2018 Legislation


The Kent City Charter, Section 35 defines acts of Council requiring passage of legislation. Click here to read Section 35 of the Charter.

All ordinances and resolutions must be read, by title only, at three separate meetings. Council may, by a three-fourth majority vote (or seven members), suspend the three readings. This would enable them to consider and pass legislation on the same night.

Council may enact the "emergency" clause which allows legislation to become effective as of the date of passage. If they choose not to enact the emergency clause, legislation can take effect at a later date. Generally, unless otherwise specified, the least time allowed by law is thirty days.

Below is a list of all legislation passed in 2018. Click on the legislation number to read the entire piece of legislation. If you wish to review the minutes where a specific legislation is passed, click on the date.

Some legislation contain maps, deeds, or other items, known as exhibits, that are not available electronically. Those items are on file with the original signed legislation in the Kent City Council office, located at 320 S. Depeyster Street, Kent. OH.




2018 Legislation


January 17, 2018 Regular Council

2018-01:  Resolution appointing Robert A. Rummel, Jr. to Board of Building Appeals

2018-02:  Resolution appointing Denise S. Mote to the Income Tax Board of Review

2018-03:  Resolution appointing Debbie Smeiles to the Parks and Recreation Board

2018-04:  Resolution appointing John Belfiore to the Shade Tree Commission

2018-05:  Resolution appointing Audrey Cielinski Kessler to the Shade Tree Commission

2018-06:  MOU with Millennia Housing Development, Ltd. and the City of Kent 

2018-07:  Abatement Agreement with Portage Co. Land Reutilization Corp. (REPEALED 2018-24)

2018-08:  Settlement Agreement between Patrick M. Degregio and the City of Kent

2018-09:  Settlement Agreement between Michelle L. Setlock and the City of Kent

2018-10:  Settlement Agreement between Amy M. Waples and the City of Kent

2018-11:  Agreement to participate with ODOT for the microsurfacing of SR 43 and SR 261

2018-12:  Ordinance setting rate of pay for the Mayor of Kent

2018-13:  Ordinance setting rate of pay for the ward council members 

2018-14:  Ordinance setting rate of pay for the at large council members

2018-15:  Accept donation of $1500 from Henry V. and Frances W. Christenson Foundation

2018-16:  Accept donation of $320 from Zephyr for the Harold Walker Rest Area

2018-17:  Accept donation of $200 from Richard and Diane Kurlich

2018-18:  Accept donation of $200 from Eric and Ann Lantz

2018-19:  Agreement with Century 21 Wilbur Realty to rent and manage 500 Middlebury Road

2018-20:  Resolution of support for the National Parks system

2018-21:  Authorize application for FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program

2018-22:  Amend section 358.02 'Parking Meter Zones' to add College Street

7, 2018 Special Council Meeting

2018-23:  Amend ordinance No. 2017-160

2018-24:  Amend ordinance No. 2018-07

2018-25:  Amend ordinance No. 2017-150

2018-26:  Amend ordinance No. 2017-149

2018-27:  Amend ordinance No. 2017-148


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