Council Members and Committee Assignments

The City of Caro and its officers shall be vested with any and all powers and immunities, expressed and implied, which cities are or hereafter may be permitted to exercise or provide for in their charters under the Constitution and statues mandated by the State of Michigan. It shall include all the powers of cities as fully and completely as though those powers and immunities were specifically enumerated in and provided for in the City charter.

The City of Caro shall have the council-manager, non-partisan form of government. There shall be a city council consisting of six councilpersons and the mayor, who shall be deemed a member of council for all purposes. The council shall constitute the legislative and governing body of the city and shall have the power and authority to adopt such ordinances and resolutions, as it shall deem proper in the exercise of its power.

The city council meets the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Caro Municipal Building, 317 S. State Street, unless a holiday falls on the scheduled Monday. All meetings are posted pursuant to the Open Meetings Act. The public is encouraged to attend.

The Council of the City of Caro appoints City residents to different Committees.
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City Council Members

NameE-MailPositionTerm Expires

Joseph Greene

jgreene@carocity.net

Mayor

11-22

Kory Batschke

11-24

Tisha Jones-Holubec

tjones@carocity.net

Council Member

11-22

Emily Campbell

11-24

Jill White

jwhite@carocity.net

Council Member

11-24

Don Hall

dhall@carocity.net

Council Member

11-22

Bob Eschenbacher

beschenbacher@carocity.net

Council Member

11-22

Council Committees

NamePosition

Finance

Chair: Eschenbacher, White, Jones-Holubec

Personnel

Chair: Eschenbacher, Hall, Vacant

Policy

Chair: Rickwalt, Jones-Holubec, White

Capital Projects

Chair: Hall, Vacant, Vacant

City Liaison Positions

PositionName

EDC

Greene

Chamber of Commerce

Manager

DDA

Hall

Historical Commission

White

Parks and Recreation

Jones-Holubec

Planning Commission

Vacant

Zoning Board of Appeals

Greene

Historical Commission – 3 year terms

NameTerm Expires

Roberta Lasiewiki

11-20

Patricia Frazer

11-22

White

11-20

Linda Mason

11-21

Laureen Joslin

11-20

Tom Bowman

11-22

Vacant

11-22

Parks & Recreation Committee – 3 year terms

NameTerm Expires

Leroy Hayward

11-22

Tanya Batschke

11-20

Jeffrey Molby

11-22

Mary Rieger

11-21

Sue Ellen Greenlee

11-20

Sean Smith

11-21

Christopher Phillips

11-22

Jones-Holubec

Liaison

Tuscola Area Airport Authority – 4 year terms

NameRepresents

Richard Pouliot, Chair

Caro

Joe Greene, Treasurer

Caro

Jim Mantey

Almer Twp.

Jim tussey

Almer Twp.

Eric Zbytowski

Ellington Twp.

Russ Speirs

Ellington Twp.

Planning Commission – 3 year terms

NameTerm Expires

Mike Carpenter

11-22

Denise Steffen

11-22

Bill Bortel

11-20

Michael Laethem

11-20

Bernard Kreh

11-21

James Willing

11-20

James Kwasny

11-22

Herb Sheardy

11-21

Zavitz

Liaison

DDA / Brownfield Authority – 4 year terms

NameTerm Expires

Michael Bauerschmidt, Chair

11-23

Jeremy Kuhne

11-22

Phoebe Moore

11-21

Tom Bardwell

11-23

Rick Farris

11-20

Evan Osentoski

11-20

Dick Ransford

11-21

Ross Downing

11-22

Sara Savage, Sec/Clerk

Admin-of

Matthew Lane

Admin-of

Hall

Liaison

City Zoning Board of Appeals

NameTerm Expires

Thomas Striffler, Chair

11-21

Alternate Vacancy

11-21

Gary King

11-22

Ray Bates

11-22

Bob Reed

11-20

Alternate Vacancy

11-20

Alternate Vacancy

11-21

Greene

Liaison

Board of Review

NameTerm Expires

April Bonk

01-21

Joseph Zinger

01-22

Ed Hodgkinsin

01-20