Community

Police Promotion Ceremony

Mayor Frank G. Jackson was joined by the Council President Kevin Kelley, Director of Public Safety Michael McGrath, Chief of Police Calvin D. Williams and other city officials to congratulate and swear-in the police officers. Mayor Jackson administered the oath of office to forty police officers were promoted to supervisory positions at a ceremony at Cleveland City Hall held in City Council Chambers. Family members and friends were also in attendance to share in this special occasion.

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


  • 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.

  • Free Yoga Series Runs Through October

    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!

  • Changes in Bulk Pick-Up for Cleveland Residents

    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.

  • Lunch by the Lake Runs through September 24th

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

  • West 25th Street Resurfacing Phase II

    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.

  • Summer 2015 Recreation Newsletter Published!

    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.

  • Many Playgrounds Now Staffed for the Summer

    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. 

  • Free Tennis Lessons for Boys and Girls

    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.

  • St. Clair Avenue Resurfacing Project: Ontario to West 9th

    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.

  • Save the Date: August 1st- Youth Summit!

    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.

  • Waste Collection and Curbside Recycling Program Changes

    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.

  • Board of Elections Has Scheduled Voter Registration Cancellation

    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. 

  • Overnight Youth Safety & Leadership Camps

    The Division of Fire works closely with this camp, presented by Cuyahoga Community College, teaching campers fire safety skills. There are separate camps for young women and young men. A subsidy is available to families that meet income requirements.

  • July 9: Be Scam Smart! Sen. Sherrod Brown and FTC Present Free Program

    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.

  • Lost and Found Pet Listings

    Those wishing to list a lost or found pet to be viewed on the City of Cleveland website must sign up on Petango. Current listings can be seen here.  

  • 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

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Complaint for Preliminary and Permanent Injunction

    The City of Cleveland filed a lawsuit in federal court to address the gap in trauma care created by the closure of Huron Hospital. The goal is to ensure that the east side of Cleveland has access to a trauma center and to support EMS services citywide.

  • 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.

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