Village Council

Village Council

The Baltimore Council is elected by the voters of the Village of Baltimore, and is the legislative branch of the village. Consisting of six members elected to four year terms, the Council elects a President from their own members. Council is supported by the Clerk of Council (Fiscal Officer) who is responsible for the maintenance of the record of proceedings of the Council and of all ordinances and resolutions adopted by Council.

Council Members

  • Dwayne Mohler, President
  • Mike Hamilton
  • Robert Hankison
  • Jim Hochradel
  • Tony House
  • Chuck Keller

Council Meetings

Village Council meetings are held the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7:30 PM in Council Chambers of Town Hall at 103 West Market Street. The public is welcome to attend meetings or to provide comments on any village related matter. The building is handicapped accessible.

Council Committees

Finance Committee: Reviews, investigates, and recommends Council action in all fiscal matters before Council; including budgets, appropriations, taxes, assessments, employee wages, expenditures and general monetary policy and other special assignments.

2017 Members:

  • Tony House – Chair
  • Robert Hankison
  • Dwayne Mohler

Meeting Schedule: 4th Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. (prior to Council Meeting)


Rules Committee: Reviews, investigates, and recommends Council action on all matters related to employee relations, policies and procedures; reviews, investigates, and recommends Council action in areas involving eligibility for Village Boards and Committees and conflicts of interest; performs an annual review and considers any resolution to amend the Rules of Council.

2017 Members:

  • Chuck Keller – Chair
  • Mike Hamilton
  • Jim Hochradel

Meeting Schedule: 2nd Monday of the month at 6:45 p.m. (prior to Council Meeting)


Safety Committee Reviews, investigates, and recommends Council action in all matters of public buildings, traffic safety, police protection, fire protection, health, civil defense, building codes and inspection, and other special assignments.

2017 Members

  • Robert Hankison, Chair
  • Mike Hamilton
  • Chuck Keller

Meeting Schedule: 2nd Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. (prior to Council Meeting)


Service Committee: Reviews, investigates, and recommends Council action in all matters of public utilities, streets, storm sewers, sanitary sewers, recreational facilities, zoning and planning, subdivision regulations, annexation, beautification and public park lands, annual review of Land Use Plan, and other special assignments.

2017 Members

  • Dwayne Mohler – Chair
  • Jim Hochradel
  • Tony House

Meeting Schedule: 3rd Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m.