Assessment of Fair Housing meetings

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MENTOR – The City of Mentor is conducting a series of Assessment of Fair Housing meetings as required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under its Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule. The Assessment is a necessary and required component of the City’s participation in the Community Development Block Grant program.

Mentor updates landscaping regulations

by Glen Miller

Mentor – A new landscaping ordinance approved by city council Oct. 3 requires all property owners to have at least half their property include in grass or ground cover, and regulates the size of mounds they may want to place on their property.

Lake County economy good, but needs improvement

by Glen Miller

MENTOR – Lake County's economy is good, but needs future tweaking in order to become more robust and competitive, according to research done for a new Lake County Ohio Port and Economic Development Authority 10-year strategic plan.

County to handle Willoughby Hills building inspections

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Board of Commissioners authorized a contract, on behalf of the Lake County Building Department, with the city of Willoughby Hills for the services of the Lake County Building Inspection Department.

Director addresses senior levy on ballot

by Marian McMahon

MADISON VILLAGE - Carol Billetter, Madison Senior Center director, addressed Council about Issue 4, the Senior Services Renewal Levy, at the Oct. 2 council meeting.

City is seeking NOACA grants

by Marian McMahon

PAINESVILLE – Council passed legislation to permit the city manager to seek grants from the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) at the Oct. 2 council meeting.

Council updated on trash service and recycling

by Marian McMahon

MADISON VILLAGE - Vince Crawford of Waste Management addressed Council about the company and recycling at the Oct. 2 council meeting. He said feedback from the drivers is that residents are putting their trash out properly.