City Council

The City of Tuscola is governed by elected representatives from 4 city wards.  Each ward elects 2 representatives to the City Council on staggered 4 year terms.  The elected City Council is responsible for the legislative function of the local government.  They perform this function by passing laws, or ordinances, which govern the city.

 

  CITY OF TUSCOLA CODE OF ORDINANCES

City Council Meetings

City Council meetings are held the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7:30 PM.  If a city recognized holiday falls on a second or fourth Monday, the meeting is scheduled for the next business day.  Meetings are held at Tuscola City Hall, 214 N Main ST.   City Council meetings are open and accessible to members of the public.  Additionally, the City Council has approved an ordinance regulating public comment at public meetings, which provides additional methods of addressing the City Council in open meeting.

If you wish to request time on the City Council Agenda, please return this form before noon on the Friday before the meeting.

 

ANNUAL SCHEDULE OF CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS

 

CURRENT MEETING AGENDA   Regular meeting agendas are posted on Friday before scheduled Monday meetings, special meetings are posted as soon as available.

CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES 

City Council minutes are posted after they receive council approval, and are entered into the City records by the Mayor and the Clerk.  This typically occurs at the next scheduled meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CITY OF TUSCOLA WARD MAP

City Council Members by Ward

Ward

907 Lakeshore Drive

Alan R. Shoemaker has served continuously since 2010. His current term is set to expire in April 2021.

303 Pheasant Run

Phyllis Truitt has served continuously since 2003, with previous service from 1997-2001. Her current term is set to expire in April 2019.

Ward

106 E. Barker

Scott Day has served continuously since 2014. His current term is set to expire in April 2021.

1017 Crestview Dr.

Terra Waldrop has served continuously since 2016. Her current term is set to expire in April 2021.

Ward

707 S. Indiana St.

Troy Rund has served since 2017. His current term is set to expire in April 2021.

600 E. Ficklin, Apt. 200

Dave Slaughter has served since 2007. His current term is set to expire in April 2019.

Ward

204 W. Van Allen ST

Tim Hoey has served continuously since 2009, with previous service in 1991. His current term is set to expire in April 2021.

102 W. Pinzon St.

Dan Cleland has served continuously since 1999. His current term is set to expire in April 2019.

City Council Subcommittees

 

The City Council works in smaller subcommittees in order to efficiently study issues in-depth.  Subcommittees make recommendations, on issues they have studied, to the full City Council for final votes on issues.   Subcommittee assignments are made by the Mayor.

 

 

Finance & Administration Committee

The Finance & Administration Committee is responsible for oversight of the administration department, including budgeting, appropriations, property tax levy, bond issuance, personnel, benefits and insurance.  There are no regularly scheduled meetings of the Finance & Adminstration Committee, however, as meetings are necessary, notices and agendas will be posted here.

Members:  Phyllis Truitt & Terra Waldrop

 

Community Development & Planning Committee

The Community Development & Planning Committee is responsible for oversight of the building inspection department and economic development and future planning activities of the City.  This includes zoning, subdivision review, special use permits and variances, and construction codes. 

 

Members:  Mayor Daniel Kleiss, Scott Day, Tim Hoey & Alan Shoemaker

 

 Community Development & Planning Meeting Schedule  

 

 

Public Works Committee

The Public Works Committee is responsible for oversight of the Street, Parks, Sewer, and Water Departments, the solid waste program, recycling, franchise agreements, public buildings, property and rights of way, and water and sewer service rates.  There are no regularly scheduled meetings of the Public Works Committee, however, as meetings are necessary, notices and agendas will be posted here.

Members:  Troy Rund & Alan Shoemaker

 

 

Public Safety Committee

The Public Safety Committee is responsible for oversight of the Police and Fire Departments, ambulance service, animal control, abandoned properties and nuisance enforcement.  There are no regularly scheduled meetings of the Public Safety Committee, however, as meetings are necessary, notices and agendas will be posted here.

 

Members:  Danny Cleland & Dave Slaughter

 

 

Comprehensive Plan 

The City of Tuscola's Council Members have worked hard alongside many others to create a Comprehensive Plan for the City.  This plan is a guiding document used to make everyday decisions.

 

Tuscola

Introduction

Goals and Objectives

Land Use

Action Plan

Community Indicators - Appendix A

Public Input - Appendix B

Maps - Appendix C

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