Meredith
Turner

Cuyahoga County Council District 9


DEMOCRAT

BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE


JOIN THE MOVEMENT


Rebuilding an infrastructure that supports the vitality of our county.


Accomplishments

  • $1.3 million in additional funding Say Yes to Education program benefiting graduates of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District

  • $125,000 in additional funding for the Closing The Achievement Gap (CTAG) program

  • $3.4 million to Implement Central Booking at the County Jail and reduce the overall jail population

  • $1.3 million for additional Public Defenders and support staff

  • $2.5 million for additional Corrections Officers for the County Jail

  • $100,000 for the Clerk of Court’s Crime Stoppers program

  • $200,000 in additional funding to increase RTA subsidies for County employees

  • $5 million in ARPA dollars to expand the Foodbank

  • $20 million in ARPA dollars to purchase and expand the Homeless Shelters

  • $3.3 million in ARPA dollars to support the Arts & Culture organizations

  • Provided $9 million in operating support for the Diversion Center to help individuals avoid jail time

Priorities

  • Workforce education and economic development
    Stronger Senior Enrichment Services

  • Modernized physical infrastructure

  • Programs that protect children and seniors

  • Scholarships and universal Pre-K expansion

  • Affordable housing and safe neighborhoods

  • Criminal Justice Reform

  • External Housing Repair Program

  • Property Tax Literacy and education

  • Tree Canopy Programs

  • Internet connectivity and broadband access