Community Police Commission Seeking Applicants

The Office of Mayor Justin M. Bibb is now seeking applications for the new Community Police Commission. Apply today to be one of the 13 members to be appointed to the strengthened Commission to make Cleveland a national model for police accountability and reform. Apply now.

The Division of Recreation is now hiring for multiple open positions, including counselors, student aides, recreation instructors, and more. Starting pay is $15.00 - call 216-664-2325 for more info, or apply online.

Beginning Monday May 16, 2022, weather permitting, the City will begin construction of Phase 1 of the East 185th Street Rehabilitation & Streetscape Project in the Cities of Cleveland and Euclid. Work includes the rehabilitation of approximately 1.63 miles of East 185th Street, from Nottingham Road to Lake Erie. One-way traffic will be maintained during construction in the northbound direction between Pawnee Avenue and Lake Erie. On street parking will be permitted on the side of the roadway being maintained during construction. Southbound traffic will be detoured from E. 185th Street to eastbound Lakeshore Boulevard to southbound E. 200th Street to westbound St. Clair Avenue. Two-way traffic will be maintained between Nottingham Road and Pawnee Avenue. The work will generally take place during the hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Additional information is located on the project website at www.east185streetscape.com.

On Monday, May 23, 2022, Dominion Energy Ohio’s gas pipeline infrastructure replacement project will begin in the area around West 94th Street and Maywood Avenue. Work on the project will take place Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., and is scheduled for completion in December 2022.

The minutes from the Lead Safe Advisory Board meeting of February 10, 2022, are now available.

The newly remodeled E.J. Kovacic Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Center (NRRC) is now open. Located at 6250 St. Clair, the Kovacic NRRC features state of the art facilities and brand new programming available to the public for FREE. Call 216.664.4140 for questions, or see the attached flyer for hours, programming info, and more.

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District Summer Learning Experience is back for a second year with something for scholars in preschool through 12th grade. Held at more than 30 school sites throughout the city, the CMSD Summer Learning Experience offers fun and adventure for students in grades PreK–12, and it's FREE! Last year's Summer Learning Experience proved to be very popular, with more than 8,400 students signing up. Registration for this year will open April 25.

Mayor Justin M. Bibb has approved the launch of a pilot snow plow tracking system. This will allow residents to see which streets the plow trucks have serviced and what trucks are in their area during a snowstorm. City of Cleveland residents can zoom in on the map to view the progress of each street. This tracker will be activated at the beginning of a snow event and will update every 60 minutes.

Cleveland Department of Public Health will administer the COVID-19 vaccine at multiple locations throughout the City. View the flyers below for details about upcoming vaccination opportunities.

• May 19 - 5:00pm-7:00pm @ Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 3290 E 126th St (Flyer);
• Tuesdays - 9:00am–7:00pm @ J.Glenn Health Center, 11100 St. Clair Ave. (English) (Spanish);
• Thursdays - 9:00am-7:00pm @ McCafferty Health Center, 4242 Lorain Ave. (English) (Spanish);
• Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays - 9:00am-4:00pm @ both Health Centers;
• Vaccine Booster Doses - Frequently Asked Questions;
• Flu Shot Clinic - Mondays @ McCafferty Health Center, Thursdays @ J. Glenn (English) (Spanish);
• Getting a Flu Vaccine During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Read More;
• Children 5-11 Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines (Fact Sheet) (FAQs);
• Pediatric COVID-19 Vacination Clinic - Mondays @ McCafferty, Thursdays @ J.Glenn - 9:00am-4:00pm (English) (Spanish)

The Board meets every Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. The current agenda is available here. Meeting minutes are published in the City Record.

Under the conditions specified by law, a WebEx session will be used to facilitate and record the meetings and the meetings will be live streamed on YouTube.

Anyone wishing to address the Board on any agenda item may do so with the permission of the Board, but in no case, shall the address exceed five minutes in duration unless additional time is allowed by the Board. We ask individuals who wish to address the Board on an agenda item to contact the Department of Law by email or phone (email is preferred). Individuals not seeking to address the Board during the WebEx session are encouraged to view one of the live streams.

To contact the Department of Law and request access to the WebEx session to seek permission to address the Board, please email smelnyk@city.cleveland.oh.us or call (216) 664-3078. Please also include the agenda item you wish to address when requesting access to the WebEx session.

The City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County are partnering with local entities to vaccinate homebound individuals. The Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging is screening individuals for eligibility. To check your eligibility or receive more information call 216-621-0303.

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program that provides eligible Ohioans assistance with their home energy bills. Eligibility is based on family size and household income. Application forms are available in English, as well as in Español.

Become a professional American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard. Call 216-664-2570 for more info, or see the attached flyer.

To participate in the program residents must opt-in to receive curbside recycling services. Enrollment opens May 2, 2022. To enroll complete the online form at clerecycles.com or call 216.664.3030.

The City of Cleveland is now accepting requests for Tree Canopy Revitalization Program. As part of this program, property owners can request a free tree installation during the spring and fall planting seasons by completing an online request form. Each location will be surveyed in person by a Field Operations Forester to ensure that the site is suitable. Approved sites are then added to a list for a tree to be planted during the next available planting season. All requests are handled on a first-come, first-served basis. The Tree Canopy Revitalization Program was created in support of Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s tree planting initiative, in which he pledged up to $1 million a year to replenish the city’s tree canopy.

Cleveland residents needing assistance during the COVID-19 crisis should consult this list of resources available under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

The City of Cleveland Division of Engineering and Construction contracted AECOM to study the feasibility of alternative access routes to South Whiskey Island and to develop a preferred long-term solution/alternative for accessing South Whiskey Island.

The status of complaints filed by citizens with the Office of Professional Standards can now be viewed online.  A valid OPS case number is required.