Government

Milan's Government

The Village of Milan is a statutory form of government as allowed by the Ohio Revised Code for municipalities with populations less than 5,000. The Village is governed by a six member at large Council lead by an elected Mayor. The Council acts as the legislative body where the Mayor only votes in the case of a tie.

A Council President is elected at the first meeting of each year. The Council President acts on behalf of the Mayor during the Mayor’s absence.

The Mayor oversees the daily operation of the Village through his direct reports; the Police Chief, Fiscal Officer and Village Administrator. The Mayor also determines the need for temporary or permanent committees, boards and commissions, filling the positions respectively with approval of Council.

The Mayor and each Council member serve four year terms.

Mayor's Office Information

Pam Crosby is the Mayor of Milan. The Mayor serves as the administrative head of government representing the Village. The Mayor’s office is located in the Administration Building, 11 S. Main Street, 419-499-4161 ext. 5, or email at  email

Council information and current members

The Village of Milan holds Council Meetings on the 4th Wednesday of each month in the Council Room at the Village Administration Building, 11 S. Main Street. The meetings are held at 6 P.M.

All Council Meetings are open to the public. Residents are encouraged to attend to hear firsthand what is happening in the Village and to allow their opinions to be heard.

We will keep the first 15 minutes available for public participation. If you have any question, you may email Cathy Ramey at email stating your name, address and your question for Council.

Current members of council include Council President Carla Rospert, Mike Bickley, Patty DeLand, Tim McIlrath, Nate Shafer and Stefan Taylor.

Fiscal Officer

The Village of Milan's Fiscal Officer Catherine Ramey, runs the day to day financial operations.  Milan operates under budgetary fund accounting guidelines, which include budgets and appropriations that guide the Village throughout the year. The Village of Milan's finances are audited on a two year cycle by the Auditor of the State of Ohio.

The Fiscal Officer's office is located in the Administration Building, 11 S. Main Street.

Fiscal Officer may be contacted at 419-499-4161 ext. 4 or email at email

Village of Milan Administrator

The Village Administrator position is appointed by the Mayor and approved by Council. The Village Administrator, oversees the operations of the Street Department, Electric Department, Water and Waste Water Departments as well as the Utility Office.

Administrator Brian Rospert may be reached at email or by calling 419-499-4161 ext. 3.

Committees

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

Tim McIlrath, Nate Shafer, and Stefan Taylor are the members of the Streets, Sidewalk and Sewers Committee.

Mike Bickley, Tim McIlrath and Nate Shafer are the members of the Safety Committee.

Mike Bickley, Patty Deland and Carla Rospert are the members of the Finance Committee.

Stefan Taylor is a member of the Regional Planning and Building Codes Committee. In this role, Stefan Taylor is also the Village’s delegate to the Erie Regional Planning with Mayor Pam Crosby acting as alternate.

Mayor Pam Crosby and Carla Rospert are the members of the Erie County - Tax Incentive Review Council.

Mike Bickley, Patty Deland and Carla Rospert are the members of the Utilities Committee.

Mike Bickley, Nate Shafer and Stefan Taylor are the members of the Council’s Civic Contacts and Historical Committee.

Patty DeLand, Tim McIlrath and Nate Shafer are the members of the Parks and Trees Committee.

Mayor Pam Crosby, Administrator Brian Rospert, Al Buggele, Marsha Scott and Ann Basilone-Jones are the members of the Beautification Committee.

Design Review Board members are Mayor Pam Crosby, Fritz Berckmueller, Patty Deland, Ann Basilone-Jones and Dan Frederick.

Patty DeLand (Delegate) and Stefan Taylor (Alternate) are the members of the Erie County Council of Governments REP (1 Yr. App't).

Standing Boards and Commissions include

Planning Commission: This five member commission meets on an as needed basis. The current members include three (3) residents; Rob DeLand, Pam Grames and Jim Schoenegge along with the Mayor and Council member Tim McIlrath.

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 John Batchelor, Joe Chicotel, Jeff Huber and Andrew LaVine.

Property Maintenance Board: This five member board meets on an as needed basis. The current members include; Council member Patty DeLand, Randy Glovinsky and Pam Grames along with Mayor Pam Crosby.

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, Beau Busdicker and Brock Busdicker. 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. Resident Nancy Justice and members of the administration include the Fiscal Officer, Solicitor and the Administrator representing the Mayor.

