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City Council Appoints Officers; Selects Committees for 2018

City Council Appoints Officers; Selects Committees for 2018

Green City Council Appoints New City Council Officers

2018 City CouncilGreen, OH – At the January 4 Green City Council organizational meeting, Chris Humphrey (at-Large) was elected as City Council president and Bob Young (Ward 2) was elected vice-president for 2018.       

Each year council hosts a special organizational meeting to nominate and elect the new officers to City Council.  In addition, new Ward Council Members took the oath of office prior to the start of the meeting:  Barbara Babbitt (Ward 1), Bob Young (Ward 2), Rocco Yeargin (Ward 3),and Matthew Shaughnessy (Ward 4).

City Council Committee assignments for 2018 include the following:

Finance -- Chris Humphrey, Chair; Rocco Yeargin, Vice Chair; Barbara Babbitt 

Environmental & Parks -- Justin Speight, Chair; Barbara Babbitt, Vice Chair; Steve Dyer 

Public Safety -- Barbara Babbitt, Chair; Matt Shaughnessy, Vice Chair; Chris Humphrey 

Planning and Economic Development -- Bob Young, Chair; Justin Speight, Vice Chair; Rocco Yeargin 

Rules and Personnel -- Matt Shaughnessy, Chair; Chris Humphrey, Vice Chair; Bob Young

Transportation, Connectivity & Stormwater -- Rocco Yeargin, Chair; Steve Dyer, Vice Chair; Justin Speight

Intergovernmental & Utilities -- Steve Dyer, Chair; Bob Young, Vice Chair; Matt Shaughnessy

The first council meeting of 2018 is January 9 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 Council meeting in January is the Mayor’s State of the City Address on Thursday, January 25 at 7 p.m. at Raintree Country Club.

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 www.cityofgreen.org. or follow the City on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofgreenohio or on Twitter @cityofgreen.