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:

July 26, 2014 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  Creekside Cafe - 53 Granville St.
Aug. 2, 2014 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m.  Tim Horton's -365 Agler Rd. & Styler Rd
Aug. 20, 2014  6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m  Donatos Pizza - 1391 E. Johnstown Rd.
Sept. 11, 2014 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Panera - 91 N. Hamilton Rd.
Sept. 27, 2014 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.   TBA

Coffee with Council Response Action Outcomes

Previous Meeting Notes

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
Fall Recreation Programming Offers New Opportunities

Fall Recreation Programming Offers New Opportunities

Gahanna kids have new programming options from the Gahanna Parks & Recreation this Fall. The Department has been able to partner with local organizations to fill the programming need.

The 2014 Fall Gateway will be distributed through Gahanna Jefferson Public Schools the week of August 18 and will be distributed to businesses throughout the community the same week. The guide is also available on the Parks & Recreation page at 

Read More
Lane Shifts on Eastbound Lanes of US-62 at Olde Ridenour Rd

Lane Shifts on Eastbound Lanes of US-62 at Olde Ridenour Rd

The Service Department has approved lane shifts on the eastbound lanes of US-62 at the intersection of Olde Ridenour Rd to allow for construction of a right turn lane.  The lane shifts will be in place from Monday August 11th through Monday September 15th.  Construction work is permitted 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset.

Read More
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.

Read More
A Plea to Save 2 Gahanna City Pools from Closing

A Plea to Save 2 Gahanna City Pools from Closing

abc6 reporter, James Jackson recently interviewed Tony Collins, director of Gahanna Parks & Recreation about the City's decision to close the pools in 2015.

Read More
City of Gahanna Moves to New Technology for Job Applications

City of Gahanna Moves to New Technology for Job Applications

City of Gahanna has launched a new software system to improve the hiring process for job seekers and hiring managers.....

Read More