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 419-499-4161 ext. 5 or email email

Meetings Minutes and Legislation

For information regarding upcoming meeting agendas, please contact the Fiscal Officer at (419) 499-4161 ext. 4 or email

A searchable database of the Village’s codified ordinances is available at American Legal.

NOTE: COUNCIL MINUTES POSTED AFTER COUNCIL APPROVAL AND SIGNED.

Work Session Minutes
January 14th May 13, 2021
Cancelled
Sept 9, 2021
February 11, 2021 June 10, 2021 October 14, 2021
March 11, 2021 July 8, 2021 November 11, 2021
April 8, 2021 August 12, 2021
Cancelled
December 9, 2021
Council Minutes
January 27, 2021 May 26, 2021 August 25, 2021
February 24, 2021 June 23, 2021 September 22, 2021
March 24, 2021 July 8, 2021
Public Hearing
October 27, 2021
April 8, 2021
Special Meeting
July 21, 2021
Special Meeting
November , 2021
April 28, 2021 July 28, 2021 November , 2021
May 4, 2021
Special Meeting (revised)
August 12, 2021
Public Hearing
Special Meeting
2020
​​​​January 22, 2020 June 24, 2020 September 23, 2020
February 26, 2020 July 22, 2020 October 28, 2020
March 25, 2020 August 5, 2020 - Special Meeting November 4, 2020 - Special Meeting
April 22, 2020 August 26, 2020 November 18, 2020
May 27, 2020 September 9, 2020 - Special Meeting December 16, 2020
2019
​​​​January 23, 2019 June 26, 2019 November 20, 2019
February 27, 2019 July 24, 2019 December 18, 2019
March 27, 2019 August 28, 2019
April 24, 2019 September 25, 2019
May 22, 2019 October 23, 2019
2018
January 24, 2018 June 27, 2018 November 28, 2018
February 28, 2018 July 25, 2018 December 19, 2018
March 28, 2018 August 22, 2018
April 25, 2018 September 26, 2018
May 23, 2018 October 24, 2018
2017
January 25, 2017 March 29, 2017 - Special Meeting August 23, 2017
February 1, 2017 - Special Meeting April 26, 2017 September 27, 2017
February 8, 2017 - Special Meeting May 24, 2017 October 25, 2017
February 22, 2017 June 21, 2017 November 15, 2017
March 22, 2017 July 26, 2017 December 20, 2017
2016
January 27, 2016 June 22, 2016 November 16, 2016
February 24, 2016 July 27, 2016 December 14, 2016
March 23, 2016 August 24, 2016
April 27, 2016 September 28, 2016
May 25, 2016 October 26, 2016
2015
January 28, 2015 June 24, 2015 November 18, 2015
February 25, 2015 July 22, 2015 December 16, 2015
March 25, 2015 August 26, 2015
April 22, 2015 September 23, 2015
May 27, 2015 October 28, 2015
2014
January 8, 2014 April 9, 2014 August 27, 2014
January 22, 2014 April 23, 2014 September 24, 2014
February 12, 2014 April 30, 2014 - Special Meeting October 22, 2014
February 26, 2014 May 28, 2014 November 19, 2014
March 12, 2014 - Canceled Due to Weather June 25, 2014 December 17, 2014
March 26, 2014 July 23, 2014
2013
January 9, 2013 April 10, 2013 September 11, 2013
January 23, 2013 - Canceled April 24, 2013 September 25, 2013
February 13, 2013 May 8, 2013 October 9, 2013
February 27, 2013 June 12, 2013 October 23, 2013
March 13, 2013 July 10, 2013 November 13, 2013
March 27, 2013 August 14, 2013 December 11, 2013
2012
January 11, 2012 May 9, 2012 September 12, 2012
January 25, 2012 May 23, 2012 - Canceled Due to Lack of Quorum. September 26, 2012
February 9, 2012 June 13, 2012 October 10, 2012
February 22, 2012 June 27, 2012 October 24, 2012 - Canceled
March 14, 2012 July 11, 2012 November 14, 2012
March 28, 2012 July 25, 2012 November 28, 2012
April 11, 2012 August 8, 2012 December 19, 2012
April 25, 2012 August 22, 2012

Public Record Policy

Public Request Form

Contact Information
Justina Demarchi: email

Village of Milan