Re: Meeting to appoint a public official


This notice is in fulfillment of the Open Meetings Act, which requires advance notice to the news media of a meeting at which the appointment of a public official will be considered.


The Holmes County Republican Executive Committee will meet Monday, July 1st at 7 pm at the Baker Building at Harvest Ridge Fairgrounds, about a mile west of Millersburg on SR 39, to consider the appointment of a member of the Holmes County Board of Elections.


If your news agency is unable to attend, please be assured that a news release will be sent shortly after the meeting adjourns, announcing the appointment.


The board of elections is composed of four members: two Republicans and two Democrats, appointed by their respective Party executive committees.


Board Members:

   Chairman Michael S. Jaeb (D) Term expires February 28, 2021

   Member Wesley J. Schmucker (R) Term expires February 28, 2023

   Member VACANT (R) Term expires February 28, 2021

   Member Gary R. Wagers (D) Term expires February 28, 2023


Managerial Staff:

   Director Lisa Welch                     

   Deputy Director Mary Shaffer

Summer Hours of Operation:  Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

2019 Important Dates & Office Hours:

June 10 – Board meeting 9:00 a.m.

June 17-19 – Board office closed for Secretary of State Summer Conference in Columbus, OH

July 4 – Board office closed for Independence Day Holiday

July 8 – Board meeting 9:00 a.m.   Meeting Cancelled

July 30 – Board office closed for OAEO NE District Meeting in Ashtabula County

August 7 – Filing deadline for Municipal Candidates for November 5 General Election

August 7 – Filing deadline for Questions & Issues for November 5 General Election

August 12 – Board meeting 9:00 a.m.   Rescheduled for August 14

September 2 – Board office closed for Labor Day Holiday

September 9 – Board meeting 9:00 a.m.

October 7 – Voter registration deadline for November 5 General Election

October 8 – Absentee voting begins. 

October 14 - Board office closed for Columbus Day Holiday

October 15 – Board meeting 9:00 a.m.

November 5 – General Election Day Polls open 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.

November 11 – Board office closed for Veterans’ Day Holiday

November 18 - Board meeting and Official Canvass 9:00 a.m.

November 28 & 29 – Board office closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

December 9 – Board meeting 9:00 a.m.

December 24 & 25 – Board office closed for Christmas Holiday