State of the City Address Now Available Online

Mayor Frank G. Jackson held his annual address highlighting the achievements of the past year in the City of Cleveland on October 10, 2018. From improvements in public safety to economic development in neighborhoods, Mayor Jackson shared updates about his vision for moving Cleveland forward. The State of the City address was free and open to the public. Photos and videos were shared on social media with the event hashtag - #CLESOTC18.  State of the City Address Replay

The Cleveland Division of Police is accepting applications for school crossing guards. Duties include helping children safely cross streets to get to their public, parochial and charter schools for about an hour in the morning and an hour in the afternoon. Generally, hours are from 7-8 a.m. and 2-3 p.m. on school days. Compensation is $20.50/day and employees are eligible for health care through the City of Cleveland. There are about 40 crossing guard positions available of more than 400 around the city.

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 City of Cleveland announces an open call for Cleveland artists to submit applications to paint a mural in Rouen, France. The project is part of Cleveland’s long-running Sister Cities program and a celebration of the 10th year as Rouen’s sister city. Local artists must submit an application and portfolio by Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

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.

City of Cleveland residents, neighborhood organizations, business leaders and members of the general public joined Mayor Frank G. Jackson for his 2018 State of the City on Oct. 10. The event was held Cleveland Public Hall and offered a new more community-focused and affordable address format. This is the first year the event was free and open to the public.

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. All forms and documentation must be received by the Division of Assessments and Licenses no later than November 30, 2018.

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. 

On Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 street improvements begin on the next phase of the Enterprise Avenue, Briar Road and West 139th Street Rehabilitation Project between West 130th Street and Briar Road. This phase of the project includes all work items on Enterprise Avenue from the Briar Road loop to West 130th Street. Traffic will be maintained on Enterprise Avenue through the use of flaggers to allow access to all commercial properties with no detours. Construction on this project will be complete in December 2018.

Cleveland Animal Care & Control is the recipient of a $150,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America. The grant has been earmarked to support the daily operations of Cleveland Animal Care & Control so they can continue placing pets in loving forever homes.Specifically, Cleveland Animal Care & Control’s shelter operations grant is designed to enhance the city’s new kennel.

This handy brochure provides eligibility and contact information for discounted payments for water, electric, sewer and gas as well as home weatherization.  In addition, energy saving tips are listed, and a number of assistance programs are detailed.

10/22/2018 - West 5th Street Brick Repair Improvement Project
10/22/2018 - City of Cleveland Weekend Storm Update
10/22/2018 - City of Cleveland Seeks Applicant for Civilian Police Review Board Vacancy
10/19/2018 - City of Cleveland Seeks Local Artist to Paint Mural in Rouen, France
10/18/2018 - City of Cleveland Seasonal Leaf Pick-up Program to Begin
10/18/2018 - Columbus Road Lift Bridge Closes for Repairs on Oct. 19
10/09/2018 - Media Alert: Rules of Engagement for Media Covering State of the City
10/08/2018 - Ambler Street Bridge Repair Project
10/03/2018 - Euclid Avenue Closure Traffic Advisory
10/01/2018 - Mayor Jackson Expresses Condolences Following the Passing of Former Cleveland Police Chief Edward P. Kovacic
09/26/2018 - Access to Information Regarding Cleveland Division of Police Headquarters Move
09/26/2018 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
09/25/2018 - West 117th Street Closure Traffic Advisory
09/19/2018 - MEDIA ALERT: Hands Across CLE Brings Together East and West Siders to Promote Unity Across the City
09/19/2018 - City of Cleveland to Launch Updated Climate Action Plan at Sustainable Cleveland Summit Sept. 20-21
09/18/2018 - Excitement and Anticipation Surround Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Indians Thursday Night Home Games
09/18/2018 - South Woodland Avenue Street Improvements
09/18/2018 - Vine Court Improvement Project
09/17/2018 - City of Cleveland Street Improvements
09/17/2018 - Corlett Avenue Street Improvement Resurfacing Project
10/01/2018 - Bulk Pickup Week
10/04/2018 - Silver Spokes: A Cycling Expo for Older Adults in Cleveland
10/05/2018 - CO-OP CLE
10/06/2018 - The 1948 Cleveland Indians
10/06/2018 - Open Air in Market Square
10/07/2018 - Erie Street Cemetery Bird Walk
10/07/2018 - Moses Fleetwood Walker Day
10/07/2018 - International Cleveland Community Day
10/10/2018 - West Park Walk on Wednesdays
10/10/2018 - State of the City Address
10/11/2018 - Silver Spokes: A Cycling Expo for Older Adults in Cleveland
10/11/2018 - Teaching in Response to #metoo
10/12/2018 - Cleveland Beer Week
10/13/2018 - Portraits of Love
10/13/2018 - Tool Swap Meet
10/13/2018 - Writers and Readers: José Antonio Vargas
10/15/2018 - Learning to Scramble
10/16/2018 - 'me too.’ An Evening with Tarana Burke
10/17/2018 - Children’s Book Author Lesa Cline-Ransome
10/18/2018 - Silver Spokes: A Cycling Expo for Older Adults in Cleveland
10/20/2018 - Open Air in Market Square
10/22/2018 - Fall Book Sale
10/24/2018 - CityMusic: Brahms
10/24/2018 - West Park Walk on Wednesdays
10/25/2018 - Community of Hope Informational Event