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Mayor for the Village of Silver Lake

Playground to open

By |2020-06-08T12:51:16-04:00June 8th, 2020|City News|

The playground by the baseball field will be open for public use on Thursday, June 11. Please take care, follow all State of Ohio and CDC recommendations for your safety, and that of your children.

R.I.P Don Dieterich

By |2020-06-03T12:21:59-04:00June 3rd, 2020|City News|

Don Dieterich, a man of passion, intelligence, foresight and service to the Village of Silver Lake, passed away on May 28, 2020. Don was devoted to his family and his community. His contributions to the Village as a member of Council and as president of the Silver Lake Historical Society were many. For years a [...]

George Floyd Vigil

By |2020-06-01T12:21:27-04:00June 1st, 2020|City News|

Congratulations and thank you to Pastor Brad Jagger of The Church in Silver Lake for the wholesome and heart-felt candle light ceremony held last night commemorating George Floyd. Attended by more that 130 people, it was moving, peaceful and and inspiring. No violence, no looting, no intimidation, just an expression of a belief in humanity, [...]

Village Hall to Open to the Public

By |2020-05-27T13:53:51-04:00May 27th, 2020|City News|

The Silver Lake State of Emergency will expire on May 31, 2020. Consequently, Village Hall will re-open to the public on June 1, 2020. Social distancing guidelines remain in effect, as will all CDC and State of Ohio covid-19 guidelines. Visitors to Village Hall must wear a face covering in order to enter the property.

Baseball field to open

By |2020-05-22T12:33:41-04:00May 22nd, 2020|City News|

The baseball field at Silver Lake will be open to use beginning Tuesday, May 26. Reservations are to be made at Village Hall. Participants are reminded to follow all CDC and State of Ohio virus guidelines. Specific to the baseball field, the 6 foot social distancing rule is in effect for all players not actively [...]

Tennis courts to open

By |2020-05-21T12:19:44-04:00May 21st, 2020|City News|

On Tuesday, May 26, the Silver Lake outdoor tennis courts will be open for play. Please observe all CDC and State of Ohio virus guidelines. Specifically, stay home if you feel sick or unwell. Maintain six-foot or more social distancing where possible. Do not gather in groups. The wearing of a mask is recommended when [...]

Great Job with the Census

By |2020-05-21T12:04:42-04:00May 21st, 2020|City News|

As of today, 81.8% of the households in Silver Lake have responded to Census 2020. Throughout the State, there has been a 64.8% response rate. Great job, Silver Lake! Now we need the remaining 18.2% of you to respond. How about doing so today?


By |2020-05-13T11:34:59-04:00May 13th, 2020|City News|

We are required by law to allow door to door canvassing by certain parties. They must have a permit, and they must be wearing face masks. We are not aware of any canvassing being done at this point in time. However, if someone does come to your door, and if you choose to answer, ask [...]