News & Events

civil service test


The City of Geneva will hold a Police Civil Service Exam on February 24, 2019. Applications and requirement packets are available at the City Manager’s Office, 44 N. Forest Street, Geneva, Ohio, and Monday – Friday from 8 AM – 5 PM. Applicants must possess an OPOTA Certificate at time of appointment and Tri-C Physical Agility Certificate must be presented by oral interview in 2019.  Written test will be given on February 24, 2019 at 10:00 am in the Geneva City Council Chambers.


Applications must be returned, along with a $25.00 filing fee, on or before 4:00 p.m. on February 15, 2019.



Citizens of Geneva THANK YOU!!

The Geneva Police Department would like to thank the community for their support of our No-Shave November efforts to raise funds for the Geneva Area Safety Forces Share-A-Christmas. Because of your generosity we were able donate over $1,000 to Share-A-Christmas.

We are overwhelmed at the outpouring of support shown to us and extend a heartfelt thank you to all who donated.


Thank you citizens of Geneva. You have made us proud!


legal notice


Legal Notice – First Notice

The City of Geneva is accepting sealed bids for the purchase of .0413 acres of real property, identified as 78 East Main Street, permanent parcel number 20-007-00-008-00. The parcel is located in Downtown Geneva at the corner of East Main Street and North Forest Street. The parcel is zoned  Central Business District. The minimum acceptable bid shall be $15,000.00. Successful bidder will be required to provide a plan for the building which shall include time lines of completion. Payment in full or proof of loan commitment from reputable lending institution required.  Each Bid must contain the full name and address of each person or company submitting the bid, and any terms, conditions or contingencies for the purchase.  Sealed bids will be opened on November 16, 2018 at 12:00 PM in the Geneva City Council Chambers. Bids shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope addressed to the City of Geneva, City Manager, 44 North Forest Street, Geneva, Ohio 44041.  Qualified bids will be reviewed by the City Manager and City Solicitor, and a recommendation will be made to the Geneva City Council for sale.  The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informalities and/or irregularities in any bid, to request additional information, and to accept any bid, consistent with law, deemed in the best interest of, and most favorable to, the City.

Official Document



A Finance Committee Meeting to discuss City financial needs and potential revenue sources will be held on October 22, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building.

The Municipal Building is located at 44 North Forest Street, Geneva, Ohio.


Official Notice can be downloaded HERE


EMPLOYMENT: PART-TIME POLICE OFFICER: The City of Geneva will be accepting applications until filled for the position of part-time police. Applications and job descriptions may be picked up at the City Manager’s Office, 44 North Forest Street from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or


Job Description

Architectural Review Board Opening

The City of Geneva has a vacancy on its Architectural Review Board. This Board meets on an as needed basis to review plans for exterior changes to our downtown. Meetings take place on the third Monday of every month in which there is an application. This is an active Board position and every member counts. If you are a member of the Geneva community, looking for a way to get involved and have a background in real estate, construction, planning or like field, you can pick up an application at City Hall Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM or at The deadline for applications is Monday, May 14th at 12:00 PM.

Application can be found by clicking here


Blocked Rail Road Crossing


Have you been impacted by a stationary CSX train blocking a railroad crossing or intersection for more than 5 minutes?  SHARE YOUR COMPLAINT WITH THE SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD! Please contact:


Michael H. Higgins

Deputy Director

Surface Transportation Board

Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs and Compliance

Rail Customer and Public Assistance Program

(202) 245-0284 (Direct)

NDPES Public Notice

Here is the NDPES Public Notice concerning the Waste Water plants application for permit. 

The Mayor and Council Public Notice Letter can be found here

The NPDES permit draft can be found here

The Official NDPES Public Notice can be viewed here

Questions and concerns can be directed to the Information contained in the public notice documents.

Bitty Ball 2018

The City of Geneva Recreation Department is offering a Bitty Basketball program to those Boys and Girls who are in k-2nd grade; This is a Co-ed league. Games and practices will be played at the Geneva Recreation Center 44 North Forest Street. Signups will be January 9th,11th,16th and 18th from 6-8pm at the Geneva Recreation Center. Season will start at the beginning February with games starting at the end of February. Season ends March 31st. Coaches will contact players of the first practice.

Sign up forms can be downloaded HERE