Village Council

The Village Council of New Concord is elected by the voters of the Village and serves as the legislative branch of the Village. The Village Council consists of six members elected to four-year terms. The Council elects a President from its own members.

Council Members

  • Robert Dickson, Council President
    • Current Term Expires: December 31, 2019
    • Council Committees: Infrastructure Committee (Chair), Safety Committee
    • Email Council Member Dickson
  • Steve Kokovich, Council Member
  • Jennifer Lyle, Council Member
    • Current Term Expires: December 31, 2018
    • Council Committees: Safety Committee (Chair), Finance Committee
    • Email Council Member Lyle
  • Bil Kerrigan, Council Member
  • Erin Stevic, Council Member
  • Bob Baier, Council Member

Council Meetings

Village Council meetings are held the second Monday of each month at 7:30 PM in the Village Hall at 2 West Main Street. The fourth Monday of each month is reserved for a special Council meeting should one be necessary. The public is welcome to attend meetings or to provide comments on any village-related matter.

To see the complete schedule of Council meetings for 2017, please follow this link.

Council Committees

Finance Committee: The committee shall plan and develop the annual appropriations with the Mayor, Administrator and Fiscal Officer and meet as necessary to discuss any proposed change or addition to the annual appropriations and outside funding and support requests.

2017 Members

  • Steve Kokovich – Chair
  • Erin Stevic
  • Jennifer Lyle
  • Mayor Brett Essex (Ex-Officio)
  • Charlotte Colley, Village Administrator (Ex-Officio)
  • Lynn Marlatt, Fiscal Officer (Ex-Officio)

Infrastructure Committee: All matters pertaining to streets, water, sewer, sidewalks, village buildings, property and equipment (except fire and police facilities and equipment).

2017 Members:

  • Robert Dickson – Chair
  • Erin Stevic
  • Bil Kerrigan
  • Charlotte Colley, Village Administrator (Ex-Officio)

Safety Committee: All matters pertaining to the Police Department, Fire Department, traffic and parking.

2017 Members:

  • Jennifer Lyle – Chair
  • Robert Dickson
  • Bob Baier
  • Mayor Brett Essex (Ex-Officio)

Policy Committee All matters pertaining to personnel, zoning, development, annexation, taxes, public events, council policies, special requests, recreation, and the swimming pool.

2017 Members

  • Bil Kerrigan – Chair
  • Steve Kokovich
  • Bob Baier
  • Mayor Brett Essex (Ex-Officio)
  • Charlotte Colley, Village Administrator (Ex-Officio)
  • Lynn Marlatt, Fiscal Officer (Ex-Officio)

Committee procedures:

  • Committee meetings are open to the public and Council Members may attend any meeting.
  • Committee meetings are scheduled by the committee chairs. Village officials and staff may request a meeting and regular meetings may be scheduled prior to a Council meeting for issues on the Council agenda.
  • Committee agendas should be set in advance and scheduled with interested parties whenever possible.