City Council committee meetings -- Building and Building Codes, Finance and Safety -- and City Council meetings are accessible via Zoom beginning at 6 p.m. on meeting nights. Please CLICK HERE for access. If you wish to be heard on any particular item, please attend in person.
The Council of the City of North Royalton is composed of seven (7) members: one (1) President of Council elected by the city at large and six (6) Councilpersons, each representing one of the City's six wards. Pictured right is the 2020-2021 City Council: top row from left to right is Ward 1 Jessica Fenos, Ward 2 Linda Barath, Ward 3 Joanne Krejci, Ward 4 Jeremy Dietrich, Ward 5 Vince Weimer and Ward 6 Mike Wos. Bottom row from left to right is President of Council Paul Marnecheck, Director of Legislative Services Dana Schroeder and Mayor Larry Antoskiewicz.
Each Ward Councilperson is to serve for a term of two (2) years. No person shall hold the office of Ward Councilperson for a period longer than six (6) consecutive terms or more than twelve (12) consecutive years, unless one (1) full term or more has elapsed since that person last held the position of Ward Councilperson.
The President of Council shall be elected for a term of four (4) years. No person shall hold the office of President of Council for more than three (3) consecutive terms or twelve (12) consecutive years, whichever is longer, unless one (1) full term or more has elapsed since that person last held the office of President of Council.
Council meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Caucus and Council meeting are held at 7 p.m. If any regular meeting of Council falls on a legal Holiday observed by the City or on an Election day, Council shall meet in regular session on the following day.
Per the North Royalton Charter Article III (b), candidates for Council shall have resided in the Municipality and have been an elector thereof for a period of at least two (2) years next preceding his or her election. Each ward Council member must have lived in his or her ward at least one (1) year prior to election and must continue to live in the ward he or she represents during his or her entire term of office.
No member of Council, except as hereinafter provided in this Charter, shall hold any other elected public office or be employed by the Municipality, except that of notary public or member of the State Militia, or Reserve Corps of the United States, or be directly or indirectly involved in the disbursement of public moneys of North Royalton, except while performing his or her duties as Councilperson.
To the extent as provided by law, no member of Council shall directly or indirectly solicit, contract for, receive or be interested in the profits or emoluments of any contract, job, work or service with or for the Municipality.
Any member who ceases to possess any of the qualifications herein set forth, or who removes from the Municipality, shall thereby forfeit his or her office.