The six district council
members were elected or re-elected in this past Novemberís
Incumbents District 4
Councilwoman Yvonne Harper, District 1 Councilman Tyrone
Riley, District 3 Councilman Matt Cherry and District 6
Councilman Chris Delaney were sworn in along with newcomers
Sam Melden of District 5 and Theresa Gadus of District 3.
Councilman Cherry was
again elected president of council in an unanimous vote.
Katie Bibish Moline was
appointed to city council to replace at-large Councilwoman
Sandy Spang who resigned to join the Mayor Wade
Kapszukiewicz administration as commission of business
services. Molineís appointment came before the previously
scheduled Lucas County Democratic Party application deadline
of January 8. The council vote had not been expected until
mid to late January Ė by which time the Democratic Party
would have screened and recommended their preference to the
remaining council members.
Harper and Riley are both
starting their final terms as district council members.