Public comment will finally begin in Cleveland!
This is a major step forward. An open and transparent government is critical to a robust and durable democracy. We strongly believe that a public comment period will lead to a more engaged public and improved public policy outcomes in Cleveland.
Documenters have published a 2022 guide to public comment, covering everything from rules, to arriving at city hall, to covid-safety measures.
There are some areas that will still require further advocacy in order to get the public comment policy we want for Cleveland. Read more here.
ACLU of Ohio • Amos Project • Bend The Arc Cleveland • Black Lives Matter Cleveland • Cleveland Advocates for Lead Safe Housing • Cleveland Jobs with Justice • Cleveland Stonewall Democrats • Cleveland VOTES • Clevelanders for Public Transit • Cleveland Votes • Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus • Cuyahoga Democratic Women’s Caucus • DSA Cleveland • End Poverty Now • Equality Ohio • GrassRoots Resistance • InterReligious Task Force on Central America • North Shore AFL-CIO • Ohio Women’s Alliance • OPAWL • OPEIU Local 1794 • Showing Up for Racial Justice, Northeast Ohio Chapter • The Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless and others