Today: September 21, 2020

Upcoming Events

6:00 pm Pre-Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Pre-Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The City Council meeting will remain as scheduled. However, due to the directives surrounding COVID – 19, it is highly recommended the public view the [...]
7:00 pm Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm
The Ashtabula City Council will hold a Council Meeting, using Zoom Teleconference, in accordance with the Ashtabula Municipal Charter Section 10 titled “TIME OF MEETING; [...]
8:00 am Safety Forces Committee Meeting @ Municipal Building
Safety Forces Committee Meeting @ Municipal Building
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am
Held on 2nd floor of the Municipal Building, in the Council Meeting Room.

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City Manager’s Office

TRR_0504R4x6James M. Timonere

4717 Main Avenue   Ashtabula, OH 44004

Phone: (440) 992-7103   Fax: (440) 992-4515


Brenda Sanders

Executive Assistant to the City Manager

Phone: (440) 992-7103   Fax: (440) 992-4515


Application for Permit

Temporary Stores Legislation

Click on the link above to access the application needed for your solicitation, parades, assemblies, races or events in the City. For individuals seeking a temporary store permit, please click on the link above to view the legislation governing temporary stores and required permit fee.

City Manager’s Update on COVID-19 City Operations.

CLICK HERE for more information.

Role of the City Manager

Except for the departments of City Solicitor, the City Finance Department, Municipal Court and Board of Health, the City Manager is the acting head of each and every department or division of the City.

Some of the powers and duties of the City Manager include:

  • To see that the laws and ordinances be enforced;
  • To appoint and remove all heads of departments and all subordinate officers and employees of the City; all appointments to be upon merit and fitness alone;
  • To exercise control over all departments and divisions created within the Charter or that may be created by the Council;
  • To see that all terms and conditions imposed in favor of the City or its inhabitants in any public utility franchise be faithfully kept and performed; and upon knowledge of any violation thereof to call the same to the attention of the City Solicitor, who is hereby required to take such steps as are necessary to enforce the same;
  • To attend all meetings of the Council, with the right to take part in the discussion but having no vote;
  • To recommend to the Council for adoption such measures as deemed necessary or expedient;
  • To act as Budget Commissioner and to keep the Council fully advised as to the financial condition and needs of the City; and
  • To perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Charter or be required of the Manager by ordinance or resolution of the Council.