July 6, 2020

Ordinance 108-2019: Third Reading. Amending Chapter 749, “Fair Practices” to include the nonconsensual dissemination of a person’s private sexual images as a prohibited, discriminatory rationale for the purposes of fair employment, education, and housing practices
Passed 6-0

Ordinance 051-2020: Third Reading. Amending Section 111.21, “Voting,” of Chapter 111, Council¸ of Part One, Administrative Code, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Cleveland Heights to allow Council members to recuse themselves from voting due to a conflict of interest
Passed 6-0

Ordinance 054-2020: Third Reading. Amending Chapter 943, “Use of Public Ways for Small Cell Wireless Facilities and Wireless Support Structures,” of Part Nine, Streets, Utilities and Public Services Code of the Codified Ordinances of Cleveland Heights
Passed 6-0

Resolution 078-2020: Condemning the murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police Department, declaring racism a public health crisis, and expressing support for state-wide legislation to combat racism and implement best police practices to address racial bias and improve police-community relations
Passed 6-0

Resolution 079-2020: To support Ohio House Bill 535, also known as the CROWN (“Creating A Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair”) Act
Passed 6-0

Resolution 082-2020: First Reading. Objecting to the renewal of all current liquor permits issued by the Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Liquor Control to Zooz Limited dba City & East Hookah Bar, 2781 Euclid Heights Blvd., Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44106 and requesting that a hearing on the issue of renewal be held in Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Consent Agenda

Passed 6-0

Ordinance 057-2020: Second Reading. Providing for the issuance and sale of $1,105,000 of notes, in anticipation of the issuance of bonds, for the purpose of paying costs of (i) reconstructing, resurfacing and otherwise improving City streets, together with necessary appurtenances thereto, (ii) rebuilding Monticello Boulevard and Taylor Road, including engineering and planning costs with respect thereto, (iii) acquiring motorized equipment and appurtenances thereto, (iv) acquiring motor vehicles and equipment used in performing the functions of the City’s Department of Public Works, Sewer Utilities Division, (v) acquiring motor vehicles and equipment used in performing the functions of the City’s Department of Public Works, Forestry Division and (vi) acquiring mobile radios for use by the City’s Police Department, together with the necessary related equipment

Resolution 080-2020: Proclaiming July 2020 to be National Parks and Recreation Month in the City of Cleveland Heights

Resolution 081-2020: Suspending the levying of admissions tax under Chapter 155, “Admissions Tax,” of Part One, Administrative Code, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Cleveland Heights; placing a moratorium on the collection and remittance of the same

Resolution 083-2020: Authorizing the City Manager and her designees to establish a temporary permit program for the establishment or expansion of outdoor dining facilities and use of public and private property or right-of-way in response to the COVID-19 emergency

Resolution 084-2020: First Reading. Approving the adoption of the 2021 Tax Budget

Resolution 085-2020: Authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Cleveland Housing Network Housing Partners, a non-profit corporation, for the use of Community Development Block Grant funds to provide emergency rental assistance to income-eligible tenants unable to pay their full monthly rent due to the economic impact from COVID-19; providing compensation therefor