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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: May 18, 2020

IRS offering tax credits to businesses affected by COVID-19

The IRS is offering tax credits for businesses affected by COVID-19. These credits offer eligible businesses reimbursement for paid sick leave and family leave taken related to the COVID-19 situation, as well as incentives to keep employees on their payro...

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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: October 1, 2020

Tot Room to reopen at Rec Center

The Recreation Center's Tot Room will reopen Oct. 5 and begin operating Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The following safety rules will apply:

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Westlake Rec announces next 3 phases in reopening effort

The City of Westlake is pleased to announce the next phases in reopening of the Westlake Recreation Center. We have begun the multi-phased reopening of the Rec Center subject to CDC best practices and the Ohio Department of Health’s mandatory gu...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Westlake plans to reopen Recreation facilities in phases

The City of Westlake is pleased to announce the reopening of the Westlake Recreation Center. We will begin a multi-phased reopening of the Recreation Center subject to CDC best practices and the Ohio Department of Health’s mandatory guidelines. ...

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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: October 19, 2020

Adopt A Family for the holidays

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If you are interested in becoming a donor for the 2020 Adopt A Family/Adult Program, please contact Mary Bodmann at mbodmann@cityofwestlake.org or 440-899-3544. 

Due to COVID-19, procedures may look a little different this year&a...

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Senior & Community Services
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: March 13, 2020

Amended Senior & Community Services Programming Plans

The Westlake Community Services Department has decided to suspend all senior activities effective Monday, March 16, until further notice to mitigate the potential spread of illness – particularly among our most vulnerable citizens who regularly utilize ou...

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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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