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The Minerva Park Council consists of 6 members, one of whom is appointed as president. The committee duties are as follows ...

community committee

  • Recreation programs & playgrounds.
  • Care of Village lands (mowing, tree trimming, planting, etc.)
  • Maintenance of lakes & lake areas.
  • Care of trees on Village property other than street rights-of-way.
  • Celebrations and special days, such as Founders day, Fourth of July, etc.
  • MP Community Association liaison

finance committee

  • Monitor revenue and disbursements in the various Village funds.
  • Draft and finalize the tax budget and annual appropriation in coordination with the mayor and the Village treasurer.
  • Make recommendations for raising new revenues when required and preparation of required legislation.
  • Review with the mayor the financial status of the Village at least once each quarter.

legislation committee

  • Research, draft, and finalize ordinances and resolutions.
  • Review proposed draft ordinances and resolutions submitted by other committees and/or the mayor for content, legality, enforceability and need with the advice assistance of the Village law director.

safety committee

  • Consult with the police and emergency squad as to police and emergency squad staffing, operational policies, and training needs.
  • Recommend policy for traffic control, speed, parking, including recreational vehicles.
  • Report to the mayor any safety and fire hazard conditions.
  • Recommend lighting needs throughout the Village area.
  • Oversee proper handling of hazardous materials including the collection, storage and disposal of such materials.

service committee

  • Monitor and review refuse collections and contracts.
  • Make recommendations as to mosquito control.
  • Consult as to matters affecting general sanitation of the Village.
  • Oversee leaf pick up contract and process.
  • Monitor service lines (water) in coordination with the mayor, Village engineer, and City of Columbus when appropriate.

streets committee

  • Make recommendations for street repair, construction, and maintenance programs.
  • Sanitary sewer.
  • Oversee street name signs and safety signs and markings.
  • Consult on storm sewer issues.
  • Maintain trees on street rights of way.
  • Assist with snow removal arrangements.



Village of Minerva Park
2829 Minerva Lake Road
Columbus OH 43231
614.899.1296 fax
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March Events ...
4 Planning & Zoning
8 Council Work Session
9 Community Garden
10 Council Meeting
12 Mayor's Court
12 75th Anny Planning
12 MPCA Meeting
18 Green Team
14 Villager Deadline
22 Special Council Meeting
22 Council Work Session
24 Legislative Cmte
25 Safety & Finance Cmte
28 Golf Course Open Hse
31 Golf Course Work Session