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.”

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 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.

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. 

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. 

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.

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, 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.

As a target area in Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Neighborhood Transformation Initiative (NTI), the Clark-Fulton community will continue seeing added revitalization. The Jackson administration and community stakeholders recently selected the area as the recipient of federal funds for affordable housing through the State’s FHAct50 program. 

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.

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 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.

The City of Cleveland Land Bank is soliciting plans to develop infill housing on selected lots in Ohio City. To encourage development of affordable housing, the City will sell Land Bank lots to develop affordable units at a lower price than lots sold to develop market rate housing.

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.

The Cleveland Department of Aging and the Division of Recreation are sponsoring eight Summer Senior Walks at scenic parks and Neighborhood Resource and Recreation Centers in Summer 2019. This is a great way to get active, meet new friends, explore our parks and have fun. Each walk will offer a raffle and safety tips by Public Safety.

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. 

05/24/2019 - East 6th Street Music Hall Roof Project
05/23/2019 - Hepatitis A Diagnoses Continues to Increase
05/22/2019 - City of Cleveland and Cleveland City Council Issue Statement Regarding NAACP Water Affordability Report
05/22/2019 - The City of Cleveland WILL NOT Collect Trash on Memorial Day
05/20/2019 - Better Business Bureau and City of Cleveland Launch New Age-Friendly Certification for Local Businesses
05/17/2019 - Cleveland’s Clark-Fulton Neighborhood Ready for Revitalization
05/14/2019 - Clark Avenue Streetscape Project
05/13/2019 - City of Cleveland Seeks Applicants for Cleveland Metropolitan School District Board Appointments
05/13/2019 - Cleveland Firefighters Seek Information Regarding Suspected Arson Fire
05/10/2019 - Media Advisory: Cleveland Firefighters Seek Information Regarding Suspected Arson Fire
05/03/2019 - UPDATE: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Technical Issues; Employee Email Access Restored
05/03/2019 - City Announces Neighborhood Street Improvements
05/03/2019 - Today is Deadline for Businesses to Apply for MLB All- Star Week 4 a.m. Liquor Permit
05/02/2019 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Encourages Clevelanders to Participate in Democracy Day
04/29/2019 - City of Cleveland Introduces NuCLEus Project Legislation
04/29/2019 - UPDATE: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Experiencing Isolated Technical Issues
04/26/2019 - UPDATE: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Experiencing Isolated Technical Issues
04/25/2019 - UPDATE: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Experiencing Isolated Technical Issues
04/23/2019 - East 6th Street Traffic Advisory- Music Hall Roof Project
04/22/2019 - Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Experiencing Isolated Technical
04/30/2019 - Cleveland Sister Cities Conference
05/01/2019 - Air Quality and You
05/02/2019 - Rereading Boccaccio in Étienne Chevalier’s “Decameron”
05/03/2019 - Accounting for Small Business
05/03/2019 - Station Hope
05/03/2019 - Voter registration in the South
05/05/2019 - Bulk Pickup Week
05/05/2019 - Cuyahoga Arts & Culture - 2020 Grant Opportunities Workshops
05/05/2019 - Democracy Day
05/06/2019 - Square Sounds
05/07/2019 - Clean Up Drink Up - Tremont
05/10/2019 - Perspectives: Understanding Poverty in the North Coast District
05/10/2019 - Wellness Fair
05/10/2019 - 2019 BeYOUtiful Experience
05/10/2019 - Drinking Water Week Open House
05/10/2019 - Advanced Excel for Business
05/10/2019 - Community Plant Sale!
05/14/2019 - Ride of Silence
05/14/2019 - Cuyahoga Arts & Culture - 2020 Grant Opportunities Workshops
05/15/2019 - 100+ Men Who Care about Cleveland
05/16/2019 - Health & Fitness Expo
05/16/2019 - Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony and Parade
05/17/2019 - Taxes for Small Business
05/17/2019 - Asian Cultures Bike Ride
05/17/2019 - Oball Little League Opening Day Ceremony