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27700 Hilliard Blvd.
Westlake, OH 44145
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Westlake City Council members, from left:
Mark R. Getsay, Ward 6; Kenneth R. Brady, Ward 5; Michael F. O’Donnell, Ward 4;
Michael F. Killeen, Council President; Dennis J. Sullivan, Ward 3; Nick C. Nunnari, Ward 2; Lynda M. Appel, Ward 1.


Council Office

Clerk of Council Denise L. Rosenbaum
27700 Hilliard Boulevard
Westlake, OH 44145-3030
Phone: 440-617-4053
Fax: 440-617-4089
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Westlake City Council

You may contact the council president and members of council, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, via the council office message line by leaving a message at 440-617-4050.

Home addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses:

President
Michael F. Killeen
2465 Pebblebrook
440-331-1910

Ward 1
Lynda M. Appel
1395 Prince Charles Avenue
440-773-9157

Ward 2
Nick C. Nunnari
2890 Margaretta Drive
440-263-2215

Ward 3
Dennis J. Sullivan
903 Dover Center Road
440-835-8661

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Ward 4
Michael F. O'Donnell
26475 Strawberry Lane
440-777-7814

Ward 5
Kenneth R. Brady
1677 Sperry's Forge Trail
440-892-1177

Ward 6
Mark R. Getsay
29761 Devonshire Oval
440-892-1607

Government Officials
of Dover ~ Westlake, Ohio
1811 - 2011


How to Determine your Ward – Ward Map

To determine what ward your address falls into and the council representative for that ward, please visit the Westlake Council ward map

Please refer to Article III, Section III-3, DUTIES OF COUNCIL, (c) Redividing the City into Wards. Of the Westlake Charter for more information on re-dividing the city into wards.

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Clerk of Council

The clerk of council is appointed by a majority of council members at the first or second meeting in January at the start of each Council term and serves at the pleasure of council. Responsibilities include managing the council office, attending all council meetings, documenting all official council action taken at those meetings, as well as posting and serving notices required by law. Further duties of the clerk of council and information regarding Westlake City Council can be found in Chapter 121 of the Westlake Codified Ordinances.

Westlake's Clerk of Council, Denise L. Rosenbaum, can be reached at 440-617-4053 or by email at

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Chapter 121 – Council

These sections of the code and Charter can be viewed at Westlake Codified Ordinances.

121.01 Officials' attendance at council meetings
121.02 President of Council
121.03 Clerk of Council
121.04 Assistants to the Clerk
121.05 Preservation of order
121.06 Order of business
121.07 Committees
121.08 Committee members and appointment
121.09 Terms of committee members
121.10 Committee vacancies
121.11 Committee quorum
121.12 Committee reports
121.13 Board members; appointments
121.14 Petitions
121.15 Reports
121.16 Precedence of motions
121.17 Amendment or suspension of rules
121.18 Absence of rule
121.19 Reading of ordinances and resolutions.
121.20 Expense fund

Council Charter provisions – see Charter, Article III
Number and term of Councilmembers – see Charter, Article III, Section 1
Qualifications of Councilmembers – see Charter, Article III, Section 2
Duties of Council – see Charter, Article III, Section 4
Removal of Council President or members – see Charter, Article III, Section 5
Vacancies – see Charter, Article III, Section 6
Clerk of Council – see Charter, Article III, Section 7
Quorum; adoption of rules – see Charter, Article III, Section 9
Procedure – see Charter, Article III, Section 10
Enactment of zoning ordinances – see Charter, Article III, Section 13
Conflict of interest – see Charter, Article XI, Section 9

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Chapter 123 – Ordinances, Resolutions and Documents

These sections of the code and Charter can be viewed at Westlake Codified Ordinances.

123.01 Newspaper publication; posting
123.02 Publication time required
123.03 Custody of city documents and records
123.04 Fees for copies or reproductions of city records; exceptions

Ordinances to be signed by Council President – see Charter, Article III, Section 3(b)
Legislative procedure – see Charter, Article III, Section 10
Effective dates – see Charter, Article III, Section 11
Codification of ordinances – see Charter, Article III, Section 12
Zoning ordinance procedures – see Charter, Article III, Section 13, Article IV, Section 9(e); Zoning, Chapter 1235
Initiated ordinances – see Charter, Article VIII, Section 1
Referendum – see Charter, Article VIII, Section 2
Reading of ordinances and resolutions – see Administrative Code, Chapter 121.19
Records Commission – see Administrative Code, Chapter 179

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Council Meeting Schedule

Schedule of Regular Council Meetings for 2014 Click Here

Committee meetings are typically announced at council meetings. Agendas for those meetings are posted at city hall, on this web site, on cable television, and at the Westlake Porter Public Library. Also available/posted at the library are council meeting agendas and legislation considered at council meetings.

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