City Council Vacancy
Due to the resignation of Councilwoman Mary Dunbar as of August 16, there is a vacancy on City Council. The City has been in contact with the Board of Elections and legal sources to determine the legalities of filling the vacancy, either by application or ballot. As soon as this decision has been determined, the information will be posted on the website and on other media outlets.
Councilwoman Mary Dunbar Resigns
After ten dedicated years on Cleveland Heights City Council, Mary Dunbar resigned on August 16 due to growing health concerns. As a councilwoman, she brought attention and energy to important issues such as sustainability, green spaces, fitness, bicycling, and the parks, and was instrumental in the creation of the Transportation Advisory Committee. Dunbar’s term was originally set to expire in 2023.
Drive-Through Food Distribution at Community Center
The Cleveland Heights Community Center is partnering with the Cleveland Food Bank to be a distribution point for The Farmers to Families food box program providing farm fresh food to Cleveland Heights residents in need. The next distribution date is August 26 at the Community Center, 1 Monticello Blvd. Those interested must call 216-691-7377 in advance to reserve your box since supplies are limited.
This Week at Cain Park
The Cleveland Heights Centennial Celebration continues at Cain Park with a free dance concert of breakdancing, hip hop, dance movement, live music, and poetry – “Kolade-Xcope”– on August 21 in the Alma Courtyard at 3pm and on the pathway outside the Alma Courtyard at 5:30pm. This is followed at 8pm with Musical Memories – the Best of Cain Park Theater reuniting beloved cast members and an eleven-piece orchestra for showstopping numbers from decades of musical productions. Ron Davis and Friends perform a free jazz concert on Sunday August 22 from 1-4pm, followed by a free chamber music concert on Tuesday August 24 at 8pm with Trial By Fire. For a complete schedule of events, visit the Cain Park website.