Month: January, 2020


We are currently seeking individuals to fill the role of Police Chief with the Village of Johnstown, Ohio Police Department. The Village’s current Chief retired after serving 24 years as Police Chief and 49 years as an Officer. This position requires leading a department of 14 civilian, sworn and volunteer employees, taking charge of an annual budget of 1 million dollars, and being a leader in the community. The next Johnstown Police Chief will be an active member of the community by becoming involved in various civic organizations as well as participating in department activities such as community patrol, town hall meetings and other innovative ways to connect with businesses and residents. Per Village Charter 6.03 the Police Chief shall be appointed by the Village Manager and shall serve at the pleasure of the Village Manager.

Attached is: Position Profile, Position Description and Community Survey

Police Chief Recruitment Brochure

Police Chief Position Description January 2020

Police Chief Community Survey 12_2019




Notice of Request for Proposals (RFP) for Creation of Commercial and Residential Design Districts and Guidelines ***Update. Response to Questions posted 1/24/2020

RFP Design Guidelines Link

PROJECT SUMMARY: The Village of Johnstown requests proposals from urban design and planning consulting firms to develop commercial and residential design guidelines for the Village. The purpose of the design guidelines will be to provide direction and guidance to Village staff, commissions, and applicants on the desired aesthetics of each area.

Date of Issue: January 3, 2020
Deadline for Questions: January 16, 2020
Response to Questions Posted: January 24, 2020
Proposal Submittal Deadline: February 14, 2020
Selection Completion: March 6, 2020
Commencement of Project: April 1, 2020

Contact Person: Bailey Klimchak, Village Planner
Village Office, Village of Johnstown
599 S. Main Street, Johnstown, Ohio 43031
Phone: 740-967-3177 Ext. 6 Email:

Questions: All inquiries and questions about this project must be submitted in writing by email to Bailey Klimchak at Questions must be submitted by January 16, 2020. All responses to submitted questions will be published in the form of an addendum on the Village’s website at on January 24, 2020.

RFP – Response to Questions