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Monthly Council meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month, at 7:30 p.m. in the council chambers at the Municipal Center. Subsequent special meetings are scheduled as necessary. All meetings are open to the public.

The legislative functions of the Village are vested in the council. Council approves the budget, awards contracts and agreements, approves spending and various other responsibilities prescribed by the Village Charter and Codified Ordinances. 

John Black, President ProTem
Chair of Building and Income Tax Board of Review Committees
Served on Council since 12/01/2003, Term expires 12/31/2013
john.black@brooklynhts.org
(216) 351-7754  
   

Nancy Hatgas

Nancy Hatgas
nancy.hatgas@brooklynhts.org
(216) 398-9654
   
  Les Foote
Chair of Industrial Development Committee
Served on Council since 01/01/1992, Term expires 12/31/2015 
les.foote@brooklynhts.org
(216) 351-8328 
 
 
Howard Selig
Chair of Park, Playground & Community Services Committee
Served on Council since 01/01/2012, Term expires 12/31/2015
howard.selig@brooklynhts.org 
(216) 642-3884
   
 
Matt Walsh
Chair of Finance Committee
Served on Council since 10/01/2011, Term expires 12/31/2013
matt.walsh@brooklynhts.org 
(216) 906-3068
   
Councilman Bruce Cichocki, passed away suddenly on November 9, 2013. Bruce was a lifelong resident of Brooklyn Heights, as well as our friend, neighbor, councilman, Santa’s Helper, worker at Home Days, Men’s Service Club member and volunteer.
View The Plain Dealer Obituary