Council Committees

All committee meetings are open to the public. Residents are encouraged to attend.

Middlefield Village Council – Meets on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm in the Municipal Center, 14860 North State Avenue in Council Chambers. In attendance are the Mayor, all Council Members and Department Heads. Click here to view agendas and meeting minutes.

Economic Development – Meets quarterly on the fourth Thursday at 6:00 pm. Some meeting times and dates vary depending upon necessity. Meetings are held at the Municipal Center, 14860 North State Avenue in Council Chambers. This committee reviews and plans for economic growth and vitality of the community. The committee develops methods and ideas to promote economic development in the village. The committee is comprised of the Mayor, two Council Members and three local residents or entrepreneurs: May Garlich, Bill Blue, Carl Hornung, Dave McDowell, Dave Dietrich and Dick Schill. Economic Development Committee Minutes.

Finance and Ordinance – Meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm in Council Chambers at the Municipal Center 14860 North State Avenue to discuss budget and all financial matters. This committee also reviews all ordinances and resolutions that come before Council prior to the legislation being placed on Council agenda for consideration. This committee is comprised of three Council Members: Scott Klein (Chair), Rick Seyer and Ron Wiech. Click here to view the minutes.

Streets, Sidewalks and Utilities – Meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm in Council Chambers at the Municipal Center 14860 North State Avenue to discuss issues that pertain to the streets, sidewalks, public properties, water and wastewater services. The committee is comprised of two Council Members and the Mayor: Mayor Garlich, Sam Morrow (Chair), and Ron Wiech. Click here to view the minutes.

Parks and Recreation – Meets on the first Thursday of each month at 12:15 pm in Council Chambers at the Municipal Center 14860 North State Avenue to discuss park improvements and maintenance, recreation programs, finances and events like Community Days and Taste of Middlefield. This committee is comprised of the Mayor and two Council Members: Mayor Garlich, Carl Hornung (chair) and Bill Blue. Click here to view the minutes.

Public Safety – Meets on the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm in Council Chambers at the Municipal Center 14860 North State Avenue to discuss safety related issues that primarily pertain to village safety forces. This committee is comprised of three Council Members: Bill Blue (chair), Sam Morrow and Scott Klein. Click here to view the minutes.

Planning and Zoning Commission – Meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Municipal Center 14860 North State Avenue to discuss development plans submitted for approvals, such as, housing development projects and commercial and industrial projects. In addition the commission reviews the zoning districts, uses and regulations. The commission reviews the village comprehensive plan every two years. The commission is comprised of the Mayor, Council member and three residents of the village.  The Members are Mayor Garlich, Scott Klein, Jim Linberg, and Edna Davis. Click here to view the minutes. For the minutes of the former Board of Zoning Appeals (2011-2013) Click here.

Tax Abatement Housing Council – Meets once per year as scheduled.  The Housing Council shall consist of seven members with three year terms.  The housing council shall review any and all tax abatements issued.  Members are Scott Klein, Theresa Feicht, Nick Giardina, Latisha Stupka, and Dennis Szymanski (Chair). This committee is short a member, if any resident of the village is interested in serving on this board please let the village know.