The re-elected City Council Members took the Oath of Office during the Tuesday, January 9, 2024 Council Meeting. Newly elected Municipal Judge Troy Essex (L to R) performs his first Swearing in Ceremony for Second Ward Councilman John Hancock, Fourth Ward Councilman Chris Engel, Third Ward Councilman Josh Mast, and First Ward Councilman Steve Corbitt. We congratulate all members of City Council for their continued work toward the improvements and success of the City of Defiance, Ohio.
Mayor Mike McCann took the Oath of Office for a Third Term starting in 2024 as Mayor of the City of Defiance, OH - Your City Government. We CONGRATULATE Mike and wish him the best for another successful term of leading the City of Defiance, Ohio! Mike's wife, Laurie McCann, holds the family bible while Judge John T. Rohrs, III of the Defiance Municipal Court performs his last Swearing In Ceremony. Judge Rohrs retires at the end of 2023, and we wish him well in his retirement.