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City Successful In Busting, Prosecuting Graffiti Vandals

In June 2005, Mayor Don L. Robart launched a major initiative to stop graffiti in Cuyahoga Falls. Since the inception of the graffiti task force program, four (4) culprits have been apprehended and many other incidences have been halted due to a strict enforcement and tough no tolerance policy. One (1) adult has been charged, convicted, fined and given community service for the offense and three (3) juveniles are currently awaiting a court hearing.

Outdoor Siren Warning System (RFQ)

Sealed proposals will be received in the office of the Director of Public Service, Municipal Building, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio until 4:00 P.M., Tuesday, August 16, 2005, with bids being opened in Conference Room A, located on the second floor of the Municipal Building, 2310 Second Street, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio for the purchase of an Outdoor Siren Warning System to be used by the Fire Department.

A pre-proposal conference will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2005 at 1:00 P.M. in Conference Room A.

Doodlebug Memorial Ceremony To Be Held

Service Director Valerie Wax Carr and the Doodlebug Committee Members Kathy Gajovski, son Joseph Gajovski, Michelle Gera, son Nathan Gera and Clarissa Melvin announces there will be a Doodlebug Memorial Ceremony held Sunday, July 31, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. The ceremony will be held at the new Doodlebug Memorial Garden Site located at Riverfront Park at 2641 Front St. The public is invited and encouraged to attend this ceremony in memory of the victims of the Doodlebug Tragedy and its 65th Anniversary (1940-2005).

Section Of Howe Ave. To Close For Four (4) Weeks For ODOT Bridge Painting

Valerie Wax Carr, Director of Public Service, would like to alert residents and motorists to the closure of a section of Howe Avenue directly below the Route 8 overpass for the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) bridge painting. The closure will begin on Sunday, July 17, 2005, for approximately four (4) weeks. The closure will be from 9:00PM to 5:00AM on Sunday thru Thursday and 11:00PM to 10:00AM on Friday and Saturday.

Munroe Falls Avenue To Close For Six (6) Weeks

Valerie Wax Carr, Director of Public Service, would like to alert residents and motorists to the closure of Munroe Falls Avenue between Portage Trail and Bailey Road beginning on Wednesday, July 13, 2005, for approximately six (6) weeks. The closure is due to pavement and curb repairs to be preformed in this area. Although local business and residential traffic will be maintained, no through traffic will be permitted on Munroe Falls Avenue between Portage Trail and High Street.

City To Get Tough On Graffiti

Mayor Don L. Robart is launching a major initiative to stop graffiti in Cuyahoga Falls. Unfortunately, the City has seen an increase in the number of graffiti incidents. "These acts of vandalism are extremely disheartening to the residents and visitors of our fine community, particularly in the downtown district." said Mayor Don L. Robart. "Both the public and private sectors have made major investments in the riverfront area and we will not tolerate this type of destruction on public and private properties.

ODOT To Replace Soundwalls Along S.R. 8

Mayor Don L. Robart is pleased to announce that the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will be replacing the soundwalls along the S.R. 8 Corridor and Cuyahoga Falls Corporation Line. "The current soundwalls are an eyesore," stated Mayor Robart, "These new walls will add another touch of class to our City's eastern gateway, Falls River Square. We couldn't be more excited to benefit from this change."

First Aid Kit Program for Cuyahoga Falls Schools

The City of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, would like to announce the First Aid Kit Program for Cuyahoga Falls schools, which was made possible through the generosity of Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital. Their donation provides a first aid kit for each classroom in over 50 school buildings within the border of Cuyahoga Falls. The kits were obtained from the American Red Cross.

Charter Review Commission announces its schedule of meetings

The City of Cuyahoga Falls Charter Review Commission announces its schedule of meetings. The meetings are open to the public and any person interested in proposing an amendment to the Charter is encouraged to do so.

Meetings are scheduled on March 3, 2005, March 10, 2005, and March 24, 2005. Thereafter, meetings will be held every second and fourth Thursday of each month until the business of the Commission is completed.

City Streamlines Income Tax Filing

Mayor Don L. Robart announces a new service that will give residents and tax preparers the option to use the City's website to enter Income Tax information and generate a City of Cuyahoga Falls Income Tax return. Users will log on to the website at and click on "Income Tax Preparer." From there, simply enter the required information into the Income Tax Preparation Form. Most calculations will be performed automatically. Once the user has entered all information, they can review the data and go back to correct mistakes if needed or print the Tax Form.