Council Committees

Marion City Council Committee Meetings are held every 1st Monday and 3rd Tuesday of each month at Marion City Hall, Courtroom Number One, 2nd Floor, 233 West Center Street, Marion, Ohio 43301-1802.


 

   Finance Committee    

Shall be referred all ordinances, resolutions and other matters relating to finances, indebtedness appropriations, the payment of moneys not provided for by previous legislation, taxation and all matters pertaining to the City Auditor's office, the standardization of salaries and wages and the sale or purchase of real estate.  (See Rules of Council, Section 111.03 (1) Committees of Council as found in the Marion City Codified Ordinances)

  • Ralph Cumston, Chair
  • Josh Daniels
  • Dale Osborn

 

   Streets & Sewers Committee

Shall be referred all ordinances, resolutions and other matters pertaining to the construction, repair, maintenance, inspection, cleaning improvement, assessment and vacations of streets, alleys and sidewalks, and matters relating to that area between the curb line and the private property line, and all matters pertaining to traffic regulation and to the sewage disposal system and to the construction, repair, maintenance, inspection, cleaning, improvement, assessment, vacation and cross-connections of storm and sanitary sewers.  (See Rules of Council, Section 111.03 (2) Committees of Council as found in the Marion City Codified Ordinances)

  • Mike Thomas, Chair
  • Debbie Blevins
  • Scott Crider

 

   Public Utilities Committee

Shall be referred all ordinances, resolutions and other matters pertaining to rates to be paid by the municipality to any public utility for street lighting or other utility services and to existing or proposed franchises with any public utility, including CATV, bus and taxicab operations. See Rules of Council, Section 111.03 (3) Committees of Council as found in the Marion City Codified Ordinances)

  • Debbie Blevins, Chair
  • Ralph Cumston
  • John Smith

 

   Municipal Services, Parks & Recreation 

Shall be referred all ordinances, resolution and other matters relating to the Public Safety/Service Department, Police Division, Fire Division, Health Board, workmen's compensation, employee's relations, civil service and civil defense and other matters relating to the parks and recreation.  See Rules of Council, Section 111.03 (4) Committees of Council as found in the Marion City Codified Ordinances)

  • Ralph Cumston, Chair
  • John Smith
  • Scott Crider

 

   Legislation, Codes & Regulations

Shall be referred all ordinances, resolutions and other matters pertaining to County, State or Federal legislation affecting the City; rules apportionment; redistricting; all initiative, referendum and recall petitions; all matters relating to courts; enforcement ordinance imposing fines penalties forfeiture or imprisonment; and civil rights and other matters relating to curfew liquor permits obscenity, air pollution, water pollution, building codes housing codes plumbing codes, slum clearance dangerous buildings and excavations, subdivision regulations, weeds, noise, signs, peddlers, solicitors, junk yards, fortune tellers, advertising, coin-operated devices, entertainment, bingo, lotteries and other matters relating to the regulation of lands, buildings, businesses, professions and persons.  See Rules of Council, Section 111.03 (5) Committees of Council as found in the Marion City Codified Ordinances)

  • Josh Daniels, Chair
  • Debbie Blevins
  • Dale Osborn

 

   Airport, Lands, & Buildings

Shall be referred all ordinances, resolutions and other matters pertaining to all public buildings and grounds owned, leased or operated by the municipality, including parking lots, and all ordinances, resolutions and other matters relating to the Marion Municipal Airport.  See Rules of Council, Section 111.03 (6) Committees of Council as found in the Marion City Codified Ordinances)

  • Ayers Ratliff, Chair
  • John Smith
  • Dale Osborn

 

   Zoning & Annexation

Shall be referred all ordinances, resolutions and other matters pertaining to zoning and annexation. See Rules of Council, Section 111.03 (7) Committees of Council as found in the Marion City Codified Ordinances)

  • John Smith, Chair
  • Beckie Gustin
  • Josh Daniels

 

   Jobs & Economic Development

Shall be referred all ordinances, resolutions and all other matters relating to industrial and economic development of the municipality, present jobs and future employment opportunities. See Rules of Council, Section 111.03 (8) Committees of Council as found in the Marion City Codified Ordinances)

  • Ayers Ratliff, Chair
  • Mike Thomas
  • Scott Crider

 

   Regional Planning

Shall be referred all matters relating to the overall planning in the City of Marion, Ohio.  See Rules of Council, Section 111.03 (9) Committees of Council as found in the Marion City Codified Ordinances)

  • Beckie Gustin, Chair
  • Ayers Ratliff
  • Scott Crider

 

   Information Systems

Shall be referred all ordinances, resolutions and other matters relating to information systems, computer networks, computer issues, telephone issues, and those other matters related to any electronic media not already referred to any other standing committee.

  • Beckie Gustin, Chair
  • Ayers Ratliff
  • John Smith

 

   Traffic Commission

  • Mike Thomas
  • Debbie Blevins
  • Scott Crider
  • Engineer Terry Lively
  • Law Director Mark Russell
  • Police Chief Collins
  • Safety Director Tom Robbins