During the COVID-19 emergency public meetings, including Village Council and Planning Commission meetings, will be held via Zoom teleconference in accordance with the guidelines outlined in House Bill 197. Information about how to connect will be posted here in advance of the meetings.
June 21: Village Council (connection information)
Four seats on the Village Council are up for election in November. Residents who are interested in running should fill out a nominating petition and collect a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 30 signatures from registered voters who live in Riverlea. The filing deadline is 4:00 pm on Wednesday, August 4, at the Franklin County Board of Elections, 1700 Morse Rd. The filing fee is $30. Candidates must be eligible to vote in the state of Ohio and have lived in Riverlea for at least one year.
The Village Council is Riverlea’s legislative body. It is composed of six members and votes on ordinances, resolutions and financial matters affecting the Village. It is also responsible for appointing and overseeing the work of other Village officials, including the Planning Commissioner, the Street Commissioner, and the Web Manager. The Council meets at 7 pm on the third Monday of each month except for January and February, when meetings fall on the third Tuesday. Special meetings may be called if there is exigent business that can’t wait until the next regular meeting. Meetings usually last about 1-2 hours, sometimes a little less and occasionally more. The salary is $500 per year.
More information about Village Council is available under the Village Government tab above. Please contact Mayor Eric MacGilvray with any questions.
The Ohio Department of Health has developed a website where people can determine if they are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and book an appointment at a nearby provider: https://gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov.