Mayor Jackson Launches 2018 Clean Cleveland Program in City Neighborhoods

Mayor Frank G. Jackson announced the kick-off of the 2018 Clean Cleveland program this week. The initiative – a series of proactive efforts to clean, repair and upgrade the city – is a result of the enhanced budget and passage of Issue 32. The kick-off took place in the East 91st Street and Superior Avenue area. Green Clean Cleveland signs will be coming to neighborhoods soon. Clean Cleveland aligns with Mayor Jackson’s Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative, a series of legislation and programs originally launched in 2017 designed to create a better quality of life for the city’s neighborhoods.

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, the annual Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon takes place downtown. Thousands of runners and spectators are expected to take part in the festivities and safety is the main priority. The Division of Police encourages all who plan on attending the Marathon to review tips to ensure a seamless and positive experience.

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.

Youth who dance, sing, act and perform poetry form a summer performing art troupe that appears on a mobile stage unit from early June through August. Kids ages 5 to 17 audition annually in May. The Division of Recreation provides voice instructors and choreographers to enhance talent.

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. 

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.

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.

Residents are encouraged to help keep the City of Cleveland beautiful, healthy and clean by reporting nuisance properties and illegal dumping.The objective of the city’s lot cutting and cleaning program is to keep vacant lots and the exteriors of vacant structures within the city aesthetically pleasing and to eliminate health and safety hazards. Its activities include cutting weeds and removing debris from vacant lots.

Police Chief Williams clarifies information regarding city policy as it pertains to pursuing suspects wanted for violent crimes and OVI related offenses. The City of Cleveland follows best practices in its pursuit policies, in order to protect the lives of officers and citizens while removing violent offenders.

May, 2018 is Older Americans Month, and the theme is to “Engage at Every Age!”. Ohio currently has the sixth largest older adult population in the nation. The Ohio Department of Aging works year-round to empower elders and strengthen communities. 

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is changing the process for international travelers arriving in Cleveland. The previous process, which has been a sore spot for some passengers, included waiting for all passengers to finish being checked by Customs and Border Protection before getting on a shuttle that drops them off at the baggage claim level.

Safe Smart CLE is a new initiative introduced by Mayor Frank G. Jackson that combines cost-saving and energy-efficient LED streetlights with smart camera technology to make neighborhoods safer and more sustainable. The LED technology will be powered by Cleveland Public Power (CPP) and includes features like remote control to brighten or dim lights and alerts to CPP when there is a malfunction.

Resurfacing projects are taking place in Ward 2 and Ward 4 and slated for completion in July 2018. Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget, made possible by Issue 32, allows the City to embark on more street improvement projects in 2017 and 2018 than previous years. Projects span all City neighborhoods and wards. 

Mayor Frank G. Jackson announced the kick-off of the 2018 Clean Cleveland program. The initiative – a series of proactive efforts to clean, repair and upgrade the city – is a result of the enhanced budget and passage of Issue 32. The kick-off took place in the East 91st Street and Superior Avenue area.

On Thursday June 14th from Noon to 3pm, a festival of games and prizes kicks off the summer for the community. The Bureau of Cultural Arts will present their 2018 summer schedule. This is a free event open to the public.

The Department of Public Works, Division of Waste Collection will again issue citations for violations of City of Cleveland waste collection and recycling regulations. Citations could run up to $350, depending on the infraction. The City will post videos to its social media accounts for public education.

The City of Cleveland’s Community Relations Board invites all Clevelanders to “Hands Across CLE” events. Some events will include live entertainment and refreshments. By joining together – from the East Side to the West Side – the City can become stronger and safer by making connections among diverse neighborhoods, building community among residents and promoting friendships across Cleveland.

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

The City of Cleveland’s budget is one of the most important documents that the City prepares as it identifies the services to be provided and how they will be financed. 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.

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