Douglas Bertke
Mayor’s Court

Council Members

Council President: Tim Buschur
Charmaine Bettinger
Kevin Brunswick
Dale Rutschilling
Ralph Schwieterman
Troy Siefring


Village Manager/Engineer: Eric C. Thomas


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Finance Director/Clerk: Jason Eyink

Public Works

Public Works Director: Joe Weis

Public Utilities
610 W. Sycamore Street
Coldwater, Ohio 45828
Telephone: 419.678.4881
Fax: 419.678.2365

Wastewater Plant
Superintendent: Don Bruns
Certified: Ohio EPA Class III Operator Wastewater Works

618 Hardin Street
Coldwater, Ohio 45828
Telephone: 419.678.2125

Operator: Tony Homan

Water Plant
Superintendent: Brian Bruggeman
Certified: Ohio EPA Class I Operator Water Supply

610 West Sycamore Street
Coldwater, Ohio 45828
Telephone: 419.678.4881

Operator: Jamie Stammen

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Click here to view 2020 Report to Consumers on Water Quality

Parks & Recreation

Department of Parks and Recreation
600 West Vine Street
Coldwater, Ohio 45828
Telephone: 419.678.8581

Park & Recreation Board
President: Scott Knapke
Jim Miller
Randy Kaup
Keith Hoyng
Secretary: Kelly Hoying

Park Staff
Park Manager: Toby Siefring
Assistant Park Manager: Greg Pohlman
Pool Manager: Nick Fisher
Assistant Pool Manager: Christopher Miller
Summer Softball Coordinator: Kyle Ahrens

Park & Pool Hours

Pool Opening Day: Memorial Day Weekend

Park Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. weekdays and weekends
Pool Hours: Monday – Friday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Season passes $100.00 Family / $50.00 Individual
Daily Rate: $4.00 Adult / $3.00 Student|
Pool Rental for Private Parties call 419-678-8581
Click Here to View the Park  Map
Click Here for 2021 Park & Pool  Schedule  

Depot Rental
Call Mary Lee Thomas at 419.678.3259 for availability and rental fee.

Shelter Houses Rental
Call Coldwater Village Office at 419.678.4881 for availability and rental fee.


Tax Administrator: Tricia Ontrop

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Chief of Police: Jason Miller

Trained personnel provide full-time protection. The department’s up-to-date vehicles are in radio contact with all county law enforcement agencies as well as the Coldwater Fire Department and the Coldwater branch of the Mercer County Emergency Medical Services Squad.


Fire Chief: Dave Penno

Coldwater’s Volunteer Fire Department is manned by 24 trained firemen and headquartered on N. 2nd Street. Equipment includes three pumper/tanker units and a mini-pumper. They also have a Jaws of Life tool to rescue people in vehicles. The building and equipment are owned by the Village. Protection extends to Butler Township under a contract with the Township Trustees. The insurance rate classification for Coldwater is equal to or better than many paid fire departments in the state.

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