LWV Hosts Regionalism Forums

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Regionalism: What is it?

A series of forums presented by the west side chapters of LWV Cuyahoga Area:

Tuesday, March 5, 7:30 pm:

The View from the County Perspective Dale Miller*, Cuyahoga County Council member, and Ed Jerse, Cuyahoga County’s director of regional coordination.

The speakers will discuss how Cuyahoga County can provide some services more effectively than individual city governments, how competition between cities may weaken us all, whether the reduction in state funding makes it especially important to think regionally, and what functions are best kept at the local level.

Audience questions are encouraged following the speakers.

*Mr. Miller graciously agreed to take the place of Dave Greenspan,the originally posted speaker who is unable to attend due to an unforeseen

Place: The Dwyer Senior Center, 300 Bryson Lane, Bay Village.

Tuesday, April 16, 7:00 pm

The Westshore Perspective

Dennis Clough, mayor of Westlake,
Mike Summers, mayor of Lakewood, and
Steve Presley, WCOG finance officer

The speakers will discuss The Westshore Council of Governments (WCOG); its background, operation, current collaborations, and future plans. WCOG members Bay Village, Rocky River, Westlake, and Fairview Park are currently pursuing the feasibility of merging fire districts.

Place: To be announced

A third session is planned for May, with the format and topic to be announced.

Presented by The Bay Village, Rocky River, Fairview Park, Lakewood, and Westlake/North Olmsted chapters of the League of Women Voters – Cuyahoga Area.


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