Cleveland Division of Fire Receives and Demonstrates New Fire Engine Capabilities

Chief of Fire Angelo Calvillo briefed media and provided a demonstration of the capabilities and features of the newest Division of Fire apparatus for Cleveland’s Engine 6 in the Lee–Harvard neighborhood. “The safety of all Clevelanders and our first responders is our priority,” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson. “This new engine provides firefighters with a reliable vehicle to put out fires and save lives in this neighborhood. At the same time, its Chevron reflectors and LED lights keep our firefighters safer when they are responding to emergencies.” 

Although City of Cleveland offices will be closed for President’s Day, the Department of Public Works WILL pick up waste on Monday, February 20, 2017.  There will not be a delay in waste collection pick-up.  For further information regarding waste collection, please call Cleveland’s Division of Waste Collection at (216) 664-3711.

This financial document is designed to assist the reader in understanding the City’s budgetary processes and resultant budgets. Information includes budget policies, city fund structure, and department detail for every City department and division. 

This report primarily focuses on the operations of City departments that report directly to the Mayor. A total of 25 departments and divisions are included in this publication. The report addresses fundamental services that have a direct impact on citizens. These activities, and their goals are identified in the “Key Public Service Areas” listed at the beginning of each department chapter.

This grant provides funding for local improvement projects and covers a one year period from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. The objective of the program is to develop urban communities through decent housing, suitable environments and expanded economic opportunities. Those seeking supplemental RFP materials may email Joy Anderson, Commissioner of Administrative Services.

City of Cleveland recreation centers are currently serving after-school meals to children ages five through eighteen at all locations. Meals will be served Monday through Friday while the Cleveland Metropolitan School District is in session as well as during winter and spring breaks and during declared school snow days when students are not required to attend class due to inclement weather.

Cold winter temperatures can cause frozen water pipes and burst meters. These can damage property and be expensive to repair, and are the responsibility of the property owner. But there are simple steps that can be taken to protect homes and businesses and save money.

The Amputee Recreational Support Group of Central Ohio regularly schedules recreational activities for amputees – Veterans and non-Veterans, including Yoga for Amputees, shooting events, and recreational swimming.  Information is available from Robert Hass at 614.288.5105 or via email. 


The Ohio Auditor of State’s office maintains a system for the reporting of fraud, including misuse of public money by any official or office. The system allows all Ohio citizens, including public employees, the opportunity to make anonymous complaints through a toll free number, the Auditor of State’s website, or through the United States mail.

New evidence in the 1989 murder of 10 year old Amy Mihaljevic has led police to appeal to the public for information on this unsolved crime.

Hospice of the Western Reserve is seeking volunteers to assist in private residences, nursing homes, assisted living communities, Hospice House locations, and hospitals. Volunteers come from all walks of life and have a variety of skills, talents and abilities. The next series of volunteer classes will begin on March 20, 2017.

The Goal of the Greater Cleveland Fisher House Organization is to raise $7,000,000 for the construction of a Fisher House (there are currently 62 houses in operation across the US, Germany, and England) that will be located on the grounds of the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center (VAMC), the third largest VA hospital in the US. 

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.

This information is prepared and distributed monthly to Veterans and supporters of those who served. It includes timely local and national news for veterans regarding benefits, healthcare, events, meetings, employment and more. 

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. 

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

02/17/2017 - Cleveland Animal Care & Control Finds Creative Ways to Enrich Lives of CITY DOGS up for Adoption
02/14/2017 - Media Advisory: City of Cleveland Pavement Management Study Media Availability
02/10/2017 - Cleveland Division of Animal Care and Control Receives Grant for Lifesaving Work from Petco Foundation
02/03/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Statement on Giant Eagle and Get-Go Buckeye Road Closure
02/02/2017 - Mayor Jackson Swears-in Michael Cosgrove as the Director of Community Development
02/01/2017 - Sunday Shopping Hours Changing at Westside Market
02/01/2017 - Statement from Mayor Frank G. Jackson on Judge Michael J. Russo’s Decision to Overturn HB 180
01/31/2017 - City of Cleveland Snow Event Update
01/30/2017 - City-wide Snow Removal Operations Update
01/30/2017 - Media Availability: City-wide Snow Removal Operations Update
01/25/2017 - Cleveland Division of Fire Training Demonstration
01/24/2017 - Bring Love Home With a New Pet This February
01/24/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Safety Director Michael McGrath and Police Chief Calvin D. Williams Send Condolences on the Death of Police Officer David Fahey
01/22/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Sends Condolences on the Passing of Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Raymond Pianka
01/19/2017 - Cleveland Division of Fire to Receive Tactical Ballistic Vests
01/19/2017 - Sustainable Cleveland 2019 Year of Vibrant Green Space Kick-off
01/13/2017 - Mayor Jackson and Chief Williams Announce Administrative Charges for Police Officers Loehmann, Garmback, and Cunningham
01/11/2017 - Mayor Jackson Swears-in the Director and Assistant Director of Port Control
01/10/2017 - Mayor Jackson Swears-In Cleveland Municipal School District Board of Education Leadership and New Board Member
02/04/2017 - Sewing 101
02/04/2017 - Yoga
02/09/2017 - Music Composition
02/11/2017 - Sewing 101
02/13/2017 - Music Composition
02/16/2017 - Resume Workshop
02/16/2017 - Kids: St. Pat's Story & Craft
02/17/2017 - Kid's St. Pats Day
02/25/2017 - Cleveland Kurentovanje
02/28/2017 - Job Searching Online