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Cleveland Hosts Successful Convention

Hosting the Republican National Convention (RNC) in the City of Cleveland was a huge success. On Friday, July 22, 2016, Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Police Chief Calvin D. Williams provided the media with a final overview of actions that transpired in the event zone as it related to the Republican National Convention (RNC).  Mayor Jackson and Chief Williams gave many thanks to all Cleveland employees from Officers to Public Works and everyone in-between, as well as partner organizations and agencies, local businesses, visitors and the community for their overwhelming support this week. 

The City of Cleveland is applying for the Fiscal Year 2016 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG): Local Solicitation. Comments or suggestions can be made to emergencyprep@city.cleveland.oh.us,  related to this grant application. 

 

Applications are being accepted for appointment to the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) Board of Education for an unexpired term ending June 30, 2019. Anyone who is a resident of the CMSD can be appointed to the School’s Board. Applications are available in English and in Spanish, on this site as well as the CMSD website, and the Cleveland Public Library website. Hardcopies are available at City recreation centers and Cleveland Public Library branches. Applications must be completed, signed and returned via mail or in person to the CMSD Nominating Panel at Cleveland City Hall, 601 Lakeside Avenue, Room 227, Cleveland, Ohio 44114, attention Monyka Price. The application deadline is close of business on Friday, August 12, 2016.

The City of Cleveland has announced the launch of a mass notification system that will provide critical emergency and non-emergency alerts to residents and visitors. The City encourages all residents, visitors, and businesses to sign up for the system known as CodeRED.

The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains a web page with frequent updates regarding the George V. Voinovich Bridge Project. News included on the page includes closures, work schedules, progress and more. 

The United States Department of Justice and the City of Cleveland have entered into an agreement to create widespread reforms and changes within the Cleveland Division of Police. There will be broad data collection regarding many of CDP’s activities, including its use of force and stop and search practices, and public reporting of that data on this website.

All are invited to celebrate the American's with Disabilities Act and party at Wade Oval Wednesday. There will be games activities, a resource fair, adoptive yoga and Zumba. Mo Mojo & Zydeco will perform and tthe movie Tomorrowland will be shown. 

The Environmental Crimes Task Force was established in 2014 to investigate crimes related to illegal dumping, which is severely damaging the environment. Anyone witnessing illegal dumping can call 9-1-1, 66-DUMP or their local neighborhood council office. Illegal dumping invites more crimes and the only way to stop it is to report it.

The original City Hall had several locations prior to arriving at 601 Lakeside Avenue. One location was the Case Block, a commercial building on Superior Avenue that stood in the present location of the Cleveland Public Library’s main building. The city leased the Case Block from 1875-1906 at $36,000 per year and finally purchased the building from the Case Estate in 1906. 

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada presented the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to Cleveland for its annual budget for the Fiscal Year beginning January 1, 2016. To receive this award, a governmental entity must publish a budget document that meets program criteria as a Policy Document, as an Operations Guide, as a Financial Plan and as a Communications Device.

As of Monday, June 6, utility work commences on the east side of Adelbert Rd. between Euclid Ave. and Circle Drive. One lane of traffic will be open during construction and access to adjacent driveways will be maintained. Work will continue until the first week of October from 7am to 5pm.

Police history goes all the way back to the City's founder, Moses Cleaveland. When he established this great city, he conducted a survey seeking to “Establish peace, quiet and safety” in the settlement, making him Cleveland's very first Peace Officer.

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

07/22/2016 - Media Advisory: City of Cleveland Joint Information Center Deactivated Friday, July 22, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.
07/22/2016 - City of Cleveland FINAL RNC Media Update July 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
07/22/2016 - News Advisory City of Cleveland Daily Media Briefing Friday, July 22 at 10:00 a.m.
07/21/2016 - City of Cleveland Daily Media Update July 21, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
07/19/2016 - City of Cleveland Daily Media Update July 19 at 7:00 p.m.
07/18/2016 - City of Cleveland Daily Media Update July 18, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
07/18/2016 - Cleveland Memorial Shoreway Now Reopen
07/17/2016 - Statement from Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Director Michael McGrath and Chief Calvin D. Williams on Shootings in Baton Rouge
07/15/2016 - Statement from Mayor Frank G. Jackson on Tragedy in Nice, France
07/14/2016 - Former Ohio Republican Party Chairman Robert "Bob" Bennett Honored with Street Naming
07/14/2016 - Nominating Panel Now Accepting Applications
07/13/2016 - Official Documents Released to Media Regarding Republican National Convention
07/12/2016 - Kirtland Park Overnight Camping Rules and Regulations
07/08/2016 - Statement from Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Police Chief Calvin D. Williams on Shooting in Dallas
07/07/2016 - Suggested Detours for Traffic Restrictions During Republican National Convention
07/01/2016 - News Advisory: Mayor Jackson Celebrates City Hall Centennial
06/30/2016 - Media Advisory: City and Secret Service to Announce Security and Traffic Restrictions during the Republican National Convention
06/30/2016 - Cleveland’s Public Square Reopens After Renovation
06/29/2016 - TASER to Provide 300 Wearable Body Camera Mounts to Cleveland Division of Police Ahead of Republican National Convention
06/29/2016 - News Advisory: Opening and Rededication of Public Square
07/01/2016 - Turning Wheels Roller Skating
07/06/2016 - Sustainable Cleveland Quarterly Meeting
07/08/2016 - Turning Wheels Roller Skating
07/15/2016 - Turning Wheels Roller Skating
07/22/2016 - Turning Wheels Roller Skating
07/29/2016 - Turning Wheels Roller Skating
07/29/2016 - Night Market
07/29/2016 - American Solar Challenge
07/31/2016 - Race For Home
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