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Bucyrus City Council Announcement

         The Bucyrus City Council will meet at 7:00 PM Tuesday,
May 16, 2017 for a regularly scheduled Council meeting in Council Chambers, City Hall, 500 S. Sandusky Ave., Bucyrus.
          Council will consider legislation for: 

  • Two alley vacations at Hopley Avenue and Whetstone Street

          At the beginning of the meeting Dan Ross will be sworn in as an at-large Council member, filling the seat vacated by Wanda Sharrock on April 30. He was appointed to the position by the Crawford County Democratic Party on May 11.

          The public is invited to attend the meeting. Council reserves the right to amend the agenda as needed for the regularly scheduled Council meeting.


On Monday, June 12, 2017, at 4:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, 500 S. Sandusky Ave., Bucyrus, a public hearing will be conducted by The Bucyrus City Council to consider proposed amendments to the Bucyrus City Zoning Ordinance. This public hearing is in accordance with Bucyrus Codified Ordinances 1125.06, 1145.06 and Ohio Revised Code 713.12.

The Bucyrus City Platting Committee has recommended the following amendment to the Bucyrus Zoning Ordinances:

1157.02 Official Zoning District Map

Redistrict the following parcels at 1215 Hopley Ave. for MMB Development, LLC;

080017700000 from Urban Neighborhood Residential (R3) to Limited Commercial/Industrial      (LIC)
080017701000 from Urban Neighborhood Residential (R3) to Limited Commercial/Industrial      (LIC)
080017702000 from Urban Neighborhood Residential (R3) to Limited Commercial/Industrial      (LIC)
080017706000 from Urban Neighborhood Residential (R3) to Limited Commercial/Industrial      (LIC)

The proposed zoning changes shall be on file for public examination in the office of the Zoning Administrator at City Hall.

The City of Bucyrus
Garnet “Sis” Love
President, Bucyrus City Council


Upcoming Committee Meetings

A Joint Regular Committee meeting for Thursday, May 18, 2017, will be held at 6:00 PM in Council Chambers of City Hall, 500 S. Sandusky Ave., Bucyrus.
Topics of discussion will include the following but are not limited to:      

  • Economic Development Committee
    Tax Incentive Review Council recommendations
  • Platting Committee
    Retail and alcohol sales in public right of way
  • Health & Safety Committee
    Junk vehicles ordinance
    Ambulance contract

          The public is welcome to attend.

Council President Garnet "Sis" Love

Bucyrus Council President Garnet Sis Love


Council President

Garnet "Sis" Love (R)
936 S. East St.
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City Council serves the residents of Bucyrus.  There are 7 members of Council  -  4 Ward representatives and 3 At Large members- and a President of Council.  Council members and the Council President  are elected to 2 year terms with the election held in odd number years. 

Council meetings are televised on our local access Channel.  At each meeting the citizens of Bucyrus are able to present information about upcoming events, public service messages, or bring up subjects for discussion

Please join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month in Council Chambers at City Hall.  

2016 Bucyrus City Council

Bucyrus City Council 2016

Bucyrus City Council Members

Bucyrus Council Member Bruce Truka

Bruce Truka, Ward 1

Service Committee Chairman

Serves the following Committees:
Public Lands & Buildings, Service, Economic Development

1135 East End Way
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Bucyrus Council Member Monica Sack

Monica Sack, Ward 2

Economic Development Committee Chair

Serves the following Committees:
Public Lands & Buildings, Economic Development, Finance

911 Rogers St.
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Bucyrus Council Member William O'Rourke

Bill O'Rourke, Ward 3

Finance Committee Chair

Serves the following Committees:
Platting, Service, Health & Safety, Finance

1042 Martha Ave.
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Bucyrus Council Member Steve Pifer

Steve Pifer, Ward 4

Health & Safety Committee Chair

Serves the following Committees:
Finance, Platting, Health & Safety

309 James St.
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Bucyrus Council Member Dan Wirebaugh

Dan Wirebaugh

Public Lands & Buidings Committee Chair

Serves the following Committees:
Public Lands & Buildings, Service, Economic Development, Finance

1092 Martha Ave.
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Bucyrus Council Member Wanda Sharrock

Daniel Ross

Appointed by the Democratic Committee

Serves the following Committees:
Platting, Service, Health & Safety

1000 Woodlawn Avenue, Bucyrus
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Bucyrus Council Member Mark Makeever

Mark Makeever

Junior Councilman

Serves the following Committees:
Platting Economic Development Health & Safety Public Lands & Buildings

833 S. Poplar St.
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Council Clerk Todd Hill

Todd Hill

Bucyrus Council Clerk

419-562-6767 x 238
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2016-2017 Bucyrus City Council Committees, Duties and Assignments

  • Monica Sack Chairman
  • Mark Makeever
  • Bruce Truka
  • Dan Wirebaugh
  • Airport (Service to Community)
  • Chamber of Commerce (Labor,Organizations, Associations)
  • City Planning Commission
  • City Real Estate Management
  • Crawford County Economic Development
  • Downtown Revitalization
  • Enterprise Zone
  • Enterprise Zone Agreements
  • Fair Housing
  • Industries (Promote, Help, Attract)
  • Promotion of Jobs, Local Business
  • Prospective Real Estate Acquisitions and Purchase Options (Public/Private)
  • Railroads (Service to Community)
  • Service on Various Boards Dealing with Economic Development
  • Tax Abatements
  • Tax Incentive Review council – Related Activities
  • Tourism and Visitor’s Bureau
  • Bill O’Rourke Chairman
  • Steve Pifer
  • Dan Wirebaugh
  • Monica Sack
  • Appropriations
  • Bed Tax
  • Budget
  • Enterprise Zone Agreements
  • Financing
  • Grants
  • Manpower/Compensation
  • Salary Schedule
  • Tax Abatements
  • Steve Pifer Chairman
  • Bill O’Rourke
  • Mark Makeever
  • Wanda Sharrock
  • Ambulance
  • Emergency Management Agency
  • Fire Department
  • Health Insurance
  • Liquor Permits
  • Parking
  • Peddler Permits
  • Police Department
  • Street Lighting
  • Traffic Control
  • Wanda Sharrock Chairman
  • Steve Pifer
  • Mark Makeever
  • Bill O’Rourke
  • Annexations
  • Building Permits
  • Dedications, Streets & Alleys
  • Grades
  • Railroads (Maintenance & Repair)
  • Sewers & Drains (CM &R)
  • Sidewalks (CM&R)
  • Signs
  • Streets (CM&R)
  • Subdivisions
  • Vacations, Streets & Alleys
  • Zoning
  • Dan Wirebaugh Chairman
  • Bruce Truka
  • Monica Sack
  • Mark Makeever
  • Agricultural Land
  • Bike & Hiking
  • Buildings
  • City Real Estate Management
  • Land Leases/Sale
  • Office Space
  • Parks & Playgrounds
  • Prospective Real Estate Acquisitions & Purchase Options (Public/Private)
  • Reservoirs
  • Bruce Truka Chairman
  • Dan Wirebaugh
  • Wanda Sharrock
  • Bill O’Rourke
  • Airport (Maintenance & Repair)
  • Cable TV
  • Fleet Insurance
  • Garbage Service
  • Gas, Electric & Telephone
  • Local Access Cable
  • Recycling
  • Sewage Service
  • Storm water Utility Service
  • Water Service