Community

City Showcased the Cleveland Experience

The 2016 Republican National Convention concluded in the City of Cleveland. This historical milestone showcased Cleveland’s strengths, many of its assets and the City of Cleveland’s dedicated and committed employees working around the clock to ensure residents and visitors continue to enjoy the Cleveland experience. The City encourages all to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids, even when not thirsty, to Beat the Heat, and to avoid drinks with caffeine or alcohol. The American Red Cross of Northeast Ohio has additional information.  

Animals and Pets: Dog licenses and parks, pet adoption and reclaiming, spay- neuter referalls, animal complaints, volunteer opportunities, zoo


Career Center: City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, and Ohio jobs and employment assistance and training


Education and Learning: CMSD information, fine arts and other recreation center classes, safety classes for all ages incuding CPR training, lead-safe living


Environment: Environmental health, energy conservation clinics, trash pick-up schedules, recycling in Cleveland, sustainability


Getting Around: Airports, traffic cameras, public transportation, public parking and parking meters, street repairs, potholes


Health & Human Services: Local services and resources including employment assistance, health screening, housing, cemeteries


Housing and Home Improvement: Tenant information, mortgage and home remodeling/repair loans, paint refund program, sidewalk programs, historic preservation, landbank, permit information, housing discrimination, taxes


Residents Information Center:  Hiring contractors, buying cars, housing discrimination complaints, damage from potholes, paying for tickets, courts and laws, taxes, downtown parking


Safety and Emergency: Safety education, safety volunteers, senior safety, emergency preparedness


Seniors: Home maintenance programs, utility assistance, eviction, activities, volunteer opportunities, health and social services


Things To Do: Visual and performance arts, recreation centers, golf, swimming


  • July 26: Beats & Eats is Back!

    Beats and Eats, one of Mayor Jackson's "Art in Everything" Initiative events, happens Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at MALL C from 11am until 2pm and features Beckham’s B&M, Fired Up & Fawaky Burst, and music by The Motown Jazz Band.

  • 7/27: ADA Day 2016 at Wade Oval in University Circle

    All are invited to celebrate the American's with Disabilities Act and party at Wade Oval Wednesday. There will be games activities, a resource fair, adoptive yoga and Zumba. Mo Mojo & Zydeco will perform and tthe movie Tomorrowland will be shown. 

  • Illegal Dumping Pollutes and Lowers Property Values

    The Environmental Crimes Task Force was established in 2014 to investigate crimes related to illegal dumping, which is severely damaging the environment. Anyone witnessing illegal dumping can call 9-1-1, 66-DUMP or their local neighborhood council office. Illegal dumping invites more crimes and the only way to stop it is to report it.

  • RNC Host Committee Thanks Cleveland With Weekend of Free Events

    Beginning with the Cleveland Orchestra's Star Spangled Banner Concert and fireworks on July 29th at Public Square, "A Community Thank You Party" follows on Saturday July 30th.  Among other events, there will be free Rock and Roll Hall of Fame admission for Northeast Ohio residents. 

  • Cleveland Water - Monthly Billing

    Beginning in January 2017, Cleveland Water will be transitioning accounts from quarterly to monthly billing to help customers better manage their household budget, track their water usage and detect possible leaks sooner. Once the transition is completed, water meters will be read monthly, and all consumption and other related charges will be based on a monthly rate.

  • Some Little Known Facts about Cleveland City Hall

    The original City Hall had several locations prior to arriving at 601 Lakeside Avenue. One location was the Case Block, a commercial building on Superior Avenue that stood in the present location of the Cleveland Public Library’s main building. The city leased the Case Block from 1875-1906 at $36,000 per year and finally purchased the building from the Case Estate in 1906. 

  • Ward Eight Street Resurfacing Projects Through September

    The Mayor’s Office of Capital Projects will oversee resurfacing operations in the Eighth Ward of the City of Cleveland from July 27 until the end of September. Advance notice signs will be posted to advise the public of construction activities. Streets scheduled to be resurfaced are East 124th Street, Neff Road, East 169th, and Darley Avenue.

  • Cleveland Bike Plan to Add 70+ Miles of Bikeway by 2017

    A new Bikeway Implementation Plan has been designed to increase the number of bikeway miles by 250% by the end of 2017. The goal of the Citys plan is to provide cycling amenities in every neighborhood, whether for transportation or recreational use.

  • Bike Rack Service Available Downtown on East 4th

    The service comes complete with parking spaces, personal lockers, and changing/shower facilities at 2148 East 4th. Those needing more information may call 216.771.7120.

  • Several GIS Maps Display Local Information

    These maps give a better understanding of issues and trends and support awareness and better decision making. They include capital improvements, crime data, EPA regulated facilities, routing, and more.

  • Financial Exploitation Seminar Available Online

    The City of Cleveland Departments of Finance, Aging and Public Safety presented a workshop in the Rotunda about methods of criminal operations and preventative measures for financial crimes targeting the elderly. A recording of the seminar is now available online.

  • Senior's Economic Security Project (ESP)

    ESP helps older adults and adults with disabilities in need of benefits, housing, legal services, health assistance, finances, employment and more!

  • Monthly Keycard Payments for City Parking Lots Can Now be Done Online

    Monthly Keycard payments can be paid online for parking at the Gateway East Garage, Lakefront Municipal Parking, and Willard Park Garage. There is a convenience fee associated. 

  • Plankton Fund Gives Dogs Second Chances

    The Plankton Fund was created in response to the heartworm positive dogs that come into the Cleveland Animal Care and Control (CACC) that have limited options due to the cost of heartworm treatment

  • Lost and Found Pet Listings

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

  • Stray Cat Sterilization Available

    Help is available for Cleveland residents concerned about the stray cat population.  The City recently granted $10,000 to the Animal Protective League to help defray the cost of sterilization for feral cats.

  • School Board Nominating Panel Accepting Applications Until Friday, August 12, 2016

    Applications are being accepted for appointment to the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) Board of Education for an unexpired term ending June 30, 2019. Anyone who is a resident of the CMSD can be appointed to the School’s Board. Applications are available in English and in Spanish, on this site as well as the CMSD website, and the Cleveland Public Library website. Hardcopies are available at City recreation centers and Cleveland Public Library branches. Applications must be completed, signed and returned via mail or in person to the CMSD Nominating Panel at Cleveland City Hall, 601 Lakeside Avenue, Room 227, Cleveland, Ohio 44114, attention Monyka Price. The application deadline is close of business on Friday, August 12, 2016.

  • Mass Notification System Provides Critical Information to Clevelanders, Visitors

    The City of Cleveland has announced the launch of a mass notification system that will provide critical emergency and non-emergency alerts to residents and visitors. The City encourages all residents, visitors, and businesses to sign up for the system known as CodeRED.

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