The Village of Mantua will be holding a public hearing for the 2017 tax budget which will take place Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 6:45 p.m. with the regular monthly Council meeting to follow. The meeting will be in Council's chambers, 4650 High Street, Mantua. Jenny August, Mantua Village Clerk-Treasurer.
The Village of Mantua is seeking a Village Administrator. Position requires: supervisory experience, municipal maintenance background or equivalent, a minimum class B CDL, heavy equipment operation, OSHA compliance, proficient in computer skills, calculating a budget and tracking appropriations, as well as other duties consistent with Ohio Revised Code 735.273. Applicant must be able to obtain Water and WWTP licensing if necessary. This position may be full or part-time by agreement between employer and successful applicant; however, position requires on-call responsibilities. Salary commensurate with experience. Direct resume and cover letter to Mayor Linda Clark, Village of Mantua, P.O. Box 775, Mantua, Ohio 44255 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is April 1, 2016.
The Mantua Village Historic Landmark Commission has submitted their 2016 meeting schedule. Meetings will take place on March 5, May 7, June 25, September 10, and November 5. They will also meet January 7, 2017. These meetings will be held in Council chambers, 4650 High Street Mantua at 10:30 a.m. Nick Ehlert, Chair, Historic Landmark Commission.
The Village of Mantua Council is seeking letters of interest from individuals willing to serve on the Mantua Village Board of Tax Review. Three positions are available; two are two-year terms to be appointed by the Village Council and one is an indefinite term to be appointed by the Mayor. Duties of the Board of Tax Review include adopting rules governing its own procedures and hearing appeals of assessments made by the Income Tax Administrator. This is a volunteer position and applicants need not be residents of the Village of Mantua. Please submit letters of interest to "Mantua Village Board of Tax Review", P.O. Box 775, Mantua, OH, 44255, and specify whether your interest is in a two-year or indefinite term.
The Village of Mantua Police Department is seeking part-time dispatchers. Please click here for job posting details.
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A Little History
Mantua Village (pronounced, "MAN-a-way") is located along the Cuyahoga River (known by native inhabitants as the "Crooked River") in Portage County. From its humble beginnings in the early 1800s, with its railroad station, 13 saloons, house of "ill repute" and a shipping point for area farmers, Mantua Village was formed and quickly began to grow. A Post Office was established in 1860 and the Village was incorporated in 1898. Our town, named after a famous city in Northern Italy, has continued to grow and mature. It is a beautiful, peaceful village, filled with historic buildings and friendly people who care.
Mantua is located on Ohio State Route 44, ten miles north of Ravenna (the Portage County Seat), twenty miles northeast of Akron, and twenty-seven miles southeast of Cleveland. Today, with access to the Ohio Turnpike just two miles to the south and access to US Route 422 seven miles to the north, we believe that this area will soon be the fastest-growing and most sought-after region in Northeast Ohio. Clean air, beautiful countryside, and excellent schools, backed up by sound zoning and facilitated planned growth, make Mantua Village a most desireable place to live and work.
We invite you to investigate the potentials of this exciting corridor that runs between Cleveland and Youngstown, and be assured that you, your family and your business will not only be welcome, but helped in every way possible. Come look us over and join with us in the wonderful years to come.