Public Comment

Have something you’d like to say? Please review the following rules for presenting a public comment during a City of Orrville Utility Board Meeting.

The Utility Board Meetings are open to the public. If someone from the public desires to address the Utiility Board at a regularly scheduled meeting they must complete a public comment form and submit it no later than 4:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to the meeting at which they intend to make comment. Comment topics may be personally delivered or mailed to Orrville Utilities, P.O. Box 107, Orrville, Ohio, ATTN: Utilty Board Comments. An email containing the required information as requested in the comment form may be submitted to


Topics for public comment must be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m. on the Friday preceding the Public Utilities Board Meeting at which you wish to speak.*  Your notice can be submitted via this form or by other written means (by mail or personal delivery) to Orrville Utilities, Attn. Public Utilities Board Comments, 207 N. Main Street, Orrville, OH  44667, or by email at, or by facsimile at 330-684-5040.  Comments should be pertinent to Orrville Utilities affairs.  Public comment is limited to three minutes per speaker and should be presented in a civil manner. Click here for a list of *meeting datesor a current agenda.   

If you are unable to provide notice by 4:00 p.m. on the Friday preceding the meeting at which you wish to speak, and you believe it is imperative that you speak at that meeting, please contact any Board member and indicate your reason for not being able to provide timely notice and why your comments cannot wait until the next regularly scheduled Utility Board meeting.  A Utility Board member may make a motion to allow you to present your comment despite lack of timeliness, but the Utility Board member has no obligation to do so unless he or she believes in good faith that it was impossible or impractical for you to provide timely notice and the topic of your comment is of such urgency it cannot wait until the next regularly scheduled meeting.  If a Utility Board member makes such a motion, it shall take a majority vote of the Public Utilities Board to permit the comment to be made at that meeting.