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Cleveland Heights voters asked to unify technical aspects of city charter, strong mayor with Issue 6

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — With their first mayoral election coming up in 2021, local voters are being asked to approve Issue 6 on Nov. 3, described as a housekeeping measure for the new version of City Hall.

The objective is to clear the way for a possible mayoral run-off election without any possible protests or procedural disputes being lodged.

“Voting ‘yes’ on Issue 6 clarifies the filing date for mayoral candidates by unifying two different parts of the City Charter,” said Tony Cuda, campaign manager for Citizens for An Elected Mayor.

Or, as the revised ballot language puts it:

“Shall the Charter of the City of Cleveland Heights be amended to provide that candidates for all elected offices shall file petitions with the election authorities not later than 4 p.m. on the ninetieth (90th) day prior to the date set for the primary election?”

That will leave as little

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Tech website names Cleveland area’s top startup companies

The Tech Tribune, an online publication providing news about technology startups from around the world, has put together a listing of the Cleveland area’s top 10 startup companies.

At the top of the list is Oarex Capital Markets Inc., a company on the West Side of Cleveland that operates an online ad revenue exchange where digital media companies can exchange invoices for capital, a transaction similar to factoring, in which a business sells its accounts receivable to a third party, often at a discount.

No. 2 is Complion, a document management and workflow platform for clinical research sites. It’s based in downtown Cleveland. No. 3 is Able, formerly EmployStream, which simplifies and automates a business’s hiring process to speed up bringing on new employees.

Tech Tribune creates similar lists for communities across the country. Working with Crunchbase, a platform for investment and funding information for public and private companies, Tech

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Cleveland Water Alliance to use $600,000 federal grant to promote technology that would protect Lake Erie

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cleveland Water Alliance, a nonprofit advocate for Lake Erie, has received a $600,000 grant from the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration to test innovations in water technology.

a sunset over a body of water: - High water means almost no beach at Rocky River Park on Monday, April 6, 2020. Laura Johnston, cleveland.com

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– High water means almost no beach at Rocky River Park on Monday, April 6, 2020. Laura Johnston, cleveland.com

Matching donations from a consortium of local foundations, businesses and economic development organizations gives the alliance $1.2 million to fund two “test bed” initiatives, according to alliance Executive Director Bryan Stubbs.

One of the initiatives will create testing areas at various locations on Lake Erie and within its watershed. The alliance already has a pilot bed along Old Woman Creek west of Cleveland.

Developers of new water technology, such as sensors to monitor E. coli levels or dangerous algal blooms, will be able to evaluate their equipment alongside existing technology in order to

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