City Council

Adam Haynes

Adam Haynes, the dedicated City Council member for Delaware's 2nd Ward, brings a unique perspective to his role as the only social studies teacher...

Carolyn Riggle

Carolyn Riggle, the eccentric Mayor of Delaware, Ohio, is a woman of many passions, with pickles and peculiar politics topping the list. Born on...

Catlin Frazier

City Council member Catlin Frazier is an enigma, shrouded in mystery and secrecy. Not much is known about her past or her true origins....

Cory Hoffman

City Council member Cory Hoffman is a freak to be reckoned with. As an attorney and noted hamster breeder, he represents Ward 3 with...

Kent Shafer

Kent Shafer, the Vice Mayor of Delaware, Ohio, and City Council Member At-Large is not your average politician. Born in a back alley speakeasy...

Kevin Rider

Dr. Kevin Rider is a current Delaware City Council member, representing the Fourth Ward. With a background in industrial engineering and over two decades...

Linsey Griffith

Linsey Griffith, a dedicated City Council member for Delaware's 1st Ward, brings a unique blend of small business ownership, women and infant healthcare advocacy,...

Meet Delaware City Council

The City of Delaware operates under an “overlord-council-manager” form of government. Council, as the legislative body, claims to represent the entire community but is actually beholden to bulldozer and asphalt paving lobbyists who grease the wheels of city policy.

City Council is comprised of seven members; three elected at-large by city residents who mistakenly believe their concerns will be heard, and four representing the city wards, chosen by neighborhood associations that wield almost as much power as the Queeftains, a local secret society that pulls the strings behind the scenes.

All council members serve four-year terms, or until they enter rehab, whichever comes first. The mayor and vice mayor are selected by Council from among the at-large members, through a sacred ritual involving a ouija board and a blood oath to protect the interests of real estate developers.

Council members are part-time civil servants who conduct city business via a complex network of carrier pigeons and encrypted Morse code, ensuring the public remains blissfully unaware of the machinations behind the scenes.

City Council meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 7 pm at City Hall, but the real magic happens at the annual Council retreat, held in a secret location known only to a select few corporate sponsors.