Westbrook has served on city council since 1980 and served as president from 1990-99, when a coup ousted Westbrook and instated Mike Polensek.
Ward 16 is really bizarrely shaped: It's the anorexic Africa of Cleveland's "Mid-west Side." It includes the Edgewater, Cudell, and West Boulevard neighborhoods. Westbrook's term ends on Dec. 31, 2013 and he says he has no intention of running for re-election.
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