City Council
City Council is the governing body of the city. They collectively have many legislative powers that affect the citizens of Waverly. City Council was started in 1971, as dictated by the City Charter, and is comprised of 7 council members. Five of the seven members represent a WARD of the city, and the remaining two are elected AT LARGE. All Council members serve four year terms, but the terms are staggered, so that terms end every other year. Check out the Ward Map to see which ward represents you!City Council Chambers
Qualifications of City Council Members are:
Must live in the city for 3 continuous years before election
Must live in ward if applicable for 1 year
Must continue to live in the city for the duration of the term
Must not be elected, appointed or employed by a municipal or public office
Must not have any other interests in the profit of the city, such as contract work

Council Meetings are held every first and third Tuesday of the month
in the municipal building.  

Check out past meeting minutes!

Do you know which Council Member represents you?? Click here to find Out!

Mayor, Greg Kempton – (term expires 12-31-2017)

405 Bridge Street (wife Lynn)

Waverly, OH 45690


W-1-740-772-3852 Cell# 1-740-708-1018


Council President

Thomas L. Patterson - Council President

Council at large - (term expires 2017)

405 Walnut Street (wife Barbara)

Waverly, OH 45690

H-947-8305  Cell# 1-740-708-0310

Ward 1 Council Member

Joyce Thompson – Ward 1

(term expires 12-31-2017)

149 Columbia Drive (husband Ken)

Waverly, OH 45690

H-947-7116 Cell# 1-740-708-0121

Ward 2 A & B Council Member

Dick Demlow - Ward 2-A & B

(term expires 12-31-2015)

(Bristol Village/Morningside & Cherry)

222 Robin Road (wife Diane)

Waverly, OH 45690

H-941-0363 email:
Ward 3 Council Member
This Seat is Vacant as of Feb. 16, 2016

Forest Blakeman – Ward 4

(term expires 12-31-2015)

313 Maplewood Avenue (wife Ellen)

Waverly, OH 45690

H-947-2792 Cell# 1-740- 835-1345

Ward 5 Council Member

Steve Fisher -Ward 5

(term expires 12-31-2017)

309 Elizabeth Lane (wife Alene)

Waverly, OH 45690

H-947-5437 Cell # 1-740-708-9708

Council Member - at - Large

Mary Ellen Cormany – Council at large

(term expires 12-31-2017)

425 E. Fifth Street (mother, Mildred Cormany 947-5007)

Waverly, OH 45690

H-740-947-2955 Cell #1-740-708-9625

Council Clerk

 Tracey Lamerson - Clerk of Council

Waverly, OH 45690

Council Office 740-974-5162

Cell# 740-222-1424 Fax 740-947-5454