City Council


Who are the Council Members?

Ward One, Stephen A. Renner
Ward Two, Michael Schnetzer
Ward Three, Brian D. Larick (President)
Ward Four, Jamie Leeseberg

At Large, Karen J. Angelou
At Large, Ryan P. Jolley
At Large, Tom Kneeland (Vice President)


What ward am I in?

Type your address in the "Find address or place" box below and hit enter.  The map will zoom into your address where the ward label will inform you which boundary you fall within. 

Gahanna's Vision Is... be an innovative model community that values its rich heritage, pursues high standards, and promotes respect among its citizens.

Gahanna's Mission Is... ensure an exceptional quality of life by providing comprehensive services, financial stability, and well-planned development which preserves the natural environment, in order that city government will continue to be responsive, accessible and accountable to our diverse and growing community of citizens.

Legislative Process & Codified Ordinances

All legislative powers of the City are vested in Council. City Council members exercise their duties by adopting legislation in the form of ordinances or resolutions. While legislation is pending before Council, a draft version is available for review by the public. To search for legislation or bill status please use the City Council’s Legislative Calendar

Codification services for ordinances that become law are provided by the Walter Drane Company. The Codified Ordinances of Gahanna are available on the City Council page by clicking on City Code or at, and are complete to July 31, 2013.

PUBLIC HEARING - None at this time.

Coffee with Council -- Public Outreach Meetings:

Sept. 27, 2014 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.   TBA

Coffee with Council Response Action Outcomes

Previous Meeting Notes

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Saturday, April 19, 2014


Department Staff
Kim McWilliams, CMC
Clerk of Council

Donna L. Jernigan, MMC
Sr. Deputy Clerk of Council
Sharon Montgomery
Records Administrator

Jayme Maxwell, CMC
Council Office Assistant
Lane Closure: Taylor Rd (between Helmbright Dr and Rice Ave)

Lane Closure: Taylor Rd (between Helmbright Dr and Rice Ave)

The Service Department has approved lane closures for Taylor Rd (between Helmbright Dr and Rice Ave).  Two-way traffic will be maintained while the City’s contractor constructs a new 16" waterline along sections of Taylor Rd and Science Blvd.  The improvement requires a long construction process.  Weather permitting, work will begin on September 15th and could continue through November 24th.  The lane closures will be continuous for the duration of the project.

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September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM).  It is a time to prepare yourself and those that are in your care and household for emergencies and disasters.  As you know, emergencies can happen at any given moment so it is important to plan and prepare for incidents.   

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City Releases Comprehensive Overview of Gahanna Aquatics

City Releases Comprehensive Overview of Gahanna Aquatics

The Parks & Recreation Department has released a comprehensive overview of aquatics in Gahanna. The document includes a history of aquatics in Gahanna, a current financial overview and future operational forecasts.  Click here to view the complete document.

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Leaders Wading Through Options for Pools

Leaders Wading Through Options for Pools

Gahanna leaders are exploring ways to continue to offer safe pools and enjoyable for residents while planning for a sustainable financial future.

Parks and recreation director Tony Collins is expected to provide information to Gahanna City Council on Aug. 25 regarding the past, present and possible future operations of the pools.

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City Releases First Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

City Releases First Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

The City of Gahanna has released its first Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for 2013. Click here to view a copy of the full report.

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