Boards & Committees

New Philadelphia City Council Members Serve on Many Boards & Committees

The city of New Philadelphia has several boards and committees, each of which is made up of City Council members.

All committee meetings are announced at least 24 hours in advance. Notices can be found posted at City Hall, in the Times Reporter calendar section, and here.

Council Committee Meetings

Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 7:30 pm in Council Chambers at the John Knisely Municipal Centre

Committees Current as of January 2022

Finance Committee

Kelly Ricklick, Chairperson
Members: Aimee May, Dean Holland
Alternate: Cheryl Ramos

Salary Committee

Jim Seldenright, Chairperson
Members: Kelly Ricklic, Dean Holland
Alternate: Aimee May

Safety, Health & Service Committee

Dean Holland, Chairperson
Members: Aimee May, Mitch Pace 
Alternate: Dean Holland

Public Works – Economic Development Committee

Dan Lanzer, Chairperson
Members: Cheryl Ramos, Mitch Pace
Alternate: Kelly Ricklic

Zoning & Annexationz

Cheryl Ramos, Chairperson
Members: Dan Lanzer, Jim Seldenright
Alternate: Mitch Pace


Aimee May, Chairperson
Members: Cheryl Ramos, Jim Seldenright
Alternate: Dean Holland


Mitch Pace, Chairperson
Members: Kelly Ricklic, Dan Lanzer
Alternate: Jim Seldenright

Boards & Commissions

Airport Commission

Jim Seldenright, Chairperson
Members: Dan Lanzer, Aimee May
Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm in the Harry Clever Airport Meeting Room

Ambulance Committee

Dean Holland, Chairperson
Members: Jim Seldenright, Cheryl Ramos

Health Board

Members: Dean Holland
Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 12:00 pm at the Health Department office.

New Philadelphia Business & Community Association


Cemetery Board

Members: Mitch Pace

Park Board

Members: Mitch Pace

Planning Commission

Chairperson: Joel Day
Members: Ron McAbier, Cheryl Ramos

Shade Tree Commission

Members: Kelly Ricklic

Traffic Advisory Commission

Members: Dean Holland