Mayor's Night Out Against Crime Shines a Light on Neighborhood Safety

Mayor Frank G. Jackson's Night Out Against Crime was held August 7th in neighborhoods across the City of Cleveland to help shine a light on safety and give residents an opportunity to meet and greet City Safety officials. Activities included face painting, fingerprinting for children and much more. Representatives from city, county, parks and other municipalities showcased their vehicles and met with residents to talk about what they do. The family-friendly event also included live entertainment.

As of August 1st, the Department of Public Works, Division of Waste Collection is issuing citations for violations of City of Cleveland waste collection and recycling regulations. There is information about improper waste set out that residents should know, and the city has provided a tip sheet to let residents know what can be recycled and what cannot. 


Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Chief Calvin D. Williams and Deputy Chief Wayne Drummond provided background on the Community Engagement Officer initiative and introduced the 15 new CEOs. The initiative demonstrates the City’s commitment to creating a better quality of life for residents. Each of the city’s five police districts has three CEOs focused on grassroots relationship-building, based on the specific needs of each district.

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.

The Cleveland Department of Aging and the Division of Recreation are sponsoring six walks at scenic parks and recreation centers around Cleveland this summer. Each walk will offer safety tips by Cleveland Police, an opportunity to walk with an EMS Medic, health tips by community partners and a raffle.

New video! The Department of Aging assists seniors with the application process for the HEAP Summer Crisis Program which is a federally funded program administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency’s Office of Community Assistance. Income-eligible households with a household member who is 60 years of age or older or has a certified medical condition are eligible to receive assistance. 

The Senior Safety and Resource Guide was prepared by the Division of Police Bureau of Community Policingand the Cleveland Department of Aging. It can be viewed online or mailed to interested residents who call 216.664.2833.

The Department of Public Works, Division of Waste Collection will again issue citations for violations of City of Cleveland waste collection and recycling regulations. Citations could run up to $350, depending on the infraction. The City will post videos to its social media accounts for public education.

JetBlue is hosting a “Soar with Reading” program designed to encourage a child’s imagination to take flight through reading and by getting books to children that need them most. The airline will donate $25,000 in children’s books and a reading room makeover for a local library or community organization of the city that gets the most votes.

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. 

Registration is now open for this popular free event for Seniors to be held downtown. Seniors can register online or via email. The first 1,000 registered will recieve free t-shirts!

The City of Cleveland’s Community Relations Board invites all Clevelanders to “Hands Across CLE” events. Some events will include live entertainment and refreshments. By joining together – from the East Side to the West Side – the City can become stronger and safer by making connections among diverse neighborhoods, building community among residents and promoting friendships across Cleveland.

City of Cleveland residents, neighborhood organizations, business leaders and members of the general public are invited for an evening of civic engagement at Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s 2018 State of the City. The Cleveland Public Hall event will be held Wednesday, October 10th at 7pm. Registration is required by October 5th.

This new program helps seniors aged 60 years and older and adults with disabilities address one home maintenance or home repair need. The program will also assist with referrals to other home repair programs. There are income restrictions and guidelines for the program.

08/14/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Congratulates the Cleveland Clinic
08/13/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Delivers 2018 State of the City Address Oct. 10
08/13/2018 - Notice of Public Meeting
08/08/2018 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
08/06/2018 - City of Cleveland Offers Tips for Staying Cool
08/03/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Councilman Tony Brancatelli and Councilwoman Jasmin Santana Rededicate WC Reed Park
08/02/2018 - New Thermal Imaging Cameras Allow Firefighters to Work More Efficiently in Emergency Situations
08/01/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Statement on Sale of Forest City Realty Trust
07/30/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Invites Kids and Parents to 12th Annual Mayor’s Youth Summit
07/28/2018 - Harvard Avenue Rehabilitation Improvement Project
07/27/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Names Kevin Schmotzer as City’s First LGBTQ Liaison
07/27/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Promotes 24 Firefighters
07/27/2018 - City Employee Arrested
07/27/2018 - West 69th Street Improvement Project
07/26/2018 - Gas Line Rupture at 150th Street and Puritas Avenue
07/26/2018 - City of Cleveland to Hold Public Safety Career Fair July 28
07/26/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Cleveland Division of Police Introduce Community Engagement Officers to City Neighborhoods
07/25/2018 - UPDATED City Employee Arrested
07/25/2018 - City Employee Arrested
07/25/2018 - MEDIA ALERT: Mayor Jackson, Safety Director McGrath, Chief Williams, Deputy Chief Drummond and District Commanders Introduce New Community Engagement Officers
08/01/2018 - S.E.A.R.C.H. Undergraduate Research Symposium
08/02/2018 - Speakers on the Square
08/03/2018 - Preschool Palooza
08/03/2018 - TWELFTH NIGHT
08/04/2018 - Cleveland Sand Festival
08/04/2018 - Trauma, yoga and the brain
08/04/2018 - Open Air in Market Square
08/05/2018 - Puerto Rican Parade
08/05/2018 - Warehouse Street Festival
08/05/2018 - Beatnik Playboys
08/06/2018 - Bulk Pickup Week
08/07/2018 - Mayor's Night Out Against Crime
08/08/2018 - West Park Walk on Wednesdays
08/11/2018 - Cleveland Dragon Boat Festival
08/11/2018 - The Last Jedi
08/13/2018 - NASA Free Youth Day
08/13/2018 - Be My Neighbor Day
08/14/2018 - Reduce Infant Death
08/15/2018 - Cheick Hamala Diabate
08/15/2018 - Little Italy’s Feast of the Assumption
08/16/2018 - Reading and Understanding ODOT Plans
08/17/2018 - Burning River Fest
08/18/2018 - History of Street Art
08/18/2018 - SPARX City Hop
08/18/2018 - Flats Festival of the Arts