Office of the Mayor

Cleveland Pays Special Tribute to The Honorable Louis Stokes

A public viewing was held on Monday, August 24, 2015 in the Rotunda of Cleveland City Hall followed by an Appreciation of the Honorable Louis Stokes ceremony. On Tuesday, August 25, 2015, a Celebration of Life Services was held at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church followed by a rededication of East 69th Street as Louis and Carl B. Stokes Way was also unveiled.


"Cleveland is a great city. Through the years, we have built world-renowned institutions including our orchestra and our museums. We support nationally recognized sports teams. Our medical and research facilities have created a health care capital in Cleveland and our colleges and universities attract researchers and students from around the world. " -more

-Mayor Frank G. Jackson

  • City of Cleveland and Department of Justice Settlement Agreement

    The agreement marks a new way of policing, one built on a strong foundation of progressive change, sustained trust, and accountability. It is a reflection of ideas from people and groups across the community – including residents, civil rights organizations, activists, clergy, student groups, business and philanthropic organizations and elected officials, as well as the police unions and the Division of Police.

  • City of Cleveland Community Benefits Policy

    The City of Cleveland is establishing a Community Benefit Policy to help further local investment in Cleveland.

  • New Gun Legislation for Cleveland

    In July 2014, Mayor Frank G. Jackson proposed new gun legislation to City Council. Since that time, the Jackson Administration has worked together on the proposed legislation with City Council President Kevin Kelley and Councilman and Chairman of the Public Safety Committee Matt Zone at great length.

  • DOJ Press Conference Video Tapes Released

    The Mayor's Office has released the transcripts of a press conference about Department of Justice findings regarding the Cleveland Police, which was held at Cleveland City Hall on Thursday, December 11, 2014.

  • 2014 Capital Improvement Program Now Available Online

    A capital improvement plan forecasts a community's infrastructure, facility and equipment needs, and creates a strategy for funding and implementing projects designed to address those needs. The Jackson Administration reinitiated the Capital Improvement Program in 2007 to better plan public investments.

  • 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.

  • Rebuilding Cleveland: 2011 Five Year Capital Improvement

    In 2007, Mayor Frank G. Jackson re-instated the Five Year Capital Improvement Plan to rebuild the City of Cleveland in an equitable way, using the program to put Clevelanders to work at creating a more vibrant and sustainable community.

  • Rebuilding Cleveland:  5 Year Capital Improvement Plan

    In 2007, Mayor Frank G. Jackson re-instated the Five Year Capital Improvement Plan to rebuild the City in an equitable way, using the program to put Clevelanders to work at creating a more vibrant, sustainable community.   

  • Transforming Clevelands Future

    Clevelanders joined Mayor Frank G. Jackson for a dialogue about his vision for the city, the new business model that will spur job creation and investment in Cleveland and the direction education must take. Click here to view Mayor Jackson's Power Point presentation.

  • Mayor and OEO are Advocates for Local Businesses

    Mayor Jackson has given the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) a clear direction:  advocate for local economic investment and inclusion.  In the past year, the OEO has had a number of successes towards achieving that goal.

  • Community Development Review

    Mayor Jackson directed Chief of Regional Development Chris Warren to undertake a 45-day review of the Department of Community Developments organization, programs and process.

  • Mayor's State of the City Address

    Mayor Frank G. Jackson delivered his 5th State of the City Address entitled The Pulse of a Brand New Day: Seizing Opportunity at This Critical Moment in Time.  Read the speech in its entirety.  

  • New Direction on Missing Persons & Sex Crime Investigations

    3/30/2010  marks a new era for how missing persons and sex crimes are investigated.  Mayor Jackson and the Special Commission on Missing Persons and Sex Crime Investigations announced recommendations. Press Release,