City Council Updates
Commission on Black Women and Girls: Legislation was recently introduced to create such a commission made up of 12 appointees with different backgrounds and experiences. If established, the commission will be able to recommend programs, policies and legislation aimed at improving the quality of life of Black women and girls in Cleveland. The councilwomen sponsoring the legislation want to keep those interested informed on the process. Sign up for information.
Free parking to attend Monday night council meetings on the top deck behind City Hall (601 Lakeside Ave.) Free parking will begin at 5 pm, before the 7 pm meeting. Drivers have to leave the garage within one hour of the end of the meeting. Parking protocols may change when there are major downtown events.
About City Council: Seventeen elected members comprise the Cleveland City Council. Each Council member is elected to a 4-year term and represents a district of about 25,000 persons. Each member serves on one or more committees that discuss and vote on legislation. The Clerk is the chief administrative officer over the office of council.