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Responsibilities

The president of the legislative authority of a city shall be elected for a term of four years . . . . [He] shall be an elector of the city, and shall preside at all regular and special meetings of such legislative authority, but he shall have no vote therein except in case of a tie (ORC 733.09).

Current City Council

City Council consists of President of Council, three At-Large Council members serving the entire city, one Ward Council member for each of the city's four wards. All Council members are elected. The President and Council members serve four-year terms. The Council members then appoint a Clerk of Council. The current members are listed above.

President: Sara Baronzzi (R)
Term: Aug 23, 2022 - Dec 31, 2025 
Contact: 990 Franklin Ave., 330-429-1836, email link

Ward 1: Sara Baer
Term: Jan 1, 2024 – Dec 31, 2027 
Contact: 1085 Jennings Avenue, Salem  330 277 3061, email link

Ward 2:  Ron Zellers (D)
Term: Jan 1, 2024 – Dec 31, 2027
Contact:  618 Aetna St., 330-277-1238, email link

 

Ward 3:Jayne Bricker
Term: Jan 1, 2024 – Dec 31, 2027
Contact:822 N Lincoln Avenue, 234 567 3236

Ward 4: Jeff Stockman (R)
Term: Jan 1, 2024 – Dec 31, 2027
Contact: 2245 Merle Rd., 330-277-6322, email link

At-Large: Evan Newman (R)
Term:  - Dec 31, 2025
Contact: 688 S. Lincoln Ave., 234-320-1590, email link

At-Large: Jake Gano (R)
Term: Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2025 
Contact: 330-507-9478, email link

At-Large: Andrew Null (R)
Term: Jan 01, 2022 - Dec 31, 2025 
Contact: 2345 Tanglewood, 330-277-1824, email link

Law Director: Brooke Zellers
Term: Jan 1, 2024 – Dec 31, 2027
Contact: 166 N. Union Ave., (330) 337-4820

Council Clerk: Debbie Bricker
Term: Council Appointed
Contact: (330) 332-4241

To find out which council member represents you, check the ward map below to determine in which ward you live, then match that to the council member listed above for that ward. The At-Large council members represent everyone in the city.

ward map