State of the City

Mayor Frank G. Jackson delivered his tenth State of the City Address in a sit-down conversation style with Beth E. Mooney, Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of KeyCorp, as the facilitator at downtown Cleveland Public Auditorium. This was an unscripted, live interview in front of an audience of approximately 1,000 people, followed by a question and answer session with the audience.

Each year, as Mayor Jackson discusses the state of the City of Cleveland, he talks about the city’s financial condition; economic development and investment strategy, basic city services and quality of life issues, such as safety and public health. And, he focuses on education and the need to increase opportunities for Clevelanders to participate in our economic prosperity.

Recently, the Mayor presented a balanced and comprehensive financial budget to City Council, at the State of the City Address he elaborated on his methods and initiatives used to employ and position Cleveland for the future. 

Photographer: 
Ruggero Fatica