Ward 1 - Rich Swirsky

Rich Swirsky
President Pro-Tem
183 North Highland Ave.
Akron, OH 44303
p 330-283-6178 (please contact Councilman Jeff Fusco at 330-208-5561)
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Biography

COUNCILMAN SWIRSKY IS CURRENTLY ON MEDICAL LEAVE. PLEASE CONTACT COUNCILMAN JEFF FUSCO AT 330-208-5561 OR atlarge1@akronohio.gov UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

Rich Swirsky (D) was elected to office in November 2013. He is currently chair of the council's Public Utilities & Green Committee, vice chair of Housing & Neighborhood Assistance Committee, and serves on the Planning & Economic Development, Public Service, and Public Safety Committees.

He has a Bachelor's in Political Science from Ohio University and a Master’s degree in Education from The University of Akron. He taught in the Akron Public School system for many years and now serves as ESL (English Second Language) GED instructor for Project LEARN of Summit County.

Swirsky hosts ward meetings at different locations on a monthly basis. Contact council representative Swirsky to be added to his notification list and check this website and the Akron Beacon Journal for scheduled meetings.

Upcoming Meetings

07DecCity Council Videoconference MeetingTime: Monday, 7:00-9:00 PMLocation: Currently via videoconference in accordance with Sub. HB 197 and Resolution 263-2020. Meetings are Livestreamed on YouTube and can be accessed through this website. Please click "Watch City Council Meetings" in the top right cornerPlease Note that In accordance with Sub. HB 197 and Akron City Council Resolution No. 263-2020, these meetings will be conducted remotely, using videoconference technology; there will be no physical access for members of the public or press. Real-time access to the meeting will be provided through a livestream of the videoconference on YouTube which can be accessed through our website. To submit a public comment to be read at the next meeting, please email your comment to publiccomment@akronohio.gov. If you prefer to leave a voicemail to be played at the meeting, please dial 330-375-2566. Remarks are limited to three minutes. Any comments containing profanity or breach of decorum will not be transmitted during the Council meeting.Read More14DecCity Council Videoconference MeetingTime: Monday, 7:00-9:00 PMLocation: Currently via videoconference in accordance with Sub. HB 197 and Resolution 263-2020. Meetings are Livestreamed on YouTube and can be accessed through this website. Please click "Watch City Council Meetings" in the top right cornerPlease Note that In accordance with Sub. HB 197 and Akron City Council Resolution No. 263-2020, these meetings will be conducted remotely, using videoconference technology; there will be no physical access for members of the public or press. Real-time access to the meeting will be provided through a livestream of the videoconference on YouTube which can be accessed through our website. To submit a public comment to be read at the next meeting, please email your comment to publiccomment@akronohio.gov. If you prefer to leave a voicemail to be played at the meeting, please dial 330-375-2566. Remarks are limited to three minutes. Any comments containing profanity or breach of decorum will not be transmitted during the Council meeting.Read More04JanCity Council Videoconference MeetingTime: Monday, 7:00-9:00 PMLocation: Currently via videoconference in accordance with Sub. HB 197 and Resolution 263-2020. Meetings are Livestreamed on YouTube and can be accessed through this website. Please click "Watch City Council Meetings" in the top right cornerPlease Note that In accordance with Sub. HB 197 and Akron City Council Resolution No. 263-2020, these meetings will be conducted remotely, using videoconference technology; there will be no physical access for members of the public or press. Real-time access to the meeting will be provided through a livestream of the videoconference on YouTube which can be accessed through our website. To submit a public comment to be read at the next meeting, please email your comment to publiccomment@akronohio.gov. If you prefer to leave a voicemail to be played at the meeting, please dial 330-375-2566. Remarks are limited to three minutes. Any comments containing profanity or breach of decorum will not be transmitted during the Council meeting.Read More
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