(Cleveland) - Mayor Frank Jackson plans to ask City Council to create a new Division of Special Events, Filming, and Tourism, all to deal with three growing industries in the city.
In a statement, the mayor's office says "The City of Cleveland has become a prominent location for motion pictures and major events within recent years. To better assist with the coordination of these projects, Mayor Jackson today proposed legislation to create the new Division of Special Events, Filming, and Tourism in the Department of Public Works. The new division will provide technical assistance and information to special event and filming applicants,. The division will also promote and facilitate filming activities in the City, and administer all special event concession agreements and film permits."
Mayor Jackson has written up an ordinance creating the new division, which goes to City Council for its approval.
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