Healthy Cleveland Resolution No. 257-11

Jurisdiction Name: Cleveland
State/Province: OH
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 396,816
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: PDF
Policy type: resolution
Year: 2011
GFC Topic: community food connections
Keywords: collaboration, community garden, education, neighborhood, planning, school, system
Adopting Government Department(s):

City Council

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Department of Public Health, Department of Finance, Office of Legal Counsel, Planning Commission, Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Support Entity(s):

Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth, Sisters of Charity Health System, and University Hospitals

Funding Amount: n/a
Funding Sources: n/a
Policy Outcome(s):

Established the Healthy Cleveland Initiative, a city-wide collaboration to address smoking cessation, diet and nutrition, exercise and mobility issues, and behavioral and mood disorders; banned smoking on and in all city properties; removed all sugar-based drinks and products with trans-fats from vending machines; established a taskforce to provide healthier food options in  city schools.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1