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The Village of Mantua is accepting applications for the position of Administrative Assistant. Must be able to work occasional evenings if needed for meetings. Job description and application below:

Administrative Assistant Job Description
Mantua Village Employment Application

Pay range based on experience. Interested individuals need to submit completed employment application and resume to John Trew at 4650 W. High Street, Mantua, OH 44255 or email to Applications accepted until position is filled, but we hope to begin the interview process the week of March 2, 2020.

The Mantua Village Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm at the Village Hall, 4650 W. High St. Mantua, OH to consider the following variance requests: (1) application #03-2020, submitted by Julia K. Stamm relating to the property located just east of 4874 Canada Road. in the Village of Mantua, seeking a variance from Schedule 305.03.1.a of the Mantua Village Zoning Code, minimum lot size of 3 acres in the Rural Residential Zoning District; (2) application #05-2020, submitted by The Middlefield Banking Company, Dale Moore, relating to the property located at 10691 Main St. in the Village of Mantua, seeking a variance from Schedule 450.09.2.d of the Mantua Village Zoning Code, maximum size (16 sf) and number (1) of Directory Signs in the Village Center Zoning District. The opportunity to be heard will be afforded any person attending the hearing. Toomas Tubalkain, Chairman, Mantua Village Board of Zoning Appeals.

The Mantua Village Safety Committee is cancelling their March 4 meeting. Their monthly meetings will resume in April. The Mantua Village Service Committee will change their March 3 regular Service meeting to March 4th at 6:00 pm in Council Chambers, 4650 High St. Mantua.

The Village of Mantua is accepting bids for the 2020 mowing season. This will be weekly mowing (unless it is to wet or extremely dry) at the following properties: Administration Building, North and South Buchert Park, Service Garage, the Water plant and Hillside Cemetery (the cemetery includes extra work that includes weed whipping and mowing the cemetery blowing off the headstones within 48 hours prior to Memorial Day) other than that the cemetery just requires regular mowing and weed whipping once a month around the headstones. Deadline for bids March 3rd 4 p.m. If you have any questions contact Mayor Clark at 330-274-8776, ext. 155.

The Village of Mantua is seeking applicants to fill the following positions:

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator of Record II
Water Treatment Plant Operator of Record I
Water/Wastewater Mechanic

Please click the links above for job description and requirements for each position.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, qualifications and Mantua Village Employment Application to Mayor Linda Clark, 4650 High Street, PO Box 775, Mantua OH 44255 or Please call Mayor Clark at 330-274-8776 with any questions. The application deadline has been extended.

The Village of Mantua is seeking a Residential Rental Unit Inspector to administer the requirements of Chapter 1307 of the Mantua Village Codified Ordinances, as enacted pursuant to Ordinance 2019-39. There are approximately 300 residential rental units in the Village, which will be subject to inspection every three years. Interested applicants should familiarize themselves with the requirements of the Ordinance and submit a letter of interest, qualifications and fee proposal no later than February 7, 2020, to Mayor Linda Clark, PO Box 775, Mantua OH 44255 or Please call Mayor Clark at 330-274-8776 with any questions.

The Annual Financial Reports for the Village of Mantua have been completed and are available for review at the office of the Clerk-Treasurer, 4650 High St. Mantua between the hours of 9:00-4:00 pm. Monday-Friday. Jenny August, Clerk Treasurer, Village of Mantua.

The Mantua Village Historic Landmarks Commission will be meeting on January 25, and March 14, 2020 at 10:00 am in Council Chambers, 4650 High St. Mantua. Toomas Tubalkain, Mantua Village Historic Landmarks Commission.

Leaf bag and brush pickup is completed for the year and will resume in May 2020.

Dear Mantua Village Residents:

Beginning September 3, 2019, the Portage County Regional Planning Commission will be conducting an income survey within your area of Mantua Village. The information obtained through this survey will help determine whether the Portage County Commissioners can obtain a grant that could help the residents in your area.

Historically, the income rate in Mantua Village has been such that it has made it difficult to obtain grants. However, we may find that we are in a better position to obtain grant opportunities dependent upon the outcome of this income survey. Please answer carefully and as accurately as possible keeping in mind that ALL INDIVIDUAL HOUSEHOLD ANSWERS SHALL REMAIN CONFIDENTIAL. It is important to note that the information you provide will be kept by address only and not by name and will be stored at the Regional Planning Commission for grant purposes only.

