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MEET THE COUNCIL

The City Council consists of  the Mayor and six Council Members. All must be US citizens who have reached the age of 18 and registered voters of the City of Grand Blanc. Members are elected at large by the citizens of the City in November of odd-numbered years to staggered 4-year terms. A proposal on the November 2006 City ballot was passed, changing the Mayor's term from 2 years to 4 years. This change took effect beginning with the mayoral election in November 2007.

FOR COUNCIL ONLY

 

COUNCIL MEMBERS

 Lisa Blondell

Since 11/2013

 Paula Nas

Since 11/2013

John Creasey

Since 11/2015

 Chris Douglas

Since 11/2015

Jamie Weasel

Since 2016

Julie Nielsen

Since 11/2015

 

2017 MEETINGS

City Council meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at 7 PM in the Council Room at City Hall. During the summer months of June, July and August, only the 2nd Wednesday meetings are held.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

     2017 SCHEDULE

JAN 11

City Council Meeting

JAN 25

City Council Meeting-if needed

FEB 8 City Council Meeting
FEB 22 City Council Meeting-if needed

MAR 8

City Council Meeting

MAR 22 City Council Meeting-if needed
APR 12 City Council Meeting
APR 26 City Council Meeting-if needed
MAY 10 City Council Meeting
MAY 24 City Council Meeting-if needed
JUNE 14 City Council Meeting
JULY 12 City Council Meeting
AUG 9 City Council Meeting
 SEPT 6 Special Council Meeting 4:30 PM
SEPT 13 City Council Meeting
SEPT 27 City Council Meeting-if needed
OCT 11 City Council Meeting
OCT 25 City Council Meeting-if needed
NOV 8 City Council Meeting
NOV 22 City Council Meeting-if needed
DEC 13 City Council Meeting
DEC 27  City Council Meeting-if needed

 

John Creasey

CONTACT:

jcreasey@cityofgrandblanc.com

John was elected to City Council in 2015. He has been appointed to chair the Legal & Legislative Committee and to serve as a member of the Personnel and Finance Committees.

Chris Douglas

CONTACT:

cdouglas@cityofgrandblanc.com

Chris was elected to the City Council in 2015. He has been appointed to serve on the Public Safety Committee, the Public Works Committee, and as the City’s representative to the Genesee County Metropolitan Alliance.

Chris earned a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Michigan Technological University, and a Ph.D. in economics from Michigan State University. He works at the University of Michigan-Flint, where he is a professor in and chair of the Department of Economics.

 

 

Julie Nielsen

CONTACT:

jnielsen@cityofgrandblanc.com

(810) 695-8415

Julie was elected to the City Council in 2015. She has been appointed to serve on the Public Works Committee, the Finance Committee, and as the City Council’s representative to the Planning Commission.

Julie has lived in the city of Grand Blanc with her husband, John, and three now-grown children since 1996. Julie earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Kettering University and is currently an office and project manager for NWA, Inc. in Grand Blanc.

Lisa Blondell

 CONTACT:
lblondell@cityofgrandblanc.com

(810) 287-6538

12156 Townline Road

Lisa was elected to the City Council in 2013.  She serves as Chairman of the Public Safety and Finance Committees.

Paula Nas

 CONTACT:
pnas@cityofgrandblanc.com
(810) 694-9233

Paula was elected to City Council in 2013. She serves as Chairman of the Personnel and Public Works Committees. She will also represent the City as a member of the Grand Blanc Parks & Recreation Commission.

Paula has lived in the City of Grand Blanc for 27 years.  She and her husband, Tevfik, have two children.  Paula is a graduate of Grand Blanc High School and holds a J.D. from Wayne State University Law School, an M.A. in Economics from MSU, and a B.A. in Economics from UM-Flint Honors Program.  She has taught economics at the University of Michigan-Flint for over 15 years and is the founder and Director of the Center for Economic Education at the University of Michigan-Flint.

COUNCILWOMAN PAULA NAS IN THE NEWS:

On the Town Magazine: Our Economic Forecast

My City Magazine: Innovation Incubator

Jamie Weasel

CONTACT:

jweasel@cityofgrandblanc.com

Jamie was appointed  to the City Council in 2016. He currently serves on the Grand Blanc Fire Commission and the Public Safety Committee.  He has been a resident of the City since 2001 and currently has a son at Grand Blanc High School.

Jamie earned a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Parks & Recreation and a Master of Science in Public Administration both from Central Michigan University.  He currently works in Parks and Recreation and is involved with youth and high school lacrosse.


 

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