Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

On Monday, June 19th, Mayor Frank G. Jackson hosted a group of Mandela Washington Fellows. The group is staying at Case western Reserve University for six weeks and is comprised of young leaders from various countries in Africa. They will travel around Cleveland and learn best practices and exchange research on a range of issues including healthcare and urban planning.

The Jackson Administration reinitiated the Capital Improvement Program in 2007 in order to better plan the public investments.Projects implemented by the Capital Improvement Program will shape the physical landscape of Cleveland for generations, and play an important role in the City’s long-term ability to deliver critical services necessary for attracting private investment and making Cleveland a vital, vibrant and connected city.

Information can be accessed under the tab marked "Public Health". This page searches the lead status of homes. 

The Cleveland Food Bank will be passing out healthy produce and Jimmy John's sandwiches at several recreation centers and other venues now until early August. There will be agencies on hand to assist attendees with SNAP applications, Medicaid enrollment, and signing up for free cell phones. Locations and details are available on the city events calendar.

Mayor Frank G. Jackson and the Cleveland Division of Recreation today announce the 2017 Summer Food Service Program for Children. The program is at all City recreation centers and partner locations throughout the City. There is no charge to families or children to participate.

Applications are being taken to establish an eligible list for the job classification of Police Patrol Officer. The electronic application period runs this year from Thursday, June 1 to Friday, June 30th. 

Mayor Frank G. Jackson has announced that applications will be accepted from now until Friday, July 14, 2017 for appointments to seats on the Cleveland Metropolitan School District Board of Education. The four terms expire June 30, 2021. To be considered, applicants must be residents of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.

Seasonal activities at City of Cleveland Recreation Centers include organized sports, playground activities, performance arts, ice skating, camping, and more. Activities are designed for participants from the very young to Seniors. Detailed information is available on the new Seasonal Activities page.

The Division of Recreation is seeking volunteers. Recreation center volunteers enrich the community in several areas including the arts, sports, education, and mentoring. These generous individuals are from diverse backgrounds and include people of all ages from recent graduates seeking practical experience, to retirees with spare time to share. 

As part of ongoing neighborhood enhancements, Dominion East Ohio pipeline infrastructure improvements are scheduled to begin soon on the East Side. Improvement begins with the replacement of old steel mainlines.  One lane of traffic will be maintained with traffic control personnel in the work zone directing traffic.  Access to adjacent driveways will be maintained. 

Family fun happens in July at Cudell Fine Arts annual chalk contest. Included in the event will be the Showagon performance arts group who will entertain the crows with their singing and dancing. 

The Cleveland Department of Aging has a program to help disabled seniors and adults with the extermination of bed bugs in their homes. Applicants must meet income and other assistance qualifications.

Bob Hope: An American Treasure tells the story of the Guinness Book’s “most honored” man through a series of themed modules that celebrate his comedic contributions, achievements in entertainment, relationships with US Presidents and his other passion – the game of golf. The exhibit, housed in the Western Reserve Historical Society's Entrepreneurship Gallery, features over 160 artifacts, 200 vintage photos and seven video displays. 

This annual event features live grasshopper races. There will be games and prizes, and all are welcome to this free event. 

The City of Cleveland is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming approach to interaction with all residents. As part of that commitment to inclusion the city is ensuring the accessibility of resources, services, and engagement regardless of language.

Mayor Frank G. Jackson announced multiple updates to the office of Prevention, Intervention and Opportunity for Youth and Young Adults. Led by Chief Duane Deskins, the office aligns city resources and creates community collaboration to reduce youth violence.

The Mayor's Office of Communications prepares and distributes information to Veterans and their supporters monthly, via the Cleveland City Hall blog. The page includes timely information on special events, memorials, healthcare, and other news of value to local veterans. 

Mayor Jackson announced a comprehensive strategy to demolish blighted and abandoned homes. The plan is part of the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative,  and it aligns with the recently announced massive $25 million funding of the Neighborhood Transformation Initiative. The City is concurrently working with several large financial institutions to support new home construction and rehabilitation, as well as down payment assistance programs.

The City of Cleveland, a municipality committed to environmental sustainability, earned recognition as an Arbor Day Foundation 2016 Tree City USA. The award recognizes cities with an outstanding commitment to urban forest management. Environmental sustainability is a key initiative of Mayor Frank G. Jackson, who launched Sustainable Cleveland 2019, a ten-year effort to transform Cleveland into a "Green City on a Blue Lake."

As residents take advantage of the convenience of curbside recycling, drop-off sites have seen a decline in usage The City will continue to to accept bulk recycling at its Ridge Road Transfer Facility. Accepted items include glass, paper, plastic, metals and cardboard. In addition to the Ridge Road facility, a number of additional recycling drop-off sites will remain available.

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.

