Thursday, September 8, 2011
Solon City Council met Wednesday and took action on big issues affecting the city
Solon City Council met Wednesday in City Hall and took action on some big issues looming over the city. Here's a quick rundown: Come back to Solon Patch for more city council coverage later.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
The Solon City Council will hold a number of meetings tonight, concluding with a regular city council meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Solon City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. tonight in City Hall. The caucus will begin at 7 p.m. Here's some highlights: Stay tuned for more coverage following tonight's meeting.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Here are the quick hits you need to know about action and discussion from Monday night's council meeting
The Solon City Council met Monday night and discussed a number of big issues confronting the city. Here is a quick recap of what happened: Deer Legislation Being Prepared: City Council members voted 6-1 to prepare legislation for a deer management plan based on the recommended comprehensive plan brought forward by the safety committee. But looming over discussions of culling Solon's growing deer herd is the ballot initiative that would outlaw hunting in Solon. Development Moratorium on Solar Center Property: After nearly an hour of executive session discussions, city council emerged and unanimously approved a temporary nine-month development moratorium on the Solar Center property. The only exception is if the shopping center, which …
Monday, August 1, 2011
The Solon City Council set to meet tonight at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall
There's a good chance the Solon City Council will take up two of its most controversial items today: the deer management plan and the rental inspection ordinance. The city council has avoided the topics at its recent meetings because some members were absent, and council wanted everyone there before discussing some of Solon's biggest issues. The meeting is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall, with pre-meeting caucus scheduled for 7 p.m. But City Council will also hold a special meeting at 5:45 p.m. to discuss redistricting the city's seven wards, a result of population changes revealed by the 2010 Census. Stay tuned to Solon Patch for more coverage from the City Council meeting.
Monday, June 6, 2011
The long-debated ordinance has been sent back to council for tonight's meeting
The Solon City Council meets tonight at 7:30 p.m. Here are some highlights from the agenda:
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
City Council mulls letting large apartment complexes do their own inspections so long as they match the city's ordinance
Solon City Council hopes to discuss the proposed rental inspection ordinance with representatives of the city's big apartment complexes at council's June meeting. What they want to know is whether the apartment complexes with hundreds of units – namely Liberty Hill and Solon Park – have state-certified inspectors on staff or would want to hire a private company to do the inspections instead of use city inspectors. Some council members are intrigued by the idea – it would free up hundreds of units that city inspectors won't have to do. But others are leery about having the apartment complexes police themselves. "If we're asking the apartments to police themselves, what's the point of doing it?" said Ward 3 Councilwoman Toni Richmond. She …
Monday, May 16, 2011
Work session to continue deliberations on the rental ordinance continue today at 5 p.m.
The Solon City Council will continue its discussion today of the proposed rental inspections ordinance. That discussion began earlier this month, when City Council met and read through the controversial ordinance line by line. The meeting is set to begin at 5 p.m. today in City Hall. A four-vote majority of city council is leaning toward including inspections for the city's rental properties in the ordinance, while three councilmen don't like the idea. The supporters are council members Toni Richmond, Ed Kraus, Nancy Meany and Robert Pelunis. Rick Bell, Bill Russo and Bill Mooney are leaning against it. That's a change from the council's last round of discussions, when members rejected inspections for rental units because of privacy …