Today: July 11, 2020

Upcoming Events

8:30 am Finance & Personnel Committee @ Municipal Building
Finance & Personnel Committee @ Municipal Building
Jul 17 @ 8:30 am
Due to COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings, this meeting is accessible to the public on Spectrum channel 1024, streaming on the City website and on [...]
6:00 pm Pre-Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Pre-Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Jul 20 @ 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 [...]

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Solicitor’s Office

550149_359321440792993_1333961774_nMichael Franklin, City Solicitor

The City Solicitor is the attorney for the City, and the legal advisor to the elected and appointed officials of the City in the performance of their official duties. The City Solicitor and Assistant Solicitor are the prosecutors in the Ashtabula Municipal Court. The City Solicitor prepares ordinances and resolutions, and reviews and approves all contracts with the City for legal form and correctness. The City Solicitor is elected every four years.

City Solicitor: Michael Franklin, Esq. –
Assistant Solicitor: Lori B. Lamer, Esq. -
Executive Secretary: Jeannie M. Droese –

Office location: 110 West 44th Street, Ashtabula, OH 44004.
Telephone: (440) 992-7101
Fax: (440) 998-6308