Sustainable Economic Development

From 2000-2010 more than 500,000 jobs were lost in Ohio.  Here in Brook Park we saw it firsthand with the closing and demolition of the Engine Plant at Ford. In recent weeks for has finally announced that they have a plan for the site, but the City has squandered opportunities to exploit its’ greatest assets for development: Close proximity to …

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Improving Public Safety

While Brook Park has a solid reputation for being a safe community.  We need to make sure that our safety forces: Are utilizing modern technology Better staffing Higher police presence in our neighborhoods Use of “speed bumps” to curtail speeding in some areas Continued training and development  

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Flooding

Improve Our Response To Flooding Between 1985-1994 the City spent more than $11 Million Dollars on sewer improvements.  This resulted in saving thousands of homeowners from regularly experiencing flooded basements.  However, there are still hundreds of homeowners who continue to suffer the impact of a flooded basement. Why? Poor management Lack of maintenance A lack of additional improvements The City …

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Technology

Bring Modern Technology to OUR local government Today residents still have to visit multiple city departments and buildings in order to do business. Want a Building Permit?  Go to the Building Department. Need to file or get a copy of a Police Report?  Go to the Police Department. Want to pay taxes or get a tax form?  Go to City …

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