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City News Update
City Operations
There will be no Council Committee of the Whole meeting on September 27. There will be a Public Hearing on Thursday, September 30, starting at 6pm to discuss changes to the Zoning Ordinances. The meeting will be streamed on YouTube. More City Meetings and Event listings can be found by visiting www.clevelandheights.com/calendar.aspx.
Bicycle Friendly Community Public Survey
Cleveland Heights has applied to renew their Bicycle Friendly Community designation and asks those familiar with bicycling in our city to fill out a public survey that will help the League of American Bicyclists in reviewing our application. The survey will remain open through October 11. More information is available about the public survey on their website.
Happy 5K Run Canceled
The 2021 Happy 5K Run has been canceled due to increasing COVID cases and the potential risk to public health and safety. Refunds are available at the point of purchase.
Cleveland Heights Scores Big on Cleveland Scene’s “Best Of” List
One of the main reasons people choose to live in Cleveland Heights is our large and diverse list of outstanding local businesses. This year, as in years past, Cleveland Heights has many local businesses making the list, which is no surprise to those of us who live here! Not only are our great businesses recognized but Cleveland Heights made the list of Best Suburbs (#2) and Best Places to Buy a Home (#4). For a full list, visit Cleveland Scene’s website.

Noble Neighborhood Questions for Candidates due September 30
With the rise in COVID numbers and the large number of candidates running for council and the CH-UH school board, Noble Neighbors is canceling their in-person election forums. Instead, they are asking candidates to respond to their questions in writing about Noble neighborhood issues. Residents are asked to submit questions to Noble Neighbors by September 30. Candidates’ responses will be posted on the Noble Neighbors website on October 12.
Deadline to Register to Vote is October 4
Residents will be voting on November 2 to elect a mayor for Cleveland Heights for the first time in the city’s history. The deadline to register to vote is October 4. Those planning on voting via absentee ballot need to request that option by October 30.
Blood Drives Save Lives
The American Red Cross reports that although our community has helped collect 294 pints of blood over the summer that have helped save up to 882 lives, there is still a critical shortage. The next Blood Drive is September 28 from 10am to 4pm at Church of The Saviour (2537 Lee Road). Visit their website to register or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
Final 2021 Noble Gardeners’ Market September 25
The end of summer means the final Noble Gardeners’ Market takes place on Saturday, September 25 from 10am to 12 noon at the Noble-Roanoke Park. All the produce sold is grown in backyards or community gardens. Please bring small bills and lots of coins. Parking is free at street meters. Visit the Noble Neighbors website for more information.
Donations Matched Dollar-for-Dollar through September 30
Phase 2 of the NOBLE-ity Project by Noble Neighbors will highlight the unique history and culture of the neighborhood through prose and art painted on the five benches that were installed in Phase 1. Learn more about the project and make a donation, which will be matched dollar-for-dollar through September 30, thanks to the generous support of IOBY (“In Our Back Yard”) and Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. 
Anyone looking for work can find job openings on the Cleveland Heights Job Opportunities webpage. There are openings in Parks and Recreation, the Office on Aging, the Community Center, Public Works and more.
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