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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccination appointment locations, instructions for Phase 1B

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The Cuyahoga County Board of Health has released a list of local medical providers that will be hosting vaccination sites for Phase 1B of the state vaccination program, including several federally-qualified health centers, hospitals and pharmacies in West...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Ohio Department of Health releases Phase 1B vaccination schedule

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine recently provided an updated on the vaccine distribution timeline for Phase 1B of Ohio's vaccination program, beginning with those ages 80 and older. The State plans to reduce the minimum age requirement for vaccination by five-y...

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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: January 5, 2021

Residents welcome to keep homes decorated

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Although the holiday season may be winding down, Westlake residents should feel no rush to take down their decorations if they wish to leave them up a little longer this year.

Many of us certainly enjoy seeing festive displays throughout the city and the c...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

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

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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: October 29, 2020

Ohio announces new Small Business Relief Grant

Small businesses negatively affected by COVID-19 are eligible for a new Small Business Relief Grant. Ohio Development Services Agency will begin accepting applications for grants of $10,000 on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Governor Mike DeWine has designated up t...

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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 3, 2020

Rec offering online fitness classes, fun kids activities

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Just because you have to stay indoors or simply cannot make it to the Recreation Center does not mean you have to miss out on a quality programming, courtesy of the center’s staff.

The Rec Department has compiled several online fitness videos foc...

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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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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Rec offering online fitness classes, fun kids activities

Fitness video promo pic

Just because you have to stay indoors or simply cannot make it to the Recreation Center does not mean you have to miss out on a quality programming, courtesy of the center’s staff.

The Rec Department has compiled several online fitness videos foc...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Small Changes for a Better You!

Self-quarantining and cold, dreary winter weather on the North Coast have resulted in many of us being less active, less happy and overall less healthy than we would like to be. 

People of all ages and activity levels have been adversely affected ...

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Senior & Community Services
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

Donna Feorene

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.

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Take an online fitness or yoga class!

Just because you have to stay indoors or simply cannot make it to the Rec Center or your local gym does not mean you have to miss out on a quality workout guided by knowledgeable instructors. 

The Recreation Department’s staff has compil...

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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: April 3, 2020

Easter Food Distribution comes at critical time for local families

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Every year around this time, the Westlake Senior and Community Services Department holds its Easter Food Distribution program through which residents in need can make an appointment to receive vital food supplies..

Each family was provided a ticket with a ...

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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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