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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Peddlers, solicitors, canvassers are prohibited in Westlake

In Westlake, peddlers, solicitors, and canvassers are prohibited from knocking at the door or ringing the doorbell at any residence on which there is a sign reading “No Peddlers, Solicitors, or Canvassers Allowed." This law is codified in W...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Westlake urges drivers to follow school zone laws

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Under the COVID-19 circumstances, the Westlake City School District's attendance schedules are irregular and may continue to change as the school year progresses. In the interest of safety, drivers should assume classes are in session during the times whe...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Governor signs bill providing legal protection for employers, essential workers

Legislation signed by Governor Mike DeWine on Sept. 16, 2020, ensures liability protection for employers and essential workers with respect to the spread of COVID-19.

House Bill 606 applies retroactively and through September 2021, ensuring that individual...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Ohio issues statewide mask mandate

Facial coverings are now required in public throughout the State of Ohio, per an order issued on July 23 by Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Interim Director Lance D. Himes.

The order applies to all individuals at least 10 years of age when in any indoor lo...

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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: July 10, 2020

Governor's Order on facial coverings (masks)

Per the July 8, 2020, Executive Order signed by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, the following requirements are to be followed with regard to the wearing of facial coverings in public in counties experiencing a significant increase in Covid-19 infections:

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