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NFL Draft Coming to Cleveland in 2021

The City of Cleveland will host the 86th annual NFL Draft in the year 2021. Mayor Frank G. Jackson, alongside a host of unwavering Browns fans, Browns players and others convened in Downtown Cleveland’s Public Square for a public tailgate party in celebration of the announcement. “Visitors will find Cleveland has an unmatched ability to provide Midwestern warmth and hospitality coupled with the amenities found in other major cities,” said Mayor Jackson in a statement. “We look forward to hosting the draft and once again showcasing Cleveland's ability to organize successful, world-class events.”

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Volunteers Needed for Senior Produce Market

    Every first Wednesday of the month, the Departments of Aging and Community Relations hold a Senior produce market at Sterling Recreation Center. They are seeking volunteer help from individuals and groups. 

  • Silver Spokes Helps Seniors Who Love Cycling Be Safer

    The Department of Aging invites all Seniors to a free event to learn about cycling and try out age-friendly bikes. Seniors can learn current road rules and engage with other cyclists. 
     

  • 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. 

  • Trash WILL NOT Be Collected on Memorial Day- Willard Garage and City Offices Will Be Closed

    The City of Cleveland Department of Public Works WILL NOT collect trash on Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day. The City of Cleveland offices and Willard Garage will be closed as well. City offices and Willard Garage will reopen on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

  • City of Cleveland Annual Rite Aid Marathon

    Mayor Frank G. Jackson welcomed thousands of runners and spectators to Public Square on May 19 in celebration of the annual Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon. Runners kicked off the race in Downtown Cleveland near the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

  • The City of Cleveland Hosts Sister Cities Conference

    The City of Cleveland, in partnership with Global Cleveland, held the inaugural Sister Cities conference, which brought together representatives from 22 cities to network, connect and discuss partnerships. The conference was held May 1-3 and included multiple panels, which explored various topics including interfaith, immigration, education and more. A naturalization ceremony was also held.

  • City of Cleveland Initiates Efforts to Achieve a Complete Count in the 2020 Census

    City of Cleveland today announced efforts to achieve a complete and accurate count of the City’s population in the 2020 Census. The results of the 2020 Census will help determine congressional representation, resource development and will affect the distribution of more than $400 billion per year in federal funding to state and local governments for the next decade.

  • Cleveland Joins Wyland Foundation National Water Conservation Campaign

    The City of Cleveland welcomed the return of marine life artist and conservationist Wyland at an event at Davis Aerospace and Maritime School. The artist - known for his 30,000 square foot marine life mural on the Cleveland Public Power Building  - visited the city to kick-off his annual national outreach effort for water conservation with an eco-fair, guest lecture, and an inspirational day of mural painting with local students. The announcement included plans to refresh the city’s iconic “whale wall” mural.

  • Mayor Frank G. Jackson Kicks-Off 2019 Clean Cleveland Program in City Neighborhoods

    Mayor Frank G. Jackson announced the 2019 Clean Cleveland program, a series of proactive efforts to clean, repair and upgrade city neighborhoods. The program is a collaboration between various city departments to deliver services in a proactive manner –one subsection at a time. The Clean Cleveland program is in addition to existing services.

  • City of Cleveland Gets ‘A’ Rating For Environmental Action Efforts

    The City of Cleveland has recently been given an ‘A’ rating on its environmental action efforts by CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project. CDP is a not-for-profit charity that rated cities worldwide on their green efforts, ultimately naming 43 city around the globe to the list. This year, marks the 10-year culmination of Mayor Jackson’s Sustainable Cleveland initiative. The initiative is aimed at making Cleveland a more environmentally conscious city for generations to come.

  • 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.

  • 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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