- City Properties, Parks & Rec.
- City Utilities
- Environmental Health & Social Services
- Finance & Personnel
- Planning, Annexation & Codes
- Public Welfare & Safety
- Rules, Marketing & Development
- Streets, Sidewalks & Lighting
This Committee is responsible for legislation for acquisition of property, for parks or general municipal functions, excluding downtown redevelopment and for legislation concerning the maintenance of all City buildings and all parks and recreation facilities, excluding utilities.
Chair: Nina Angeloff
Members: Joyce Coburn and Elwood Palmer
This committee meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday at 6:00 pm in the Jury Room.
This Committee is responsible for legislation regarding: water, sewer, and trash; authorizing bids for public works, improvements; for purchase of equipment or materials; setting sewer rates; the method of trash pick-up and payment of said service; the maintenance of City utilities; all matters relating to electric, gas, telephone, and cable public utilities. This Committee is responsible for the establishment of specific objectives in the development of long range plans for utility improvements, extensions of services provided by the City, and cost containment.
Chair: Elwood Palmer
Members: Carol Frey, Shannon Conrad-Wokojance
This committee meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday at 6:30 pm in the Small Court Room.
This Committee is responsible for health department legislation and all matters relating to AMHA housing and all social service agency operations that function within the City.
Chair: Patricia Zarle
Members: Shannon Conrad-Wokojance, Joyce Coburn
This committee meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday at 6:00 pm in the Small Court Room.
This Committee is responsible for all legislation involving appropriations, transfers, or expenditure of funds; all budget and pay ordinances; ordinances setting salaries and numbers of employees; and ordinances authorizing contracts with bargaining units.
Chair: Carla Debevec
Members: Nina Angeloff, Carol Frey, and Craig Megyes
This committee meets every Monday at 7:00 pm in the Jury Room.
Planning & Codes: this Committee is responsible for all legislation relating to the planning department; zoning changes or zoning text amendments; and, building department operations.
Annexation: this Committee is responsible for all legislation concerning annexation and the establishment of specific objectives and goals to include designation of areas relative to long range plans for commercial, retail, and residential development.
Chair: Shannon Conrad-Wokojance
Members: Patricia Zarle, Nina Angeloff, and Craig Megyes
This committee meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday at 6:30 pm in the Jury Room.
This Committee is responsible for legislation regarding the police and fire departments, as well as the City’s criminal and traffic Codified Ordinances.
Chair: Shorter Griffin
Members: Carla Debevec and Patricia Zarle
This committee meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday at 6:00 pm in the Small Court Room.
Rules: this Committee has the responsibility to develop rules which govern how council governs and runs itself. When there are questions on the floor, the Presiding Officer may call upon this Committee to resolve disputes of order or disputes concerning how Council is governing itself.
Marketing: this Committee is responsible for the design, coordination, and implementation of a marketing scheme to promote the community. Responsibility includes coordination of efforts between the Barberton Community Development Corporation (BCDC), the Chamber of Commerce, City Administration and other groups interested in providing further economic development within the City.
Development: this Committee is responsible for all financial assistance legislation designed to attract commercial and industrial development, as well as retention of existing business within the City. This includes, but is not limited to, activity of the BCDC, enterprise zone, tax abatement, tax increment financing, distribution of CDBG funds, federal historic rehabilitation tax credits, etc.
Chair: Joyce Coburn
Members: Shorter Griffin, Carla Debevec
This committee meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday at 6:30 pm in the Small Court Room.
This Committee is responsible for all legislation for all street maintenance and purchase of equipment therefore by bid; legislation dealing with public transportation (buses and cabs) and city-owned parking facilities; and, the development of policies relating to sidewalk, curb, streets and lighting improvements within the City.
Chair: Carol Frey
Members: Elwood Palmer and Shorter Griffin
This committee meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday at 6:00 pm in the Jury Room.