City Council

 
The City Council consists of seven elected officials, the Mayor and six Councilpersons.  Meetings are held the first and third Tuesday of each month at City Hall in the Council Chambers at 7:00 p.m.
 
Business to be considered by the City Council and placed on the agenda must be done so by no later than 12:00 noon on the Friday preceding the meeting.
 
The public is welcome to attend and may address the City Council during two public comment periods.
Public comment is also accepted in written form if you are unable to attend a meeting.  Comments and concerns for the City Council may be mailed to the City Clerk at:
   City of Ithaca
   129 W. Emerson
   Ithaca, MI 48847
 
To correspond by email, please send to:
City Manager Jamey Conn:  City Manager
City Clerk Barbara Fandell: Clerk/Treasurer
 
 
 

Council Meeting Dates

 

2020 Meeting Dates

January

07

2020

January

21

2020

February

04

2020

February

18

2020

March

03

2020

March

17

2020

April

07

2020**

April

21

2020**

May

05

2020**

May

19

2020**

June

02

2020**

June

16

2020

July 

07

2020

July 

21

2020**

August

04

2020**

August

18

2020**

September

01

2020**

September

15

2020**

October

06

2020

October

20

2020

November

03

2020

November

17

2020

December

01

2020

December

15

2020

**These meetings will be done by Remote Access Meeting (Zoom) due to COVID-19

CURRENT MEETING AGENDA: 9-15-2020
Due to Governor Whitmer's Executive Order and limitation of ten (10) people in a meeting due to the COVID pandemic, participation will be done virtually through ZOOM meeting.   Instructions on how to virtually attend and participate are listed here:
 
The City of Ithaca is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
 

Topic: City of Ithaca City Council

Time: September 15, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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City Council Meeting Packet

 
 

 

City Council Meeting Additional Information

 

The meeting packet is available on the business day prior to the meeting date.
 
Any person who wishes to contact the City to provide input or ask questions on any business coming before the City Council may do so by calling or e-mailing the City Clerk’s Office prior to the meeting at (989)875-3200 x 305 or clerk@ithacami.com .

 

The City of Ithaca will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio recordings of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities at the meeting/hearing upon seventy-two  (72) hours’ notice to  the  City  of Ithaca.  Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the City of Ithaca by writing, calling, or emailing the following:  Ithaca City Clerk’s Office, 129 W. Emerson St, Ithaca, MI 48847; Phone: (989) 875-3200; Email:  clerk@ithacami.com

 

The City of Ithaca Website address is www.ithacami.com

 

(Contact the City Clerk for prior meeting information at Contact Us )
 

   
 

Elected Officials

 
Mayor Alice Schafer                         
Mayor ProTem Rick Koppleberger   
Councilperson Brett Baublitz           
Councilperson James Gruesbeck
Councilperson Clark Hubbard
Councilperson Scott Gray
Councilperson  James Andrew
 
City Manager Jamey Conn
Clerk-Treasurer Barbara Fandell
Attorney Jefferson Arnold 
 
Term Expiration 11/2021:  Schafer, Koppleberger, Hubbard, Gray
Term Expiration 11/2023:  Gruesbeck, Baublitz, Andrew
 

 
The City Council positions are elected city at-large positions.  The Mayor serves a 2-year term and Councilpersons serve 4-year terms.
All positions are non-partisan.
 
The Mayor is a member of the Council having equal standing as other Councilpersons and also has the additional powers and duties as provided by law.  The Council exercises all of the legislative and policymaking powers of the City and provides for the performance of all duties and obligations imposed upon the City by law.
 
City Council positions are elected with each odd-year election cycle.  Petitions for running are due in April.  Questions on running for these positions may be directed to the City Clerk at clerk@ithacami.com .


City Council Meeting Minutes 2020
 
Prior Years' Minutes
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City Council Meeting Attendance Information

 
Any person who wishes to contact the City to provide input or ask questions on any business coming before the Council may do so by calling the City Clerk's office at 989-875-3200 or e-mailing clerk@ithacami.com  by 12:00 noon prior  to  the
meeting.
  
The City of Ithaca will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio recordings of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with  disabilities  at  the  meeting/hearing  upon  seventy-two  (72) hours’ notice to  the  City  of Ithaca. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the City of Ithaca by writing, calling, or emailing the following:  Ithaca City Clerk’s Office, 129 W. Emerson St, Ithaca, MI 48847; Phone: (989) 875-3200; or email clerk 
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