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Brian Cummins Ward 14
Ward 14 Councilman Brian Cummins has been serving on City Council since 2010, representing a number of West Side neighborhoods, including all or parts of Brooklyn Centre, Clark-Fulton, Stockyard, Tremont and Cudell.
Councilman Cummins is bi-lingual in English and Spanish and has organized initiatives to house, help and settle refugees and other immigrants in his ward.
Councilman Cummins in 2011 and 2013 participated in a foreign exchange program whereby he hosted leaders from Southeast Asia visiting Cleveland and traveled to Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka to promote democratic ideals.
With a background in banking and finance, Councilman Cummins has launched many private-public development initiatives in his ward. The Councilman also initiated a $5,000 50/50 small business matching grant program to incentivize business investment in storefronts and exterior property improvements
Councilman Cummins began his career with National City Bank and later served as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer. Councilman Cummins has worked in the Dominican Republic, Latvia and served as associate director for Peace Corps in Vladivostok, Russia Far East and Chişinău, Moldova.
Returning to Ohio in 1999 from his work abroad, Councilman Cummins worked as the Chief Financial Officer for the Community Shelter Board in Columbus. He was then selected as the Executive Director of the Old Brooklyn Community Development Corporation (OBCDC) as well as Publisher and Editor of the Old Brooklyn News.
Councilman Cummins holds a degree in finance and business administration from Cleveland State University. He is chairman of Council's Health & Human Services Committee and a member of the Development, Planning & Sustainability Committee; the Municipal Services & Properties Committee and the Rules Committee.
Councilman Cummins lives in Ward 14 with his wife, Gayle, and their two daughters.
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Ward 14 News (Winter 2016-2017)
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Stockyard, Clark-Fulton & Brooklyn Centre Neighborhood Development - 216-961-9073
Tremont West Development Corporation -216-575-0920
Street Repair - 216-664-2510
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Brian Cummins Ward 14
Ward Office: 3167 Fulton, Rd. Suite #305
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