City Council Appoints 2017 Officers

City Council Appoints 2017 Officers

Green City Council Appoints New City Council Officers

Green, OH – At the January 5 Green City Council organizational meeting, Chris Humphrey (at-Large) was elected as City Council president and James V. Ahlstrom, II (Ward 1) was elected vice-president for 2017.        

Each year council hosts a special organizational meeting to nominate and elect the new officers to City Council.   In addition, the following board and commission members were sworn in:

Audit Committee: Paul Tarr
Civil Service Commission: Kim Baer
Parks and Recreation Board: Michael Bianchi and Rod Moore
Records Commission: Sherry Swisher

Other board and commission members appointed to new terms this year include:

Board of Zoning Appeals: Joel Reed
Planning and Zoning Commission: Bob Garritano
Historic Preservation Commission – Chas Shreckenberger
Design Review Board – John Warmus and Jeff Noble

The first council meeting of 2017 is January 10 at 7 p.m. in City Council Chambers at the Central Administration Building, 1755 Town Park Boulevard.  City Council meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m.   The second meeting of January each year is reserved for the Mayor’s State of the City address, which will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at Raintree Country Club.  Doors open at 6 p.m. Reservations are requested for this public meeting by emailing

The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents.  Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County.    Visit or follow the City on Facebook at or on Twitter @cityofgreen.