International Students Visit Cleveland City Hall

Eight college students from Taiwan, Australia and South Korea participating in the National Youth Sports Camp (NYSP) program at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) toured Cleveland City Hall and were welcomed by Mayor Frank G. Jackson. The students were accompanied by CWRU Director of Youth Programs Coach Harris and Coach Leonard Patterson.

Summer Sprout is a program that can help residents begin new community gardens with their neigbors, churches or organizations. Enrolled gardens are eligible for soil testing and amendments, plants, seeds, technical assistance and education. 

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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

Seventeen special seniors were recognized for contributions they have made to improve the lives of others. These individuals represent thousands of local seniors who devote their time and talent to make Cleveland a great place to live, raise a family and grow old.

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.

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!

The Department of Public Works and the Mayor’s Office of Capital Projects has launched a new web-based, geographic information system (GIS) application that will allow web users to track the status of street repair and resurfacing.

Cleveland’s SRP helps retail districts become attractive, economically viable, and diverse places to visit and shop by assisting in the design and funding of signage and the rehabilitation of traditional storefront buildings.

The Con Plan details how the Department of Community Development will spend approximately $27 million in federal HUD funds, from 6/1/2015 to 5/31/2016. Programs include: Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership, Emergency Solutions Grant, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS.

07/07/2015 - Grant Provides Extended Hours, Special Programming at Four Cleveland Recreation Centers
07/07/2015 - Selection Panel for Community Police Commission Formed
07/07/2015 - Media Advisory: Mayor Jackson and U.S. Attorney Dettlebach Announce the Selection Panel for Community Police Commission
07/01/2015 - City of Cleveland Will Maintain Regular Waste Collection During Independence Day Holiday Weekend
06/29/2015 - West Side Market Open July 2nd for Holiday Weekend
06/29/2015 - News Advisory - Cleveland Police Promotions
06/26/2015 - Cleveland Towpath Trail Awarded $700,000 from Ohio Department of Public Works
06/26/2015 - Mayor Jackson Praises Supreme Court Decision
06/25/2015 - A Statement from Mayor Jackson on the Passage of House Bill 180 and Senate Bill 152
06/25/2015 - News Advisory: Cleveland Towpath Trail Awarded $700,000 Dollars from Ohio Department of Public Works
06/24/2015 - City Announces Municipal Aggregation Agreement with Constellation Energy Services, Inc
06/24/2015 - Reduced Adoption Fees and Extended Kennel Hours during “Adopt-a-Palooza” at City Kennel
06/22/2015 - City of Cleveland Launches Street Repair Web Application
06/22/2015 - Mayor Jackson Swears-In Kimberly G. Barnett-Mills as Interim Chief Assistant Prosecutor
06/19/2015 - Resurfacing and Pothole Patching Update
06/18/2015 - Media Advisory: East 22nd Street Rehabilitation Project
06/18/2015 - Mayor Jackson Thanks the Ohio Senate Praises Senator Williams for her Leadership
06/18/2015 - Mayor Jackson Congratulates Cleveland Cavaliers
06/17/2015 - City of Cleveland Hires Alex Pellom as New Emergency Operations Center Manager
06/15/2015 - City of Cleveland “ALL IN” for Game 6 of NBA Finals
07/02/2015 - Arts Jazz Jamz
07/03/2015 - City Holiday
07/11/2015 - Garden Walk