City of Cleveland Daily News Updates - #326

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The City of Cleveland continues to take numerous precautions across multiple departments and divisions amid increasing cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). Below are some important updates. Mayor Frank G. Jackson signed an order on March 31, 2021 extending the City’s Proclamation of Civil Emergency through April 30, 2021Click here to view the order. Essential services such as Police, Fire, EMS, waste collection and Utilities will remain operational. 

City of Cleveland Board of Control Issues Resolution for NFL Draft Vendors

As the City of Cleveland prepares to host the NFL Draft from April 29, 2021 – May 1, 2021 vendors should be advised of required regulations and Codified Ordinances within the City. Click here to read the resolution.

City of Cleveland Seeks Applicants for CMSD Board Appointment

Mayor Frank G. Jackson has announced that applications will be accepted from now until Monday, May 3, 2021 for appointment to four seats on the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) Board of Education. The four seats are for expiring terms ending Wednesday, June 30, 2021. New terms will begin July 1, 2021 and expire June 30, 2025.

To be considered, applicants must be residents of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. Interested parties can mail their applications to the Nominating Panel at 601 Lakeside Avenue, Room 227, Cleveland, Ohio 44114, attention Dr. Monyka Price or drop off applications at City Hall. Applications must be turned in by close of business Monday, May 3, 2021.

To obtain an application please visit and or contact Dr. Price at (216) 420-8087 for more information. Applications can also be found at branches of the Cleveland Public Library and City of Cleveland Recreation Centers.

City of Cleveland Hosts Women’s History Month Event
In celebration of Women’s History Month, the City of Cleveland commemorated the vital role of women in Cleveland’s history and honored employees who help to make Cleveland a great city to live, work and play.

Throughout the month of March, the City of Cleveland recognized the contributions of women who work behind the scenes at the City on its social media accounts. The month-long celebration concluded with a Facebook Live event on March 31, hosted by the Department of Community Relations, honoring City workers at an employee recognition ceremony. Honorees include:

  • Kimberly Davis-Sowell
  • Sgt. Melissa Dawson
  • Carla Ellis
  • Deidra Gill
  • Margreat Jackson
  • Paulette Jackson
  • Deirdre Jones
  • Nancy Kelsey-Carroll
  • Stephanie Melnyk
  • Donna Motley

Chiefs of the Mayor’s cabinet:

  • Chief Sharon Dumas
  • Former Chief Natoya Walker-Minor
  • Chief Dr. Monyka Price
  • Chief Valarie McCall
  • Chief Tracy Martin-Thompson

Click here to view footage of the ceremony. TV20 will also air the event and include it on its YouTube page at

City of Cleveland Reminds Residents of City Office Holiday Closures and NO DELAY in Waste Collection

In observance of Good Friday, City of Cleveland offices – including City Hall and public utilities – will be closed on Friday, April 2, 2021. The Willard Garage attached to City Hall will be open only to keycard holders.

The City of Cleveland Department of Public Works WILL collect waste on Good Friday, April 2, 2021. There will be no delay in waste collection due to the holiday.

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