Mayor Jackson Praises Supreme Court Decision

In a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court legalized same sex marriage nationwide by overturning gay marriage bans in Ohio and other states. The Supreme Court released its ruling that states are required to license a marriage between two people of the same sex.

Mayor Frank G. Jackson praised the U.S. Supreme Court for making a key decision regarding marriage equality. On the steps of Cleveland City Hall, U. S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) was joined by Cleveland City Councilman members, other local officials and community leaders to celebrate this historical ruling, giving same-sex couples the right to marry in all 50 states.

US Senator Brown and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission will present a free public event to help protect finances and avoid fraud. Topics will include frequently used fraud schemes; what a victim should do; and identity, credit, and finance protection.

As required by the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections has scheduled the removal of voters who have not responded to a Confirmation Notice nor engaged in voter activity for four years. The cancellation will occur on July 24, 2015, and affects those who have not voted since July of 2011. 

As Cleveland completes the final phase of a five-year expansion of the Automated Waste Collection and Curbside Recycling Program, adjustments in the way residential waste is set out will maximize the benefit of the program, drive efficiency, and ensure high quality service to residents.

Asphalt resurfacing operations have commenced on St. Clair from Ontario to West 9th. One eastbound and one westbound traffic lane on St. Clair will be maintained on the south side of the roadway for the duration of this phase and no detour is expected.

Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s 9th Annual Youth Summit and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District Back to School Fair will be held at the Public Auditorium located at 500 Lakeside Avenue in downtown Cleveland.

The Division of Recreation is offereng free tennis lessons for boys and girls ages 8 to 17 weekdays from June 15th to August 6th. There is no fee for the lessons which are being taught at a number of locations.

Staffing is on weekdays from 9am to 5:30pm until August 7th. Spray basins are open when temps reach 80 degrees. Lunch is available at all recreation centers and playgrounds. 

This issue includes information about free summer meals; spray basin and pool locations; youth golfing baseball and tennis; the history of League Park and much more.

Resurfacing operations are underway on West 25th Street from Meyer Ave to Columbus Rd. One northbound and one southbound traffic lane will be maintained on the west side of the roadway for the duration of this phase and no detour is expected.

Every Thursday afternoon until September 24, there will be an exciting lunchtime event at North Coast Harbor featuring food trucks and live music. 

Seventeen special seniors were recognized for contributions they have made to improve the lives of others. These individuals represent thousands of local seniors who devote their time and talent to make Cleveland a great place to live, raise a family and grow old.

Bulk pick-up is now available on the second week of the month only. During bulk week the new guidelines allow residents to dispose of three items in addition to yard waste and up to 4 tires.

All are invited to join area yoga studios at North Coast Harbor for the second season of North Coast Namasté. Sessions will be every Tuesday from 6 to 7 pm until October 27th. These events are free and open to the public. Namaste!

The Department of Public Works and the Mayor’s Office of Capital Projects has launched a new web-based, geographic information system (GIS) application that will allow web users to track the status of street repair and resurfacing.

Cleveland’s SRP helps retail districts become attractive, economically viable, and diverse places to visit and shop by assisting in the design and funding of signage and the rehabilitation of traditional storefront buildings.

The Con Plan details how the Department of Community Development will spend approximately $27 million in federal HUD funds, from 6/1/2015 to 5/31/2016. Programs include: Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership, Emergency Solutions Grant, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS.

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06/24/2015 - Reduced Adoption Fees and Extended Kennel Hours during “Adopt-a-Palooza” at City Kennel
06/24/2015 - City Announces Municipal Aggregation Agreement with Constellation Energy Services, Inc
06/22/2015 - Mayor Jackson Swears-In Kimberly G. Barnett-Mills as Interim Chief Assistant Prosecutor
06/22/2015 - City of Cleveland Launches Street Repair Web Application
06/19/2015 - Resurfacing and Pothole Patching Update
06/18/2015 - Mayor Jackson Congratulates Cleveland Cavaliers
06/18/2015 - Mayor Jackson Thanks the Ohio Senate Praises Senator Williams for her Leadership
06/18/2015 - Media Advisory: East 22nd Street Rehabilitation Project
06/17/2015 - City of Cleveland Hires Alex Pellom as New Emergency Operations Center Manager
06/15/2015 - City of Cleveland “ALL IN” for Game 6 of NBA Finals
06/13/2015 - City Pool Opening Canceled Today
06/12/2015 - City Parking Rates Increase on June 15
06/12/2015 - New Outdoor Exercise Area for Dogs at City Kennel
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06/02/2015 - MBE/FBE/Small Business Open Houses
06/04/2015 - Arts Jazz Jamz
06/06/2015 - VisionWalk
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06/25/2015 - Arts Jazz Jamz
06/28/2015 - Cure HHT Walk
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