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Boards & Commissions

The City Council appoints interested residents to serve on various commissions, boards, and committees (most are for three-year terms). Members of most of our commissions, boards, or committees must be residents and qualified electors of the City of Oberlin.


The existing commissions, boards, or committees are:

City Records Commission

Civil Service Commission

Design Review Subcommittee

Historic Preservation Commission

Housing Renewal Commission

Human Relations Commission

Income Tax Board of Review

Oberlin Community Improvement Corporation Board

Open Space & Visual Environment Commission

Planning Commission

Public Utilities Commission

Recreation Commission

Resource Conservation and Recovery Commission

Underground Railroad Center Implementation Team

Zoning Board of Appeals


Board and commission meeting schedules are publicized in the local newspaper and on the website calendar. Minutes are kept in the Clerk of Council’s office for public view and will be posted on individual board and commission web pages. 

Contact Information

Eric Norenberg, City Manager
Phone: (440) 775-7206
Contact Eric

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Wanda Davis, Assistant City Manager/ Human Resources Administrator
Phone: (440) 775-7205
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Diane Ramos, Administrative Assistant, City Manager's Office/Human Resources Dept.
Phone: (440) 775-7217
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