Government

Mayor

Mayor Ben GarlichBen Garlich
Ph: 855.209.8469 or 440.313.8906
Email: bgarlich@middlefieldohio.com

The Village of Middlefield operates under a “Mayor, Administrator, Council” form of government, as specified in the Village of Middlefield Codified Ordinances. The Mayor is elected from the municipality at large to a four-year term and is the Chief Executive and Law Enforcement Officer of the Village. The Mayor is responsible, and has the authority together with the Administrator, to administer and generally control, direct and supervise all Administrative Departments and Divisions. This includes appointing, promoting, removing or otherwise disciplining members of the Police Department. In addition, the Mayor presides at all Council meetings, but only votes in the case of a tie among the members of Council.

The elected and appointed officials who serve the Village of Middlefield are a dedicated group, serving the public above all else. They are committed to providing exceptional service at all times to the citizens of this community. As a small town, Village officials offer the opportunity for residents to voice their concerns as they encounter members of the Council and the Mayor in the community atmosphere. Residents are urged to attend Council meetings or phone their Village government representatives. Each are in office solely to serve you.

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Village Council

Bill Blue

 

Bill Blue
bblue@middlefieldohio.com
440.632.1725

 

sam

Sam Morrow
lcdrjsm@yahoo.com
440.773-8754

 

 

 

Carl Horning

 

 

 

Carl Hornung
chornung1@roadrunner.com
440-739-0448

Scott Klein

 

Scott Klein
sklein@sheffieldsteel.net
440.635.6702

 

Ron Wiech

 

Ron Wiech
rwiech@middlefieldohio.com
440.632.1294

 

 

 

Kaitlyn Arganti
Kaitlynarganti@gmail.com
440.321.9637

 

>Click here to view the Council Agendas and Minutes.
> Click here to view recently passed Ordinances or Resolutions

 

 

Middlefield Village Council Meets on the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Municipal Center, 14860 N. State Avenue in Council Chambers. In attendance are the Mayor, all Council Members and Department Heads. 

Council Committees

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

Planning Commission 

Application for Appointment/Reappointment

Meets on the Tuesday before Council (Council is held the 2nd Thursday of the Month) at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Center 14860 N. State Ave. 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. Click here to view the minutes.
For the minutes of the former Board of Zoning Appeals (2011-2013) Click here. 

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Finance and Ordinance

Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the Month at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Municipal Center 14860 North State Avenue to discuss budget and finance 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.
Click here to view the minutes.

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Streets and Utilities 

Meets on the Tuesday before Council (Council is held the 2nd Thursday of the 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. Click here to view the minutes.

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Recreation and Parks 

Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the Month at 5:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Municipal Center 14860 North State Avenue to discuss park improvements and maintenance, recreation programs and finances and events like Community Days and Taste of Middlefield. This committee is comprised of the Mayor and two Council Members. Click here to view the minutes.

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Safety 

Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the Month at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Municipal Center 14860 N. State Ave. to discuss safety related issues that primarily pertain to village safety forces. This committee is comprised of three Council Members. Click here to view the minutes.

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Economic Development Committee

Economic Development Meets quarterly on the Tuesday before Council (Council is held the 2nd Thursday of the Month) 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 the Economic Development director, and three local residents or entrepreneurs. Click here to view the minutes.

Ben Garlich, bgarlich@middlefieldohio.com, 440.313.8906
Leslie Gambosi-McCoy, lgambosi@middlefieldohio.com, 440.632.3540
Bill Blue, bblue@middlefieldohio.com, 440.632.1725
Scott Klein sklein@sheffield.net, 440.635.6702
Dave McDowell, davidandjudy@roadrunner.com, 440.632.5662
Dave Dietrich, dk623@yahoo.com,   440.228.8945
Dick Schill, sschill615@gmail.com, 440.632.3077
Kim Breyley, breyleyk@gmail.com 330-389-0094