Documenters are hard at work covering all the information being packed into Cleveland City Council’s final meetings before their summer recess. Last week, Documenters captured debates about the effectiveness of funding home-repair loans, and plans for development on the city’s Southeast Side. That and more in this week’s episode.
Listen to this week’s Public Meetings Report here:
Signal Cleveland meeting briefs:
- Cleveland prepping $15 million investment for Southeast Side (Signal Cleveland, May 2023)
- New birthing center coming to Hough neighborhood (Signal Cleveland, May 2023)
- Cleveland approves $50 million for site readiness fund (Signal Cleveland, May 2023)
Signal Cleveland reporting:
- FAQ: The People’s Budget charter amendment and ballot initiative in Cleveland (Signal Cleveland, May 2023)
- Ordinance to fund Birthing Beautiful Communities
- Ordinance for revitalization of commercial corridors on Southeast Side
- Ordinance to fund clean-up and site readiness of vacant lands for business
- Ordinance to approved funding of home repairs and rehabilitations in Southeast Side neighborhoods
- Site Readiness proposed Ordinance
- Cleveland City Council meeting, May 22, 2023
- Cleveland City Council Zoning-Development, Planning and Sustainability Committee meeting, May 23, 2023
- Cleveland City Council Finance, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee meeting, May 22, 2023
- Birthing Beautiful Communities
- American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)
- Cleveland City Council news and resources
- City’s presentation on Southeast Side revitalization
Side Hustle: Mikael Ellis works four jobs focused on the LGBTQ+ community (video)
By Jeff Haynes
Mikael Ellis has purposely decided to work at businesses that either primarily cater to LGBTQ+ patrons or have a large clientele from this community.
The Public Meetings Report is a weekly audio rundown of what happened in local government meetings here in Greater Cleveland – in five minutes or less! The show is based on the work of Cleveland Documenters – residents like you who are trained and paid to document these meetings for the public. Produced by Signal Cleveland, Cleveland Documenters and WOVU 95.9 FM.