[LFC Comments: A Lake County citizen expressed concerns to us about the relationship between Lake County Commissioner Jerry Cirino (State Senator candidate) and Willowick Mayor Richard Regovish. Let’s see how we can help, shall we?) ***** From the Concerned Citizen:… Read More ›
Steve Thompson please cover up – your insensitivity is showing
We received the image below dated November 3, 2019 from a Willoughby resident, and we were absolutely shocked by the callous, insensitive remarks made by the Willoughby-Eastlake School Superintendent, Mr. Steve Thompson. We have corroborated that this was indeed written… Read More ›
Beverage vs Thompson…mano a mano, but taxpayers get bruised
Lakeland Community College spent $68 million on a Health Technology Center. They have a state of the art training facility for nurses of all disciplines. We just discovered that the Willoughby – Eastlake school district has a LPN nursing program… Read More ›
Willoughby-Eastlake Residents Speak Out
Some VERY unhappy residents in the Willoughby-Eastlake School district sent LFC this flyer that has been distributed throughout the community. They would like Superintendent Steve Thompson to answer these questions: Has the school board already passed a resolution making the… Read More ›
May 8th Ballot issues….please remember to vote
As a reminder, about the issues on the May 8, 2018 ballot – please vote. LAKE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS QUESTIONS AND ISSUES (Certified 2/15/18) Updated 2/27/18 MAY 8, 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION Issues in 2018: State, School and other Districts,… Read More ›
College Credit Plus…..ever heard of it?
A big thanks to one of our Kirtland Lobbyists for the heads-up on a program that costs all Lake County taxpayers. We have not heard of this before. Here is a link to their website: https://www.ohiohighered.org/content/college_credit_plus_info_students_families College Credit Plus 2017-18:… Read More ›
Lake County Community Info….thanks to Kim
A big thanks to Kim Collise for this handy website guide for Lake County residents: Lake County Ohio Community Information 2017: ************************************************************************ Concord Township website: http://www.concordtwp.com Elected Officials: http://www.concordtwp.com/Elected-Officials-Staff-Contacts Meetings Guide: http://www.concordtwp.com/Township-Government/Public-Meetings Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConcordTownshipLakeCounty Twitter: https://twitter.com/concordtwplake Events Calendar: … Read More ›
Ohio Bd of Education…action required..
Thanks to one of our Lobbyists for this action item: Oppose HB 512 Oppose Removing Transparency from Ohio’s State Education System 02-20-2018 UPDATE: Just last Wednesday, Representative Reineke announced legislation that would combine the Ohio Department of Education, Ohio Department of Higher Education, and Ohio… Read More ›
May 8th Ballot Issues…want to know your annual costs?
As a continued service to Lake County taxpayers, we believe that it is important that taxpayers know what their annual costs will be if ALL of the proposed levies in their taxing districts on the May 8th, 2018 ballot are… Read More ›
Lake County R.E. Taxes …by taxing district & political sub-division ..part 3
In continuing the project comparing real estate taxes billed for 2018 vs 2008, we are reporting the changes for every political sub-division in each taxing district. Madison Township Taxing District #1: Madison Twp TD 1 Madison Village… Read More ›
Lake County School Funding….part 2
We have been working on calculating the average spend per student for each school district in Lake County. We must say that there are some very startling numbers….. Here is the average $ spent per student for CY 2018 vs… Read More ›
Can you afford to live in your home?
As we continue to “go down the rabbit hole” of real estate taxes, we thought it may be helpful to define “Housing Affordability”. The Northeast Ohio Regional Impact and Outcomes group measures “housing affordability” as 30% of a household’s annual… Read More ›
Will Catholic Charities correct an injustice?
We have previously written about a request the Land Bank has received from St. Mary Magdalene Church in Willowick. The Church requested that the Land Bank demolish a convent and rectory in exchange for the free and clear title to… Read More ›
File this one under “Chutzpah”
Leo Rosten in The Joys of Yiddish defines chutzpah as “gall, brazen nerve, effrontery, incredible ‘guts’, presumption plus arrogance such as no other word and no other language can do justice to” At the last Land Bank meeting we were shocked… Read More ›
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