Thousands Gather for Cleveland's Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

Mayor Frank G. Jackson and thousands of spectators and parade participants, many donning their favorite green apparel, filled the streets of Downtown Cleveland in celebration of the 177th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. The sea of green parade-goers lined the streets to honor the Irish cultural celebration which featured marching bands, floats, drill teams, green colored treats and much more.

Members of Cleveland City Council, the Cleveland Divisions of Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Service also participated in the "Irish Churches of the Diocese of Cleveland" themed parade with officials walking, driving vehicles and on horseback.

Mayor Frank G. Jackson Scholarship applications are available to City of Cleveland employees, dependents of City of Cleveland employees, high school seniors graduating from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, and high school seniors who are in the Youth Development Program or involved with the City of Cleveland Department of Recreation. The scholarship application process is open until April 28.

On Monday, March 11, 2019 Dominion Energy Ohio’s gas pipeline infrastructure replacement project will begin on the following streets:
• Lenacrave Avenue – From East 116th Street to Residence 12812 Lenacrave Avenue.
• East 116th Street – From Angelus Avenue to Dove Avenue.
• East 123rd Street – From Angelus Avenue to Dove Avenue.

Mayor Frank G. Jackson; Cleveland City Council President Kevin J. Kelley; Councilmembers Matt Zone, Brian Kazy, Michael Polensek, Anthony Brancatelli and Phyllis Cleveland; supporters from Friends of the Cleveland Kennel; volunteers and residents celebrated the grand opening of the state-of-the-art City of Cleveland Kennel. The celebration included a ribbon cutting ceremony and public tours at the $7.3 million 9203 Detroit Avenue facility.

On Thursday, March 7, 2019 Dominion Energy Ohio’s gas pipeline infrastructure replacement project will begin on East 79th Street - From St. Clair Avenue to 815 East 79. The improvements include replacing the old steel mainline with a new plastic mainline in the sidewalk area. One lane of traffic will be maintained at all times within the project limits with traffic control personnel directing traffic flow.

This financial document is designed to assist the reader in understanding the City’s budgetary processes and resultant budgets. Information includes budget policies, city fund structure, and department detail for every City department and division. 

Thanks to Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s enhanced budget, made possible by Issue 32, the City of Cleveland is embarking on more street improvement projects in 2017 than in years past. Projects span all neighborhoods and wards throughout the city.

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.

Nineteen cadets from the 34th Cleveland Fire Training Academy Class took the oath of office at a graduation ceremony at Cleveland City Hall, including Lauren M. Phillips, Cleveland’s first female fire cadet since 1989. “I want to congratulate our Fire Academy graduates and thank you for your willingness to serve,” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson. “You have the greatest opportunity to positively impact the lives of individuals, families, and communities.”

The City of Cleveland and the Women's History Month Committee will present the play Court Square, Talladega, Alabama in the City Hall Rotunda on Thursday,  March 28th at 12:15pm. This event is free and open to the public.

A handy Home Repair Resource Guide guide was created by the staff of the Cleveland Department of Aging for Cleveland homeowners seeking information about loans, grants, and agencies providing home repair resources.


Like the 37 police cadets of his class, Officer Ashondre Welch completed more than 1,000 hours of test-taking and training in the hope of becoming a Cleveland Police Officer. At the 141st Cleveland Police Academy Graduation, Welch took to the podium to share a powerful speech about the graduating class’ commitment to serve the city’s neighborhoods.

The event will include an information fair, lunch and entertainiment. All seniors are invited to attend the free event which is presented annually by the Deparmtne of Aging. May is Older Americans Month, and Senior Day will be held on May 21st.

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. 

03/20/2019 - Media Advisory: Mayor Jackson Announces Emergency Medical Service Graduation Ceremony
03/19/2019 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Announces Final Pitch Event and Selection of the Neighborhood Transformation Initiative Retail Incubators
03/18/2019 - Students Invited to Apply for Mayor Frank G. Jackson Scholarship Program
03/15/2019 - Mayor Jackson Sends Condolences for Christchurch Shooting Victims
03/14/2019 - 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade
03/13/2019 - UPDATE on Date for Shuttle Service Location Change
03/08/2019 - Celebrate In-Demand Jobs Week in Cleveland March 11 - 15
03/07/2019 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Cleveland City Council Debut New State-of-the-Art Cleveland Kennel
03/07/2019 - Mayor Frank G. Jackson Sends his Condolences on the Passing of Samuel H. Miller
03/07/2019 - Madison Avenue Road Improvements
03/06/2019 - MEDIA ALERT REMINDER: City of Cleveland Hosts Grand Opening Ceremony for New $7.3 million City Kennel March 7
03/01/2019 - Contractors Hit Unmarked Gas Line while Making Water Main Repairs
03/01/2019 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update (Ward 2)
03/01/2019 - Pipeline Infrastructure Improvements Update (Ward 10)
02/27/2019 - Mayor Jackson Issues Congratulatory Statement on Opening of Newest Dave’s Market Location
02/25/2019 - Mayor Jackson Administers the Oath of Office to Promote Five Firefighters
02/25/2019 - City of Cleveland Windstorm Update
02/22/2019 - City of Cleveland Hosts Grand Opening Ceremony for New $7.3 million City Kennel March 7
02/21/2019 - Pediatric Flu Death in Northeast Ohio is Region’s First of Season
02/20/2019 - Police Announce Arrest in Downtown Sexual Assault
03/01/2019 - War in Renaissance Prints
03/01/2019 - National Arts Program Reception and Awards
03/02/2019 - The Personal is Political
03/02/2019 - National Arts Program Exhibit
03/04/2019 - National Arts Program Exhibit
03/04/2019 - Bulk Pickup Week
03/07/2019 - Lions, Archers, and Bears
03/07/2019 - Backyard Hens
03/09/2019 - "Freeway City" Film Screening
03/11/2019 - National Arts Program Exhibit
03/11/2019 - In-Demand Jobs Week
03/13/2019 - Kites, Tombs, and Houses
03/15/2019 - Biocene: Beyond Evolution
03/17/2019 - Cuyahoga River Fire
03/18/2019 - Company Town
03/19/2019 - New Mentor Information Session
03/20/2019 - Global Cleveland!
03/21/2019 - Art of Nature
03/21/2019 - Changing the Politics of Earth
03/22/2019 - Culture and Immigration
03/22/2019 - ClimateKeys Performance
03/22/2019 - Climate Change
03/25/2019 - Buddhism and the Natural World
03/25/2019 - The Asian Carp Crisis and the Great Lakes
03/26/2019 - Hope for the City 2019