County Commissioners

Madison County Courthouse
1 North Main Street
London, OH 43140 
Phone: 740-852-2972
Fax: 740-845-1660
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Commissioner's Board Meeting Calendar

Duties of County Commissioners

County commissioners are elected for four-year terms. Two are elected the year of the presidential election and one the year of the gubernatorial election.

County commissioners are the general administrative body for the county government. They can perform those duties that are specifically authorized by the state legislature and no more. They are the county government taxing, budgeting, appropriating and purchasing authority. They hold title to county property.

They hold and adjudicate hearings on such matters as county zoning and county drainage petitions.

They appoint other directors: Human Services, Building and Zoning, EMA, CIO, etc.

They appoint certain other boards: planning commission, zoning boards, etc. The major powers of the county commission may be found in ORC 307.

Duties of the County Administrator
The County Administrator is the administrative head of the County under the direction and supervision of the Board of Commissioners. He assists in the administration, enforcement and execution of Board policies and resolutions and provides overall direction to department heads and management under the Board’s jurisdiction. The Madison County Administrator oversees all departments beneath the umbrella of the Board of County Commissioners.

 imag005 Honorable Mark Forrest (R) 
Vice Chairman
Honorable David Hunter (R)

Honorable Dr. Tony Xenikis (R)
imag008 Rob Slane 
County Administrator
imag006 Sissy Wiseman
Clerk / Executive Assistant to the County Administrator