New Boston Village Council meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month, in the council meeting room of the Vern Riffe Community Center, 3980 Rhodes Ave., in New Boston, Ohio.

Dan was appointed to New Boston Village Council in October 2009 and  now chairs the Economic and Business Development Committee. He was born in North Moreland and has been part of the New Boston Community through his participation in youth baseball, summers at Sun & Funland Pool and is attending the New Boston First Church of the Nazarene. He is also known for his many years of officiating experience in soccer, basketball, baseball and softball.  Dan was treasurer of the New Boston Beautification Committee where, with his wife Janet, donates time maintaining flowerbeds in and around Millbrook Park. Following his retirement from Sunoco Chemicals after 36 years service in the accounting department, Dan worked in the payroll/HR department at Shawnee State University for two years. With the desire to travel more in his retirement years, Dan acquired a position with AAA as a motorcoach tour manager. The “Fetty’s” live on Oak Street and have two children, Rodney and Rachel (graduates of Glenwood High School) — and six grandchildren.


Mr. Imes has returned to the Village Council.  He did not run for reelection in 2017, but decided to return to fill a vacant seat. 
During an interview with the Portsmouth Times, he said, “I enjoy doing anything I can for the village, and I have lived here all my life. I’m glad to be here to serve my community.”



Ryan Ottney is a lifelong resident of the village of New Boston. He graduated New Boston School in 1996, previously covered New Boston news as writer and editor for the Portsmouth Daily Times newspaper, and now works at the South Central Ohio ESC in New Boston. He was elected to join council beginning January 2018. He is the chair of the Lands, Parks and Recreation Committee, and also sits on the Streets and Alleys, and the Laws and Claims committees.

Ryan is the son of Marylin Ottney and the late James Ottney (a former New Boston Fireman), and the grandson of former New Boston Mayor the late Charles “Burr” Ottney, who served 1971-1993.   He and his wife Katie live on Cedar Street with their 7-year-old son, Charles (“Chase”), who attends New Boston School.
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Mike Meehan was voted in to Village Council in January, 2020. 
He stepped in to fill a position left open when Mr. Whisman resigned.   

He stated one of his goals is to improve police officer retention in the Village.


Korey is one of the newest New Boston Village Council members.  He was appointed in February 2021 to fill a vacant seat on the council.

In 1989, Mr. Jones moved to Scioto County with his parents.  He graduated from Wheelersburg in 2000. In 2013, Korey and his wife Melanie moved to New Boston.  

Jones has four children which include twin boys Wyatt and Garrett. and two daughters, Emilia and Abyghale, 



Mr. Henson was voted in to Village Council in February 2021. 

Wayne is a permanent resident of New Boston and looks forward to serving the citizens of the Village.


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