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Archive | August, 2016

Public Hearing – 194 Low Street


21 West Washington Street Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022

Telephone: (440) 247-5050 • Fax (440) 247-1510

August 5, 2016


Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Board of Zoning Appeals of the Village of Chagrin Falls at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 in the Council Chamber of the Chagrin Falls Village Hall, 21 West Washington Street, Chagrin Falls, Ohio at the request of Steven Hamori for a variance to Section 1125.03(e), Area, Yard, and Height Regulations: Main Buildings, specifically at 194 Low Street, Permanent Parcel No. 931-15-030, 2^

Benjamin T. Himes Chief Administrative Officer

Applications Requested For Open Council Position

villageseal-350-300x300Chagrin Falls Village Council is seeking candidates to fill the vacancy left by Councilman Robert Schleper, who resigned to take a job in Denver, Colorado. The term for this position will run from August 2016 to January 2, 2018 and Council vacancies are filled by a majority vote of remaining members of Council.

Residents interested in being considered for appointment to this position can submit their resume and qualifications to Ben Himes at Village Hall, 21 W. Washington Street or via email to Candidates must have been a resident and qualified elector of the Village for at least two continuous years prior to appointment to council and cannot hold any other public office or be a village employee.

Village council meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7:00pm and each Councilperson serves on 2 or 3 committees. For more information on Council duties please see the Village Charter.  

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, August 10, 2016.

Councilman Robert Schleper, Jr. Resigns Position

To my colleagues here in the Village,

It is my bittersweet news to convey that I have been offered a position in Denver, Colorado this past week. As many of you are aware, finding a leadership position in education in Northeastern Ohio has been challenging to say the least. After making the decision to apply out of state, I was offered a position within twelve days off applying, within one of the top schools in Colorado.

As such, I will be resigning from Chagrin Falls Village Council effective August 1st, 2016. Serving in this capacity the past year has been a true honor, and I will always remember the level of engagement I have held within this community. Being in service to your community, no matter the capacity, is always an honorable and worthwhile endeavor, and connects us to the greater idea of being women and men for others.

I would like to take the opportunity to thank each of my colleagues on council, the Village Administration, Law, and Service teams, as well as Mayor Tomko for the privilege of working with all of you. I would also like to specifically thank Chief Brosius as well as Chief Zugan, and their teams for their tireless efforts and service to our Village. Our police and fire teams are truly the front line in this community, and their efforts not only protect us, but connect us to a sense of solidarity and pride.

I currently chair two posts for the Village, the Arts, and Administration and Compensation. I would like to recommend that Councilwoman Rogoff assume my post for the Arts Commission, and Councilman Muscenti assume my post for Administration and Compensation. I feel very strongly that they will provide sound guidance and leadership for those committees, and hold the appropriate backgrounds to support each of those groups.

I would like to state again the level of appreciation I have for the opportunity to serve in this capacity, and for the relationships that I have built here. This village has much work to do now and in the future, and I wish you all the best in pursuing the collective goals that we all hold dear; all for the betterment and solvency of our Village.

Thank You,


Robert E. Schleper, Jr., Ed.D


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