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Information regarding food assistance:
Click the link below for information, and please contact your Council Representative or the Clerk of Council with any questions or concerns:
440.826.5822 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Berea Food Pantry List-2020
- 1st and 3rd Monday of every month
- 2nd Monday of every month
In depth discussions concerning current and pending legislation typically take place at Work Sessions. These meetings are open to the public, informal, and not televised.
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
The public is encouraged to participate in Council meetings. When Council comes to agenda Item 9, presentation of matters by the public, anyone may address Council by seeking recognition from the chair and identifying themselves by giving their name and address. Council asks that you use the microphone in the center of the room in order that your remarks can be heard by our listening and viewing audience. Please direct your remarks to the chair.
When Council moves to Item 11, legislation, anyone may again address Council using the same procedures, but during this period remarks must be relevant only to the legislation on the floor.
First, Second & Third Readings
The Charter requires that legislation introduced in Council must normally appear on the agenda for three meetings. The first two readings are for initial discussion and possible referral to committee. Items on third reading may be voted on at that meeting.
Suspension of Rules
If 6 or more Council members vote for suspension, legislation on the agenda for first or second reading may be voted upon immediately.
Declaring an Emergency
Legislation containing this language allows Council to vote to waive the 30-day waiting period following the Mayor’s signing before the ordinance becomes effective. A favorable vote of 5 or more Council persons is needed for passage under this provision.
Your attendance in future meetings will be welcomed.
2022-2024 City Council Representation
|Board or Commission||Commissioner|
|Southwest Health Care System||Chris McManis|
|Berea Shade Tree Commission||Erika Coble|
|Woodvale Union Cemetery Board of Trustee||Jim Maxwell|
|Southwest Suburban Council Of Governments||Rick Skoczen|
Chris McManis (Alternate)
|Community Reinvestment Area Housing Council||Erika Coble|
Leon R. Dozier Sr.
Jim MaxwellPresident of CouncilPhone: 440-234-6299
Gene ZacharyaszCouncilman At-LargePhone: 440-724-2558
Mary K. BrownCouncilwoman At-LargePhone: 440-263-5453
Leon R. Dozier Sr.Ward 1 CouncilmanPhone: 440-532-1702
Chris McManisWard 2 CouncilmanPhone: 440-321-2010
Lisa WeaverWard 3 CouncilwomanPhone: 3304952530
Erika CobleWard 4 CouncilwomanPhone: 4404658643
Rick SkoczenWard 5 CouncilmanPhone: 440-567-7114
Alycia EssonClerk of CouncilPhone: (440) 826-5822