City Council

Regular Business Council Meetings

 
  • 7 p.m.
  • second and fourth Thursday of each month
  • City Hall in Council Chambers
The Business meetings are designed to act on legislation that has been researched, reviewed and discussed at the Committee of the Whole meetings. There are six (6) Council committees and they meet as a Whole on the Monday preceding the Regular Business meeting. Communications from the public are encouraged at both the Regular Business and Committee of the Whole meetings. However, public input best occurs at the Committee level. Discussion is permitted whether it is on legislation being considered or on any other subject of interest or concern. As discussion is limited at the Regular Business meetings, public input is limited to approximately two (2) minutes.

Regular Business Meetings Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Committee of the Whole Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following meeting.
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Council Members


About the Council


The City Council consists of seven (7) members, four of whom are elected from each of the four wards and are known as Ward Council Members, and three are elected from the City at large and are known as At-Large Council Members. All Council members are elected to serve four-year terms. However, the terms of the Ward Council Members are staggered by two years from the At-Large Council Members. The president of Council is elected by its members.

View Council Wards & Precincts Map of the City of Tallmadge at Summit County Board of Elections.

Responsibilities of the Council

 
As the legislative authority for the City, Council is responsible for authorizing appropriations for the annual budget, the construction of public improvements and other legislation that promotes the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Tallmadge.

Clerk of Council / Deputy Clerk of Council

 
The Clerk of Council position is a full-time Council appointed position and is responsible for carrying out the administrative functions of City Council. These administrative functions include preparing and maintaining an accurate record of the proceedings of Council and of its Committees, retaining and preserving all laws and ordinances of the City as well as other duties that Council may require. The Deputy Clerk of Council is a part-time Council appointed position providing support in performing the duties of the Clerk's office.

Additionally, the Clerk of Council Office is a Passport Application Acceptance Facility authorized by the U.S. Department of State.  The Clerk and Deputy Clerk are Passport Application Acceptance Agents certified by the Department of State and as such provide passport acceptance services to citizens of the area BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. (For more passport information view Passport Acceptance Facility).