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Bucyrus, Ohio 44820-2623

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Bucyrus City Council Announcement

The Bucyrus City Council will meet at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018 for a regularly scheduled Council meeting in Council Chambers, City Hall, 500 S. Sandusky Ave., Bucyrus. 
          Council will consider legislation for:

  • Amendment of City Income Tax Code
  • Billet/Solid Waste
  • Employee Manpower/seasonal help
  • Various appropriations
  • Amendment of Res. No. 205-2017 (Southern Avenue sewer)
  • Purchase of former ODOT facility
  • Purchase of second property

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

A public hearing will be held by Bucyrus City Council on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 500 S. Sandusky Ave. The Bucyrus City Platting Committee is considering amending Section 1163.04 of the Bucyrus Zoning Code to include a new section to permit multi-family dwellings as a conditional use in the City’s R3 districts.

Residents may express opinions about this proposed zoning classification by appearing at the public hearing or by submitting a letter to John S. Rostash, Zoning Administrator, City of Bucyrus, 500 S. Sandusky Ave., Bucyrus, Ohio 44820. Letters must be received prior to the public hearing so they can be entered into the official record during the hearing.

For questions about the proposed zoning district classification, please contact the City Zoning Administrator, Mr. Rostash, at 419-562-6767, ext. 226, or in the City Engineering and Zoning office in City Hall, 500 S. Sandusky Ave., between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Upcoming Committee Meetings

     The following committees will meet in Council Chambers of City Hall, 500 S. Sandusky Ave., Bucyrus, for special committee meetings:       

  • Public Lands & Buildings Committee – will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
  • Finance Committee – will meet at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

          The special meetings have been called by Mayor Jeff Reser. Topics of discussion will be purchase of the former ODOT facility on West Irving Street, and purchase of a second property.

          The public is welcome to attend

Council President Garnet "Sis" Love

Bucyrus Council President Garnet Sis Love


Council President Garnet "Sis" Love (R)

936 South East Street

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.  

Sis Love serves on the following subcommitte: Bucyrus City Housing Advisory Committee.

2018 Bucyrus City Council

Bucyrus City Council 2016

Bucyrus City Council Members

Bucyrus Council Member Bruce Truka

Bruce Truka (R), Ward 1

Service Committee Chairman

Serves the following Committees:
Service,Public Lands & Buildings, Health & Safety, Platting
Subcommittee: Crawford County Park District, Storrmwater Utility Appeals Board

1135 East End Way

Bucyrus Council Member Monica Sack

Monica Sack (R), Ward 2

Finance Committee Chair

Serves the following Committees:
Finance, Economic Development, Platting
Subcommittee: Floodplain Appeals Board

911 Rogers Street

Bucyrus Council Member William O'Rourke

Doug B. Foght (I), Ward 3

Economic Development Committee Chair

Serves the following Committees:
Economic Development, Public Lands & Buildings, Service
Subcommittee: Community Improvement Corporation, Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) Housing Council, Tax Incentive Review Council

330 West Oakwood Avenue

Bucyrus Council Member Steve Pifer

Andrew Schoch, Ward 4 (I)


Serves the following Committees:
Finance, Health & Safety, Service
Subcommittee: Crawford County Family and Children First Council, Volunteer Firefighters Dependents Fund Board

316 West Warren Street

Bucyrus Council Member Dan Wirebaugh

Dan Wirebaugh (D)

Public Lands & Buildings Committee Chair

Serves the following Committees:
Public Lands & Buildings, Service, Economic Development, Finance
Subcommittee: Crawford County General Health District, Safety Team for Bucyrus Employees, Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) Housing Council

1092 Martha Ave.

Bucyrus Council Member Wanda Sharrock

Kevin Myers (R)

Health & Safety Committee Chair

Serves the following Committees:
Health & Safety, Finance, Platting
Subcommittee: Board of Trustees of Central Joint Ambulance District, Bucyrus Tourism and Visitors Bureau

421 West Oakwood Avenue
Bucyrus Council Member Mark Makeever

Mark Makeever (R)

Platting Committee Chair 

Serves the following Committees:
Platting, Economic Development Health & Safety Public Lands & Buildings
Subcommittee: Board of Zoning Appeals, Volunteer Firefighters Dependents Fund Board

833 South Poplar Street

Council Clerk Todd Hill

Todd Hill

Bucyrus Council Clerk

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2016-2017 Bucyrus City Council Committees, Duties and Assignments

  • Doug Foght, Chair
  • Monica Sack
  • Mark Makeever
  • 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
  • Monica Sack, Chair
  • Kevin Myers
  • Andy Schoch
  • Dan Wirebaugh
  • Appropriations
  • Bed Tax
  • Budget
  • Enterprise Zone Agreements
  • Financing
  • Grants
  • Manpower/Compensation
  • Salary Schedule
  • Tax Abatements
  • Kevin Myers, Chair
  • Mark Makeever
  • Andy Schoch
  • Bruce Truka
  • Ambulance
  • Emergency Management Agency
  • Fire Department
  • Health Insurance
  • Liquor Permits
  • Parking
  • Peddler Permits
  • Police Department
  • Street Lighting
  • Traffic Control
  • Mark Makeever, Chair
  • Kevin Myers
  • Monica Sack
  • Bruce Truka
  • 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, Chair
  • Doug Foght
  • Mark Makeever
  • Bruce Truka
  • 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, Chair
  • Doug Foght
  • Andy Schoch
  • Dan Wirebaugh
  • Airport (Maintenance & Repair)
  • Cable TV
  • Fleet Insurance
  • Garbage Service
  • Gas, Electric & Telephone
  • Local Access Cable
  • Recycling
  • Sewage Service
  • Storm water Utility Service
  • Water Service