Resolution 2020-45

At its regular meeting of October 20, Mantua Village Council approved Resolution 2020-45, Authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Portage County Commissioners relating to proposed amendments to Ordinance 2019-49, the "Mantua Village, County of Portage Water and Sanitary Sewer Systems Transfer Agreement". Text of the legislation is available here.

This legislation details amendments that will be made to the Water/Sewer Utility Transfer Agreement with Portage County in the event that the Transfer Agreement is approved by the voters at the November 3rd election.

Ordinance 2019-49

Ordinance 2019-49, which is on the ballot this election, can be read by clicking this link. ~ The referenced Appendices are available here.


Trick-or-Treat in the Village of Mantua will be Saturday, October 31st from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Please turn on your front porch lights if you are giving out candy, and comply with social distancing and face coverings. Visit this link for the State of Ohio guidance for a safe Halloween:

Meetings to be held by Video-Conference

Until further notice, the Village of Mantua will be conducting its regular monthly meetings as follows: Service, Safety, and Finance Committees and Village Council: will meet via Zoom video conference with live-streaming on YouTube. Planning Commission: members will meet in person with live-streaming for the public on YouTube. Parks and Shade Tree Committees: will meet in person, no live streaming, the public may attend. Stream links will be posted below.

Public participation during meetings will be available by email message, which will be conveyed to the meeting by the meeting host as promptly as possible.

Please click here to email your comments or questions to the host during the meeting, as the YouTube comment function will not be monitored.

Mantua's YouTube Live Stream Page

Upcoming Village of Mantua Meetings:

Service Committee, November 3, 2020, 6:00 pm

Safety Committee, November 4, 2020, 6:00 pm

Planning Commission, November 10, 2020, 6:30 pm
Members are meeting in person; live-streaming to the public on YouTube.

Finance Committee, November 11, 2020, 6:00 pm

Village Council, November 17, 2020, 6:30 pm

Parks and Shade Tree, November 18, 2020, 6:30 pm
Meeting will be held in person in Mantua Village Council Chambers.
There will be no live-streaming, and the public may attend.

Committee Seat Vacancies

The Village of Mantua is looking for village residents to fill open seats on committees. There is one open seat on the each of the following: Board of Zoning Appeals, Cemetery Committee, Parks Committee, Shade Tree Commission and Records Retention Committee. There are two open seats on the Historic Landmarks Committee (does not have to be a resident). Anyone who is interested should contact Mayor Linda Clark at 330-274-8776 ext. 155 or .

Residential Rental Unit Inspector

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 to Mayor Linda Clark, PO Box 775, Mantua OH 44255 or Please call Mayor Clark at 330-274-8776 with any questions. This position is open until filled.

Landmarks Commission Meetings

Landmarks Commission meetings are scheduled for the 2nd Saturday in January, March, September, and November at 10AM in Council Chambers at Village Hall.

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.

Brush pick up will resume the second Tuesday of May and continue 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 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.