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Community Builders Conference 2017

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Want to learn how to start a block club or street club in your neighborhood? Attend the 2017 Community Builders Conference.  This is a learning opportunity for Cleveland residents who want to build & sustain street clubs and grassroots community groups.

When: Saturday, April 29 2017

Where: East Professional Center, E. 79th + Superior Ave.

Register Online

Share your thoughts on Thursday: Redevelopment planned for E. 79th St

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Please come and share your ideas at about E. 79th Street redevelopment and public transportation at a meeting This Thursday, July 7

6:00 pm -8:00 pm

Heritage View Community Room

7228 Kinsman Rd

Cleveland, OH 44104

Refreshments will be served.

Enter raffle to win a new bike


Help share the area and let us know what you want to be here and how the road, shops, and stations can be better.

For more information, call BBC at 216-341-1455.



Thursday: Voice your opinion on the RTA Rapid Transit Stations in Kinsman

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Greater Cleveland RTA is hosting a meeting THURSDAY to gather community input on the Rapid Transit Stations along E. 79th Street. The meeting will be held at:

Mt Sinai Baptist Church

7510 Woodland Ave.

Cleveland, OH 44104

6:00 pm

The purpose of this meeting is to gather more information and comments from the public about the E. 34th and E. 79th Street Rapid Transit stations.  Residents may also complete a survey by coming into BBC’s office or visiting

Foreclosure Prevention Resource Fair

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Thur., March 15, 2012

5:00 – 8:00 pm

Cleveland City Hall Rotunda

601 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

FREE counseling and mortgage help.

Get advice from HUD-approved housing counselors.

Help available to owner-occupant homeowners will include:

Restoring Stability Program

Federally funded mortgage assistance administered by Ohio’s Housing Finance Agency.

Up to $25k benefits for qualified borrowers
Full mortgage payment for up to 15 months

Servicer Administered Mortgage Assistance Programs

Federally created modification program (HAMP) and servicer in-house programs

Cover variety of options for struggling homeowners—including both home retention and liquidation options
Temporary reduced payment plans for those without steady and permanent income
Short sale and deed in lieu programs for those who requiring a graceful exit

Latest available information of landmark $25 billion servicer abuse settlement.

For select homeowners the settlement is intended to provide:

Modifications with principal reduction
Refinances for underwater borrowers
Cash payments to those whose homes were lost to foreclosure between January, 2008 and December, 2011

Special Guest:

Councilwoman Yvonne Conwell, Cuyahoga County Council – District 7


For more information call 216-361-0718 or



Presented by: ESOP, The City of Cleveland, and Ward 9 Councilman Kevin Conwell

Voice your opinion on Cleveland’s Downtown Lakefront

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Community Meeting to Review Plans for


Wednesday January 25th, 2012

6:00pm – 8:00pm

@ Old Stone Church, 91 Public Square

(Enter at 1380 Ontario)

Sponsored by the City of Cleveland’s Planning Commission and Department of Port Control
City Planning Commission: (216) 664 – 2210 or on the web


Boy Scouts Free Leaf Raking Application Due Tomorrow!

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

The Cleveland Department of Aging is collaborating with the Greater Cleveland Council of the Boy Scouts of America to hold Yard Charge 2010 where the scouts will rake leaves for Cleveland Senior Citizens.

The leaf raking will take place on Saturday morning November 13th (or a rescheduled date if there is inclement weather). Please note, you do not have to be home the day the Boy Scouts rake your yard. Likewise, you do not have to worry about the bags being left on your tree lawn as the City has arranged for a special trash pick-up that day to collect the leaf bags.

If you have any questions you can contact the City of Cleveland Department of Aging Chore Program at 216-664-3998 or 216-664-4694.  Applications are also available at BBC’s office at 7201 Kinsman Rd. Suite 104

2010 City Works Proposal

Monday, March 15th, 2010

The 2010 Cityworks Proposals are now available.  The City will host free workshops to help participants prepare the grant. The first workshop will be held at:

 Cudell Improvement, Inc.

9821 Lorain Ave.

Cleveland, OH 44102

 March 11, 2010.

The second workshop will be held at:

 Harvard Community Service Center

18240 Harvard Ave.

Cleveland, OH 44128

March 18, 2010


The workshops will begin at 7:00 p.m. Proposals will be distributed throughout the City, including at BBC’s office, and will also be available in the Division of Neighborhood Services.   You may also obtain the proposals on line, listed below are the website addresses:

The Mayor’s Website:

The Community Development Website:

then Click on:

2010 Cityworks Manual and Applications

Applicants will have approximately 30 days, until April,30, 2010, to submit their proposal to the Division of Neighborhood Services in Room 302 of City Hall. The proposal contains complete instructions on how to fill out the application. Should you have any questions, please contact Donna Harris, Program Manager for Cityworks at 216-664-4100

BBC can assist block clubs and street clubs in applying for grants in the Central and Kinsman neighborhoods.  For assistance, please call us at 216-341-1455.

City of Cleveland Residental Waste Collection Fee

Monday, December 28th, 2009

City of Cleveland

Residential Waste Collection Fee
Fact Sheet

  • City Council approved the legislation 12/7/09
  • Fee will be $8 per month per unit
  • Units owned and occupied by senior citizens 65 and older or disabled residents with an annual income of $29,500 or less may be eligible for the Homestead rate (a 50% discount)
  • Fee will go into effect January 1, 2010
  • Charge will appear on the quarterly water bill sent to residential property owners (first charge will be on the bill received by property owners in April 2010)
  • Fee will increase by 25 cents per year through 2013 (an additional 75 cents)
  • If a residential property owner resides in their own property and that property has been unoccupied for a consecutive period of 60 or more days, the owner may request a 50% discount from the per unit charge during that time
  • If not all units in a multi-family dwelling are occupied, a waiver of the fee may be available for the unoccupied units