2018 Ohio China Day Celebration Held in Public Auditorium

More than 50 performances were held on February 24th at the Public Auditorium in celebration of 2018 China Day. For the past 10 years, this celebration was held in Columbus. However, this year the event came to Cleveland in collaboration with the city’s Community Relations department. Performers and visitors from throughout State of Ohio; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Buffalo, New York; and Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan attended. Also in attendance was the Consul General of China visiting from New York.

Animals and Pets: Dog licenses and parks, pet adoption and reclaiming, spay- neuter referalls, animal complaints, volunteer opportunities, zoo

Career Center: City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, and Ohio jobs and employment assistance and training

Education and Learning: CMSD information, fine arts and other recreation center classes, safety classes for all ages incuding CPR training, lead-safe living

Environment: Environmental health, energy conservation clinics, trash pick-up schedules, recycling in Cleveland, sustainability

Getting Around: Airports, traffic cameras, public transportation, public parking and parking meters, street repairs, potholes

Health & Human Services: Local services and resources including employment assistance, health screening, housing, cemeteries

Housing and Home Improvement: Tenant information, mortgage and home remodeling/repair loans, paint refund program, sidewalk programs, historic preservation, landbank, permit information, housing discrimination, taxes

Residents Information Center:  Hiring contractors, buying cars, housing discrimination complaints, damage from potholes, paying for tickets, courts and laws, taxes, downtown parking

Safety and Emergency: Safety education, safety volunteers, senior safety, emergency preparedness

Seniors: Home maintenance programs, utility assistance, eviction, activities, volunteer opportunities, health and social services

Things To Do: Visual and performance arts, recreation centers, golf, swimming

  • Mayor Frank G. Jackson Hosts First Jobs Match Week: May 15-May 19

    Mayor Frank G. Jackson is hosting the first Mayor’s Jobs Match Week May 15-19. The event is at five recreation centers throughout the City and will connect Clevelanders with meaningful work and opportunity. All participating employers –including the City of Cleveland –are hiring now. Participating companies include United Parcel Service, RTA, Key Bank , Nestle and more.

    Available positions range from entry-level to mid-management and technology.

  • Mayor Frank G. Jackson Scholarship Applications Now Available

    Mayor Frank G. Jackson Scholarship applications are available to City of Cleveland employees, dependents of City of Cleveland employees, high school seniors graduating from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, and high school seniorswho are in the Youth Development Program or involved with the City of Cleveland Department of Recreation. The entry deadline is Sunday, April 29, 2018.

  • City of Cleveland 2018 Waste Pick-Up Schedule Available Online

    The City of Cleveland’s Division of Waste 2018 Pick-Up Calendar is available for download. In addition to holidays and bulk pick-up dates, the calendar includes information about proper waste set out.

  • Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s 2018 Budget Estimate

    This document is designed to assist the reader in understanding the City’s budgetary processes and resultant budgets. It includes a 3 year historical budgetary line item of expenses and revenue, as well as detailed staffing levels for every department.

  • Cleveland Transformation Alliance Measures Progress of the Cleveland Plan

    Collaborative work to reinvent public education in Cleveland continues to show mixed results, according to this February 2017 report by the Cleveland Transformation Alliance. Cleveland's Plan for Transforming Schools seeks to reinvent Cleveland public education by creating a diverse portfolio of district and charter schools.

  • Base Cleveland Veteran News

    The Mayor's Office of Communications prepares and distributes information to Veterans and their supporters monthly, via the Cleveland City Hall blog. The page includes timely information on special events, memorials, healthcare, and other news of value to local veterans. 

  • The City is Hiring: City of Cleveland Weekly Jobs Round-Up

    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.

  • West Side Market Paid Parking Has Begun

    As previously announced, paid parking at the West Side Market has begun. As the West Side Market and Ohio City continue growing in popularity, the new parking structure will relieve congestion and improve overall customer experience for visitors. West Side Market vendors and Ohio City businesses helped the City establish the fee structure. The first 90 minutes are free during the daytime. 

  • Traffic Pattern Around Quicken Loans Arena and Progressive Field Changed Due to Renovations

    The City of Cleveland, Division of Police announced that the traffic pattern around the Quicken Loans Arena and Progressive Field has been altered during renovations at the Q. The traffic pattern changes will last until approximately mid-2019. The plan shall be evaluated and additional adjustments may be made to enhance the traffic flow and to better serve the public and guests to the downtown area.

