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Mayor Richard H. Balbier


Welcome to the City of Brooklyn! A strong and vibrant community located centrally in the heart of Cuyahoga County. Brooklyn is the perfect place to live, work and play. Generations of families, businesses and workers have been proud to call Brooklyn home and we think you will too. Come see for yourself all that Brooklyn has to offer.







 


Important Information

 

beautify brooklyn

 

Clean Sweep

 April 26-May 23. Clean out your house and yard! Hazardous Waste Collection and Computer Recycling. The Service Garage located at 9400 Memphis Avenue will be open Saturdays May 2 and May 16 from 8am-Noon to accept these materials. Materials accepted are the following: Appliances; Batteries; Construction Waste; Computers; Fryer Oil; Hazardous Waste (oil based paint pesticides); Mercury and Fluorescent Bulbs; Motor Oil; Paper Shredding; Phone Books; Propane tanks; Television and Electronics; Tires and Yard Waste.
Click here for a complete list.

On Saturday, May 2 from 9:00-Noon there will be free and secure document shredding and Simple Recycling will collect used clothing and small household goods in the Recreation Center parking lot.

Pitch the Pills - Dispose of expired or unwanted medications in our secure, drug collection box located in the lobby of our Police Station. We will also have student volunteers on Saturday, May 2 to assist senior citizens who need help in cleaning up their yards. Please call the Senior Center at 216-635-4222 to sign up. We have a limited number of students so please sign up early. Please note the following mentioned services are for Brooklyn residents only. No materials from businesses, churches or schools will be accepted.

 

Bulbs and Blooms

May 6-July 11 - Beautify your house and yard! We have collaborated with the Cuyahoga County Public Library Brooklyn Branch for a kick-off program. Petitti Garden Center will present Plant Favorites for 2015 on Wednesday, May 6 at 7:00pm. Registration is required either at cuyahogalibrary.org or by calling 216-398-4600. Plant flowers, improve your landscaping and curb appeal.


Enter the First Annual Beautify Brooklyn Contest

Enter your beautiful residence or business in our contest.  Click here for entry form.  Judging will occur during the week of July 12, winners will be notified the weekend of July 18-19.  A reception will be held at the Senior-Community Center to award prizes and wrap up the Beautify Brooklyn event.  All residences and businesses submitted for judging must be located in the City of Brooklyn.  By submitting your application, you are giving the City permission to photograph your property.  Photos may be published in city publications, social media or local media. 

  

 

 

Spring Newsletter

click here to read the 2015 Spring edition newsletter.  Information on Beautify Brooklyn is included.   

 

police community survey

The employees of the Brooklyn Police Department thank you for participating in our Community Satisfaction Survey. Your feedback is important to us. We particularly thank participants for their individual comments, as these will serve to strengthen our department by pointing out ways we can better deliver our services and by highlighting issues that we might not have considered. We are ever mindful that our department’s effectiveness is ultimately determined by the confidence and cooperation of the community we serve.

Thank you again for your time and participation.

Sincerely,
Chief Scott Mielke

Community Satisfaction Survey 




RECREATION COMMUNITY SURVEY

The John M. Coyne Recreation Center would like to hear from you.  Your opinion counts, so please fill out the short survey regarding the Recreation Department.  After it is completed you can drop it off or send it to the Recreation Center, or scan it and send it back to Maria McGinty at mmcginty@brooklynohio.gov.  Copies of this survey are also available at City Hall, the Senior-Community Center and the Recreation Center.  

Recreation Survey

 



brooklyn, ohio 2.0

click here to watch the April edition of Brooklyn 2.0, host Mike Palcisko visits Brooklyn Sports Cards and Collections, Up to Bat, the Recreation Center's youth baseball league, and Steve's Hot Dogs!


click on the YouTube icon to view previous Brooklyn 2.0 episodes

 

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PUBLIC NOTICE



                                                        ***CANCELLED***

Please be advised that the Brooklyn Council’s Public Safety & Environmental Committee will meet on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers to discuss the needs of a new police station

 

The Brooklyn Economic Development Committee will meet Wednesday, April 29 2015 at 9:30am in the City Hall Conference Room for a work session discussing policies related to economic development. 

 

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE CITY OF BROOKLYN HAS SCHEDULED A PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING FOR THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 AT 6:00 P.M. IN THE BROOKLYN CITY HALL CONFERENCE ROOM LOCATED AT 7619 MEMPHIS AVENUE, BROOKLYN, OHIO 44144 TO HEAR THE FOLLOWING:

 

Request from Brilliant Electric Sign Company to install pole mounted non-illuminated signage to replace a smaller sign for business identification of Petro Choice Lubrication Solutions located at 8500 Clinton Road P.P. #431-02-005.

Request from LS Architects for exterior building finishes, patio and driveway at entrance for Ridge Manor Party Center located at 4630 Ridge Road P.P. #432-23-014.

Request from AMZ Enterprises, LLC for a parking lot design for additional parking for retail business use behind a non-conforming single family dwelling on lots consolidated per Docket 09-2013-03 located at 8459 Memphis Avenue P.P. #432-24-001.

Request from Jessica M. Cliff to install wall mounted signage for business identification of U.S. Shuai Chiao Kung Fu Academy located at 6775 Memphis Avenue P.P. #432-26-011.

 

Old Business                                                

Request from Tobacco and Vapor Unlimited to install business identification signs which exceeds the maximum allowable area, Section 1129.03 (h) (2) located at 4334 Ridge Road P.P. #432-25-009, deferred from the April 2, 2015 Planning Commission meeting.

To discuss the lack of exterior site completion at 8707 Memphis Avenue as approved at the Planning Commission meeting of October 6, 2011.

Any other business that may come before the Planning Commission.

All individuals may attend the City of Brooklyn Planning Commission Meeting, and have the right to comment either in person, at the meeting or in writing to:  City of Brooklyn Planning Commission, 7619 Memphis Avenue, Brooklyn, OH   44144.