Mike Polensek's file


Democrat from Ohio

Mike Polensek is a longtime member of Cleveland City Council, serving for more than three decades. He represents Ward 11 in the northeast part of Cleveland along the Lake Erie shore.

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Water pollution claim tapped for favorites list

Water pollution from sanitary sewer and storm runoff has long been a concern for one Cleveland councilman. His ward has nearly 2 miles of Lake Erie shoreline, much of which is public beach.

He compared the water quality to that of the Third World. We tapped as one of our favorites for the year. Could it really be that bad?