Cleveland Heights Cuts Since 2003

Given retirements and other transitions, it’s impossible for our present City Manager, Tanisha Briley, to come up with a complete list of cuts that Cleveland Heights has made since 2003 to deal with financial constraints.  But working with long-time employees, here’s Briley’s list:

Eliminated Vital Statistics Health Clerk position in Community Relations
Eliminated Full Time Artist position in Public Relations
Eliminated full time social worker position in Office on Aging
Eliminated a part time consultant position in Real Estate Office
Eliminated one Housing Preservation Rehabilitation Specialist
Eliminated one accounts payable position in Finance
Eliminated Commercial Districts Coordinator position in Planning and Development
Eliminated Fire Warden Position. Reduced minimum daily staffing from 19 to 18
Eliminated one Building Inspector position.
Electrician position eliminated
Eliminated Housing Programs Court Secretary
Eliminated the Assistant to the Public Works Director Position
Eliminated one Public Works Dispatcher position
Eliminated Transfer Station Supervisor position and merged the department with Refuse
Eliminated two part time and one full time central services clerk position
Eliminate Assistant Law Director responsible for Cable Commission

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League of Women Voters and FutureHeights Statement

Unfortunately, I was unable to attend the October 14, 2015, LWV and FutureHeights Candidates Night.  As requested, I provided a four-minute statement instead.  Thanks to Deanna Bremer Fisher, executive director of FutureHeights, who read the statement.  Here’s my statement:

“Thanks to the League of Women Voters and Future Heights for organizing this gathering. I am running for a second term on Cleveland Heights City Council, because all I’ve learned during my first term positions me to make a much stronger contribution to our wonderful city in a second term.  Please vote for Mary Dunbar. [Read more…]

Where to get a Dunbar yard sign

Go to 2880 Fairfax Road and look on the side porch. Please sign the sheet with you name, address and phone number so we’ll know where the signs are.  There will be some cards there, too, if you want to deliver literature on your street.

Thanks for your support!