Cleveland Police Hosts ‘Ride2Achieve’ Bike Ride For Students

On a warm Sunday morning, Cleveland Police joined Cleveland students for a ride throughout the city’s East Side. Ride2Achieve is aimed at engaging and motivating students to attend school daily to achieve success. Mayor Frank G. Jackson addressed students at the event, which ended with a clam bake. The event is organized in partnership with the Cleveland Police Foundation.

The City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County joined the Greater Cleveland Partnership, TeamNEO, JobsOhio, the State of Ohio and numerous local partners in submitting a bid for Cleveland to be the site of Amazon’s second headquarters known as HQ2. Mayor Frank G. Jackson and County Executive Armond Budish announced the submission in a video. Community leaders also suggest the public engage in the conversation using #AMAZONHQ2CLE.

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.

For all little trick-or-treaters excited for Halloween, the City of Cleveland has announced that its trick-or-treat hours will be held on October 31, 2017 from 6 to 8pm Details regarding the City’s annual Big City Boo at the recreation centers, and Division of Police Halloween events will be posted shortly.

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 Department of Aging will present this event at Fairhill Partners on Tuesday October 24th from 11am to 1pm. This event is free to the public, but reservations are required.

"The Trump Administration’s decision to repeal President Obama’s Clean Power Plan was the wrong decision and I disagree with it. This decision threatens the health and safety of families and communities by worsening climate change and increasing dangerous air pollution. Moving forward with our Cleveland Climate Action Plan, I remain committed to ensuring cleaner air, a stronger economy, and a healthier future for generations to come.”

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. 

This October, during Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, Cleveland Animal Care & Control will participate in the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) national Find Your Fido initiative to raise awareness about homeless animals and help find safe, loving homes for dogs in the community.

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).

Exemptions require annual application for property that remains vacant at the end of the year. Exemption forms are available for owners of vacant homes, those who have vacancies in multi-dwelling properties and vacant/abandoned rental properties. 

The Mayor’s Food Basket is generously supported by individuals, local businesses and City of Cleveland employees. It is the largest annual food giveaway in Cuyahoga County and helps to feed thousands of Cleveland families each year. Volunteers are needed at three locations: Michael Zone Recreation Center on Lorain Avenue; the Cleveland Foodbank on South Waterloo Road; and the Zelma George Recreation Center on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. 

The City of Cleveland’s Department of Public Works will resume the Leaf Pick-Up Program in designated neighborhoods from November 6th through December 31st. The department’s budget has increased by $4.6 million allowing for improved park and playground infrastructure maintenance, urban forestry and has a stronger focus on illegal dumping reduction and city clean-up.

 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.

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.

10/20/2017 - Ozell A. Dobbins, Sr. Maintenance Center Dedication Ceremony October 23rd
10/19/2017 - Statement from the City Regarding Police Officers Reinstatement
10/18/2017 - City Announces Neighborhood Street Improvements
10/18/2017 - TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Friday, October 20, 2017
10/17/2017 - Join the Excitement and Energy for the Cleveland Cavaliers 2017 Season Home Opener
10/17/2017 - Updated: Mayor Frank G. Jackson Announces Events in Recognition of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Oct. 22-28; Pens Open Letter Announcing Status of City’s Lead Hazard Remediation Strategy
10/17/2017 - Mayor Jackson and Chief Williams Urge Clevelanders to Participate in the 2017 Gun Buy Back
10/16/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Announces Events in Recognition of National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Oct. 22-28; Pens Open Letter Announcing Status of Lead Hazard Remediation
10/12/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Issues Statement on Trump Administration’s Decision to Dismantle Portions of the Affordable Care Act
10/11/2017 - Mayor Jackson Issues Statement Opposing the Repeal of the Clean Power Plan
10/06/2017 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
10/06/2017 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
10/06/2017 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
10/06/2017 - Media Advisory: Attempted Suicide in Custody
10/04/2017 - City Announces Neighborhood Street Improvements
10/03/2017 - City of Cleveland and Downtown Partners Ready to “Rally Together” for Cleveland Indians Postseason
10/02/2017 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
10/02/2017 - Cleveland Animal Care & Control Joins ASPCA’s #FindYourFido Campaign
10/02/2017 - FOR MEDIA PURPOSES ONLY: Media Parking Guidelines for Indians Post Season Games
10/02/2017 - Mayor Jackson Sends Condolences to Victims of Las Vegas Mass Shooting
10/13/2017 - Walkabout Tremont
10/14/2017 - "Nutrition Pit" NPC Natural Northern USA
10/15/2017 - Music Around Town
10/18/2017 - Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra
10/18/2017 - Gospel Music in Cleveland
10/19/2017 - AMS and Rock Hall Lecture Series
10/21/2017 - An Artist Talk
10/21/2017 - The Cleveland Bazaar