Please assist Lisa Reeves, or Director Todd Peetz and other volunteers of the Portage County Regional Planning Commission, by answering their questions.

If you have any questions about this survey or how it will be used, please contact the Portage County Regional Planning Commission at 330-297-3613 Monday through Friday between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.

We appreciate your cooperation with this important and valuable neighborhood survey. We are offering an online survey for your convenience. You may access the survey at


Linda Clark, Mayor

Ordinance 2019-49, relating to the proposed Transfer Agreement for the Village of Mantua Water and Wastewater Utilities, was approved by the Mantua Village Council on November 19th, 2019.

The Legislation and the proposed Transfer Agreement can be read here:

Water & Sewer Utility Negotiations Summary

The regular monthly Council meetings will now be held at 6:30 pm on the third Tuesday of the month in Council chambers at 4650 High St. Mantua.

Brush pick up starts the second Tuesday of May through the second Tuesday of October. Time may vary on Holiday weeks. All brush is to be placed at the curb with the cut ends facing the street. Branches over 8 feet in length or 4 inches in diameter will not be picked up nor will thorny bush ... No more then 20 minutes will be spent at each address.

The Village of Mantua is looking for a few village residents to fill open seats on committees. There is one open seat on the Cemetery Committee. There is one open seat on the Records Retention Committee. There are three open seats on the Historic Landmark Committee (does not have to be a resident). Anyone that is interested should contact Mayor Linda Clark at 330-274-8776 ext. 155.

The Village of Mantua seeks to fill three vacant seats on the Historic Landmarks Commission.

All members should have to the highest extent possible a recognized knowledge of and a known interest in architectural and/or historic preservation and design together with a determination to work for the overall improvement of the quality of the Village's physical environment. At least two (2) members of the Commission shall be preservation related professional members from the fields of archaeology, architecture, architectural history, history, planning or a related discipline to the extent they are available in the community and willing to serve; and at least one (1) member shall be a property owner within the Village. Nominations should be sought from the Mantua Historical Society, the Board of Realtors, and any other group or organization that might have an interest in the work of the Commission.

For further details about the Commission and its duties, please see Chapter 159 of the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Mantua.

Letters of interest should be directed to Mayor Linda Clark, P.O. Box 775, Mantua, OH 44255, or .

The Village of Mantua Police Department is seeking part-time dispatchers. Please click here for job posting details.

Please click here to read the Current Village of Mantua Water Quality Consumer Confidence Report [CCR].

Welcome to the Mantua Village web site! We hope the site will provide easy reference to Village Officials, facilities, meeting dates and telephone numbers. We sincerely hope that you will find this information helpful in becoming more aware of the services and opportunities available in our community. As always, feel free to e-mail or .

A Little History

Mantua Village (pronounced, "MAN-a-way") is located along the Cuyahoga River (known by native inhabitants as the "Crooked River") in Portage County. From its humble beginnings in the early 1800s, with its railroad station, 13 saloons, house of "ill repute" and a shipping point for area farmers, Mantua Village was formed and quickly began to grow. A Post Office was established in 1860 and the Village was incorporated in 1898. Our town, named after a famous city in Northern Italy, has continued to grow and mature. It is a beautiful, peaceful village, filled with historic buildings and friendly people who care.

Mantua is located on Ohio State Route 44, ten miles north of Ravenna (the Portage County Seat), twenty miles northeast of Akron, and twenty-seven miles southeast of Cleveland. Today, with access to the Ohio Turnpike just two miles to the south and access to US Route 422 seven miles to the north, we believe that this area will soon be the fastest-growing and most sought-after region in Northeast Ohio. Clean air, beautiful countryside, and excellent schools, backed up by sound zoning and facilitated planned growth, make Mantua Village a most desireable place to live and work.

We invite you to investigate the potentials of this exciting corridor that runs between Cleveland and Youngstown, and be assured that you, your family and your business will not only be welcome, but helped in every way possible. Come look us over and join with us in the wonderful years to come.