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The Sound of Ideas

Merging Communities

Posted Monday, June 27, 2011

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There's been a lot of talk in Northeast Ohio about regional collaboration. Will there finally be some action? Four local communities -- Moreland Hills, Orange, Pepper Pike and Woodmere -- are considering a merger. On the next Sound of Ideas, we'll discuss the benefits and the barriers and look at other communities ripe for merger. Would you be happy if your city joined with its neighbors in the name of government efficiency? Let's talk about it Monday at 9 on 90.3.

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Community/Human Interest, Economy, Government/Politics

Guests

Bruce Akers, Mayor of Pepper Pike
Kathy Mulcahy, Mayor of Orange Village
Susan Renda, Mayor of Moreland Hills
Charles Smith, Mayor of Woodmere
Ed Jerse, Director of Regional Collaboration, Cuyahoga County

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Mayors of four eastern suburbs in Cuyahoga County to explore merger

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