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City of Cleveland and Community Partners Celebrate 50 Years of Progress on Cuyahoga River

Mayor Frank G. Jackson, the City of Cleveland and more than 200 partner organizations will host the Cuyahoga50 Anniversary Week celebration Wednesday, June 19, 2019 through Sunday, June 23, 2019. The celebration, which is the largest series of clean water events in the country, commemorates 50 years of environmental progress since the infamous Cuyahoga River fire of 1969. More than 25 clean water events will be held near or on the Cuyahoga River during the June 19-23 anniversary week celebration.

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


  • Health & Wellness Fairs

    Health & Wellness is one of six key areas of expanded programming at our Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Centers. The new offerings are part of Mayor Frank G. Jackson's efforts to improve quality of life for Cleveland residents. Heath & Wellness Fairs are free and open to the public.
    Upcoming dates:
    Estabrook Recreation Center
    July 26, 2019
    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • City of Cleveland and United States Attorney’s Office Seek Community Police Commission Applicants

    The City of Cleveland and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio are seeking qualified applicants for appointment to the Cleveland Community Police Commission. To qualify for consideration applicants must reside or work in the City of Cleveland.

  • Chalk-A-Walk Public Sidewalk Drawing Event to be held Tuesday, July 23

    This is a FREE public sidewalk chalk drawing event on Tuesday July 23rd from 1 to 3pm. Patrons are provided with buckets of chalk, giving everyone the opportunity to show off their artistic abilities on a cement canvas. The festival will include face painting, music, snow cones and a collaborative piece that everyone can participate in. 

  • Cleveland Road Work News

    Thanks to Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget, made possible by Issue 32, the City of Cleveland is embarking on more street improvement projects in 2017 than in years past. Projects span all neighborhoods and wards throughout the city.

  • City of Cleveland Kennel is Full - Adoptable Dogs are Online!

    The City of Cleveland Kennel is located at 9203 Detroit Avenue. All adoptable dogs are vaccinated, microchipped, spayed/neutered and come with a Cuyahoga County license. Drop-ins are welcome but appointments are encouraged.

  • Mayor Jackson Discusses Revitalization of Cuyahoga River

    In an interview with the radio show The Water Zone, sponsored by Toro, Mayor Frank G. Jackson – joined by Sustainability Chief Matt Gray and Utilities Chief of Public Affairs and Communications Jason Wood – spoke about his Sustainable Cleveland 2019 initiative and the Cuyahoga50 celebration.

  • Mayor Discusses Pools, Summer Programs, Safety and More in Summer eNewsetter Video

    Mayor Jackson discusses four important topics in a new video, the summer edition of the City of Cleveland eNewsletter. There's information on the summer opening of City pools, summer programming at Neighborhood Resource and Recreation Centers, Safe Smart CLE and an important upcoming request for proposal.

  • Road Resurfacing Projects Announced for Wards 2, 9 & 10

    The City of Cleveland today announced a series of residential roads slated for resurfacing beginning the week of April 15. This first round of residential resurfacing will take place in wards 2, 9 and 10. These projects are scheduled for completion by the end of July 2019.

  • Cleveland Division of Recreation Hosts Summer Cleveland Nights Extended Hours Program

    Cleveland Division of Recreation today announced the return of its Cleveland Nights Extended Hours Program, an initiative designed to offer the City’s young people a safe space during evening hours. Eight Neighborhood Resource and Recreation Centers (NRRC) will host the program from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturdays. The 2019 program runs from June 19 to Aug. 10.

  • 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. 

  • UPDATE - East 6th Street Traffic Advisory

    Westbound traffic will be restricted, Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane, and access to Mall Drive will be restricted on St. Clair Avenue at Mall Drive from Monday, July 15 and Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. due to construction activity. This activity is part of the Music Hall roof project, which includes removal and replacement of portions of the roof system over the main stage area of the Hall.

  • Mayor Jackson Announces Oct. 10 State of the City Address

    Mayor Frank G. Jackson announced in an email to subscribers of his eNewsletter, that he will hold his annual State of the City address on Oct. 10. The address will remain free and open to the public. 

  • Registration Now Open for Summer Activities for Youth to Senior Residents

    Seasonal activities at City of Cleveland Recreation Centers include organized sports, playground activities, performance arts, camping, and more. Activities are designed for participants from the very young to Seniors.

  • 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.

  • Age-Friendly Cleveland Videos Now Available on the Website

    The Department of Aging and TV20 have produced an ongoing series of videos on various senior-related topics of interest to the community.  These videos are now available on the City website.

  • 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. Those looking for lost pets are asked to NOT solely rely on this website. This site is simply one tool to assist owners when they can't visit the kennel. Otherwise, they are asked to come as often as possible, preferably daily but at least once every three business days. It is the owner's responsibility to come in person and look through the kennel.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

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