City of North Ridgeville
Board of Drainage and Flood Control

Board of Drainage and Flood Control consists of thirteen members elected as follows: 

1) Eight members of the general public who shall be residents of the City at the time of their appointment and remain so during their service, two members from each ward.  Each Ward Council Member shall appoint two representatives from their ward to serve on the Board of Drainage and Flood Control. 
2) One member representing the Administration, as selected by the Mayor.
3) Four members, three of whom shall be members of Council, who shall be the Chairperson of the Building and Lands Committee, the Utilities Committee and the Streets, Sidewalk and Bridges Committee, as appointed by the President of Council, and one member who shall be a liaison from the Board of Zoning and Building Appeals.

Administration Representative/Chairman:  Daniel A. Rodriguez, P.E., City Engineer 

Purpose of the Committee

The purposes for which the Board of Drainage and Flood Control is established are as follows:

a. To provide information to citizens on flood prevention and control;
b. To promote legislation on the flooding;
c. To act as a standing board for federal and state grants and as the standing committee for Water Quality and Storm Water Management in compliance with federal and state regulations.
d. To analyze flood data and recommend appropriate action;
e. To assist Council and the administration regarding drainage and flooding issues;
f.  To perform any and all other purposes incident thereto.

The Board of Drainage and Flood Control shall meet and report to Council and the administration at least once each calendar quarter. 
Board Members

Daniel A. Rodriguez, P.E., Administration Rep./Chair, 353-0862
Bruce F. Abens, Buildings & Lands Committee Chair, 9373 Kenmore Way, 316-7091
Dennis Boose, Utilities Committee Chair, 6405 Denise Drive, 327-8528
Bob Chapek, Streets, Sidewalks & Bridges Committee Chair, 5564 Main Avenue, 327-4156
James Smolik, Zoning Board Representative, 38610 Avalon Drive, 452-2758
Michael Gillespie, Ward 1 Representative, 37380 Sugar Creek Lane, 327-0846
Eugene Kleinholz, Ward 1 Representative, 7470 Root Road, 327-5873
Ed Dunham, Ward 2 Representative, 35653 Chesterfield Circle, 327-6643
Michael Borow, Ward 2 Representative, 35218 Greenwich Avenue, 327-4834
Georgia Awig, Ward 3 Representative, 9125 Quail Court, 724-7246
Brendan McCool, Ward 3 Representative, 38733 Sugar Ridge Road, 508-6477
John Vrtachnik, Ward 4 Representative, 5553 Main Avenue, 327-4971
William Gardner, Ward 4 Representative, 5045 N. Barton Road, 935-1432

Engineering Department
7307 Avon Belden Road
North Ridgeville, OH  44039
Phone:  (440) 353-0842


Board of Drainage & Flood Control Meeting
On 1/29/2019 at 7:00 PM
At Mayor's Office Conference Room
  • Minutes
  • Board of Drainage & Flood Control Meeting
    On 4/30/2019 at 7:00 PM
    At Mayor's Office Conference Room
  • Draft Minutes
  • Board of Drainage & Flood Control Meeting
    On 7/30/2019 at 7:00 PM
    At Mayor's Office Conference Room
  • Agenda
  • Notice - Meeting Date Change
  • Board of Drainage & Flood Control Meeting
    On 10/22/2019 at 7:00 PM
    At Mayor's Office Conference Room
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