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The City of Medina was organized, formed and incorporated under the laws of the State of Ohio and adopted at an election on May 6, 1952. It has a "Council-Mayor" general law form of government where the Mayor and the members of  City Council, and the City's Finance Director are elected on a non-partisan basis by the voters. Council is comprised of seven members, four members that represent a respective ward and two at-large members and the Council President. The Council President is an elected position.

Members of the Mayor's Administration are appointed positions approved by Council.

City of Medina Mission Statement

To preserve, promote, and support a community that values a high quality of life, local heritage, and diversity through an approach to government marked by innovation, responsiveness, and resourcefulness.


Members of the Administration are appointed by the Mayor and approved by Council. The administration includes 10 departments: Building, Economic Development, Engineering, Fire Depatment, Law Department, Parks Department, Planning and Zoning, Police Department, the Recreation Center, and the Service Department. There are approximately 390 employees. This includes all part-time and seasonal positions.

Members of the Administration

Dennis Hanwell, Mayor 

(330) 722-9020

Sherry Crow, Administrative Office Manager (Mayor's Office) 

(330) 722-9020

Jarrod Fry, General Manager Medina TV 

(330) 636-3456

Andrew Dutton, Community Development Director 

(330) 722-9023

Kimberly Marshall, Economic Development Director

(330) 764-3319

Daniel Gladish, Chief Building Official

(330) 725-0521

Patrick Patton, Enginer

 (330) 722-9034

Chief Larry Walters, Fire Department 

(330) 725-1772

Gregory A. Huber, Law Director 

(330) 722-9070

Jansen Wehrley, Parks and Recreation Director 

(330) 721-6950

Chief Edward Kinney, Police Department 

(330) 725-7777 (non-emergency)

Jansen Wehrley, Recreation Center Director 

(330) 721-6950

Nino Piccoli, Service Director  

(330) 722-9082

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