At the request of the City Commission, city staff analyzed the requests made by the Citizens for Fair Piqua Utilities Pricing group. Our analysis provides how the utility currently functions, history, and the operational and/or financial impact of proposed changes.
View the full report here: Utilities Impact Report
UPDATE FROM THE MIAMI COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS:
Please be advised as of July 14, 2017 there has been boundary changes to both Ward 3 and Ward 4 within the City of Piqua.
The following streets are no longer to be part of Ward 3 and will now be part of Ward 4:
314 – 429 BOONE ST.
609 – 823 [ODD] BROADWAY
315 – 417 [ODD] CAMP ST.
600 – 827 CALDWELL ST.
600 – 902 [EVEN] N. DOWNING ST.
112 – 428 [EVEN] W. NORTH ST.
314 – 416 PARK AV.
Piqua is served by five commissioners representing the five wards.
Click here to see a detailed ward map. (Map will allow user to zoom in, zoom out and search for a specific address.)
Each Commissioner must live within the ward that he/she represents. Any person eligible to the commission may be placed in nomination by a petition filed in his behalf with the election authorities and signed by not less than fifty (50) nor more than one hundred (100) electors of his ward, as a candidate for ward commissioner.
Election of commissioners is city wide with the entire city electing all commissioners and is nonpartisan. Elected Commissioners serve a term of four years. City Commissioner elections are held in November in odd numbered years. The election of commissioners is staggered so that all seats are not contested at the same time. Ward 3 and Ward 4 will be contested in 2013, 2017, etc. Ward 1, Ward 2 and Ward 5 will be contested in 2011, 2015, etc.
The Mayor of Piqua is also known as the President of the Commission. He/She must be one of the five commissioners. The Mayor is appointed by a vote of the five commissioners. The mayor serves a two year term.
For more detailed information about the election of Commissioners and the Mayor, please see the City of Piqua Charter.