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Kevin Kelley Ward 13
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Council President Kevin Kelley was first elected in 2005 and continues to represent Ward 13 which includes Old Brooklyn and part of the Stockyard neighborhoods.
Prior to holding public office, Council President Kelley was a member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, helping people afflicted with poverty and mental illness. He later worked at Recovery Resources, Inc. assisting mentally ill adults.
As a legislator, Council President Kelley has worked to bring services, investments, and resources, including high-speed Internet, to Ward 13. His efforts have seen the renovations and major improvements of parks including the renovation of Loew Park and Goudreau Park, as well as significant investment at Estabrook Recreation Center.
He has championed an $8 million overhaul and resurfacing of Pearl Road -- to begin in the spring of 2016 -- from Interstate 480 to Interstate 71.
As Council President, he has led city-wide initiatives, including working with county government, local health systems and foundations to reduce the region's troubling high rates of infant mortality. Council President Kelley has also worked to make it easier for contractors and residents to secure building permits, including applying for them on-line.
Council President Kelley is chairman of both the Finance Committee and the Rules Committee and is a member of the Operations Committee and the Mayor’s Appointments Committee.
Council President Kelley is a graduate of Marquette University where he earned a degree in economics. He holds a Master’s Degree in social work from Case Western Reserve University and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Cleveland Marshall College of Law. He is a member of the law firm Porter Wright Morris & Arthur.
Council President Kelley lives with his wife and five children in Old Brooklyn where they are members of St. Thomas More Parish.
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Highlights from City Council Meeting Monday 9-19-16
September 19, 2016
Highlights from Cleveland City Council Meeting, 9-12-16
September 12, 2016
Council President Rejects East Cleveland Merger Proposal
August 26, 2016
Council Members Kelley and Cleveland Back City Lawsuit
August 23, 2016
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Kevin Kelley Ward 13
Ward Office: 216-664-2943
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