Avon Lake News

Plans for storage area scrapped before off ground

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon Lake Regional Water (ALRW) is searching for a potential storage site.

Recently, residents objected to the utility considering clearing a 3.74-acre vacant property near Division Road and Williamsburg Drive.

After residents noticed crews surveying the property, they brought their concerns to the city.
Ultimately, it was determined the property included wetlands, which put a kibosh on the Division road site.

The land they are in …Read More

Avon, Avon Lake issue moratoriums on medical marijuana

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Avon/Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Moratoriums are being issued in municipalities countywide with medical marijuana now legal according to the state.

Of course, it will be a while before all the details are sorted out and rules regarding sales and cultivation are in place.

This is why cities like Avon and Avon Lake have instituted the moratoriums.

“We have not started the process of putting any legislation together or anything …Read More

Extensive sewer separation project to start soon

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy
The work of separating sewers in Avon Lake continues.

The next Avon Lake Regional Water (ALRW) project will be completed in two phases. The Brookfield Road and Inwood Boulevard portion is expected to take place from Oct. 1, 2016 to Oct. 1, 2017.

The second phase of the project – Berkshire Road and Fairfield Road – will be separated from about April 1, 2017 …Read More

SR 83 resurfacing to begin

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Avon/Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Resurfacing work on SR 83 will start in Avon Lake on Sunday.

The project will span the roadway’s entire length through Avon and Avon Lake where 1.5 and 2.4 miles will be resurfaced, respectively.

The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) is funding 80 percent of the project, with the remainder of the costs to be funded by the two cities.

Avon is expected to …Read More

Proposed rezoning pulled from city agenda

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

A proposed rezoning had Avon Lake residents on high alert. But the issue was removed from the Avon Lake Planning Commission Sept. 7 agenda before any official discussion had taken place.

The Weinberger Family Trust proposed to rezone a parcel, located across from Learwood Middle School on Lear Road, from B-1 Limited Business District to R-3 Multiple-Family Residence District.

But the family trust pulled …Read More