Cleveland City Hall Celebrates Black History Month with 44th Annual Flag Raising

On Saturday, February 3, 2018 Mayor Jackson, Council President Kelley, and members of the community gathered on the front steps of Cleveland City Hall for the 44th Annual Black History Month Flag raising. As part of the City’s annual Black History Month activities, the Pan African Flag was raised at City Hall, followed by a series of performances and speeches promoting peace and reflecting on Black History.

February is Black History Month and the City of Cleveland has several events planned including a flag raising, salute to black businesses, bazaars, Cleveland firsts and more. Most events are free and open to the public.

This document is designed to assist the reader in understanding the City’s budgetary processes and resultant budgets. It includes a 3 year historical budgetary line item of expenses and revenue, as well as detailed staffing levels for every department.

Collaborative work to reinvent public education in Cleveland continues to show mixed results, according to this February 2017 report by the Cleveland Transformation Alliance. Cleveland's Plan for Transforming Schools seeks to reinvent Cleveland public education by creating a diverse portfolio of district and charter schools.

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 Division of Police invites all those interested to join them at four hiring events to be held at Faifax, Gunning, Michael Zone and Thurgood Marshall Recreation Centers. At the orientations, recruiters will discuss the application process, testing, Personal History Statement, physical agility test, and more.

Glenville Recreation Center youth participated in the Cleveland CAVS celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the CAVS vs. Warriors game on January 14, 2018. Forty youth and parents from the rec center were chartered to the Q Arena where they enjoyed the game and participated courtside to watch a reenactment of a speech Dr. King gave at Glenville High School in 1967.

This handy brochure provides eligibility and contact information for discounted payments for water, electric, sewer and gas as well as home weatherization.  In addition, energy saving tips are listed, and a number of assistance programs are detailed.

IRS certified volunteer tax preparers are available to assist residents with income tax preparation and filing. This year, taxpayers with incomes below $53,500 may receive up to $6,269 in Earned Income Tax Credit dollars, depending on household size and other eligibility requirements.

Paid parking will begin at the West Side Market on Tuesday, February 27. As the West Side Market and Ohio City continue growing in popularity, the new parking structure will relieve congestion and improve overall customer experience for visitors. West Side Market vendors and Ohio City businesses helped the City establish the fee structure.

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport welcomed more passengers in 2017 than each year since 2012 – including 2013, the last full year of hub operations at CLE. “The growth in passengers flying to and from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is a testament to the airport’s focus on growing air service and the quality of the traveling public’s experience,” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson. 

The City of Cleveland, Division of Police announced that the traffic pattern around the Quicken Loans Arena and Progressive Field will be altered during renovations at the Q. The traffic pattern changes will last until approximately mid-2019. The plan shall be evaluated and additional adjustments may be made to enhance the traffic flow and to better serve the public and guests to the downtown area.

Clevelanders 15 years and older can become professional American Red Cross Certified Lifeguards. Successful completion of the course does not guarantee employment with the City of Cleveland. Training classes and review courses run through May, 2018.

 Current lost and found pet listings for the City of Cleveland can be found on Petango.

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02/15/2018 - City of Cleveland West Superior Avenue Road Work
02/15/2018 - City of Cleveland Issues Statement Regarding the Federal Indictment of Cleveland Water Employee
02/12/2018 - West Side Market Paid Parking Begins February 27
02/08/2018 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
02/08/2018 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
02/02/2018 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
02/02/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Releases 2018 Mayor’s Estimate
01/31/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Releases Statement on Ohio Supreme Court’s Refusal to Hear Appeal in Ohioans for Concealed Carry v. City of Cleveland
01/31/2018 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
01/29/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Releases Statement on Cleveland Indians Decision to Remove Chief Wahoo From Team Uniforms
01/29/2018 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
01/29/2018 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
01/24/2018 - Traffic Pattern Around Quicken Loans Arena and Progressive Field to Change Due to Renovations
01/24/2018 - Brooklawn Avenue Culvert Infrastructure Improvements
01/18/2018 - Brooklawn Avenue Improvements Between W. 129th Street and W. 120th Street
01/18/2018 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Releases Statement on Amazon HQ2 List of Finalists
01/17/2018 - City of Cleveland Celebrates 2018 as the Year of Vital Neighborhoods
01/12/2018 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update
01/11/2018 - City of Cleveland Reminds Residents of Strong Winter Preparedness Plan
02/07/2018 - Black History Bazaar
02/08/2018 - Salute to Black Business
02/14/2018 - A Salute to Women's Health
02/17/2018 - JVCOCC 93rd Anniversary Luncheon
02/17/2018 - A Salute to Gospel Music
02/21/2018 - Black History Bazaar
02/22/2018 - A Salute to Arts & Culture
02/27/2018 - A Salute to Media