Administrative Staff

Jennifer Kaminer, Village Administrator

         513-527-6503                          jkaminer@fairfaxoh.org

The Village Administrator is appointed by the Mayor with the approval of Council. The position reports directly to the Mayor and is responsible for the following activities:

  • Oversees the Maintenance and Recreation Departments.
  • Works directly with existing and potential businesses in the Village on economic development issues. Business retention and expansion is the main focus of the Village Administrator’s office.
  • Acts as the liaison for the Hamilton County Department of Economic Development’s “Enterprise Zone” program for commercial and industrial businesses.
  • Acts as the Street Commissioner for the Village – all street and sidewalk opening permits must be obtained from the Administrator. The Administrator oversees all road repair work and improvements handled by the maintenance department, or projects that are bid out to a contractor and works directly with the Village Engineer on plan specification and design.
  • Administers employee benefits program including: medical, dental and disability plans.
  • Manages all Workers’ Compensation claims/accounts.
  • Researches and applies for various County, State and Federal grant opportunities for Village capital improvements, infrastructure, and recreational items.
  • Acts as Purchasing Agent for the Village.

 

Barb Blankemeyer, Clerk-Treasurer

513-527-6505                   bblankemeyer@fairfaxoh.org

Clerk Duties:

The clerk is the chief fiscal officer of the village and the clerk for the council. The clerk attends all council meetings and keep a record of all proceedings, rules, bylaws and legislation. When new village laws require publication, the clerk shall certify that publication was made. The clerk must keep accurate statements of all moneys received and expended by the village. They are responsible for keeping records of all property owned by the village and maintaining a record of all taxes and assessments. At the end of each fiscal year or sooner if required, the clerk shall audit the accounts of all village officers and departments.

Treasurer Duties:

The treasurer collects and disburses revenues due to the village. The treasurer acquires from the county treasurer those village taxes and assessments placed on the auditor’s tax list for collection, moneys collected by the mayor’s court, and debts due to the village, to be disbursed upon proper authorization.

Charlene Metzger, Assistant Clerk-Treasurer

513-527-6505             cmetzger@fairfaxoh.org

The Village Assistant Clerk/Treasurer is an employee of the Village of Fairfax.  Some of the responsibilities are:

  • Prepare Ordinance and Resolutions