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Assistant Clerk of Council
Mary-Jo Banish
Brooklyn City Hall
7619 Memphis Avenue
Brooklyn, OH 44144

Public Notices






Please be advised that the Brooklyn City Council will hold a Special meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, August 1, 2016 in the Council Chambers at Brooklyn City Hall, 7619 Memphis Avenue, Brooklyn, Ohio 44144.


The Agenda is:

  • Public session for items on Agenda;
  • Liquor permit request;
  • Request to apply for grant (from Fire Dept);
  • Cable/mtgs update from Mayor;
  • Res. #2016-6: Authorizing the City of Brooklyn to join the Metropolitan Educational Council as a Political Subdivision Contracted Member;
  • Res. #2016-7: Placing a moratorium on the granting of building permits or certificates of occupancy for any bldg., structure, use of change of use that would enable the cultivation, processing, or retail sale of medical marijuana for a period not to exceed six months from the effective date of this Resolution;
  • Ord. #2016-56: Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a contract with the AFSCME-Ohio Council 8, AFL-CIO Local #3218 Clerical Employees;
  • Ord. #2016-57: Authorizing execution of lease/purchase and service agreement between Blue Technologies and the City for copiers/printers for various depts.;
  • Ord. #2016-58: Establishing Sect. 135.06 "Authority to accept income or other things of value" of the Codified Ords. of Brooklyn;
  • Ord. #2016-59: Authorizing the purchase, installation and implementation of a software upgrade to the City of Brooklyn's computer system from Bailey Communications, Inc. in the amount of $50,565;
  • Ord. #2016-60: Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a contract with the City of Brooklyn Municipal Foremen and Laborers Union Local #1099;
  • Executive Session relating to labor negotiations, and the position of Finance Director, with confirmation of appointment upon reconvening into regular session.



City Council meetings are the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at 7:00pm in the Council Chambers located at 7619 Memphis Avenue.  Council recesses during July & August, with special meetings as necessary. Meetings that fall on a holiday Monday will be held the following Tuesday. 

City Council Members

Antony DeMarco 
8960 Spring Crest Drive
Brooklyn, OH 44144
216.741.0655 (h)
Term Expires: 12/31/2019  
Ron Van Kirk (Interim Council President and President Pro-Tempore)
10122 Manoa Avenue
Brooklyn, OH 44144
216.965.5737 (c)
Term Expires: 12/31/2019  
Mary Balbier
4576 Eastlane Drive
Brooklyn, Ohio 44144
216.351.3776 (h)
Term Expires: 12/31/2017
Kathleen Pucci 
10206 Biddulph Road
Brooklyn, OH 44144
216.459.1195 (h)
Term Expires: 12/31/2017  
Barb Paulitzky
4795 Tiedeman Road
Brooklyn, Ohio 44144
Term Expires: 12/31/19
Kevin Tanski 
6604 Vandalia Avenue
Brooklyn, OH 44144
216.661.1830 (h)
Term Expires: 12/31/2017
Assistant Clerk of Council
Mary-Jo Banish 
Brooklyn City Hall
7619 Memphis Avenue
Brooklyn, OH 44144
Debbie Tomusko
8627 Torrance
216-661-6714 (h)
Term Expires: 12/31/17

The Finance Committee meets at 6:30pm prior to Council meetings.  Kathy Pucci - chair, Ron Van Kirk, Barb Paulitzky

The Public Works Committee meets as needed.   Tony DeMarco - chair, Kevin Tanski, Mary Balbier 

The Public Safety & Environmental Committee meets as needed.  Debbie Tomusko - chair, Mary Balbier, Tony DeMarco

Planning Commission Rep: Kathy Pucci

Recreation Board Rep: Kevin Tanski

Domestic Violence: Barb Paulitzky 

Legislative Update: Tony DeMarco

Volunteer Fire Dependents Board: Kevin Tanski and Tony DeMarco 

Fair Housing Rep: Mary Balbier

Economic Development Committee Rep: Kathy Pucci

Sustainability Committee: Kevin Tanski

School Board Liasion: Ron Van Kirk

Council Meetings are shown on AT&T Uverse channel 99 and WOW channel 21

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