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2023 - 2025 Village Council

The Village of Marvin is governed by a Council-Manager form of government and by a Mayor and a six-member Council. A nonpartisan election for Mayor is held every two years. Council elections are also nonpartisan and all seats are at-large. Council members are elected to four-year staggered terms.

The mission of the Council is to represent public interest, to promote efficient, courteous responses to residents' concerns and to provide leadership and direction for the Village’s future and to ensure fiscal integrity of the Village.

Village Council regular meetings are, unless otherwise noted, held on the second Tuesday of each month at 6pm at Village Hall. The public is invited to address the Council at every regular meeting for 3 minutes on any topic. A sign-up sheet is available prior to the regular meeting if you would like to address the board. Village Council work session meetings are, unless otherwise noted, held on the last Thursday of the month at 9am at Village Hall.

2024 Village Council Meeting Schedule (Amended 5/14/2024)

Village Council Rules of Procedure

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Members of the 15th Marvin Village Council (2023-2025)

Mayor Pollino

Joe Pollino

1253 Firethorne Club Drive
Marvin, NC 28173
(704) 292-5301
Term Expires: Dec. 2025
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Mayor Pro Tempore Vandenberg

Kim Vandenberg
Mayor Pro Tempore

806 Capington Lane
Marvin, NC 28173
(704) 208-7119
Term Expires: Dec. 2025
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Councilman Marcolese

Bob Marcolese
Council Member

9904 Heritage Oak Lane
Marvin, NC 28173
(704) 292-3977
Term Expires: Dec. 2027
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Bob Marcolese is a 1978 graduate of Florida State University with a pre-law bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication and a secondary degree in Primary and Secondary Education. His career spans 40 years, mainly in the restaurant and hospitality industry. He was inspired by the leadership of former NFL Carolina Panthers owner, Jerry Richardson, whom he worked under at Spartan Food Systems. His government and civic service experience includes three years as the Downtown Manager for the City of Logan, Utah, member of the Mainstreet Program under the National Trust for Historic Preservation. He also served as the first HOA President for the Charlotte subdivision Sedona at Stone Creek Ranch.

While currently serving as Marvin Councilman, Bob also serves as a certified Motorcycle Safety Foundation two- and three-wheel instructor, a Quality Assurance Specialist for North Carolina’s Motorcycle Education Program, and a certified Professional Ski Instructors of America Snowsports instructor. Bob is married to Claudia Marcolese, with four children, seven grandchildren, and five koi fish.

Councilman Lein

Jamie Lein
Council Member

1025 Seminole Drive
Marvin, NC 28173
(704) 619-7461
Term Expires: Dec. 2027
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Jamie Lein is an executive and entrepreneur who leverages over a two-decade career as a business executive for technology firms to launch successful ventures of his own. His recent endeavor as Managing Director of Front Row Optimization, a nationwide HR, talent acquisition business, and marketing consulting company was recently acquired after four years of expansive growth.

Previously, he led another nationwide staffing services firm that he founded, grew and sold. His clients included Microsoft, Lexmark, Siemens and more. He’s committed to building strong relationships with business leaders and mentoring others. He believes that building and being a part of a team is paramount to the success of any business while quality, improving ROI, and enjoying what you do is the goal every day.

Jamie is passionate about helping others and growing their future. He’s been fortunate to have worked in an industry that fosters enabling people to find new opportunities and build exciting new careers. Being an advocate for veterans and the military community continues to be his way of giving back for all that it has done for him.

He was a paratrooper in the 18th Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg, North Carolina and served an overseas tour in South Korea. He became a Drill Sergeant working with the 108th Training Command to provide training to many soldiers. He learned discipline, resilience and grit – all of which served him well when he returned to his studies, entered the corporate world, and became a business owner. He was proud to have earned two Army Commendation medals, an Army Achievement medal, and the Overseas Ribbon during his active-duty service.

Jamie earned his bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and his MBA from Campbell University. The Army paid for his entire education.

In his free time, Jamie enjoys spending time with his two sons and with family, anything outdoors, traveling, and golfing. He’s a singer/songwriter that enjoys being around friends and just relaxing in the Virgin Islands. In 2019, Jamie was elected as a Councilmember for the Village of Marvin, North Carolina.

Councilman Wortman

Andy Wortman
Council Member

2012 Waxhaw-Marvin Road
Marvin, NC 28173
(704) 819-1748
Term Expires: Dec. 2025
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Councilman Deatherage

Wayne Deatherage
Council Member
2060 Rocky Hollow Drive
Marvin, NC 28173
(704) 491-3114
Term Expires: Dec. 2025
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Councilman Baresich

John Baresich
Council Member

3315 Sandalwood Drive
Marvin, NC 28173
(704) 608-4910
Term Expires: Dec. 2027
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Agendas & Minutes


Council Mission Statement (Adopted 5/28/2020)

  • We strive to create a vibrant community with high quality of life through transparent leadership, efficient governance and responsive services.

Council Vision Statement (Adopted 1/19/2024)

  • The Village of Marvin will be a welcoming and vibrant community with amenities that offer recreation and celebrate heritage.

Council Goals (Adotped 1/19/2024)

Goal 1: Create spaces for community building, recreation, and commerce.

  • Establish a Heritage District and a gathering place for residents.
  • Build and promote areas for family activity with multi-generational amenities.
  • Execute approved plans and provide more funding to those plans.
  • Achieve open space per capita goal for community gatherings and recreation.

Goal 2: Grow the Village strategically and responsibly.

  • Maintain Ordinances.
  • Evaluate each residential and business project in accordance with the land use plan.
  • Utilize experts to help guide the Village through the growth and development process.
  • Promote annexation.
  • Promote strategic development.

Goal 3: Promote our historic roots.

  • Establish markers or signs for historical homes, churches, etc.
  • The new Village Hall should have historical information on display.

Goal 4: Maintain our small-town community atmosphere and identity.

  • Promote the highlights of the Village and the privilege of being a part of the community.
  • Monitor growth and provide solutions to reduce traffic.
  • Promote the small-town atmosphere character.
  • Generate more opportunities for community events or “get togethers.”
  • Utilize logos, communication mediums, and signage.

History of the Marvin Village Council

The file linked below contains a comprehensive term history of those elected or appointed to fill a vacancy on the Marvin Village Council.