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Radar Monitoring Of Speed On Local Streets Underway

As a part of our ongoing efforts to ensure traffic and pedestrian safety, we have acquired a concealable traffic monitor to supplement the pneumatic tube unit that had been in use. The new unit is invisible to drivers and therefore eliminates any concern that driver behavior is changed by the presence of the detector. Results from this street monitoring will set location and time priorities for enhanced speed enforcement.

The program will survey traffic on streets with heavy use first, and then assess side streets. Each location will be monitored for a full week. The results of  recent tests are posted below.

If you wish to request your street be monitored or to volunteer your property as a location to place the unit, please contact Chief Dacek at

Street Name Date Tested Total Volume Posted Speed Average Speed Percent Within Pace Number Out Of Pace
Maple Street
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6/6-6/10, 2017 31,113 25 28 mph 86% 401
S. Main Street 6/15-6/26, 2017 31,032 25 28 mph 85% 410
Bell Street (Carriage Hill area)
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6/26-7/2, 2017 19,114 25 27 mph 68% 3040
North Street
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7/2-7/12, 2017 9615 25 32 mph 74% **
E. Washington Street
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8/20-8/28, 2017 34,639 35 34 mph 94% 1134
Ridgewood Street
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8/28-9/6, 2017 18,155 25 29 mph 80% 963

** Seeking clarification on this number prior to posting.


Fluorescent Bulb Recycling

Fluorescent tube bulbs and compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs) are not accepted by the service department during hazardous waste drop-off.

Residents can recycle CFL bulbs (small, twisty bulbs) for free at any Home Depot or Lowe’s store. Other types of bulbs, fluorescent tubes, can be recycled at any Batteries Plus Bulbs retail locations. Two area locations are listed below.



Batteries Plus Bulbs

Mayfield Heights, OH · (440) 459-0212

Batteries Plus Bulbs

Macedonia, OH · (330) 510-5215

See also

Weekly Meeting Report

Upcoming Meetings and Events

Monday, October 9th
6:30 P.M.    Administration & Compensation  View Agenda at 

2017-10-09 Admin And Comp Agenda

7:00 P.M.    Council Meeting   View Agenda at 

2017-10-09 Council Agenda

Tuesday, October 10th
8:30 A.M.    Parks Commission

Wednesday, October 11th
9:00 A.M.    Cemetery Board Meeting

Monday, October 16th   Leaf Collection Begins Today

6:00 P.M.    Arts Commission
7:30 P.M.    Planning & Zoning Commission

Tuesday, October 17th
8:30 A.M.    Architectural Board of Review

Saturday, October 21st   Community Shred Day

Monday, October 23rd
7:00 P.M.    Council Meeting

Tuesday, October 24th
8:30 A.M.    Parks Commission
8:00 P.M.    Board of Zoning Appeals

Thursday, November 2nd
8:30 A.M.    Shade Tree Commission

Tuesday, November 7th
8:30 A.M.    Architectural Board of Review

Wednesday, November 8th
9:00 A.M.    Cemetery Board Meeting

Monday, November 13, 2017
7:00 P.M.    Council Meeting


Minutes Posted This Week

2017-09-26 Parks Minutes



Pam Spremulli Named To Arts Commission

Spring Featured Artist Pam SpremulliPam Spremulli, an area artist, has been named to the Arts Commission.

She will replace Jean Hood, who served on the commission for many years before moving out of the village.

Here is a little information about Pam.

Artist Biography

Graphic Illustrator Pam Spremulli, shares her “cheerfully optimistic” view of life in her artwork with striking and colorful images.  If she makes someone happy she has done her job.

Spremulli, accredited by the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, is best known for her award-winning (GOLD Mom’s Choice award for distinctive Illustrations) children’s book Letter Birds (PublishingWorks, Inc.) along with her unique interpretations of architectural landmarks from New England to New Orleans. Pam takes familiar images and manipulates color in a way that’s eye catching and engaging. She finds herself very much at home with her subject and instinctively draws the viewers eye to key points that might go unnoticed with more traditional forms of art.

Her artwork has won numerous awards and is privately collected both domestically and internationally.

“The mouse is my brush, the monitor my canvas” is how she describes her technique, “and not to forget a little dab of fun!”

She continues to show her work in galleries in New York along with  several other galleries in and around Cleveland, Ohio. Each summer Spremulli partakes in the Visual Arts of Chautauqua Institution (VACI) Membership Exhibit at Follwer-Kellogg Art Center in Chautauqua Institution, New York. She is also a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and Northern Ohio Illustrator’s Society (NOIS).

Her second children’s book  WOOF! (PublishingWorks, Inc.) was released in 2011.

Pam was born and raised in the Chautauqua Lake Region of Western, New York, spent many years in Boston, Massachusetts, and now resides in Chagrin Falls, Ohio with her husband and two daughters.

Find out more at Pam’s website