Mayor Jackson's initiative CIRI is designed to provide support to existing Cleveland businesses. CIRI representatives are business liasons to City Hall, each handling different sections of the city. They help with expansion/hiring needs, drainage issues, street/lighting conditions, and other city-related issues. They have an outreach program for commercial and industrial businesses, and during visits, they provide information about city programs and connect businesses to economic development staff for financial and technical assistance.
To provide assistance to businesses expanding within or locating to the city of Cleveland including financing, workforce solutions and technical assistance that will encourage investment in the community to enhance the lives of our citizens.