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City Council


Richmond Heights is a chartered city with a Mayor/Council form of government. Council is comprised of the Council President, two Councilpersons-at-Large and four Ward Councilpersons.

 

Kim A. Thomas - Mayor
216-486-2474 
MayorThomas@richmondheightsohio.org

 

Tara Grimm
Special Assistant to the Mayor
216-486-2795
assistant.mayor@richmondheightsohio.org

 

Bobby Jordan
President of Council 
216-990-1484
councilpresident@richmondheightsohio.org

 

 





Betsy Traben
Clerk of Council
Betsy.Traben@richmondheightsohio.org

 

Erron L. Bell
Councilperson Ward 1
216-273-7574
erron.bell@richmondheightsohio.org

 

Frank L. Lentine 
Councilperson Ward 2 
H: 440-461-7991 
W: 440-461-5955 
Frank.Lentine@richmondheightsohio.org

Cassandra A. Nelson 
Councilperson Ward 3
216-795-5027 
Cassandra.Nelson@richmondheightsohio.org

   







Mark Alexander 
Councilperson Ward 4 
216-481-9015 
Mark.Alexander@richmondheightsohio.org

 

Daniel J. Ursu 
Council-at-Large 
216-481-2534
dan.ursu@richmondheightsohio.org

 

Juanita Lewis 
Council-at-Large 
216-408-3769 
Juanita.Lewis@richmondheightsohio.org

Click here for the Richmond Heights Codified Ordinances website.

Council and Committee Meetings

Council and Committee of the Whole

City Council meets in formal session on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 8:15p.m. in Council Chambers. A Caucus session and Committee of the Whole precedes the council meeting and generally begins at 7:30p.m.

Other Committees Regular session (Sept - May): 
  • 1st Tuesday - 7:30 p.m.
    Planning and Zoning Committee
    Chair: Mark Alexander
    Members: Dan Ursu, Frank Lentine
  • 1st Tuesday - 8:30 p.m.
    Service and Recreation Committee
    Chair: Juanita Lewis
    Members: Mark Alexander, Frank Lentine, Cassandra Nelson
  • Audit Committee - Meets as Required at 6:45 p.m.
    Chair: Cassandra Nelson
    Members: Dan Ursu, Juanita Lewis
  • 3rd Tuesday - 7:30 p.m.
    Safety Committee
    Chair: Frank Lentine
    Members: Juanita Lewis, Cassandra Nelson
  • 3rd Tuesday - 8:30 p.m.
    Finance Committee
    Chair: Dan Ursu 
    Members: Cassandra Nelson, Mark Alexander

 Other Committees Summer session (June - August): 

  • 2nd Tuesday - 6:00 p.m.

Audit Committee 
Chair: 
Cassandra Nelson
Members: 
Dan Ursu, Juanita Lewis

  •  2nd Tuesday - 6:30 p.m.
    Planning and Zoning Committee
    Chair: Mark Alexander
    Members:  Dan Ursu, Frank Lentine
  • 2nd Tuesday - 7:00 p.m.
    Service and Recreation Committee
    Chair: Juanita Lewis
    Members: Mark Alexander, Frank Lentine, Cassandra Nelson
  • 4th Tuesday - 6:30 p.m.
    Safety Committee
    Chair: Frank Lentine
    Members: Juanita Lewis, Cassandra Nelson  
  • 4th Tuesday - 7:00 p.m.
    Finance Committee
    Chair: Dan Ursu 
    Members: Cassandra Nelson, Mark Alexander

At certain times special meetings are called. The community bulletin board conveniently located at the Richmond & Highland Road intersection, in front of city hall, advertise the dates and times of regular and special meetings. All meetings are open to the public. This Web Site also has scheduled meetings listed in the Events Calendar