City Council consists of nine part-time members, six of whom are elected on a ward basis, two are elected at-large and one is elected as Council President. City Council persons are elected to four-year terms and are responsible for carrying out the legislative function of government. The Clerk of Council is a full-time position and is responsible for carrying out the administrative functions of City Council. These administrative functions include keeping and maintaining an accurate record of the proceedings of Council and of its committees, retaining and preserving all laws and ordinances of the City, as well as, other duties that Council may require.

Craig Megyes, President

Home: (330) 753-4958

Renee Fox, Council Clerk

Work: (330) 848-6662

Michael Soyars, At-Large Chairperson - Public Welfare & Safety

Home: (330) 753-3850

Carla Debevec, At-Large Chairperson - Finance

Home: (330) 671-5524

Shannon Wokojance, Ward 1 Chairperson - Planning, Annexation & Codes

Home: (614) 787-0602

Nina Angeloff, Ward 2 Chairperson - City Properties, Parks & Recreation

Home: (330) 745-2306

Elwood Palmer, Ward 3 Chairperson - City Utilities

Home: (234) 380-2309

Patricia Zarle, Ward 4 Chairperson - Environmental Health & Social Services

Joyce Coburn, Ward 5 Chairperson - Rules, Marketing & Development

Home: (330) 615-7907

Carol Frey, Ward 6 Chairperson - Streets, Sidewalks & Lighting

Home: (330) 825-0319


Renee Fox
Council Clerk

576 W Park Avenue
Room 106
Barberton, OH 44203
(330) 848-6662
Fax: (330) 861-7119

Business Hours:
9 am – 5 pm Mon-Fri


Ward Maps

The above linked map shows approximate boundary locations, for precise boundaries please refer to Ordinance 7-2013.

Need to know which ward you are in? You can click the button above and then search for your address to see in which ward it falls.