Lorain County Commissioners News

Residents and officials ‘connect’ on lakefront development

Thursday, May 11th, 2017


Ideas – Residents of Lorain County lakefront communities gathered last week in Sheffield Lake to offer ideas to county and city officials working on plans to enhance opportunities for lakeshore usage and development. Here, residents look over maps as they brainstorm those ideas. (Press photo — Michele Murphy)

Sheffield Lake/Avon Lake

By Michele Murphy

A fishing pier. Linked bike paths, separated from roadways when possible. Bike stations. …Read More

State Rep. Matt Lundy announces run for Lorain County Commissioner

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Lorain County

By Bryan Wroten

Just months into his last term as the state representative for the 55th District, Matt Lundy has announced his intention to run for Lorain County commissioner in 2014.

“Due to term limits, I would like to continue my public service representing the whole county instead of a portion of the county in a district,” he said Monday morning. “As a state rep, I …Read More

City will cautiously explore option of county land bank

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Avon Lake

By Bryan Wroten

To protect property values in Avon Lake, city officials are considering joining Lorain County’s land bank to manage abandoned and foreclosed homes.

Lorain County Commissioner Ted Kalo presented the land bank opportunity to City Council during a work session before its May 21 Collective Committee meeting.

Speaking in an interview, Mayor Greg Zilka said he supports the idea but isn’t ready to sign off …Read More