City Council

City council members are public officials elected or appointed to represent a ward or district within Willoughby. Willoughby has seven City Council members, representing six wards and one-at-large position. City Council serves two-year terms, with elections held on the odd-numbered years.

City Council is the legislative branch of government.  It carries out duties in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and the laws of the state, and is primarily responsible for making laws which govern the City of Willoughby. City Council proposes, debates, and votes on legislation governing and/or affecting the city. This body also approves appointments as provided by the Charter, regulates revenues and expenditures, incurs debt, and approves the final operating and capital budgets for the city.  Council is responsible for the introduction of legislation generated by the administrative branch of city government.  Council may also introduce legislation generated by individual Council Members or Council as a body.

City Council meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 8:00 pm in lower level of City Hall. Committee and legislative caucus meetings are held before the each meeting.

Willoughby Ward Map (Jan 2014)

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David E. Anderson, MayorDavid E. Anderson
(440) 951-2800

Jeff Black – At-LargeJeffrey Black
(440) 477-4551

Jerry Ranally – Council President and Ward 3Jerome P. Ranally
Ward 5 & Council President
(440) 953-8664

Chris Woodin, Ward 1Christopher W. Woodin
Ward 1
(440) 946-1815

Steve Norris – Ward 2Steve Norris
Ward 2
(440) 796-4382

Bob Fiala – Council Vice-President and Ward 2Robert A. Fiala
Ward 3 & Council Vice President
(440) 269-2266

Bob Carr – Ward 4Robert E. Carr
Ward 4
(440) 946-2926

Ward 4 Newsletter

Bob Harrold – Ward 6Robert J. Harrold
Ward 6
(440) 942-5493

Loretta Radebaugh – ClerkLoretta Radebaugh
Clerk of Council
(440) 953-4121