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The City of Union is an incorporated fourth class city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Its governmental body is of the Mayor/Commission form, consisting of an elected mayor, and four elected commissioners.  

The commission is elected by the citizens during the General Election in November and terms begin in January.  The Mayor serves a term of four years, and Commissioners terms of two years.

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Mayor Larry Solomon

Elected Mayor: 2014

Commissioner Ramage

Elected: 2014

Jeremy is a veteran of the U.S. Army and graduated from the United States Military Academy with a BS in Mechanical Engineering.  He also has an MBA from Anderson University.

Jeremy's lived in the Hempsteade subdivision since 2008 with his wife, Gina and sons, Mason and Tanner.  Jeremy is an account manager for Air Liquide, Gina teaches at New Haven Elementary, and the boys attend Ryle High School.

The Ramage's are members of St. Timothy Church.



Elected:2014, 2012, 2010

Bryan has lived in the Union area for 25 years. He graduated from the University of Akron in 1972. Retired from the plastics manufacturing industry after 30 years of service. Started a small business in 2000 and then sold it in 2004. Currently, resides in Lassing Green. His hobbies are cars and golf.

 Commissioner Ken Heil

Elected: 2014, 2012

Ken is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and graduated from the University of State of New York (Albany) with a B.S. in Sociology.

Ken is married with 3 sons and a granddaughter.  He is a member of Florence United Methodist Church.



Commissioner Mefford

Elected:  2014,2010, 2008, 2006

John has lived in Union for 16 years.  He and his wife have three sons.

John is a Chemistry Teacher at Larry A. Ryle High School

David Martin

Hired:  January 26, 2015

City Administrator 

The Office of City Administrator is responsible for the efficient administration of City resources and leads the efforts of municipal government to accomplish the vision, policy objectives and goals of the Board of Commissioners. In collaboration with all City departments, the City Administrator provides leadership and works with all levels of staff to develop action plans and programs for the operation of the City's functions. This office is also charged with implementing City policies and ensuring that the community is served in a responsive manner. The city administrator tracks the progress of various projects and maintains intergovernmental relationships with various federal, state and local governments. The city administrator reports directly to the Mayor.

The City Administrator’s Office is located at City Hall, 1843 Mount Zion, Union, KY  41091. City Administrator David Martin can be reached by calling (859) 384-1511, or email;

 City Clerk Kathy Porter

Hired: July 3, 1995

Provides a variety of responsible routine and complex supervisory, clerical, financial and administrative work in the administration of the City government. Works under the general supervision of the Mayor and Commission. Meet required deadlines, and work independently with integrity. Serves as custodian of official City records and public documents. Performs or assists subordinates in performing duties; adjusts errors and complaints. Collects and deposits payments; reconciles bank statements. Prepares and advertises meeting agendas, bid packets and other advertisements, and legal notices of public hearings and special meetings. Administers oath of office to public officials. Serves as a notary public.

September 1997 Certified Kentucky Municipal Clerk (CKMC) KY Municipal Clerks Association and the James W. Martin School of Public Administration, University of Kentucky

August 2005 - Received the “2005 OUTSTANDING MUNICIPAL CLERK AWARD”  presented by: The Northern Kentucky Area Development District - In recognition of significant contributions enhancing the quality of life in the Northern Kentucky Community.  The Northern Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association (NKMCA) has the final vote for the Outstanding City Clerk based on a broad range of criteria. § Continued education § Activity in community affairs – local or statewide  § Exhibition of leadership.



Contracted: 1995

Greg D. Voss, Attorney At Law

2131 Chamber Center Dr.
Ft. Mitchell, KY  41017

Phone: (859) 647-7777
Fax: (859) 647-7799

Barry Burke

City Engineer: Barry Burke

Contracted: 2002


Phone: (859) 384-1511


City Admin. Warren S. Moore

Deceased: 2009

Employed: 2006 - 2009

Elected Commissioner: 1982; Appointed Mayor: 1983; Elected Mayor: 1984, 1989, 1993, 1998; Appointed Commissioner: 2003; Elected Commissioner: 2004

Warren and his wife Madge had lived in Union since 1978.