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Monday, May 23, 2011

Successful small-business program is expanded, rebranded

It's changing, but don't think of it as new and improved. See it as rebranded and expanded.

This summer, the Sewer District's small business enterprise program, formerly known as SBE, is being rebranded the Business Opportunity Program with a wider focus on minority-owned, women-owned, and small businesses.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Report on public meetings' turnout provided to Trustees this week

During April and May, six public meetings provided customers opportunities to hear and react to the Sewer District's proposed 2012-2016 rate schedule and new affordability program. More than 490 residents attended, and a summary report will be provided to District Trustees this week.

Monday, May 9, 2011

Greater Cleveland Partnership honors Sewer District for diversity

The Greater Cleveland Partnership recently honored the Sewer District as member of its Commission 50 inaugural class, recognizing it as one of Northeast Ohio's top organizations for Board, Senior Management, Workforce and Supplier Diversity.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Full house in Middleburg Heights hears proposed rate details

Hundreds of residents assembled at the Middleburg Heights Community Center last night for the fifth of six public meetings to present the Sewer District's proposed 2012-2016 rate schedule. A 15-minute presentation was followed by more than one hour of questions from the audience, many regarding Federal funding, our proposed Stormwater Management Program, Project Clean Lake, and billing.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

"To pave, or not to pave." Is it a question?

A recent Facebook post raised a question from a resident regarding land use, specifically as it relates to vacant land and stormwater management. Last week, our Watershed Programs department took a few moments to explain what role the Sewer District might play in the future when it comes to vacant land and greenspace.