Council members retain seats, zoning amendments pass

by Dan Holland

Broadview Heights residents on Nov. 7 overwhelmingly voted to approve zoning amendment Issues 25 and 26 to prohibit construction of any further townhomes or townhome developments in the city, According to unofficial results from the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections.

Mayor Sam Alai, who ran uncontested, will serve a fifth term, while incumbent council ward representatives Robert Boldt (Ward 4) and Brian Wolf (Ward 2), both won by a 2-1 margin of victory over their challengers. Boldt garnered 68.3% of the votes over challenger Shay Hawkins, while Wolf received 65.7% of votes over challenger Anthony Davis.

Ward 1 council representative Tom Pavlica was reelected in an uncontested race, and newcomer Brian Dunlap won an uncontested seat to represent Ward 3.

All three council-at-large incumbents, including Jennifer Mahnic, Glenn Goodwin and Joe Price also were reelected. ∞