1990s Elected Governmental History

1990


Mayor


Tim Crawford

Council Members


  • Tom Jones, (Ward 1)
  • Charles C. Lemon, (Ward 2)
  • Charles Luff, (Ward 3), President
  • Patricia Biggs, (Ward 4)
  • Donald Nicolard, (At-Large)
  • Donald Lindeman, (At-Large)
  • Shirley McGuire, (At-Large)

1991


Mayor


Tim Crawford


Council Members


  • Tom Jones, (Ward 1)
  • Charles Lemon, (Ward 2), President
  • Charles Luff, (Ward 3)
  • Patricia Biggs, (Ward 4)
  • Donald Nicolard, (At-Large)
    Resigned January 2, 1991
  • Donald Lindeman, (At-Large)
  • Shirley McGuire, (At-Large)
  • William Helmick, (At-Large)
    Appointed January 28, 1991 to fill vacancy by resignation of Nicolard

1992


Mayor


Tim Crawford

Council Members


  • Tom Jones, (Ward 1), Vice-President
  • Charles Lemon, (Ward 2)
  • Charles Luff, (Ward 3), Council President
  • Patricia Biggs, (Ward 4)
  • Shirley McGuire, (At-Large)
  • Terry Jones, (At-Large)
  • Alex Stavarz, (At-Large)

Council Member Notes


  • July 7, 1992 Patricia Biggs (Ward 4) recalled at Special Recall Election
  • September 14, 1992 David Yanke appointed by members of Council to Ward 4 seat
  • December 3, 1992 David Yanke, deceased
  • December 31,1992 Mayor Tim Crawford resigned (elected a member of Summit County Council).
  • December 31, 1992 Council President Charles Luff sworn in as Mayor

1993

Mayor


  • Charles Luff
    Through February 12, 1993
  • Terry Jones
    February 12, 1993 to December 31, 1993

Council Members


  • Tom Jones, (Ward 1)
  • Charles Lemon, (Ward 2), Vice-President
  • James Hall, (Ward 3)
  • Donald Lindeman, (Ward 4) (removed on 7/19/93)
  • Terry Jones, (At-Large), President
  • Shirley McGuire, (At-Large)
  • Alex Stavarz, (At-Large)
  • Jane Sedmack, (Ward 4)
    Appointed by Council July 28, 1993 to serve through December 31, 1993.

Council Member Notes


  • January 4, 1993 James Hall elected by Members of Council to serve as Ward 3 Council Member, replacing Charles Luff who took office of Mayor
  • January 4, 1993 Donald Lindeman elected by Members of Council to serve as Ward 4 Council Member, replacing deceased David Yanke.
  • February 12, 1993 Mayor Charles Luff resigned. (Moving to state of Virginia)
  • February 13, 1993 Terry Jones, Council President, sworn in as Mayor. To serve until 12/31/93.
  • February 13, 1993  Charles Lemon - Council President
  • February 13, 1993  Alex Stavarz - Council Vice-President
  • February 16, 1993 Ed Bell elected by Members of Council to serve as Council At-Large, replacing Terry Jones.
  • May 21, 1993 Judge James E Murphy ruled that new ward boundaries would not be in effect until the next regular election. Thus, Donald Lindeman is not eligible to serve as Ward 4 Council Member.
  • June 15, 1993 Ward 4 Seat Vacant (Unfilled) from June 15, 1993 until July 28, 1993. See footnote*
  • July 8, 1993 Special Council Meeting to conduct residency requirement for Donald Lindeman
  • July 19, 1993 Council voted to remove Donald Lindeman
  • July 28, 1993 Jane Sedmack elected by Members of Council to serve as Ward 4 Council Member, through December 31, 1993
  • August 9, 1993 Court of Appeals - Stay Order - Until Court of Appeals determines whether to uphold or overturn Judge Murphy's Order
*Donald Lindeman - Roll Call Records: May 24, 199393 Excused; June 14, 1993 Excused; June 21, 1993 and June 28, 1993 - Excluded from Roll Call Records; July 12, 1993 Present (Voted "Abstain" on all matters)


1994


Mayor


Terry Jones

Council Members


  • Tom Jones, (Ward 1)
  • Paul Jones, (Ward 2)
  • James Hall, (Ward 3)
  • Jane Sedmack, (Ward 4), President
  • Alex Stavarz, (At-Large), Vice-President
  • Shirley McGuire, (At-Large)
  • Edward Bell, (At-Large)

1995


Mayor


Terry Jones

Council Members


  • Tom Jones, (Ward 1)
  • Paul Jones, (Ward 2)
  • James Hall, (Ward 3)
  • Jane Sedmack, (Ward 4)
  • Shirley McGuire, (At-Large), President
  • Edward Bell, (At-Large), Vice-President
  • Alex Stavarz, (At-Large)

1996


Mayor


Terry Jones

Council Members


  • Tom Jones (Ward 1)
  • Paul Jones, (Ward 2)
  • James Hall (Ward 3), Vice-President
  • Jane Sedmack, (Ward 4)
  • Shirley McGuire, (At-Large), President
    Resigned December 31, 1996
  • Edward Bell, (At-Large)
  • Ralph Beddow, (At-Large)

1997


Mayor


Terry Jones

Council Members


  • Tom Jones, (Ward 1)
  • Paul Jones, (Ward 2)
  • Jim Hall, (Ward 3)
  • Jane Sedmack, (Ward 4)
  • Ralph Beddow, (At-large), President
  • Ed Bell (At-Large), Vice-President
  • Steve Kyer, (At-Large)
    Appointed to fill Shirley McGuire's unexpired term, sworn in January 16, 1997

1998


Mayor


Terry Jones


Council Members


  • Tom Jones, (Ward 1)
  • David Koontz, (Ward 2)
  • Jim Hall, (Ward 3)
  • Joe Kernan, (Ward 4), Vice-President
  • Ralph Beddow, (At-Large), President
  • Ed Bell, (At-Large)
  • Steve Kyer, (At-Large)

1999


Mayor


Terry Jones

Council Members


  • Tom Jones, (Ward 1)
  • David Koontz, (Ward 2)
  • Jim Hall, (Ward 3), (resigned December 21, 1999)
  • Joe Kernan ,(Ward 4), Vice-President
  • Ed Bell, (At-Large), President (resigned July 1999)
  • Ralph Beddow , (At-Large)
  • Steve Kyer, (At-Large)
  • Bill Helmick, (At-Large),
    Appointed July 23, 1999 to replace Ed Bell