Committees

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

The Committee of the Whole is a meeting of the entire City Council. Meetings are held to discuss situations or problems where every member of Council should express himself or debate on an issue. The Committee also meets when discussion in the regular Council Meeting will consume too much time and interfere with the regular order of business. If the Committee believes further study or investigation is indicated, it may recommend the matter be referred to a specific committee. The Committee of the Whole generally meets every month on the first Thursday and meetings are open to the public.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Economic Development Committee is a sub-committee of City Council. They meet to discuss any matters concerning economic development within the City of Northwood such as new business', proposed developments, annexations, etc. The Economic Development Committee meets monthly, and as needed, in the conference room of the City Municipal Building. Meeting dates and times are scheduled at regular City Council meetings.

Randy Kozina  
James Barton  
Louis Fahrbach  
Kimberly Vaculik                              

Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Coordinator

Bob Anderson City Administrator
FINANCE COMMITTEE

The Finance Committee meets to review financial matters of the City of Northwood, such as the City's operational budget, money transfers and appropriations, and purchases, etc. The Finance Committee meets monthly, and as needed, in the conference room of the City Municipal Building. Meeting dates and times are scheduled at regular City Council meetings.

Dean Edwards  
Dan Mikolajczyk  
Kelley Wills  
Keith Dempsey   
Ken Yant  Finance & Revenue Director 
Bob Anderson City Administrator
SAFETY COMMITTEE

The Safety Committee meets with Police Chief and Fire Chief to review safety related matters within the city.  The Safety Committee meets monthly, and as needed, in the Conference Room of the City Municipal Building. Meeting dates and times are scheduled at regular City Council meetings.

Louis Fahrbach  Chairperson
Dan Mikolajczyk  
Randy Kozina  
Kelley Wills  
Tom Cairl Police Chief 
Joel Whitmore  Fire Chief 
Bob Anderson          City Administrator
SERVICE COMMITTEE

The Service Committee meets to review matters for the city's Streets Department and the Buildings and Grounds Maintenance Department. Topics discussed include purchasing of snow removal equipment, lawn care equipment, and parks equipment, etc. The Service Committee meets monthly, and as needed, in the conference room of the City Municipal Building. Meeting dates and times are scheduled at regular City Council Meetings.

Jim Barton   
Dean Edwards   
Keith Dempsey   
Craig Meier  Public Service Director 
Bob Anderson     City Administrator
RECORDS COMMISSION

The Records Commission is entrusted with the authority and responsibility to insure access to all public records maintained by the City of Northwood.  It meets twice a year, as required by the Ohio Revised Code. Meetings are held to set rules and regulations pertaining to the retention and disposal of all City records, granting approval for all schedules of Records Retention and Disposition prepared by city departments.

Mayor Edward Schimmel Chairman 
Bob Anderson City Administrator 
Ken Yant  Finance & Revenue Director 
Tom Cairl  Police Chief 
Brian Ballenger  City Attorney