Village of Milan
The Village of Milan is a classic example of the high quality of life found in small town America. The Firelands was given as compensation to Connecticut families burned out and ...
Village Departments
The Village of Milan is formed by 10 primary departments including: Building, Electric, Finance, Police, Mayors Court, Streets, Utilities, Water, Waste Water, and Zoning.
Businesses in Milan
The Milan Chamber of Commerce has grown to be a strong, progressive, volunteer organization of over 140 business members. Businesses of all sizes derive value from...
Milan Schools
Milan is extremely fortunate to have an outstanding public school system available to its younger residents in the Edison Local Schools. The school district has achieved a designation of EXCELLENT having...
Milan Public Library
The beautiful Carnegie building houses the Milan-Berlin Township Public Library at 19 E. Church Street. The Public Library provides full services to area residents with...
Historic Museums of Milan Ohio
Milan is home to the Edison Birthplace Museum, and the Milan Historical Museum which is a seven building campus located just steps from the birthplace of America's greatest inventor, Thomas A. Edison.
Charming photo of Milan The Birthplace of Thomas Alva Edison
Milan Administration Committees, Boards and Commissions
Committees, Boards and Commissions
Photo of a small crowd gathering in Historic Milan Ohio The Mayor with approval of Council appoints residents to fill positions on various committees, boards and commissions. Additionally, the Mayor at the first meeting of each year appoints various Council members to Committee positions. The Council persons are charged with understanding the respective Village activities and being Council’s knowledge expert in the given areas.  
Standing Council Committees include
Todd Barber, John Fox and Chris Gilliam sit on the Streets, Sidewalk and Sewers Committee.
Todd Barber, Mary Basterash and Chris Gilliam fill the Safety Committee positions.
Mary Basterash, Jim Brown and Randy Glovinsky are the members of the Finance Committee.
John Fox is a member of the Regional Planning and Building Codes Committee. In this role, John Fox is also the Village’s delegate to the Erie Regional Planning with Mayor Rockwell acting as his alternate.
The Utilities Committee is made up of Mary Basterash, Jim Brown and Randy Glovinsky. 

Jim Brown, John Fox and Randy Glovinsky serve on the Council’s Civic Contacts and Historical Committee.
The Parks and Trees Committee consists of Todd Barber, John Fox and Chris Gilliam.
Standing Boards and Commissions include
Planning Commission. This five member commission meets on an as needed basis. The current members include three (3) residents; Jim Schoenegge, Larry Smith and Jenny Henry Bobel, along with the Mayor and Councilman John Fox.

Zoning Board of Appeals. This five member board is entirely staffed by residents and meets on an as needed basis. The current Board is led by Chairman Dan Frederick and includes members Kevin Ackerman, Robert Gliatta, Stan Roberts, and Larry Schell.
Click here for our Zoning Map.

Property Maintenance Board. This five member board meets on an as needed basis. The current members include four (4) residents; John Fox, Richard Kiser, Stan Roberts and Larry Smith along with the Mayor.

Tree Commission. The commission is made up of five residents and meets on an as needed basis. The current members include David Berckmueller, Martha Berckmueller, Candy Draeger, Chris Gilliam and Stan Roberts. Alternate is Fritz Berckmueller.

Records Commission. The commission is made up of one resident and members of the Village administration and is charged with adopting policies and procedures to ensure the handling of the Village’s records following records retention policy as required by the State of Ohio. Mary Basterash represents the residents on the Commission. Other members include a Utility Clerk, Fiscal Officer, Solicitor and the Administrator representing the Mayor.

We encourage you to participate. Residents are encouraged to participate in their local government by volunteering for positions on the various boards and commissions. If you have an interest in an appointment to any specific board or commission, please contact the Mayor at 419-499-2631 or email [email protected]
Charming photo of the Village of Milan Ohio
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11 S. Main Street
PO Box 1450
Milan, OH 44846

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