When temperatures rise to 85 degrees or higher, the City of Cleveland will open its 22 outdoor pools no matter the day of the week. City outdoor pools are open from the second weekend in June through the second weekend in August, Wednesdays thru Sundays from noon until 7:30pm The City also operates 19 indoor pools at its recreation centers.

This summer Cleveland children will see the city’s new ice cream truck staffed by members of the Division of Police. In addition to serving cold tasty treats, the truck is an opportunity for Police to engage with children in a positive way. The City of Cleveland is hosting a social media contest, which runs until August 4th, to spread the word about the new ice cream truck. The prize is lunch with Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Police Chief Calvin Williams at City Hall

The Cleveland Division of Police honored police officers and citizens who were instrumental to the police department at an awards ceremony held on June 8, 2017. Some honorees were key in thwarting crimes, apprehending violent offenders or saving lives. Others were models of teamwork and dedication to police projects. 

The Cleveland Department of Aging has partnered with the Division of Recreation to offer four community walks at beautiful Cleveland parks and recreation centers. This is a great way to get active, meet new friends and have fun! All walkers will be entered into a raffle. All fitness levels may participate!

A new traffic pattern along East 152nd Street between Woodworth Avenue and South Waterloo Road will be part of the ongoing road improvements and upgrades. Traffic will be moved to the east side of the roadway and two-way traffic will be maintained. We ask that motorists remain alert for lane shifts. Barrels will be used to indicate the direction of traffic. The direction change will remain in place until August 2017.

City of Cleveland employees are top supporters of the Harvest for Hunger campaign this year – raising enough for more than 468,000 meals. In total, the City of Cleveland – from City Hall to the Department of Utilities to the Mayor’s Office – raised $117,000. That makes the City of Cleveland an emerald level sponsor, raising more than $100 per employee. In addition, the City collected 1,400 pounds of food for the Food Bank.

This program is for opioid users who are at risk of death, and their families and friends. Common opioids include heroin, OxyContin, methadone, Percocet and Vicodin. City and County medical officials teach attendees how to recognize and respond to overdoses and how to administer intranasal naloxone. This program is free to the public and held at several locations.

Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Safety Director Michael McGrath and Chief of Police Calvin D. Williams announced that the Minor’s Curfew shall continue to be enforced in the City of Cleveland throughout the summer months.  Parents and guardians of minors ages 17 and under can be cited for failing to ensure that children are in compliance with the curfew laws.

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

06/19/2017 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
06/13/2017 - City of Cleveland Seeks Applicants for 4 CMSD Board Appointments
06/13/2017 - Cleveland Division of Police Announces Arrest in Kuznik Homicide
06/12/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Issues Statement on his Grandson Frank Q. Jackson
06/12/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Announces Free Summer Meals for Kids
06/10/2017 - City of Cleveland Launches ‘Safe Summer 2017’
06/08/2017 - Pearl Road Rehabilitation Project Improvements
06/08/2017 - Lakeside Avenue Pavement Improvements Traffic Advisory
06/08/2017 - Juvenile Curfew Ordinances Strictly Enforced
06/07/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Announces Groundbreaking for New City Kennel June 7
06/07/2017 - Media Parking Guidelines for NBA Finals
06/07/2017 - City of Cleveland Encourages A Safe Celebration for 2017 NBA Finals and Indians Baseball Games
06/06/2017 - City of Cleveland Transfers Cleveland Jail and House of Corrections to Cuyahoga County
06/05/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Council President Kevin J. Kelley Announce Writ of Mandamus Filing Regarding Q Referendum Petitions
06/04/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Joins US Mayors in Pledging to Honor Provisions of Paris Climate Agreement
05/30/2017 - Roadway Improvements Update: Carnegie Avenue & East 79th Street
05/30/2017 - Officer Involved Shooting Discipline Update
05/26/2017 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
05/25/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Announces Demolition Strategy to Remove Blighted Structures in City Neighborhoods
05/24/2017 - City of Cleveland Will Not Collect Waste on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29
06/02/2017 - Building a Small Business
06/10/2017 - Craft Carnival
06/10/2017 - World Wide Knit in Public Day
06/11/2017 - Splish Splash
06/15/2017 - Gohio Commute
06/15/2017 - Health Food Truck
06/16/2017 - Health Food Truck
06/17/2017 - Carnegie West Knitting Club
06/17/2017 - Free Personal Essay Writing Workshop
06/19/2017 - Mindful Meditation
06/20/2017 - Produce for Cleveland
06/20/2017 - Employment Workshop
06/22/2017 - Health Food Truck
06/23/2017 - Health Food Truck
06/26/2017 - Mindful Meditation
06/29/2017 - Health Food Truck
06/29/2017 - Bug Fest
06/30/2017 - Health Food Truck and Showagon