Village Council

2021 - 2023 Village CouncilThe Village of Marvin is governed by a Council-Manager form of government and by a Mayor and a five-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. A new seat will be up for election in November 2023, after which, Marvin will be governed by a Mayor and six-member Council.

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.

2022 Village Council Meeting Schedule (Revised 10/11/22)

2023 Village Council Meeting Schedule (Adopted 10/11/22)


Members of the 14th Marvin Village Council (2021-2023)

Mayor Pollino

Joe Pollino

1253 Firethorne Club Drive
Marvin, NC 28173
(704) 292-5301
Term Expires: Dec. 2023

Mayor Pro Tempore Vandenberg

Kim Vandenberg
Mayor Pro Tempore

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

Councilman Marcolese

Bob Marcolese

9904 Heritage Oak Lane
Marvin, NC 28173
(704) 292-3977
Term Expires: Dec. 2023

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

1025 Seminole Drive
Marvin, NC 28173
(704) 619-7461
Term Expires: Dec. 2023

Councilman Wortman

Andy Wortman

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

Councilman Deatherage

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


First Election Nov. 2023


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 5/28/2020)

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


Council Goals

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

  • Identify the open space areas to focus on.
  • Establish a Village Center and A “Gathering Place” for residents.
  • Build and promote areas for family activity with multigenerational amenities.
  • Execute approved plans already in motion and provide more funding to those plans.
  • Achieve open space per capita goal.
  • Establish a welcoming and relevant Village Town Hall.
  • Construct a Village Town Hall to aid in establishing community identity.

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.
  • Balance residential growth with family-oriented activity.
  • Promote voluntary annexation.
  • Limit new development.

Goal 3: Promote out historic roots

  • Provide programs with Gene Stone to illustrate the Village history.
  • Establish markers or signs for historical homes, churches, etc.
  • The new Village Town Hall should have the 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 the use of logos, communication mediums, and signage.