James Zavinski Sr. has announced his intention to seek re-election to Warren City Council, running as a Republican.
Zavinski said his goals for this upcoming term include restoring confidence in city government, continuing essential public services, and reassuring citizens their best interests are being looked after. Citing strong ties within the community for most of his life, Zavinski said he feels very strongly about the city of Warren and its continued future growth.
Having held various management positions over a 47-year career, Zavinski retired in 2006 from Whirley Industries after 13 years of service.
Zavinski and his wife Frankie have resided in Warren for more than 40 years and have three sons and six grandchildren. He is well-known for his volunteer activities throughout the community including spearheading the restoration of the monuments at Soldiers and Sailors Park and the Crescent Park Fountain.
Zavinski served on the Music in the Park Committee since 1999. Since 2007, Zavinski has been instrumental in organizing the holiday lights in the downtown area; namely the "Warren Wishes You Merry Christmas Happy New Year" sign and the holiday decorations at the Warren County Courthouse.
Zavinski also serves on the city's Blighted Property Committee.