SEVEN HILLS, Ohio — The canine days of summer season discover the town wrapping up varied street and preventative-maintenance park initiatives. This contains the $1.three million repaving of Sprague Street.
“Sprague Street is full,” Mayor Anthony D. Biasiotta mentioned. “I’m more than happy with the way it turned out. It was a joint challenge between Cuyahoga County and Broadview Heights. Cuyahoga County was chargeable for 80 p.c, with the the 2 cities paying 10 p.c every.”
Each Seven Hills and Broadview Heights contributed $130,000, with the county masking the steadiness.
One other challenge began earlier this month and lately accomplished was the restoration of the town’s 4 wood pavilions — situated at North Park, Calvin Park, Valleywood Park and Metropolis Corridor.
“This was a part of the 2020 park cleanup,” Biasiotta mentioned. “It’s one thing we recognized earlier this yr and eventually it got here up within the queue. These pavilions are of various age. We did this in-house, with our service division doing the stripping and marking.
“I commend them for the wonderful job they did. We additionally swapped out some park benches that had been getting outdated for steel ones. Others, we sanded and stained the wooden the place they had been in want.”
As well as, two ballfields at Calvin Park have obtained new yellow fence toppers.
Elsewhere within the metropolis, road portray lately began. Seven Hills is paying American Roadway Logistics $40,644 to re-stripe county roads and principal thoroughfares.
“It’s cash effectively spent,” Biasiotta mentioned. “The roads look a lot sharper with the brand new paint, however most significantly, they’re safer for residents who can clearly see the seen traces.”
Crack sealing is the one remaining street challenge set for late summer season and fall, when temperatures cool.
Talking of autumn, that’s when the mayor mentioned Seven Hills hopes to determine an estimated 10 streets it needs to sort out for the 2021 street program.
“The precise streets might be decided and exit for bid within the fall,” Biasiotta mentioned. “Our expertise is that if we get our bid package deal out within the fall heading into winter that we’ll get our greatest pricing, as a result of the vast majority of municipalities do their bidding within the spring.
“This has proved beneficial to the town of Seven Hills previously. Total, the enterprise of the town continues despite the challenges introduced by COVID this yr.”
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