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Mayor Frank G. Jackson's 2019 State of the City

Please join Mayor Frank G. Jackson for his State of the City address on Thursday, October 10th in Public Auditorium. The annual event allows residents to hear directly from Mayor Jackson about the achievements of the past year and his vision for the City of Cleveland's future.

Building on the success of last year's event, the 2019 State of the City will remain free and open to the public. Although the event is free, registration of each individual attending is required. To register, call 216-664-2500 or visit www.clevelandohio.gov/sotctickets. Doors open at 6 p.m. Remarks begin promptly at 7 p.m. The event will offer open seating.

City of Cleveland employees, residents, neighborhood organizations, business leaders and members of the general public are invited to participate in an evening of civic engagement at Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s 2019 State of the City. The Mayor’s 14th annual address will take place on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. in Cleveland Public Hall and offers a community-focused format. For a second year, the event is free and open to the public. State of the City 2019 is a ticketed event and individual reservations are required.

Fitch Ratings, one of the three major bond rating services, this week raised its grade for Cleveland Hopkins International Airport from BBB+ to A-, a move that could help save the airport millions in coming years. Fitch’s action follows similar moves by Moody’s Investor Service and Standard & Poors Global Ratings, each of which raised the city-owned airport’s bond ratings a year ago.

As part of Mayor Frank G. Jackson's Safe Smart CLE program, existing streetlights will be replaced with new energy-efficient LED technology including adaptive control photocells. The project will not only improve the quality of light throughout the City but will also help lower its carbon footprint, providing improved health and safety for our citizens.

On September 17, 2019, the City will begin the East 66th Street Resurfacing Project from Hough Avenue to Lexington Avenue. Advance notice signs will be posted to advise the public of road improvements.

On September 24, 2019, the City will begin the East 156th Street Resurfacing Project from Trafalgar Avenue to Lakeshore Avenue. Advance notice signs will be posted to advise the public of road improvements.

On September 19, 2019, the City will begin the Chatfield Avenue Resurfacing Project from Rocky River Drive to West 151st Street. Advance notice signs will be posted to advise the public of road improvements.

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. 

Curious about cycling as a form of exercise? Want to try an age-friendly bike? Join the Department of Aging and Bike Cleveland on Thursday, September 26, 2019, for a FREE hands-on cycling event.

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.

Westbound traffic will be restricted, Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane, and access to Mall Drive will be restricted on St. Clair Avenue at Mall Drive from Monday, July 15 and Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. due to construction activity. This activity is part of the Music Hall roof project, which includes removal and replacement of portions of the roof system over the main stage area of the Hall.

Due to the nationwide outbreak of severe lung disease in those who use e-cigarette or “vaping” devices, the Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) is advising against the use of these products.

Mayor Frank G. Jackson announced in an email to subscribers of his eNewsletter, that he will hold his annual State of the City address on Oct. 10. The address will remain free and open to the public. 

The City of Cleveland today announced eScooters are now available on city streets. Bird –one of four selected vendors – will have scooters available beginning Aug. 26 in Downtown Cleveland, Ohio City and Tremont. The easiest way to locate a nearby scooter is to download the Bird mobile app.

The City of Cleveland is applying for the Fiscal Year 2019 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG): Local Solicitation. Click here for the FY 2019 JAG Application and Budget. To comment or make suggestions related to this grant application, please send an email to emergencyprep@city.cleveland.oh.us.

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.

09/18/2019 - West 143rd Street Resurfacing Improvements
09/18/2019 - City of Cleveland Helps Bring Army Precision Parachute Demonstration Team to Luke Easter Park Sept. 20
09/18/2019 - Scranton Road Resurfacing Improvement Project
09/17/2019 - Launch of Kiva Cleveland to Fuel Economic Growth Through Early Stage Business Investment
09/17/2019 - East 156th Street Resurfacing Improvements
09/17/2019 - Chatfield Avenue Resurfacing Improvements
09/16/2019 - East 66th Street Resurfacing Improvements
09/16/2019 - Mayor Jackson, Health and Human Services Chair Griffin and Cleveland Public Health Advises Against Use of E-Cigarettes and Other Vaping Device
09/06/2019 - Mayor’s Office of Capital Projects Conducts Facilities Assessment
09/06/2019 - City of Cleveland Center Street Bridge Closure
09/05/2019 - Media Advisory: Cleveland Division of Fire 35th Fire Training Academy Graduation and Promotion Ceremony
09/05/2019 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
09/04/2019 - Rockefeller Avenue Resurfacing Traffic Advisory
09/04/2019 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
09/03/2019 - Media Advisory: Police Promotions
09/03/2019 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
08/30/2019 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
08/29/2019 - Hunger Network Announces Market after Dark at Iconic West Side Market Oct. 24
08/29/2019 - Cleveland Will NOT Have Regularly Scheduled Waste Collection Pick-Up on Labor Day
08/29/2019 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
09/02/2019 - Bulk Pickup Week
09/06/2019 - Food Truck Friday
09/13/2019 - Food Truck Friday
09/17/2019 - Mobile Food Pantry
09/20/2019 - Food Truck Friday
09/27/2019 - Food Truck Friday
09/28/2019 - Casual and Variety Gaming
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