- Oct 26, 2022
If we use common sense, Beachwood can have more nice things...
The school district spent less than $2,500 to build this wonderful shade structure/pavilion at Hilltop. This blog post will explain why it shows how much the City is getting ripped off by the impossible to defend arrangement we have with our City Engineer and GPD, the firm that employs him. Last week I posted on Facebook about how happy I was to see the pavilion/ shade structure the schools just erected on the Hilltop school property, and how putting up relatively inexpensive
- Oct 17, 2022
What Beachwood is gaining by adding $700k to the cost of the $500k pickleball project?
When GPD first presented their design to build 6 new pickleball courts at the August 8, 2022 committee meeting, they told Council the total project cost would be under $500k. This original design showed the new pickleball courts encroaching upon some of the garden boxes in the community gardens but Council was assured at this meeting that there was plenty of room within the current location of the community gardens, which would still have a length of 122 feet, to relocate any
- Oct 12, 2022
We just approved spending $700k to move the community gardens 120 feet, and yes, it is moronic.
In 2020, Beachwood built the biggest and nicest Community Garden in the region that our residents rave about. Now the City wants to spend $700k to move it 120 feet, and the only thing they can cite that will be better at the new garden, which our service department can't upgrade at the current location, is that it will be closer to parking and be a 20-second walk rather than a 40-second walk from your car. The following is the inside story of how a $500k plan to build six pic