Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Radio tower equipment, other land uses among items passed.
The Fairlawn City Council at its Monday night meeting approved measures that will allow A. Schulman to keep its headquarters in Fairlawn, moving from its current address at 3550 W. Market St. to land at the northeast corner of South Cleveland-Massillon Road and Ridgewood Road A land deal involving A. Schulman, Landridge Development LLC and the city of Fairlawn will develop new 34,000-square-foot world headquarters for A. Schulman on 6.4 acres of land. The seller is Community Development Corporation of Fairlawn. In the $540,000 deal, Schulman will agree to a lease from Landridge of at least 20 years. Shulman CEO and Chairman Joseph Gingo told the council he was glad his company and the city could work out a deal to keep the headquarters …
Monday, June 18, 2012
Council meets at 6:30 p.m.
Fairlawn City Council will look to approve allowing Mayor William Roth to enter into a development agreement with Giant Eagle for the building of a GetGo at tonight's meeting. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. If approved, the city will enter into the development agreement and Giant Eagle will build a GetGo at the corner of West Market Street and Trunko Road. Giant Eagle representatives hope to break ground in August. To make way for the extra traffic of a GetGo, Giant Eagle also agreed to pay more than half the cost of widening a portion of Trunko Road. The improvements include a left-turn lane and a left-turn signal. To see a full copy of tonight's agenda, check out the media portion above. Bath Township Trustees also meet …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Fairlawn City Council members will vote on the agreement at Monday's meeting.
Giant Eagle is in the home stretch of getting a GetGo gas station built at the corner of West Market Street and Trunko Road. Fairlawn City Council has set the gears in motion to pass a development agreement should Planning Commission accept Giant Eagle's final site plan Thursday. Giant Eagle plans to build a $2.2 million gas station that will include six pumps and a convenience store. Giant Eagle has agreed to pay for more than half the cost of widening Trunko Road to include a left turn lane. The signal at Trunko will also be updated to include a left-turn arrow. Deputy Service Director Ernie Staten said the goal is to have the road widening project finished before school starts in August. He wants construction to start the week after …
Monday, June 11, 2012
Fairlawn City Council Committee of the Whole meets at 6 p.m.
At tonight's Fairlawn City Council Committee of the Whole meeting, members will discuss two topics regarding Giant Eagle's plan to build at GetGo at the intersection of West Market Street and Trunko Road. First, council will discuss allowing Mayor William Roth to enter into a development agreement with Giant Eagle for the building of the GetGo. The final site plan still has to pass Planning Commission on June 14. Second, council will discuss accepting a bid from Liberta Construction to widen Trunko Road to accommodate extra traffic from GetGo. The plan includes adding a left turn lane and adding a left-turn signal at the light. The meeting starts tonight at 6 at City Hall. The agenda is in the media portion of this article.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
See a copy of the agenda here.
Fairlawn City Council meets in a work session at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers. See a copy of tonight's agenda above.
Monday, May 21, 2012
See what the topics of conversation are for tonight's meetings.
The Bath Township Trustees meet at 4 p.m. today to approve a resolution that supports the exploration of a Revere Community Recreation Center. Trustees will also look to approve: • backing the Bath Fire Department in applying for several safety grants through the state and federal government. • payments for lighting and boiler maintenance in the Bath Center • concrete road repair costs Fairlawn City Council meets at 6:30 p.m. and Mayor William Roth will swear in two police officers who are being promoted from part-time to full-time. The council is also expected to pass an ordinance extending the moratorium on Internet cafes in the city. Other agenda items include: • an ordinance entering into a Summit County intergovernmental agreement …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
A bill regulating the cafes awaits Ohio House approval, and council will decide what to do after it passes or fails.
Fairlawn City Council has decided it's in the city's best interest to extend a moratorium on any Internet sweepstakes cafes until the state passes regulation legislation. Council will vote to extend an existing moratorium next Monday. Council met in a committee meeting Monday night at City Hall. "The (state) senate passed a law with a moratorium on all new devices last week," said city Law Director Edward Riegler. "Now the bill is in the state House and it's only half approved so I want to extend our moratorium until wee see what the state does." City administration has already drafted two pieces of legislation that would regulate the cafes, should any come to the city. At Internet sweepstakes cafes, customers buy phone cards for any …
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Council approved the project at Monday's meeting.
To accomodate a new GetGo gas station at the intersection of West Market Street and Trunko Road, Trunko has to be widened to include a left turn lane. At Monday's Fairlawn City Council meeting, members approved 6-1 the widening plans. Councilman Jim Butler was the "no" vote. "Timing is everything with this," said Mayor William Roth. "Planning Commission has given preliminary site plan approval for Giant Eagle to build a gas station here and if they approve the final plans, we need to be ready." Access to the gas station can be made by right turn only from West Market, or from Trunko. The only exit is on Trunko. "We need plans ready because if they do approve the final plans, we can go out for bids right away." The road will be widened on …
Monday, May 7, 2012
Fairlawn Council and Bath Township Trustees meet tonight in separate meetings.
Fairlawn Council meets tonight at 6:30 at City Hall. Agenda items include: • approving several road improvement projects • approving the purchase of new vehicles for the service department • passing a resolution declaring May 13 to May 19 as National Police Week Bath Township Trustees meet tonight at 7 p.m. in the Township Center. Agenda items include: • accepting the resignation of a police officer • approving the sale and auction of a police car and fire department SUV • appointing members to the Bath Township Community Emergency Response Team A copy of each agenda is attached to the media portion of this article. Any questions? Tell us in the comments.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Several of the city's concrete roads are in disrepair, but that will change soon.
You may have noticed several of Fairlawn's concrete roads marked with orange spray paint, usually around sewer holes. That's because Fairlawn officials are preparing to get concrete road repair started very soon. At Monday's Council Committee of the Whole meeting, members discussed accepting the bid of Perrin Asphalt, the company that completed the roundabout at Jacoby and Ridgewood roads. The city estimated the repairs to cost around $205,000, but Perrin's estimates came in at roughly $177,000. "They've done excellent work in the past with us," said Deputy Service Director Ernie Staten. "I'd like to see council go forward with accepting their bid." The program will cover trouble spots on Trunko Road at Chamberlain Road and Stanley Road. …