Thursday, January 5, 2012
New council person will be sworn in Jan. 23
Fifteen Avon Lake residents, including two former council members, have applied to fill the council-at-large seat vacated by Greg Zilka, who was sworn in as mayor this week. Council will formally appoint one individual. The deadline for applying was Jan. 4. Council will interview all candidates on Jan. 14 beginning at 8 a.m., Clerk of Council Barbara Dopp said. Interviews will be in open meeting. The top candidates will be called back for a second interview on Jan 21 and the new member will be sworn in on Jan. 23. The candidates are: Zachary Arnold, Greenwood Drive; Robert Brooks, Teasel Court; William Gallagher, Fieldstone Circle; Sharon Givler, Carriage Lane; Frank Hamister, Long Pointe; Ian Hessel, Sorrento Lane; Holly Kowalski, …
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Greg Zilka's move to mayor vacates an at-large council seat.
The introduction of a new mayor in Avon Lake means that effective Jan. 1, city council will have one vacated council seat. The certification on Dec. 19 of Council President Greg Zilka as Avon Lake’s next mayor means Zilka’s council-at-large seat will be vacated immediately after his swearing in. Now, the city is soliciting letters of interest and resumes from qualified residents interested in appointment to the position of council at-large for a period to expire Dec. 31, 2013. The new appointee will join the four ward and two at-large council members. Several individuals have already submitted letters of interest. The next council representative will be appointed by current council members. To qualify for this position, the applicant must …
Friday, November 11, 2011
Councilman ran unopposed, looking forward to serving again.
Friday, November 11, 2011
Though I ran unopposed this past week, I believe it is appropriate to thank the voters of Ward 4 for their continued support. These past four years have been trying times for our city and the Council. However, I truly believe that Avon Lake and specifically the west side of town are better off now than four years ago. I truly thank the residents for the continued dialogue and guidance that they have provided me over these past four years. I look forward to serving you over the next four years and continue to build upon the successes that we have achieved. Ward Four residents are always encouraged to contact me about any city issue at 930-7737 (home) or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org This truly is a great town and the credit for all our …