Boards, Commission & Committees

The North Canton Civil Service Commission consists of three (3) electors of the municipality appointed by Council to six year terms.

Only full time Police, E.M.S. and Fire Personnel are covered by North Canton civil service provisions.

The Civil Service Commission shall provide by rule for the ascertainment of merit and fitness as the basis for appointment and promotions in the service of the municipality and for appeals from actions of transfer, reduction or removal for personnel classified under civil service. Such rules shall be adopted in the sole discretion of the Civil Service Commission and shall prevail over, override and supersede any and all conflicting or inconsistent general State of Ohio statutes, rules or regulations covering, referring to or in any way or manner addressing civil service requirements.

Commission Members Expiration of Term
 Jordan Greenwald  December 31, 2015
 Doug Lane  December 31, 2017
 Arthur Brakus  December 31, 2019

Secretary:  Mary Beth Bailey, Clerk of Council

Civil Service Meeting Minutes & Agendas

6-22-07 Meeting Minutes

3-3-08 Agenda only

Aug 1, 2014 Agenda Civil Service

October 30, 2014 Civil Service Agenda

December 19, 2014 Civil Service Agenda

January 7, 2015 Civil Service Commission Meeting Agenda

October 15, 2015 Civil Service Commission Meeting Agenda

This North Canton Electrical Board of Examiners has five members appointed by the Mayor for 5-year terms.

The following are current members of the Board with their specific term expirations:

Board Members Expiration of Term
Kevin Cooper December 31, 2014
Wesley Schaub, III December 31, 2016
Mark Gold December 31, 2016
Vacant December 31, 2013
Scott Humbert December 31, 2013

Ex-officio members:

Russell Don Walker, Inspector

The Electrical Board makes up examinations and administers the examinations, usually three times per calendar year.

The current members and their term expiration dates are as follows:

Board Members Expiration of Term
Robert Werstler December 31, 2014
Eldon Barley December 31, 2016
Gary Lesh December 31, 2017
Robert Fox December 31, 2012
Richard White December 31, 2013

Ex-Officio Member:

Superintendent of Permits and Development
Russell Don Walker – Inspector

SubcontractorThis five member North Canton Planning Commission is appointed by the Mayor for five (5) year staggered terms. The Commission reviews and approves commercial building site plans. They review and recommend to City Council actions for proposed zone changes. Subdivisions of land such as plats and lot splits are approved by them.

The Planning Commission meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 P.M. if they have an agenda. Deadline for submission of items is the 15th of the preceding month.

The current commission consists of the following members with their current term expiration:

Commission Members Expiration of Term
Dennis Flechtner, Chairman December 31, 2019
Eric Dalpiaz December 31, 2021
Robert J. McCleaster December 31, 2017
Thomas Serra December 31, 2020
Peter Volas December 31, 2018

Non-Voting Members:

Gary Fry, Director of Permits & Development
Mike Grimes, Director of Administration
Councilperson Marcia Kiesling

The current Plumbing Board members and their expiration dates are as follows:

Board Members Expiration of Term
Bill Miller December 31, 2014
Ronnie Berger December 31, 2014
Leo Humbert December 31, 2010
Dennis Elliott December 31, 2013
Scott Ring December 31, 2011

The Plumbing Board establish plumbing examinations for journeyman and administers exams, usually three times a year.

Price Park EventThis North Canton Recreation Board has five members appointed by the Mayor for 5-year staggered terms. Two of the members are either Board of Education members or their designates. The North Canton Recreation Board is an advisory board that recommends and provides guidance to the Administration for equipping, operating, and establishing recreational programs.

The meetings are public and are held the 3rd Monday of each month at 4:00 pm in the North Canton Civic Center (unless announced & moved to another park facility).

The current members and their expiration dates are as follows:

Board Members Expiration of Term
Delvin Baker December 31, 2017
Christine Clevenger December 31, 2019
Bruce Hunt (Appointed by BOE) December 31, 2018
Jeff Pelot December 31, 2018
Jim Pepper (Appointed by BOE) December 31, 2018

Non-Voting Members:

Douglas Foltz, Council Member
Jim Davis, Parks, Recreation & Grounds Superintendent

City HallThe North Canton Zoning and Building Standards Board of Appeals has five (5) members, appointed by the Mayor for five (5) year staggered terms. The Board hears appeals from property owners aggrieved by decisions rendered by City building and zoning officials, and may grant variances from zoning regulations.

The North Canton Zoning Board meetings are public and generally held at 6:00 P.M. on the 4th Tuesday of each month in City Council Chambers.

The clerk for Zoning Board is Ms. Jessica Shackle.

For further information regarding the Board, please contact her at 330-499-5557.

The current Board Chairman is Mr.William Cline. The current Vice Chairman is Mr. Brian Mihalcin.

Board Members Expiration of Term
William Cline December 31, 2019
Samuel Bacon, Jr. December 31, 2021
Marilyn Weaver December 31, 2018
Brian Mihalcin December 31, 2017
Clint Zollinger  December 31, 2020

Non-Voting Members:

Council President Daniel Jeff Peters

Mike Grimes, Director of Administration

Gary Fry, Director of Permits & Development