Boards and Commissions

Planning Commission

Planning Commission consists of five members, one of which is a Member of Council. The term of the citizen members is four years. Planning Commission conducts studies and surveys and prepares plans, reports and maps relative to the overall planning of the growth, development and redevelopment of the City and makes recommendations to City Council, the Board of Zoning Appeals, and the administrative officers of the City. This Commission is responsible for the continuous review of the effectiveness and appropriateness of the Planning and Zoning Code, review of site plans and conditional use permits, and review of subdivisions. Planning Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm.

For additional information contact Kameryn Jones at 513-539-7374 extension 1020. 

Members:  Dan Clark, Michael Morris, Steve Wood, Rob Tubbs, and Robert Routson

Board of Zoning Appeals

The Board of Zoning Appeals consists of five members with a term of five years. The Board of Zoning Appeals hears appeals from decisions issued by the Zoning Enforcement Officer relating to the enforcement of the Planning and Zoning Code and the International Property Maintenance Code. In addition, the Board of Zoning Appeals renders decisions on variance requests. The Board of Zoning Appeals meets on an as needed basis.

For additional information contact Kameryn Jones at 513-539-7374 extension 1020.

Members:  Jonathon Nerenberg, Michael Howard, Lorenzo Adam, Casey Walters, and John Robbins

Park and Recreation Board

The Park and Recreation Board consists of five members with a term of five years. This Board studies the recreational needs of the City and develops plans for the operation, maintenance, and use of recreational facilities within the City. The Park and Recreation Board meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

For additional information contact Donna Turman at 513-727-8953.

Members:  Paul Koloszar, Steve Black, Craig Silverglade, Michael Marchetti, Jeff Hanson, and Anna Hale

Personnel Board

The Personnel Board consists of five members with a term of five years. This Board is responsible for the determination of merit and fitness for the basis for appointment and promotion of employees in the classified service of the City. The Personnel Board meets on an as needed basis.

For additional information contact Kacey Waggaman at 513-539-7374 extension 1025.

John Routson, Steve Black, Stephanie Sellman, Darrel Basford, and Roshawn Jenkins

Local Board of Tax Review

The Local Board of Tax Review shall consist of three members. The three members of the Local Board of Tax Review may be domiciled in the municipality, but the appointing authority may consider membership from individuals who are not domiciled within the municipality. Two members shall be appointed by the legislative authority of the municipality, and may not be employees, elected officials, or contractors with the municipality at any time during their term or in the five years immediately preceding the date of appointment. One member shall be appointed by the top administrative official of the municipality. This member may be an employee of the municipality, but may not be the Director of Finance or equivalent officer, or the Tax Administrator or other similar official or an employee directly involved in municipal tax matters, or any direct subordinate thereof.

For additional information contact Karen Ervin at 513-539-7374 extension 1005.

Daniel Phillips and Kameryn Jones

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee consists of five members for a term of three years. The primary functions of the Audit Committee are to review financial information, review the system of internal controls, and provide independent recommendations to City Council. The Committee shall have one representative sit on the City Finance Committee in a non-voting, advisory capacity. The Audit Committee meets at least once quarterly at a time and place selected by a vote of its members.

For additional information contact Deborah Armitage at 513-539-7374 extension 1005.

Members:  Mark Swartz, Daniel Phillips, Mary Maurer, and Joe Grace