About Us

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Teresa Johnston - Mayor

Elected- 4 yr term expires Dec. 31, 2019
Duties of Village Mayor are: Chief Executive,  Supervision of Village Officers, presiding officer of Council meetings however has no vote except in the case of a tie.


Annul salary $3,600 

Village Council

John Knox, Rick Bednarki, John Lowery, Dione Campbell,Lacy Arthur, Donna Hesser. Council is composed of six members elected for overlapping four year terms. Council acts through legislation such as Ordinances and Resolutions.    Council is paid $60 a month.

Gerald Houchin - Village Administrator

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 Gerald has worked for the Village in this current capacity for 12 years. This is a Mayor appointed position with Council approval. Duties of a Village Administrator- Supervision of Village employees and responsibility of Streets, Water, Sewer and Refuse Dept.  

 Current annual salary $8,000   

Fiscal Officer- Rhonda Fitzpatrick

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  The Chief Fiscal Officer of the Village has duties such as clerk- treasurer of Village. The Fiscal Officer is appointed by  the Mayor. This is a part time position approximately 20 hrs. a week at $15.45 per hour.

Steven Fansler Esq. - Village Solicitor

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 Mr Fansler has been Solicitor for the Village the past 5 years. The yearly salary for Solicitor is $7,440 yearly.  

Jack Orders- Zoning Inspector

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937-464-5281
Contact the Zoning Inspector to obtain a permits:
No building, or other structure, shall be erected, moved, added to, structurally altered, nor shall any building, structure or land be established or changed in use without a permit therefor, issued by the Zoning Inspector.
Each Permit $20 then $1.00 per $1,000 of projects cost (example deck costing $5,000 would be $25 permit) 

Frank Harrod - Village Employee

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Frank has worked for the Village 20 years, collectively.  

Brandon Bingham - Village Employee

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Brandon was hired in the Summer of 2017.

Jay Herford - Village Employee

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Jay was hired in the Fall of 2017