Updates from Lakewood City Council

Proposed Ordinance for Paid Parental Leave, Introduced by Councilperson Meghan George

Tapping into her healthcare industry experience as a benefits consultant, City Council member Meghan F. George feels the time is right for the city to provide paid parental leave benefits to its employees. Read More.

Lakewood City Council considering one-time food truck permit

The booming food truck industry and looming Lakewood Truck Park project planned for the corner of Edwards and Detroit avenues has City Council considering a mobile food service industry ordinance.

Lakewood At-Large Councilwoman Meghan F. George has proposed up-to-date standards in regard to safety, sanitation and liability.

“I’m referring to it as common-sense regulations around food trucks,” George said. “I think it’s important for us to know who is providing food services within our community. The idea is to make sure food trucks are safe for the public.

“So in addition to already being certified by the Cuyahoga County Board of Health, they’ll be inspected by the Lakewood Fire Department,” she said. Read More.