Aurora Ohio City Council and Committee of the Whole
Committee of the Whole (COW): The meeting was called to order at 6:15 pm by Chairman John Kudley with 7 other council members present: Reva Barner, Brad Duguay, Peter French, Harold Hatridge, George Horvat, Dennis Kovach, and Scott Wolf. Councilwoman Sarah Grdina Gilmore was absent. There were 10 City Officials and Employees present and 3 people in the gallery.
There were 19 Ordinances proposed with 16 of these for action that evening:
Meeting adjourned at 6:40 pm.
City Council (CC): Council President George Horvat called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm with Council members present as noted in COW Report.
After approval of the minutes, Assistant Fire Chief Matthew McBirney was sworn in as Aurora’s Fire Chief.
There was a 24 minute Executive Session to discuss the Acquisition of Real Property.
Mayor’s Report: Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin mentioned the upcoming State of the City luncheon presented by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce; announced the appointment of Assistant Fire Chief Matthew McBirney as Fire Chief who was sworn in that evening; listed the various meetings attended since the last Council Meeting.
There were 2 Citizens from the Geauga Lake Area and 1 from Chatham that spoke about concerns with the Ordinance 2023-004 “Prohibited Standing or Parking Places”. 3 Council members also spoke to this Ordinance. This Ordinance is being postponed.
Ordinances on 3rd Reading:
Ordinances on 1st Reading:
Citizens Comments: None
The meeting adjourned at 8:25 pm.
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