REMEMBER TO VOTE:  A special election is being held on Tuesday, August 8th.  City residents will see a renewal levy for Emergency Medical Services on the ballot.  Please remember to exercise your right to vote.

Bids Being Accepted for Sludge Lagoons Cleaning for the Drinking Water Plant

Sealed bids properly endorsed “BID FOR REMOVAL AND DISPOSAL OF LIME SLUDGE” shall be received by the City of North Canton’s Board of Control at North Canton City Hall, 145 North Main Street, North Canton, OH 44720, until 11:00 A.M., Friday, August 18, 2017, at which time they will be opened and read aloud in Council Chambers. Anyone wishing to get a bid packet should be advised to contact this office by mail, in person, by telephone (330-499-8223) or by e-mail (

Now Hiring for Chief Building Officer

The City of North Canton is seeking a qualified candidate for a full time position as a Chief Building Officer. This exempt position offers a salary range plus benefits dependent upon experience and certifications. Applicants must have possession of Class I building official certification, a licensed architect or engineer, or any combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, abilities and skill. Applicants must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license, be insurable under the city’s insurance policy and possess at least one current inspection license in plumbing or electrical inspection. The job description is available below. Send resumes to or Director of Administrative Services, 145 N. Main St., North Canton, OH 44720. Chief Building Officer Job Description

Now Hiring for Full Time Laborer Position

Full-Time General Laborer – Service Center Position includes healthcare, vacation, and paid holidays. Position:                                                                                Salary Range: General Laborer Entry Level to Service Worker II            $12.81 to $21.27 per hour Note: Position and Salary based on experience and 6 month evaluation Application should be made to the Office of the Director of Administration for those applying for the position. Experience with sanitary and storm systems is a desirable skill, so please note any experience in this area with the job request. Please include any training or certifications and submit a city application that can be found on the city’s web site (above) or obtained Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM from the Office of: The Director of Administration, North Canton City Hall, 145 North Main Street, North Canton, Ohio 44720 The final decision on hiring rests with the Director of Administration. City Job Application

John Minock Announced as Chief of Police

Mayor David Held has announced that John R. Minock will be appointed as the next Chief of Police for the North Canton Police Department. Former Police Chief Stephan Wilder retired in March after serving more than 35 years with the city. Minock served with the police department as an unpaid Auxiliary Officer in 1986 and moved to part-time status in October 1988. He was sworn in as a full time patrolman in January 1989 and promoted to Sergeant in 2011. He served over 10 years in and eventually became in charge of the Detective Bureau. He served in many other functions with the department including with the first bicycle patrol unit and the Child Abuse Task Force. Upon being promoted to Lieutenant in 2015 he assumed the responsibilities of all the uniformed patrol officers. John scored the top score on the recent Civil Service promotional exam. John Minock grew up in North Canton, graduated from Hoover High School in 1982 and lives in the city with his wife Christine to whom he has been married for over 26 years. John’s father James who passed away in 2007 had previously served over 12 years as an Auxiliary Officer with the department. …