  • City Seeks Citizen Participation at Public Hearing for 2017-2018 Program Year Action Plan

    The City of Cleveland Department of Community Development has started developing its 2017 plan for the allocation of $28 million in federal resources to serve residents and neighborhoods. The City is required to reach out to community stakeholders to inform them of its development, and is seeking a greater voice from the community about its priorities and the activities that should be considered for funding. An online survey is available, and the City is asking residents, stakeholders and community development partners to take a few minutes to complete it and to share it with others. Preliminary results will be presented at upcoming community meetings. Details are available at 216.664.4597.

  • City of Cleveland Seeks Applicants for Civilian Police Review Board Vacancy

    The City of Cleveland is looking for a qualified applicant to fill a vacant seat on the Civilian Police Review Board. The selected applicant would complete the balance of an unexpired term that ends on Aug. 8, 2018, and would then be appointed to complete a full four-year-term. The complete four-year term would run through Aug. 8, 2022.

  • Art Fur Animals Benefit and Auction Saturday May 19!

    Art Fur Animals is the annual benefit for the non-profit organization Friends of the Cleveland Kennel. The event includes live and silent art auctions, raffle prizes, food, drinks and more! All proceeds benefit Cleveland animals in need! Tickets are now on sale for the event and can be purchased online.

  • May is Older Americans Month: Cleveland Celebrates With Senior Day!

    The City of Cleveland Department of Aging presents the 29th Annual Senior Day. ALL seniors invited to attend this FREE event which begins at 10am on Thursday, May 24th at Cleveland Public Hall. An information fair, program, lunch and entertainment are provided.

  • Bike Rack Service Available Downtown on East 4th

    The service comes complete with parking spaces, personal lockers, and changing/shower facilities at 2148 East 4th. Those needing more information may call 216.771.7120.

  • Several GIS Maps Display Local Information

    These maps give a better understanding of issues and trends and support awareness and better decision making. They include capital improvements, crime data, EPA regulated facilities, routing, and more.

  • Financial Exploitation Seminar Available Online

    The City of Cleveland Departments of Finance, Aging and Public Safety presented a workshop in the Rotunda about methods of criminal operations and preventative measures for financial crimes targeting the elderly. A recording of the seminar is now available online.

  • Senior's Economic Security Project (ESP)

    ESP helps older adults and adults with disabilities in need of benefits, housing, legal services, health assistance, finances, employment and more!

  • Monthly Keycard Payments for City Parking Lots Can Now be Done Online

    Monthly Keycard payments can be paid online for parking at the Gateway East Garage, Lakefront Municipal Parking, and Willard Park Garage. There is a convenience fee associated. 

  • City of Cleveland Language Access Plan

    The City of Cleveland is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming approach to interaction with all residents. As part of that commitment to inclusion the city is ensuring the accessibility of resources, services, and engagement regardless of language.

  • Free Care Calls Program for Cleveland Seniors

    Cleveland Care Calls is an automated telephone reassurance system being offered to Cleveland Senior Citizens by the Departments of Aging and Public Safety. Through this computerized system the senior receives a call, on the days they request, to check on their well-being. This program is available to all seniors and is especially ideal for those living alone.

  • Plankton Fund Gives Dogs Second Chances

    The Plankton Fund was created in response to the heartworm positive dogs that come into the Cleveland Animal Care and Control (CACC) that have limited options due to the cost of heartworm treatment

  • Lost and Found Pet Listings

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

  • Animal Protection League Trap-Neuter-Return Program for Stray Cats and Kittens

    Feral and free-roaming cats are the largest contributors to the cat overpopulation crisis. Those caring for strays are invited to take advantage of APL services! For only $10 the program includes spay or neuter surgery, ear-tipping, rabies vaccination, and FVRCP vaccination. Humane traps are available for $5.

  • Mass Notification System Provides Critical Information to Clevelanders, Visitors

    The City of Cleveland has announced the launch of a mass notification system that will provide critical emergency and non-emergency alerts to residents and visitors. The City encourages all residents, visitors, and businesses to sign up for the system known as CodeRED.

  • City Recreation Volunteer Openings Available Year-Round

    The Division of Recreation is seeking volunteers. Recreation center volunteers enrich the community in several areas including the arts, sports, education, and mentoring. These generous individuals are from diverse backgrounds and include people of all ages from recent graduates seeking practical experience, to retirees with spare time to share.