City of Cleveland Holds 11th Annual Mayor’s Youth Summit at Public Hall

The 11th Annual Mayor’s Youth Summit was held on August 12 in the Cleveland Public Hall Auditorium. Mayor Frank G. Jackson welcomed students and their families and wished them a safe and productive school year. The summit was held in conjunction with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s back to school fair. The summit included workshops for families in attendance, free school supplies, food and entertainment.

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.

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.

The City of Cleveland and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio are seeking qualified applicants to fill one vacancy on the Cleveland Community Police Commission (CPC).

The CPC is a 13-person body created as part of the agreement between the City and the Justice Department to foster police and community communication and understanding and to provide input on reform.  It is made up of 10 civilian representatives and one representative from each of the three police unions: the Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association, the Fraternal Order of Police and the Black Shield.

The appointed members include representatives of faith-based organizations, civil rights advocates, business/philanthropic groups, organizations representing communities of color, advocacy organizations, youth or student organizations, academia and individuals with expertise in the challenges facing people with mental illness or the homeless.

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

Pipeline infrastructure improvements begin on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, weather permitting. The work zone will include a number of streets along Lorain Avenue between West 105th and West 115th.  Please use caution in construction zones.

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.

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. 

The City of Cleveland welcomed 27 new emergency medical technicians and paramedics to the city's Emergency Medical Service (EMS). They are the first EMS class to be hired and graduate as a result of Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s 2017 enhanced budget. The addition of EMS staff is part of the mayor’s effort to enhance the quality of life in Cleveland neighborhoods by reducing emergency response times.

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.

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.

This is a one or two mile fun walk. Free t-shirts are provided to the first 1000 registered walkers and free shuttles from Muni Lot to the event will be provided.

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. 

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.

Working smoke detectors save lives and the Cleveland Division of Fire encourages residents to check that their detectors are working properly, especially following the recent uptick in fatal fires. Fire Chief Angelo Calvillo, in a new video, shares fire safety tips with residents. The Division has teamed up with the American Red Cross to provide free detectors.

Sustainable Cleveland 2019 is a 10-year initiative that engages people from all walks of life, working together to design and develop a thriving and resilient Cleveland region. The 2017 Annual Sustainability Summit will take place on September 27-28, 2017.

Mayor Frank G. Jackson and several City officials welcomed 65 new police vehicles. The vehicle purchase was part of $20 million dollars allotted to upgrade the City’s emergency response fleet. Vehicles include district cars, front line vehicles, sedans for the new NICE unit, unmarked vehicles and more.

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).

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

08/18/2017 - Excitement and Anticipation Surround Cleveland Browns Monday Night Preseason Games
08/18/2017 - Clark Avenue Improvements and Upgrades
08/18/2017 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
08/18/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Joins US Conference of Mayors & Anti-Defamation League in Compact to Combat Hate
08/17/2017 - City Announces Neighborhood Street Improvements
08/17/2017 - City Announces Neighborhood Street Improvements
08/10/2017 - Mayor Jackson’s Statement Regarding the Ohio Supreme Court’s Ruling on the Referendum Petitions
08/10/2017 - Excitement and Anticipation Surround Cleveland Browns Thursday Night Preseason Home Game
08/10/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Cleveland Law Enforcement Announce Safety Updates
08/09/2017 - East 55th Street Improvement Update and Traffic Advisory
08/08/2017 - City of Cleveland and United States Attorney’s Office Seek Applicants to fill Vacancy on Community Police Commission
08/01/2017 - Lakeside Avenue Improvements Update and Traffic Advisory
08/01/2017 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
07/28/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Releases Statement on the Passing of Judge Pauline Tarver
07/27/2017 - City of Cleveland Announces Weekend Parking Restrictions in the Entertainment Districts
07/25/2017 - City Of Cleveland Announces Neighborhood Street Improvements
07/24/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Re-Launches Popular Clean Cleveland Program in City Neighborhoods
07/20/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Releases Statement on the Passing of Congressman Ralph Regula
07/20/2017 - MEDIA ALERT: Materials used in Construction of First Energy Stadium are Safe and in Compliance with Code
07/19/2017 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
08/01/2017 - Mayor's Night Out and Showagon
08/04/2017 - Health Food Truck and Showagon
08/05/2017 - New Day in Hough and Showagon
08/08/2017 - Showagon
08/10/2017 - Health Food Truck and Showagon
08/11/2017 - Summer Cook Out
08/11/2017 - Showagon
08/12/2017 - Clone of Showagon