Mayor Frank G. Jackson Announces Three New EMS Base Locations; Adds 47 Technician and Paramedic Cadets

Mayor Frank G. Jackson announced the addition of three new Emergency Medical Service (EMS) bases to serve City of Cleveland neighborhoods. The new bases will be in addition to 47 emergency medical technician (EMT) and paramedic cadets who start training September 18. The EMS bases and increased staff are part of the mayor’s Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative, a series of programs and legislation to improve quality of life in Cleveland neighborhoods. Press Conference.

The Consent Decree requires a bias-free policing policy that incorporates previous recommendations developed by the Commission, and clear guidance to officers that biased policing, including detaining a motorist or pedestrian based solely on racial stereotypes, is prohibited. Feedback from the community is now being sought.

Thanks to Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget, made possible by Issue 32, the City of Cleveland is embarking on more street improvement projects in 2017 than in years past. Projects span all neighborhoods and wards throughout the city.

Working smoke detectors save lives and the Cleveland Division of Fire encourages residents to check that their detectors are working properly, especially following the recent uptick in fatal fires. Fire Chief Angelo Calvillo, in a new video, shares fire safety tips with residents. The Division has teamed up with the American Red Cross to provide free detectors.

More than 500 participants from around Northeast Ohio will gather at Cleveland Public Auditorium September 27-28, 2017 to help create healthier, greener and more equitable communities in Cleveland. The 9th annual Sustainable Cleveland Summit is part of Sustainable Cleveland 2019, Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s 10-year strategic vision to create a ‘Green City on a Blue Lake.’ The initiative engages everyone to work together to develop a thriving and resilient Cleveland that leverages its assets to build economic, social and environmental well-being for all.

The City of Cleveland is hiring! Many positions have been added thanks to Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget resulting from the passage of Issue 32.

The City of Cleveland is applying for the Fiscal Year 2017 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG): Local Solicitation. Those interested may email comments or suggestions related to this grant application. 

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels. This free four week class will be presented at Michael Zone and Stella Walsh Recreation Centers in October. Space is limited and registration is required.

Mayor Frank G. Jackson and several City officials welcomed 65 new police vehicles. The vehicle purchase was part of $20 million dollars allotted to upgrade the City’s emergency response fleet. Vehicles include district cars, front line vehicles, sedans for the new NICE unit, unmarked vehicles and more.

The Department of Aging has partnered with Fairhill Partners, AARP in Cleveland and the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging to present Senior Safety Forums. Light refreshments, door prizes and safety giveaways will be provided. The events will be at Collinwood and Gunning Recreation Centers in October. Registration is required and cargivers are welcome to attend. 

S&P Global Ratings has revised the outlook to positive from stable and affirmed its 'A' long-term ratings on the City of Cleveland's previously issued non-tax revenue bonds, series 2010 refunding certificates of participation (Cleveland Stadium Project), and series 2010 annual appropriation bonds (Flats East Project).

 Current lost and found pet listings for the City of Cleveland can be found on Petango.

The City of Cleveland is stepping up enforcement of its Street Vendor’s License requirement for Special Events. At least one person in the working group must hold a current and valid Street Vendor’s License and Identification Badge. Per Section 675.02 of the Codified Ordinances, “no person shall engage in vending anywhere in the City without a vendor’s license.” The only requirement for vendors participating in Special Events is the Street Vendors License and Identification Badge.

Economic development plan aims to boost neighborhood revitalization by helping communities realize their full potential in terms of housing, workforce development and small business growth.

Pipeline infrastructure improvements begin on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, weather permitting. The work zone will include a number of streets along Lorain Avenue between West 105th and West 115th.  Please use caution in construction zones.

The City of Cleveland’s Division of Streets has released its list of resurfacing projects for 2017.

The number of streets to be resurfaced is an increase over previous years, thanks to Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget made possible by the passage of Issue 32. Nearly 140 streets have been slated for resurfacing and 62 have already been completed. The streets to be resurfaced were selected as part of a long process involving ratings by an expert streets consultant, Cleveland City Council and the Division of Streets.

09/21/2017 - Media Availability: Gang Impact Unit Shows Strong Results
09/20/2017 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
09/19/2017 - Cleveland Homicide Review Task Force Announced
09/19/2017 - Statistics Show Reduction in Part One Crimes in 2017
09/18/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Announces Three New EMS Base Locations; Adds 47 Technician and Paramedic Cadets
09/15/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson, County Executive Armond Budish Issue Joint Statement on Amazon Headquarters Bid
09/14/2017 - West Side Market Welcomes 8 New Small Business Retailers; Helps Other Entrepreneurs Expand
09/13/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Cleveland Community Relations Board Announce Findings of Race Equity Report
09/11/2017 - City Announces Neighborhood Street Improvements
09/10/2017 - Traffic Advisory: Center Street Swing Bridge is Open
09/08/2017 - Traffic Advisory: Center Street Swing Bridge Close Indefinitely
09/08/2017 - Excitement and Anticipation Surround Cleveland Browns First 2017 Season Home Game
09/08/2017 - Cleveland Safety Director McGrath Statement on Safety Forces Support for Browns Home Opener
09/07/2017 - City of Cleveland Hosts 9th Annual Sustainable Cleveland Summit September 27-28
09/07/2017 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
09/06/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Releases Statement on Renewal of the Q Transformation Deal
09/05/2017 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Temporary Road Closure on Euclid Avenue
09/05/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Opposes Federal Decision to Rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival Program
09/01/2017 - Cleveland WILL NOT Collect Waste on the Labor Day Holiday, Monday, September 4, 2017
08/31/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Statement Regarding Quicken Loans Arena Deal Proceeding
09/05/2017 - Scrap Tire Drop Off
09/08/2017 - OLA Fall Festival
09/27/2017 - Sustainable Cleveland Summit