Accountability & Sound Governance | The City of Lakewood, Ohio

Accountability & Sound Governance


Transparency promotes accountability and sound governance and provides information for citizens about what their government is doing. Information maintained by the Lakewood City Government is a local asset in our community. Accountability and sound governance are also a part of Lakewood’s obligation to share information with its citizens.  Click here to read Mayor Summers’ statement on public records and government accountability.

Here is where you will find information on public records in general:

Public Records Policy

Public Records Act Overview by the Ohio Attorney General

Health care related record requests and documents produced

Here is where you will find information on the city’s annual and monthly financial reports, city budgets and financial policies and strategies, the city’s checkbook and copies of 2018 contracts made with the city as well as other financial information:

City Finances

Ohio Checkbook

City Contracts

Here is where you will find public safety, public health and police records:

Police Call Logs

CrimeReports.com  (This is current through July 31, 2018.  The new police portal (coming soon) will offer more up-to-date information.)

Police Portal (Coming soon with installation of new police record software)

Clean Water Lakewood Wet Weather Portal (Coming in November)

Here is where you will find information on minutes and agendas of city council and city boards and commissions as well as city legislation and ordinances, legal notices and Requests for Proposals

Minutes & Agendas

Recently Passed Legislation

Lakewood Codified Ordinances

Legal Notices

Requests for Proposals Bids and Contracting