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District 11 - Sunny M. Simon

Sunny Simon 

Sunny Simon has served on Cuyahoga County Council since 2011. She was the inaugural Vice President and is currently Chair of the Education, Environment and Sustainability Committee.

During her time in office, Ms. Simon has worked to make our new County government accessible and transparent and to restore the public trust. She helped to establish the Office of Inspector General and to create the strongest ethics policy in the State. Ms. Simon has sponsored legislation supporting domestic partner benefits for County employees, reducing pesticide use on County property, directing casino revenue to suburban communities and providing veteran housing. She has also supported increased funding for education, safety, youth and senior services.

Ms. Simon is the Vice-Chair of the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission and serves on the Cuyahoga Drug Court Board. She is the former President of South Euclid City Council and founded the South Euclid Humane Society.

Ms. Simon holds an honors degree from John Carroll University and a Juris Doctorate from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law. She has a private law practice and has served as a volunteer Juvenile Court magistrate in South Euclid.

Ms. Simon is chair of the Education, Environment & Sustainability Committee.

Contact Information

Cuyahoga County Council
2079 East 9th Street – 8th Floor
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Office: 216/698-2035
Fax: 216/698-2040


District 11

District 11District 11, which encompasses approximately 35 square miles, includes the cities of Beachwood, Euclid, Highland Heights, Lyndhurst, Richmond Heights, and South Euclid. The eastern border of the District is Lake County and the northern boundary is Lake Erie. With a 2010 population of 116,060 persons and a housing unit count of 56,792 units, the District contains 9.1% of the County’s population and 9.1% of the County’s housing units.

Quick facts about District 11:

2010 Decennial Census

2006 - 2010 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Prepared by the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission, January 2013

Source: New NEOCANDO, Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, MSASS, Case Western Reserve University, 2000 and 2010 Censuses, accessed 1/14/2013 and 1/24/2013, For Census information regarding Cleveland Wards, see: