior and Community Services and the Westlake Police Department.

Community Services staff identified 100 local seniors who they felt...

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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: April 23, 2021

2021 Westlake State of the City

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The 2021 State of the City is set for Tuesday, May 11, at 11:30 a.m. at Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 25054 Sperry Dr. 

The Westshore Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the event, which will be recorded and made available on the Westlake Comm...

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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: April 16, 2021

Westlake Memorial Day Parade to return in 2021

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The Westlake Memorial Day Parade, sponsored by the Westlake Kiwanis, will be held on Monday, May 31. The starting point will be at Saint Peter and George Orthodox Church, 25800 Hilliard Blvd., at 10 a.m. The parade will march down Hilliard and end up at C...

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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: 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 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 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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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: February 8, 2021

ODN lists medical disorders qualifying for Phase 1B vaccination

Vaccine - Medical Disorders List

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: 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.

The 10-d...

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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: October 26, 2020

Rec Center policy updates for occupancy, social distancing

As the weather gets colder and more people want to use the city’s indoor recreation facilities, the Westlake Rec Center would like to remind everyone that there are limits on the max number of people permitted in each area of the building at any...
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