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By Kathy Wray Coleman: Cleveland City Council approves $30 million for improvements to FirstEnergy Stadium for Cleveland Browns, Councilpersons Brady, Cummins, Conwell, Johnson and Polensek vote against it, Councilman Reed skips meeting, opposing councilpersons say money should have been allocated to improve inner city neighborhoods, to hire more police and firefighters, Mayor Jackson says allocated money will not interfere with city services, Johnson disagrees

East side Cleveland Councilmen Michael Polensek, Kevin Conwell, and Jeff Johnson, all three of whom opposed the $30 million deal for upgrades to FirstEnergy Stadium for the Cleveland Browns along with west side councilpersons Brian Cummins and Dona Brady. West side Cleveland Councilpersons Brian Cummins and Dona Brady, both of whom opposed the $30 million stadium deal for Cleveland Browns along with east side Councilmen Jeff Johnson, Kevin Conwell and Michael Polensek Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, who convinced city council to pass an ordinance by a 13 to 5 vote at its meeting Monday night to fund $30 million over a period of 15 years for upgrades to the First Energy Stadium for the Cleveland Browns. Councilman Zack Reed was the only councilperson that did not vote on the measure and he was absent from Monday night's meeting. By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief,  Cleveland Urban News.Com and  The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's No 1 and