One day after City Council approved agreements that will allow construction of the Solon to Chagrin Falls Trail to move forward, Mayor Ed Kraus spoke about another trail project the city hopes will become a reality as well.
By Solon Community Living|2023-05-04T17:09:53+00:00February 24th, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on Solon mayor highlights another trail project in State of the City address – Cleveland.com
Solon City Council accepted Solon Community Living’s bid to purchase 3.65 acres on Aurora Road and Portz Parkway to develop and build a 14-unit housing development for residents with disabilities at its Nov. 1 meeting.
By Solon Community Living|2023-05-04T17:09:54+00:00November 8th, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on Housing for those with special needs coming to Solon – Cleveland Jewish News
We are excited to announce the bid for the future site of Solon Community Living was accepted. Solon City Council approved our bid for the purchase on November 1st, 2021. The entire Solon Community Living team is thrilled to move forward and continue to make this dream a reality. We want to thank everyone who helped us reach this massive milestone, from voters in Solon to the members of the City Council and the different families who have dedicated hours on our committees. We would not have made it this far if it were not for you all. [...]
By Solon Community Living|2023-05-04T17:13:11+00:00November 1st, 2021|Categories: News|Comments Off on Solon Community Living Announces Land Purchase
SOLON, Ohio -- Ara Bagdasarian, co-founder of Solon Community Living with his wife, Leslie, believes the passage of Issue 19 will create a unique opportunity for city residents who have disabilities. “It could potentially be groundbreaking zoning,” Bagdasarian said. “We’re so pleased with the outcome and grateful for Solon to give us the opportunity to move ahead.” Issues 18 and 19 both passed decisively in the vote-by-mail primary election Tuesday (April 28), held after the March 17 election was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Issue 19 creates a new zoning district in the city, a multifamily residential and special-needs [...]
By Solon Community Living|2023-05-04T17:09:54+00:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on 83% of Solon voters OK special-needs zoning
Ara and Leslie Bagdasarian, co-founders of the proposed Solon Community Living project, will have to wait a few more months to see if Issue 19 will pass in Solon after the postponement of the primary election scheduled for Tuesday (March 17). (Ed Wittenberg, special to cleveland.com) SOLON, Ohio – Monday (March 16) was an emotional roller coaster for Ara and Leslie Bagdasarian, co-founders of Solon Community Living. They were prepared for the primary election Tuesday (March 17), with Issue 19 on the ballot. The issue would create a new zoning district in the city, a multifamily residential [...]
By Solon Community Living|2023-05-04T17:09:54+00:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Proponent of Issue 19 in Solon takes postponement of election in stride
This family portrait of the Bagdasarians of Solon was taken at a Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities meeting in January. From left, they are Ara, Alex, Julie and Leslie. (Photo Courtesy of Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities) SOLON, Ohio -- Solon voters have an opportunity to approve a zoning classification that would be unique to Northeast Ohio -- and possibly beyond Ohio -- in the March 17 primary election. Issue 19 would create a new zoning district in the city, a multi-family residential and special needs classification called R-3-C. It would be implemented for properties at [...]
By Solon Community Living|2023-05-04T17:09:55+00:00March 18th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Special needs zoning in Solon, Orange Schools levy among issues on March 17 ballot
As parents, we all want to protect our children. For some of us, that constant concern will gradually subside as our kids grow to become more independent and self-sufficient. But when you are the parent of a child with special needs, that concern will never go away. Your child will always need care, even as an adult, and the question of who will provide that care becomes more worrisome as time goes on. Solon Community Living has set out to create a safe housing neighborhood for individuals with special needs. And while this development would be the first of its [...]
On March 17, Solon voters have a unique opportunity to be a leader and a difference maker for those with special needs. Issue 19 would create special needs zoning for a site near the Solon Community Center, just west of Portz Parkway and Aurora Road. This zoning would pave the way for a project featuring 12 high-quality town homes on a community-accessible location that will improve the quality of life for those with disabilities. We need this, we should have this, and now we have the opportunity to do this with voter approval! I do not have any children with [...]
By Solon Community Living|2023-05-04T17:09:55+00:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Solon voters should support Issue 19