Rosanna became the Swanton Village Administrator on March 7, 2016. As Village Administrator, Rosanna’s duties include but are not limited to: managing the day to day operations of municipal services except for the Public Safety Department, ensuring laws and ordinances are enforced, advise and make recommendations to Council, and execute contracts and agreements on behalf of the Village of Swanton.
Rosanna grew up in Northwest Ohio and is a graduate of Notre Dame Academy in Toledo. She received a Bachelor of Arts in History from John Carroll University (JCU) in University Heights, Ohio. Upon receiving her degree she spent a year of post graduate volunteer service in Portland, Oregon working in a non-profit which provides social services to low income and houseless individuals. Once she returned to Ohio, she completed a Master of Public Administration, with a concentration in Municipal Government, at the University of Toledo. Prior to her arrival at the Village of Swanton, Rosanna served for eight years with Perrysburg Township.
Rosanna is an active member of the Swanton Rotary Club, served as Rotary Club President for 2018-2019, and is a current Board member for the Swanton Rotary Club Foundation. She also served on the Swanton Area Chamber of Commerce Board. She is a proud former Board Member for the National Alumni Board of JCU and past president of the Notre Dame Academy Alumnae Association. She was a 20 Under 40 Toledo Candidate in 2019. She and her family reside in Toledo.
Jennifer Harkey serves on the administrative team at the Village of Swanton as the Finance Director (including duties of the Fiscal Officer per ORC 733.262). She is a certified public accountant and a graduate of the University of Toledo. She also obtained a Master of Public Administration degree through Kent State University.
Mrs. Harkey began her career in public accounting and transitioned to governmental fund accounting in 2009. She most recently was employed as the Fiscal Officer of the Archbold Community Library and the Delta Public Library.
Mrs. Harkey lives in Delta with her family.
Amy Miller joined the Village of Swanton in October 2014. She is one of the Administrative Assistants in the office. A few of her responsibilities include assisting the Administrator and Finance Director, working with R.I.T.A. (Regional Income Tax Agency) regarding income tax and collections, assisting with the utility billing, and greeting and assisting community members.
Boards & Commissions
Income Tax Review Board
The Income Tax Review Board meets as needed. Please see Ohio Revised Code 718.11 Local Board of tax review for more information.
June 2019–June 2021 term
- Jennifer Koder
- Linda Lee
- Kevin Thornton
Planning Commission reviews requests for variances to the Swanton Village Zoning Code, Conditional Use Permits, and Site Plan Reviews. Five member commission consisting of the Mayor, and a member of the Village Council; and three electors of the municipality, all appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of a majority of the members elected to Council. Each appointee shall serve for a term of six years, except the member of Council, whose term shall not exceed his or her term of office on Council.
- Mayor Neil Toeppe (2020-2023)
- Councilwoman Dianne Westhoven (2020-2021)
- Roger DeGood, Chairman
- Chuck Erdman
- Kevin Young
The functions of the records commission are to provide rules for retention and disposal of records of the municipal corporation, and to review applications for one-time disposal of obsolete records and schedules of records retention and disposition submitted by municipal offices. The commission may dispose of records pursuant to the procedure outlined in section 149.381 of the Revised Code. The records commission, at any time, may review any schedule it has previously approved and, for good cause shown, may revise that schedule under the procedure outlined in that section. The Village of Swanton’s Records Commission is composed of the chief executive or the chief executive’s appointed representative, as chairperson, and the chief fiscal officer, the chief legal officer, and a citizen appointed by the chief executive. The records commission has an appointed secretary, who may or may not be a member of the commission and who shall serve at the pleasure of the commission. The commission may employ an archivist or records manager to serve under its direction. The commission shall meet at least once every six months and upon the call of the chairperson.
- Alan Lehenbauer, Village Solicitor
- Rosanna Hoelzle, Village Administrator
- Jennifer Harkey, Village Fiscal Officer
- Stephanie Fessenden
- Mary Smith
The Swanton Village Tree Commission helps oversee the care, preservation, trimming, planting, replanting, removal or disposition of trees and shrubs in public areas. Members of the Tree Commission help to educate and inform our residents about the proper care and selection of trees and shrubs. The Tree Commission’s mission is to implement the best management practices to help maximize the economic, environmental, and social benefits of a sustainable urban forest for the residents of Swanton, Ohio.
Each serves a 3 year term
- Rickeye Hefner (term ends December 31, 2020)
- Joyce Miller (term ends December 31, 2022)
- Mayor Toeppe
Village Council Member: advisory, non-voting
Volunteer Auxiliary Commission Members: non-voting
- Curt Smith