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Contact Information

Clerk of Council

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm excluding holidays

Mary-Jo Banish
Brooklyn City Hall
7619 Memphis Avenue
Brooklyn, OH 44144

Public Notice



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. 

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City Council Members

Ron Van Kirk  President  

10122 Manoa Avenue
Brooklyn, OH 44144
216.965.5737 (c)
Term Expires: 12/31/2023   

Andy Celcherts - Council Pro-Tem

9732 Memphis Villas
Brooklyn, OH 44144
216.548.7644 (c)
Term Expires: 12/31/2021


Mary Balbier

4576 Eastlane Drive
Brooklyn, Ohio 44144
216.351.3776 (h)
Term Expires: 12/31/2021

Kathleen Pucci 

10206 Biddulph Road
Brooklyn, OH 44144
216.459.1195 (h)
Term Expires: 12/31/2021  

Sue Grodek

4748 Sunny Lane           
Brooklyn, Ohio 44144
 216.398.8170 (h)       
Term Expires: 12/31/23


Kevin Tanski 

6604 Vandalia Avenue
Brooklyn, OH 44144
216.661.1830 (h)
Term Expires: 12/31/2021

Clerk of Council

Mary-Jo Banish 
Brooklyn City Hall
7619 Memphis Avenue
Brooklyn, OH 44144

Meg Ryan Shockey

7440 Woodhaven Avenue
Brooklyn, OH
440.391.4832 (c)
Term Expires: 12/31/2023

City Council members

City Council Committees

Finance Committee (6:30pm prior to meeting)
Ron Van Kirk; Kathy Pucci; Andy Celcherts

Safety and Environmental Committee
Ron Van Kirk; Meg Ryan Shockey; Sue Grodek

Public Works Committee
Andy Celcherts; Kathy Pucci; Kevin Tanski

Planning Commission: Sue Grodek
Economic Development: Andy Celcherts
Recreation Board: Kevin Tanski
School Board Liaison: Mary Balbier
Sustainability: Kevin Tanski
Domestic Abuse: Meg Ryan Shockey
Legislative Update: Mary Balbier
Fair Housing: Meg Ryan Shockey
Volunteer Fire Dependent Board: Mary Balbier; Kathy Pucci

Council Meetings are shown on AT&T Uverse channel 99 ,WOW channel 21, TWC (Spectrum) channel 1020.  The most current meeting is played continuously on all 3 cable providers.  The current meeting and archived meetings are available for viewing on the Home Page of the Website under the Youtube link.