PAINESVILLE, Ohio, January 4, 2024– Commissioner John T. Plecnik was elected President of the Lake County Board of Commissioners at the Organizational Meeting on January 4, 2024. Commissioner John T. Plecnik has served as both the 79th and 82nd Commissioner of Lake County after his appointment to Commissioner in 2021 by the Lake County Republican Party Central Committee and election to a second term in 2022.
“I would like to thank Commissioner Hamercheck for his leadership of this Board for so many years as President. I am confident Commissioner Plecnik will keep Lake County the best place to live, work, retire and raise a family,” said Commissioner Richard J. Regovich.
In the past, Commissioner Plecnik served as Vice President of Council, Chair of Finance and Councilman-at-Large for the City of Willoughby Hills, where he personally negotiated and drafted the tax abatement that brought over 300 good-paying jobs and the single biggest employer in the last decade to Lake County. He also served as Vice President of the Board of Trustees for Willoughby-Eastlake Public Libraries and Chairman of the Willoughby Hills Recreation Commission. Please click here to read the entire press release.