City Council

Meetings

  • 6:00 pm
  • 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month
  • New Franklin Administration / Police Building
    5611 Manchester Road
    New Franklin, OH 44319

Council Members


Council Clerk, Kelly Kepler

The Clerk of Council keeps an accurate and complete record of all proceedings of Council; has custody of all laws, ordinances, and resolutions official documents, reports, papers and files of Council; and performs other such duties as Council requires.

Jim Cotts Photo

Jim Cotts

City Council Member (Ward 1)
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Barry Shaffer Photo

Barry Shaffer

City Council Member (Ward 2)
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Devin Allman Photo

Devin Allman

City Council Member (Ward 3)
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Greg Wolff Photo

Greg Wolff

City Council Member (Ward 4)
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Judy Jones

City Council Member (At-Large)
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Jack Daniels

Jack Daniels

City Council Member (At-Large)
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Kevin Powell

Kevin Powell

City Council Member (At-Large)
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Overview

The Council serves as the legislative body of the City. Council's powers include: levying taxes, assessments and incurring debts; providing for the enforcement of police, fire, zoning and sanitary regulations; setting the compensation of the Mayor, Council, employees and any Board or Commission members; requiring bonds for officers and employees; establishing charges for City services; acquiring and selling real property; providing for an independent audit; and approving all contracts with expenditures in excess of $10,000.

The City Council consists of seven members; one member representing each of the four wards; and three at-large members.