Boardman Mayor, Councilors Sworn In


Boardman Mayor Paul E. Keefer and Councilors Brenda Profitt, Katy Norton, Paul Beagle, and Isaac Williams were sworn in during Tuesday’s Boardman City Council meeting.

They will serve a four-year term with an expiration date of Dec. 31, 2024, with the exception of Williams, who was appointed into a vacant position with an expiration date of Dec. 31, 2022.

The city council elected Councilor Roy Drago Jr. as council president for 2021. The city also voted to re-appoint Ted Lieurance and Lisa Mittelsdorf to the budget committee with a term ending Dec. 31, 2023. Also re-appointed are Zack Barresse and Ragna TenEyck to the planning commission with a term ending Dec. 31, 2023.

In other city business, a public hearing was held to receive public comment concerning a request for a zone change and map amendment for Tax lot #1600 of Morrow County Tax Map 4N 25 9CC. The city council voted against the cone change and map Amendment.

A proposal was presented by Kimberly Lindsey of Community Counseling Solutions to open and operate a combined behavioral rehabilitation services and psychiatric residential treatment facility focused on the care of younger children between the ages of 6 to 11 with a capacity of up to 14 children in the Boardman area.

The next meeting of the Boardman City Council will be a workshop on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 at 8 a.m. at Boardman City Hall.