Office of the Mayor

Severance Hall 36th Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Celebration

The Cleveland Orchestra has been bringing the community together for a concert at Severance Hall for 36 years to celebrate the life, leadership and ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King (MLK), Jr. For the last thirteen years, the MLK Community Service Award has recognized extraordinary citizens in the community who are making a difference and positively impacting Cleveland with the spirit of Dr. King’s teachings. An evening of joyful and inspirational music was presented by The Cleveland Orchestra and the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Chorus.

"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 Managers Update, 2016 Mayor’s Estimate Presentation

    This update includes information on City revenue, challenges to the tax base, additional expenses anticipated, and increases in cost with regards to the Consent Decree and City employee related costs.

  • Winter Weather Preparations for Vehicles

    Dan Williams, Director of Media Relations with the Mayor's Office of Communications has a message for all drivers to make sure vehicles are prepared for winter weather. Following these tips can help make Clevelanders safer and make driving through snow and ice less treacherous this season.

  • 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,