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District 4 - Scott Tuma

Scott TumaMr. Tuma served on Parma City Council from July of 2005 through December of 2016, representing the residents of Ward 8.  He has served as President of the Parma Bar Association and on the City of Parma Board of Zoning Appeals. In addition, he served as a voluntary magistrate for the Parma Juvenile Diversion Program.  Mr. Tuma was named “Parma Democrat of the Year” at the Parma Democratic Party’s 53rd Annual Family Picnic in August of 2016.  Councilman Tuma chose to run for the District 4 Council seat, after Councilman Chuck Germana announced his retirement.  Mr. Tuma was elected to office in November of 2016. 

Mr. Tuma is an attorney with the law firm of Robert L. Tuma & Associates. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, a Bachelor's Degree in History/Political Science from Walsh College and a Master's Degree in History from Cleveland State University. Mr. Tuma is a graduate of Padua Franciscan High School. 

Mr. Tuma and his wife, Joann, are the proud parents of three children.

Mr. Tuma is chair of the Public Works, Procurement & Contracting Committee.

Contact Information

Cuyahoga County Council
2079 East 9th Street – 8th Floor
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Office: 216/698-2013
Fax: 216/698-2040


District 4

District 4District 4, which encompasses approximately 32 square miles, includes the cities of Middleburg Heights, Parma, and Parma Heights. With a 2010 population of 118,265 persons and a housing unit count of 54,489 units, the District contains 9.2% of the County’s population and 8.8% of the County’s housing units.

Quick facts about District 4:
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: