Council President


Matthew Castelli

6623 Ivy Lane, (440) 668-6505

The Council President has all the powers of the other Council members, including the right to vote. The President presides over Council meetings, appoints various Council committees, assists and coordinates these committees and performs any other duties that may be required by Council. The President generally acts as the spokesman for City Council.

The Council President serves as the Acting Mayor in the event the Mayor is unable to perform his duties.

Mr. Castelli is chairman of the Finance, Taxation & Assessments Committee, vice chairman of the Zoning & Building Code Committee and a member of the Public Health, Safety & Relief Committee.


  • Ward 1 Councilman, May 2004 to December 2013
  • City Council President, December 2013 to present