December 18, 2023

Fourth Readings

Ordinance 123-2023: Fourth Reading. As Amended. An Ordinance amending Part One, Title Five of the Administrative Code of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Cleveland Heights to enact a new Chapter 142 “Arts Commission” to establish an Arts Commission for the City of Cleveland Heights and provide for appointment, powers, and duties of the commission.
Passed 6-1

Ordinance 179-2023: Fourth Reading. As Amended. An Ordinance authorizing the allocation, appropriation and expenditure of ARPA funds.
Passed 7-0

Second Readings

Resolution 168-2023:  Second Reading. A Resolution authorizing an agreement with the Journey Center for Healing and Safety for a Victim Advocate in the Cleveland Heights Municipal Court; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 169-2023:  Second Reading. A Resolution authorizing an agreement with Bellefaire JCB for law enforcement training and an update of the Cleveland Heights Youth Diversion and Mentoring Program to better serve transgender and other LGBTQIA+ youth; and declaring the necessity that this Resolution become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Ordinance 194-2023: Second Reading. An Ordinance authorizing the allocation, appropriation and expenditure of ARPA funds; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 5-0-2

Ordinance 195-2023:  Second Reading. An Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 13-2019, as amended by Ordinance No. 11-2022, to expand the Board of Directors of the Cleveland Heights Community Improvement Corporation to achieve greater community representation and expertise, modifying the ex-officio membership of the Board by replacing the Director of Housing with the Director of the Department of Planning and Development, and authorizing the Mayor to file appropriate amended Articles of Incorporation.
Passed 5-2

Ordinance 198-2023: Second Reading. As Amended. An Ordinance to make appropriations for the current expenses and other expenditures of the City of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, for the period of January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

First Readings - Consideration of Adoption

Ordinance 199-2023:  First Reading. An Ordinance to amend certain subparagraphs of Ordinance No. 168-2022(F) and subsequent amending ordinances, 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

Resolution 200-2023:  First Reading. A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement with Zupka & Associates for the provision of assistance to the City’s Finance Department in the preparation of the annual audit statements for the period from January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2027; providing compensation therefor; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 201-2023:  First Reading. A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a contract with Kimley-Horn for professional services for the preparation of a Comprehensive & Equitable Safety Action Plan (CESAP); and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 202-2023:  First Reading. A Resolution authorizing the renewal of the City’s property, vehicle, law enforcement, general, employment practices and public official liability coverage for the City and its employees with the Public Entities Pool of Ohio for the calendar year 2024; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Resolution 203-2023:  First Reading. A Resolution extending the deadline for the Charter Review Commission to provide a report and recommendations to Council, until May 31, 2024; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.
Passed 7-0

Consent Agenda

Passed 7-0

Resolution 204-2023: First Reading. A Resolution proclaiming January 11, 2024 as National Human Trafficking Awareness Day; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.

Resolution 205-2023:  First Reading. A Resolution proclaiming January 2024 as National Poverty in America Awareness Month; and declaring the necessity that this legislation become immediately effective as an emergency measure.