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COVID19 Virus Information and Update for the City of Brooklyn
March 18, 2020

Public Meetings - Most public meetings have been canceled until further notice. City Council’s regular meetings will continue, although for the foreseeable future they will not be in city hall and will be conducted by remote attendance of Councilmembers, under the authority of Ordinance 2020-16, adopted March 16, 2020. Please see the City’s “Public Notices” page by scrolling below or clicking here ( for details on how to view these Council and other meetings live and submit questions and comments in advance. Agendas and docket items may be viewed here: Please remember that all Council meetings are posted to the city’s YouTube channel (available at and prior meetings are viewable on certain cable networks.

Senior Community Center – The building is closed until at least April 3, 2020 for all activities and rentals. Senior Center staff can be contacted at (216) 635-4222 or

Recreation Center – The building will be closed until at least April 3, 2020. All programs are canceled or postponed until further notice. Patrons may still contract staff at (216) 351-5334 or direct questions by email to Detailed information on the Recreation Closures can be found at

City Hall - The building will be open by appointment only, except for public meetings (pending further action by City Council as detailed above). The city’s main phone number is (216) 351-2133 and staff can be reached for specific questions or assistance.

Service Department – The building and premise will be open by appointment only. Daily trash pick-up will remain the same, but all special pick-ups and drop offs will be suspended until further notice. Extra items can be put in the regular automated container if they fit inside. Call (216) 635-4232 with questions.

Police Department – The window at the Police Department will remain open normal hours. Please contact 911 in case of an emergency or 216-749-1234 if it is non-emergency related matter.

Fire Department – The Fire Department will continue responding to calls as usual, but community room is closed until further notice.

Mayor’s Court – Any cases scheduled for court this month have been postponed until April or May and notifications have been sent out.

These changes are after careful consideration and reviewing updates from the Governor, Board of Health and Centers for Disease Control. The health of our residents and employees remains our upmost priority.

Notification System for Updates
We will utilize the City website ( and the City’s social media accounts to provide continued updates. The city will also utilize our Cuyahoga County Ready Notify System, MySeniorCenter alerts, and Sportsman alerts to pass on information as things progress.

informational links regarding the coronavirus

Ohio Department of Health - click here

CDC - click here

Information Line:  1-833-4-ASK-ODH


brooklyn hometown military banner program

The City of Brooklyn is proud of our residents who protected our country and the residents that continue to protect our country by creating a Brooklyn Hometown Military Banner Program. 

Any resident that is currently serving or has served our country in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps., Coast Guard or National Guard are eligible for a Hometown Military Banner

This program is for current residents and/or residents that lived in the city growing up. 

Click Here for further program information

Click Here for Application


dominion gas line pipeline replacement project

Dominion will be replacing gas lines and services to residents on Archmere.  The project is scheduled to start on February 26 and crews will be working from the Cleveland border to Ridge Road.  Click Here for information.


plastic bag regulations in brooklyn

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US CENSUS 2020 information

Click Here for ways in which to fill out the 2020 Census

Click Here to learn more about the upcoming 2020 Census


Tree clearing at w 66th and ridge road

Tree Clearing and construction is taking place at W66th and Ridge Road.   This is a project between the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) and the Brooklyn Acres who owns the land.  NEORSD is repairing sewer lines and performing flood control measures.  They have worked out a tree restoration plan with the property owner the Brooklyn Acres. 


automated containers

If a resident needs another Automated Container, they may purchase one at City Hall.  A 98 gallon container for rubbish is $48.65 and a 64 gallon container for recycling is $47.50.  Once payment is received, the Service Department will drop it off at the resident's home. 

Solar builder 2018 project of the year - Cuyahoga county landfill

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understanding your water bill

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ohio department of Medicaid

The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) is currently conducting a phone survey of individuals regarding their experience with the Medicaid program.  The call is being conducted by RTI International on behalf of Medicaid and is generating the number (866) 558-0776.  Prior to receiving the call, participants should also receive an e-mail providing additional details about the survey.  If you are contacted by individuals regarding these calls, please advise them that they are legitimate.  If customers have questions, they can contact RTI toll-free at 1-866-558-0776. 

no solicitors registration form

Click here for information.  A No Soliciting sticker will be mailed to you upon completion of returning the form. 

information regarding tree issues in Brooklyn

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final city center master plan and feasibility study - dated august 8, 2017

click here to review.  Once in the document, please click on the left hand tab where it says Open and choose an option to view the document from. 

Brooklyn Codified ordinance for the enforcement of rubbish and recycling violations

Click here to read the entire ordinance


click here for a Thank you and follow up letter to the Community Survey

click here for results

click here for open-ended comments


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