12/16/13 7:30 p.m.
The new Findlay City Council was sworn in Monday afternoon and is set to take over in January of 2014. Six new members and the five, incumbents, only three of which maintain their current seat, represent the most significant change in Findlay’s legislative body in recent memory including a new ward..
Audio: Tom Shindledecker
New At-Large Councilman Tom Shindledecker sees restoring some eliminated positions in the city while carefully monitoring the budget situation and flooding as the major issues going into the new year. Andy Douglas, who will take over the Sixth Ward is eager to begin his term..
Audio: Andy Douglas
Newcomers John Harrington, Tom Klein, Holly Frische (Frish’ ee), Tom Shindledecker, Andy Douglas and Grant Russel will join veterans Bob Nichols, Ron Monday, Randy Van Dyne and Anne Spence in January. Nichols will represent Findlay’s new Seventh Ward. Jim Slough will continue as Council President and Susan Hite was sworn in again as Findlay City Treasurer.