June 21, 2022

Resolution 070-2022: Second Reading. A Resolution appointing an Assessment Equalization Board to hear objections relative to the estimated assessments for a portion of the expense of improvement of streets and parkways including grading, draining, curbing, paving, repaving, repairing, sweeping or cleaning thereof, removing snow therefrom, and planting, maintaining and removing shade trees thereon within the City of Cleveland Heights; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 071-2022: Second Reading. A Resolution appointing an Assessment Equalization Board to hear objections relative to the estimated assessments for a portion of the expense of street lighting within the City of Cleveland Heights; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 072-2022: Second Reading. A Resolution approving the adoption of the 2023 Tax Budget; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 073-2022: Second Reading. A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Meritech and C.C.T. Financial for the acquisition and maintenance of copy machines for City employees; providing compensation therefor; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Ordinance 074-2022: Second Reading. An Ordinance amending Section 1509.04(b) of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Cleveland Heights to prohibit the discharge, ignition, or explosion of fireworks at all times and dates, including certain days each year pursuant to State law; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Ordinance 075-2022: Second Reading. An Ordinance amending Chapter 749, “Fair Practices”, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Cleveland Heights to prohibit any psychiatric treatment, including conversion therapy, the purpose of which is an attempt to change an individual's sexual orientation; and declaring the necessity that this Ordinance become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Ordinance 076-2022: Second Reading. An Ordinance amending Codified Ordinance Section 111.10, Clerk; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Ordinance 077-2022: Second Reading. An Ordinance enacting a new Section 171.011, Non-Discrimination in City Contracts, to prohibit persons contracting with the City from discriminating against any person based upon the person’s age, race, color, religion, sex, familial status, national original, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or the nonconsensual dissemination of a person’s private sexual images, and providing remedies for violations; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Ordinance 078-2022: Second Reading. An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 25-2022, “Wage and Salary Ordinance,” providing for salary schedules, position classifications, and other compensation and benefits for officers and employees of the City, to add a salary schedule, position classification, and other compensation and benefits for a Clerk of Council and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Ordinance 079-2022: Second Reading. An Ordinance repealing Section 139.13 “Maternity Leave” of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Cleveland Heights and enacting a new Section 139.13 “Paid Parental and Childbirth Leave” to provide paid parental leave benefits for full-time, permanent employees.
Passed 7-0

Ordinance 081-2022: Second Reading. An Ordinance amending Section 150.02(a), “Members,” of Chapter 150, “Transportation and Environmental Sustainability Committee” of Part One, Administrative Code, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Cleveland Heights, to remove City administrative staff from membership on the Committee.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 082-2022: Second Reading. A Resolution proclaiming July 2022 to be National Parks and Recreation Month in the City of Cleveland Heights; and declaring the necessity that this Resolution become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Ordinance 083-2022: First Reading. An Ordinance to amend certain subparagraphs of Ordinance No. 139-2021 (F), relating to appropriations and other expenditures of the City of Cleveland Heights, Ohio for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022 and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Ordinance 084-2022: First Reading. An Ordinance to amend certain subparagraphs of Ordinance No. 139-2021 (F), relating to appropriations and other expenditures of the City of Cleveland Heights, Ohio for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022 in order to provide for Council’s hiring of a Clerk of Council and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 085-2022: First Reading. A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, a non-profit corporation, for the use of Community Development Block Grant funds in connection with its Margaret Wagner Affordable Senior Housing Project; providing compensation therefor; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 086-2022: First Reading. A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Family Connections of Northeast Ohio, a non-profit corporation, for the use of Community Development Block Grant funds in support of its Family School Connections Program and Parent Café Program; providing compensation therefor; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 087-2022: First Reading. A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with FutureHeights, a non-profit corporation, for the use of Community Development Block Grant funds to provide funding for assistance with its Community Capacity Building Program; providing compensation therefor; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 088-2022: First Reading. A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Agudath Israel of Ohio, a non-profit corporation, for the use of Community Development Block Grant funds for the payment of operating expenses for their Gesher Benefits Referral Program; providing compensation therefor; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 089-2022: First Reading. A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the Heights Emergency Food Center, a non-profit corporation, for the use of Community Development Block Grant funds for the payment of operating and capital improvement expenses; providing compensation therefor; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 090-2022: First Reading. A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the Home Repair Resource Center (“HRRC”), a non-profit corporation, for the use of Community Development Block Grant Funds for assistance with HRRC’s housing counseling, home-repair and home-improvement programs; providing compensation therefor; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 091-2022: First Reading. A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Lake Erie Ink, a non-profit corporation, for the use of Community Development Block Grant funds to provide support for the organization’s Ink Spot After School Program; providing compensation therefor; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 092-2022: First Reading. A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Naaleh Cleveland, a non-profit corporation, for the use of Community Development Block Grant funds to provide support for the organization’s mental health services programming; providing compensation therefor; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 093-2022: First Reading. A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the Open Doors Academy, a non-profit corporation, for the use of Community Development Block Grant funds to support the organization’s Out-of-School Time Program for Cleveland Heights-University Heights School District Middle School Scholars and the Out-of-School Time Program for Cleveland Heights High School Scholars; providing compensation therefor; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 094-2022: First Reading. A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement with the Start Right Community Development Corporation, a non-profit corporation, for the use of Community Development Block Grant funds for the payment of operating expenses for its Food Bank Program; providing compensation therefor; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Ordinance 095-2022: First Reading. An Ordinance approving and authorizing members of certain public bodies of the City of Cleveland Heights to hold and attend meetings, conduct and attend hearings, to be counted for purposes of the quorum for such body, and to vote on matters before such body, by means of teleconference, video conference or other similar electronic technology; amending Section 107.01(b) of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Cleveland Heights; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Ordinance 096-2022: First Reading. An Ordinance creating an Appraisal Gap Program; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.

Resolution 097-2022: First Reading. A Resolution amending the standing committees of Council to update the general responsibilities of each standing committee by subject matter; repealing Resolution No. 1-2022; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.

Ordinance 098-2022: First Reading. An Ordinance authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Lease Agreement with T-Mobile Central LLC for the use of a portion of City-owned property located at 3445 Mayfield Road for the construction, installation, operation, maintenance, repair, replacement, and improvement of a wireless communications facility and the grant of associated easements; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.