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Morning Conversation: Mayor Gary Norton, Jr.

02.22.16 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Greater Cleveland Partnership, 1240 Huron Road East, Cleveland, OH 44115

Greater Cleveland Partnership members are invited to join us for a morning conversation with East Cleveland Mayor Gary Norton, Jr.

Norton was elected mayor of the City of East Cleveland in November 2009 and was re-elected in 2013.  As mayor, he is the city’s chief executive officer and responsible for police, fire, safety, streets, facilities, finance and economic development. Prior to becoming mayor, he served as the president of East Cleveland City Council and has held positions with Cuyahoga County government and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.  

During his time in office, he has faced some significant economic, social and community development issues, most notably addressing the fiscal health of East Cleveland and the possibility of a merger with the City of Cleveland.

Mayor Norton holds both a Bachelor of Arts in political science and a Master's of Public Administration from Cleveland State University.

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About the GCP Morning Conversation speaker series

“GCP Morning Conversation” is a series of informal, off-the-record meetings with elected officials and other notable persons in the area of politics and public affairs.

Members of the Greater Cleveland Partnership who are engaged in, or interested in, such issues attend these sessions for networking and discussions about political and public policy topics of current interest.

The Morning Conversation series is sponsored by: