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The Department of Public Works directs and controls eight divisions: Motor Vehicle Maintenance, Parking, Park Maintenance, Property Management, Recreation, Streets, Traffic Engineering, and Waste collection and oversees the Public Auditorium, West Side Market, Cleveland Browns stadium, on-street parking, and all City owned off-street parking facilities.

  
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2015 Waste Collection Fee Exemption Packets Available

2015 Waste Collection Fee Exemption Packets Available
These forms are for qualified property owners of vacant homes or multi level properties with vacant units. The packets must be completed and returned to the Division of Assessments and Licenses by March 31, 2015.   more

CDL Drivers to be Hired for Seasonal Work

CDL Drivers to be Hired for Seasonal Work
The City is hiring CDL drivers for the 2014-15 winter season with the Civil Service Classification of Snow Removal Vehicle Operator. These seasonal positions are available with the Division of Streets as well as with Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.   more

Big City Boo For Kids 12 and Under

Big City Boo For Kids 12 and Under
The Big City Boo provides a safe alternative to Halloween door-to-door trick or treating. Games, candy, hot dogs, chips and pop as well as safety tips are provided for the children. The Division of Recreation annually sponsors this event for an average of 8,000 children.   more

2014 Cleveland Tree Assistance Program for Seniors

2014 Cleveland Tree Assistance Program for Seniors
The Departments of Aging, Public Works, and Community Development have partnered in a new short term program to help limited income seniors with hazardous tree and branch removal from personal property.   more

Broom Hockey Sweeping Through the Rec Centers!

Broom Hockey Sweeping Through the Rec Centers!
Cleveland recreation centers are now signing up participants for Broom Hockey leagues. No skates or special equipment are needed- tennis shoes are OK! Games are played at Central, Clark, Cory, Halloran and Ken Johnson.  

Swimmers: Show Off Your Skills!

Swimmers: Show Off Your Skills!
All swimmers are invited to join the Recreation Center's Swim Teams, even recent "Learn to Swim" grads who are new to swimming. All recreation centers have info on dates and times of their programs.  

Flag Football Registration Now Open!

Flag Football Registration Now Open!
Players are now registering for Fall Flag Football at all recreation centers for ages 4 – 7 Peewees, 8 – 10 Midgets, 11 – 14 Juniors and 15 – 17 Seniors. All programs are free.   more

Puritas Ave Resurfacing Project

Puritas Ave Resurfacing Project
Phase I of the resurfacing project along Puritas Avenue from Rocky River Dr (SW237) to West 130th St is expected to last from March until November 2014. This phase will consist of work on westbound lanes on the north side of Puritas Avenue from SR 237 to West 150th St.   more

Reduce Contamination With Loose Recyclables

Reduce Contamination With Loose Recyclables
The City of Cleveland no longer accepts plastic bags in curbside recycling carts and recycling dumpsters. Recyclables are to be placed LOOSE in these containers.   more

Department of Public Works
Michael E. Cox, Director
500 Lakeside Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

P: 216.664.2485
F: 216.664.4086
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