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The Office of the 20th Mayor
of the City of Norton


MAYOR
Public Service Department

is located in the City Administration Building at:

4060 Columbia Woods Drive
Norton, Ohio 44203 

Business hours are:
Monday through Friday,
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM 

PHONE: 330-825-7815 ext. #314
Administrative Assistant:    Ann Campbell

E-MAIL Mayor Zita

Public Service Department
 to the Web Page for the Office of the Mayor.  

BIOGRAPHY:

Resident of Norton since 1972

Graduate of St. Thomas Hospital Paramedic School

1980 Graduate of Norton High School

Married to Kim since 1983

Two children

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1979 Current

F. W. Albrecht Grocery Company

 

2004 2011

City of Norton Council-at-Large

(President 3 times, Vice-President 3 times)

 

1980 1991

City of Norton Firefighter/Paramedic

(Part of the team that initiated Paramedic service in the City of Norton)

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

Summit County C.E.R.T. Team Member

(Community Emergency Response Team)

Summit County Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer

Community Improvement Corporation Member

Norton City Schools Supt. Advisory Committee

Southern Summit County Citizen Police Academy

Norton Health Advisory Board

Johnson United Methodist Church

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CHARTER OF THE CITY OF NORTON

 The Office of the Mayor is responsible for the following:
            (excerpted from the City of Norton Charter)

SECTION 2.06             EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE POWERS.
The Mayor shall: 

(a)    Be the chief executive officer of the Municipality. The Mayor shall supervise the administration of all the affairs of the Municipality and the conduct and administration of all departments and divisions thereof, except the Council, and as otherwise provided in this Charter. 

(b)    Be the chief conservator of the peace within the Municipality and shall see that all laws, resolutions and ordinances are enforced therein, except as otherwise provided in this Charter. 

(c)    Unless otherwise provided by ordinance, execute on behalf of the Municipality all authorized contracts, conveyances, evidences of indebtedness, and all other instruments to which the Municipality is a party, and shall, where required, attach thereto the official seal of the Mayor's office, which shall be the seal of the Municipality. 

(d)     Keep the Council advised of the condition and needs of the Municipality and shall recommend to the Council such measures as he or she may deem necessary or expedient for the welfare of the Municipality. 

(e)    Subject to the Civil Service provisions of this Charter, and except where this Charter provides that others shall perform such function, appoint and remove all directors of departments and all subordinate officers and employees in the departments. 

(f)      Be the official and ceremonial head of the Municipality. 

(g)    Perform such other duties as may be prescribed by this Charter or required by Council.  (Amended November 8, 1994)