Zoning-Development, Planning and Sustainability Committee

Cleveland City Council
Criminal Justice

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
9:30 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. EDT

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The Zoning-Development, Planning and Sustainability Committee reviews and discusses legislation related to the redevelopment of blighted areas, the rehabilitation and conservation of properties, the alleviation of the housing shortage, economic and industrial development, the land reutilization program and matters pertaining to Cleveland’s Departments of Community Development, Economic Development, and Consumer Affairs and Building & Housing. It is also responsible for Community Development Block Grant spending, which pays for senior services and neighborhood recreation.

The committee also works to improve the city’s sustainable practices and promote environmental awareness and improvement to our natural resources as well as all matters emanating from the City Planning Commission, city planning and zoning issues.

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Edited and summarized by the Cleveland - OH Documenters Team

Note-taking by Kellie Morris

Plans focus on development on Southeast Side

Live reporting by Regina Samuels

Committee discusses investment on Cleveland's Southeast Side

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Hi! I’m Gina and I'II be live-tweeting today's Cleveland City Council Zoning- Development, Planning and Sustainability Committee Meeting for #CLEdocumenters
@CLEdocumenters & @signalcleveland !

08:33 AM May 23, 2023 CDT

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On @YouTube Now:

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Here’s what is on today’s agenda…

cityofcleveland.legistar.com/MeetingDetail.… https://t.co/kH7hkQdeCW
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Meeting called to order at 9:44am by @HairstonCCC10 #RollCall
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Designating Advent Evangelical Lutheran Church as a Cleveland Landmark.

#ClevelandHistory https://t.co/JjFOyv9qF0
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Ordinance is approved and Councilmember Jones had a few remarks #Ward1 👍🏾 https://t.co/PE7BlvWmuM
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Union Miles, Mt Pleasant, and Lee Harvard community investment 👍🏾 https://t.co/8quineZtvn
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Do YOU have questions? Think we got something wrong? Send any inquiries on the meeting or these tweets to @cledocumenters or email us at cledocumenters@gmail.com
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The room is currently discussing plans for redevelopment of Cleveland’s Southeast side. A clean-up surge is currently happening in the area…. Have you noticed? https://t.co/NBeiVQdzYq
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#SoundOn They’re talking about homes in the area and how ARPA funds will be used for home repair and rehab. https://t.co/TMPQub5yHG
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Chairperson @HairstonCCC10 realizes this is a complex plan and asks questions about community engagement, the $5 million home repair/rehab budget, choosing partners, and more! https://t.co/rlTLaxqNg0
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@KBishopCLEWard2 speaks candidly on STARTING this complex effort in the area where he was born. #BuildingTrustWithResidents 💚 https://t.co/SIG1k5RBsf
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@CleveJoeJones Speaks passionately about differences among wards in Cleveland and some of the challenges that are faced with citizens acquiring funding. https://t.co/Ki2kZJ1dQU
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@KerryMcCormack1 gets to the dirty specifics 👀 … the bank lending environment!

“If a Ward 1 resident can’t get a loan 3 years from now, none of this conversation matters.”

#IFNOT #ThenWhat #PublicBanking?
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Wants to know
"What is the timeline?"
#Focus #Accountability https://t.co/S28hI5z3zZ
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Yes people, the meeting is still happening and they are going over Law Department Amendments 💚 (not my area of expertise 😂)
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Emergency Ordinance 510 - 2023 stands approved as amended
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This concludes the Cleveland City Council Zoning=
Development, Planning and Sustainability Committee meeting!
Meeting adjourned 12:49pm.
For more meeting coverage, check out documenters.org.

Agency Information

Cleveland City Council

Cleveland City Council is the legislative branch of the government of the City of Cleveland in Ohio. There are 17 elected Cleveland City Council members representing the 17 wards of the City of Cleveland. Each ward has approximately 25,000 residents. Council Members are elected to serve a four-year term. Council members serve two roles in their duties: to draft and enact legislation for the city of Cleveland and act as ombudsmen for their constituents.

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