Mayor Don Walters Sworn In to Second Term as Cuyahoga Falls Mayor
Jan 04, 2018
On Tuesday, January 2, 2018, Mayor Don Walters was publicly sworn into his second term in office as Mayor of the City of Cuyahoga Falls. The Oath of Office was given by Summit County Juvenile Court Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio.
Mayor Walters thanked the residents of Cuyahoga Falls, his family, staff, and supporters for bestowing upon him the privilege to lead the City of Cuyahoga Falls for another four years. He reiterated his commitment to keeping residents as informed and involved as possible through increased communication via face-to-face interactions, emails, social media, the city newsletter, and the city website. He also talked about the importance of growing the Neighborhood Excellence Initiative to actively engage residents in the community.
“Cuyahoga Falls is beginning to stand out as a leader in the region, and we are being recognized and emulated for our innovative programs, our communication, our private development, and our neighborhood excellence,” stated Mayor Walters. “We have only just begun, and the momentum is building.”
Development continues on the Downtown Transformation project, Menards is scheduled to open in 2018, and Portage Crossing continues to thrive and expand. Roads and infrastructure continue to be a main priority with increased paving budgets that will continue to be utilized to address road conditions. The housing market continues to prosper with sales of homes on the rise. Additionally, Cuyahoga Falls continues to boast some of the lowest utility rates in the region with unmatched neighborhood parks and amenities. Collaboration with community partners and neighboring communities remains a priority.
The event took place at the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium before the City Council meeting where Mayor Walters gave the Oath of Office to City Council.