Thomas A. Edison
The Mayor, with approval of Council, appoints residents to fill positions on various committees, boards and commissions. Additionally, the Mayor, at the first meeting of each year, appoints various Council members to Committee positions. The Council persons are charged with understanding the respective Village activities and being Council’s knowledge expert in the given areas.
Standing Council Committees include
Todd Barber, Jim Brown and Chris Gilliam sit on the Streets, Sidewalk and Sewers Committee.
Todd Barber, Pam Crosby and Chris Gilliam fill the Safety Committee positions.
Todd Barber, Jim Brown and Chris Gilliam are the members of the Finance Committee.
John Fox is a member of the Regional Planning and Building Codes Committee. In this role, John Fox is also the Village’s delegate to the Erie Regional Planning with Richard Maloney
acting as his alternate.
The Utilities Committee is made up of Jim Brown, Pam Crosby and John Fox.
Todd Barber, Pam Crosby and John Fox serve on the Council’s Civic Contacts and Historical Committee.
The Parks and Trees Committee consists of John Fox, Chris Gilliam and Richard Maloney.
Standing Boards and Commissions include
Planning Commission: This five member commission meets on an as needed basis. The current members include three (3) residents; Jim Schoenegge, Larry Smith and Jenny Henry Bobel, along with the Mayor and Councilman John Fox.
Zoning Board of Appeals: This five member board is entirely staffed by residents and meets on an as needed basis. The current Board is led by Chairman Dan Frederick and includes members Kevin Ackerman, Robert Gliatta, Stan Roberts, and Larry Schell.
Property Maintenance Board: This five member board meets on an as needed basis. The current members include four (4) residents; John Fox, Richard Kiser, Stan Roberts and Larry Smith along with the Mayor.
Tree Commission: The commission is made up of five residents and meets on an as needed basis. The current members include David Berckmueller, Martha Berckmueller, Candy Draeger, Chris Gilliam and Stan Roberts. Alternate is Fritz Berckmueller.
Records Commission: The commission is made up of one resident and members of the Village administration and is charged with adopting policies and procedures to ensure the handling of the Village’s records following records retention policy as required by the State of Ohio. Mary Basterash represents the residents on the Commission. Other members include a Fiscal Officer, Solicitor and the Administrator representing the Mayor.
Residents are encouraged to participate in their local government by volunteering for positions on the various boards and commissions. If you have an interest in an appointment to any specific board or commission, please contact the Mayor at 419-499-4161 ext. 5 or email email@example.com