Cleveland Goes Green for St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The 176th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade was held Saturday, March 17 in downtown Cleveland drawing thousands donning their green, shamrocks and Irish-flagged apparel. Mayor Frank G. Jackson walked in the parade, along with members of Cleveland City Council and other city officials. The Cleveland Divisions of Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Service also participated with officials walking, driving vehicles and on horseback. Parade-goers lined the route from Superior Avenue at East 18th Street down to Public Square.

Mayor Frank G. Jackson Scholarship applications are available to City of Cleveland employees, dependents of City of Cleveland employees, high school seniors graduating from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, and high school seniorswho are in the Youth Development Program or involved with the City of Cleveland Department of Recreation. The entry deadline is Sunday, April 29, 2018.

The City of Cleveland’s Division of Waste 2018 Pick-Up Calendar is available for download. In addition to holidays and bulk pick-up dates, the calendar includes information about proper waste set out.

This document is designed to assist the reader in understanding the City’s budgetary processes and resultant budgets. It includes a 3 year historical budgetary line item of expenses and revenue, as well as detailed staffing levels for every department.

Collaborative work to reinvent public education in Cleveland continues to show mixed results, according to this February 2017 report by the Cleveland Transformation Alliance. Cleveland's Plan for Transforming Schools seeks to reinvent Cleveland public education by creating a diverse portfolio of district and charter schools.

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.

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.

As previously announced, paid parking at the West Side Market has begun. As the West Side Market and Ohio City continue growing in popularity, the new parking structure will relieve congestion and improve overall customer experience for visitors. West Side Market vendors and Ohio City businesses helped the City establish the fee structure. The first 90 minutes are free during the daytime. 

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport welcomed more passengers in 2017 than each year since 2012 – including 2013, the last full year of hub operations at CLE. “The growth in passengers flying to and from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is a testament to the airport’s focus on growing air service and the quality of the traveling public’s experience,” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson. 

The City of Cleveland, Division of Police announced that the traffic pattern around the Quicken Loans Arena and Progressive Field has been altered during renovations at the Q. The traffic pattern changes will last until approximately mid-2019. The plan shall be evaluated and additional adjustments may be made to enhance the traffic flow and to better serve the public and guests to the downtown area.

The City of Cleveland Department of Community Development has started developing its 2017 plan for the allocation of $28 million in federal resources to serve residents and neighborhoods. The City is required to reach out to community stakeholders to inform them of its development, and is seeking a greater voice from the community about its priorities and the activities that should be considered for funding. An online survey is available, and the City is asking residents, stakeholders and community development partners to take a few minutes to complete it and to share it with others. Preliminary results will be presented at upcoming community meetings. Details are available at 216.664.4597.

The City of Cleveland is looking for a qualified applicant to fill a vacant seat on the Civilian Police Review Board. The selected applicant would complete the balance of an unexpired term that ends on Aug. 8, 2018, and would then be appointed to complete a full four-year-term. The complete four-year term would run through Aug. 8, 2022.

Clevelanders 15 years and older can become professional American Red Cross Certified Lifeguards. Successful completion of the course does not guarantee employment with the City of Cleveland. Training classes and review courses run through May, 2018.

Art Fur Animals is the annual benefit for the non-profit organization Friends of the Cleveland Kennel. The event includes live and silent art auctions, raffle prizes, food, drinks and more! All proceeds benefit Cleveland animals in need! Tickets are now on sale for the event and can be purchased online.

The City of Cleveland Department of Aging presents the 29th Annual Senior Day. ALL seniors invited to attend this FREE event which begins at 10am on Thursday, May 24th at Cleveland Public Hall. An information fair, program, lunch and entertainment are provided.

Many older adults experience a fear of falling. People who develop this fear often limit their activities, which can result in physical weakness, making the risk of falling even greater. A Matter of Balance is an 8-week structured group class designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. It includes 8 two-hour sessions for a small group of 15 participants led by a trained facilitator.

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

03/19/2018 - West 73rd Street Improvements Traffic Advisory
03/19/2018 - City of Cleveland Seeks Applicants for Civilian Police Review Board Vacancy
03/16/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Sends his Condolences On the Passing of Beth Zone
03/14/2018 - Cleveland Animal Care & Control Offers Reduced Adoption Fees
03/12/2018 - Disciplinary Decision Announced
03/12/2018 - Police Discipline Announced
03/08/2018 - City of Cleveland Reminds Residents of Preparedness Efforts for Winter Storm
03/07/2018 - Erieside Avenue Street Improvements Traffic Advisory
03/06/2018 - Detroit Avenue Streetscape II Street Improvement
03/05/2018 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
03/02/2018 - The 138th Cleveland Police Academy Graduates 42 Officers
03/02/2018 - City of Cleveland Winter Storm Recovery Update
02/28/2018 - Clark Avenue Road Improvements
02/28/2018 - City of Cleveland Resolves Temporary Delay to 911 Call Center
02/28/2018 - East 116th Street Improvement Advisory
02/26/2018 - West Side Market Paid Parking Begins Tomorrow
02/26/2018 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
02/23/2018 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
02/22/2018 - Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Road Improvement Project
02/16/2018 - Mayor Jackson Administered Oath of Office to Internal Affairs Superintendent
03/02/2018 - National Arts Exhibit Opening
03/02/2018 - Women Veterans Resource Expo
03/03/2018 - National Arts Exhibit