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Electing Our First Mayor: Moving CH Forward

FutureHeights, in partnership with Citizens for an Elected Mayor (CEM), the grassroots group that advocated for passage of Issue 26 in fall 2019, is sponsoring a public forum to help prepare voters to directly elect a mayor for the first time in 2021.

“Electing Our First Mayor: Moving Cleveland Heights Forward” will take place via Zoom, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Feb. 3.  


  • Brief overview of the process for electing a mayor
  • Qualities and qualifications that mayors from surrounding communities shared
  • Results of online survey
  • Video clips from residents
  • Q & A

Register for the Forum

Help identify the top six issues that a new mayor will need to address in order to move Cleveland Heights forward: Take the Survey

Submit a Video
Share your thoughts. Submit a 15- 30-second video clip expressing an important challenge for Cleveland Heights’ first elected-mayor:

  • Record your video by holding your phone horizontally (landscape orientation);
  • Make sure that your room is well lit with ample light in front of you and try to eliminate all background noise;
  • Can’t decide what to wear?  Solids always work best on camera;
  • Be brief; a maximum of 30 seconds is ideal;
  • Once recorded, upload your video by going to www.wetransfer.com. Drag the video file into the website window, enter your e-mail address and enter digizoommedia@gmail.com for the recipient e-mail address. If you prefer, you may use Dropbox or Google Drive, also using digizoommedia@gmail.com as the recipient address; and
  • Submit your video by Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 9 p.m.
  • Questions? Contact us at info@futureheights.org or 216-320-1423.
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