Inspire CLE Petchakucha Event Held at John Carroll University

The Boler School of Business at John Carroll University hosted a series of Petchakucha presentations entitled, Inspire CLE. Mayor Jackson began the evening with welcoming remarks and was followed by presenters such as Councilman Kerry McCormack, Ricky Smith of R.A.K.E., and Phyllis Harris of the LGBT Community Center, among others. The presentations discussed the idea of “Opportunity in Cleveland” in various capacities.

The City of Cleveland launched a new public records management system. The online portal aims to improve the efficiency of the City’s records request and tracking process, while improving public transparency. GovQA is available on the City’s website and allows the public to submit requests, track progress and receive email updates.

Mayor Frank G. Jackson reminded City of Cleveland residents that open enrollment for health insurance began November 1st on Healthcare.gov. “This is the primary source of health care coverage for many individuals and their families,” Mayor Jackson said. “This year, the enrollment period is shorter than previous years. It’s important to act quickly.” The deadline to apply for 2018 coverage is Dec. 15, 2017.

The City of Cleveland is hiring! Many positions have been added thanks to Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget resulting from the passage of Issue 32.

Petco chose City Dogs for inclusion in its contest based on a heartwarming story submitted by volunteer Mary Motley about Acorn, a six month old deaf puppy. Those wishing to bring City Dogs closer to the $25,000 can click on the story to highlight it on this page, and then scroll down to click "submit" to place the vote. Votes must be placed by December 20th. Acorn is a celebrity and has his own Facebook page!

Cleveland is receiving a Bronze designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier and more affordable for homes and businesses in the city to go solar. This designation recognizes Cleveland for taking steps to encourage solar energy growth and remove obstacles to solar development. For companies looking to expand, a SolSmart Bronze designation is a signal that Cleveland is “open for solar business.”

Thanks in large part to funds made possible by Issue 32, the City of Cleveland has undertaken an important goal of razing or securing contracts for the demolition of 500 structures by the end of 2017. Mayor Frank G. Jackson has continually demonstrated his commitment to keeping Cleveland neighborhoods safe by clearing them of blighted homes.

The City of Cleveland’s Department of Public Works resumed the Leaf Pick-Up Program in designated neighborhoods, to run from November 6th through December 31st. The department’s budget has increased by $4.6 million allowing for improved park and playground infrastructure maintenance, urban forestry and has a stronger focus on illegal dumping reduction and city clean-up.

In the City of Cleveland, there is free parking on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Martin Luther King Day and and the days after Thanksgiving and Christmas. There are exceptions that can override free parking, which include special events and snow bans.

The Home Energy Assistance Program is designed to help eligible residents meet the cost of home heating during the winter months. Eligibility is based on family size and household income. The 2017-2018 HEAP program begins July 1, 2017 and ends June 30, 2018. 

The James H. Walker Construction Management Course is a ten week, twenty session course. The course is taught by experienced construction professionals and includes education in contracting, marketing, procurement, bonding, scheduling, cost accounting, estimating, and project planning. Participants learn how to become certified with the City of Cleveland, obtain financing, bid on City contracts and prepare business plans.

The City reminds everyone to check emergency supply kits, take personal precautions and check on the vulnerable, dress appropriately in the cold, pay attention to snow parking bans, don’t "Block the Box",  and to bring pets/companion animals inside during winter weather.

This handy brochure provides eligibility and contact information for discounted payments for water, electric, sewer and gas as well as home weatherization.  In addition, energy saving tips are listed, and a number of assistance programs are detailed.

 Current lost and found pet listings for the City of Cleveland can be found on Petango.

The City of Cleveland’s Division of Streets has released its list of resurfacing projects for 2017.

The number of streets to be resurfaced is an increase over previous years, thanks to Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget made possible by the passage of Issue 32. Nearly 140 streets have been slated for resurfacing and 62 have already been completed. The streets to be resurfaced were selected as part of a long process involving ratings by an expert streets consultant, Cleveland City Council and the Division of Streets.

12/14/2017 - MEDIA ALERT
12/12/2017 - City of Cleveland Issues Winter Weather Planning Tips
12/12/2017 - Mayor Jackson Issues Condolences on Passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
12/11/2017 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
12/11/2017 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
12/07/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Issues Statement Regarding Court Ruling Upholding Fannie Lewis Law
12/07/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Issues Statement Regarding Court Ruling S.B. 331 Unconstitutional
12/04/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Appoints Sharon Dumas as Interim Chief of Staff
11/27/2017 - City of Cleveland Designated “SolSmart Bronze” for Advancing Solar Energy Growth
11/27/2017 - City of Cleveland Center Street Swing Bridge Closure
11/21/2017 - City of Cleveland Thanksgiving Holiday Trash Collection Schedule
11/17/2017 - Paid Parking at West Side Market to Begin Soon
11/17/2017 - City of Cleveland Announces City-wide Winter Weather Plan
11/13/2017 - City of Cleveland Announces Updates to the Federal Use of Force Training Report
11/10/2017 - Scranton Road and Carter Road Improvement Project Begins Monday, November 13, 2017
11/09/2017 - City of Cleveland 2017 Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony and Parade
11/06/2017 - City of Cleveland Plans 2017 Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony and Parade
11/06/2017 - City of Cleveland Closes Columbus Road Lift Bridge for Repairs
11/01/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Reminds Clevelanders That Health Care Marketplace Open Enrollment Begins Today
10/31/2017 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Releases Statement on New York City Attack
12/02/2017 - Playhouse Square Backstage Tour