Archive for March 24th, 2016

Council and residents talk about drainage and flooded basements

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Sheffield Lake

By John Edwards

A discussion of drainage issues and crumbling infrastructure, triggered by rain- and sewage-flooded basements, dominated City Council’s March 15 work session. A March 14 downpour led four Holl Avenue residents, headed by Matt Harper and Corey Rosso, and several council members, including council President Rick Rosso and Mayor Dennis Bring, to flood the meeting with their flooding woes. Harper started the discussion …Read More

Voters say ‘no’ to rezoning of land eyed by developer for luxury apartments

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

The proposed expansion of a development of luxury apartments on prime real estate off Center Ridge Road stalled March 15 when Issue 8 − a zoning amendment − was defeated at the polls.

By city charter, North Ridgville residents had to approve the zoning amendment to rezone land from B-2, general business district, to R-2, a multifamily district, to allow for the apartments …Read More