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Mayor's Office


I would like to personally thank you for visiting our city's website. I am honored to serve as Mayor for the City of Newark. I pledge that my staff and I will be good stewards of not only your hard-earned tax dollars, but just importantly good stewards of your trust. My administration is committed to the success of our businesses and families who live in our city. We are proud of our community and the residents who live here!

My administration and I are here to provide customer service to the citizens of Newark. One way to accomplish this is to provide City Government information using the internet, essentially keeping City Hall open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our website is meant to be a communication tool to assist with questions in regards to contact information, different roles and responsibilities of our city departments, and to give up-to-date information on current and upcoming events.

Please do not hesitate to contact my office at 740-670-7510 if I can be of further assistance.


Newark Mayor Jeff Hall was born and raised in Newark and is a fourth generation resident of the community. He attended McGuffey Elementary School, Roosevelt Junior High School and completed the Newark Public School System by graduating with honors from Newark High School. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Accounting with a minor in Information Technology, and furthered his education by earning his Master's degree in Accounting from The Ohio State University.

Jeff, his wife Helen and 18 year-old son Philip, reside in Newark where he began his term as the 68th Mayor of Newark on January 1, 2012, following two years as the City's Treasurer. Prior to being an elected official, he worked for a large public accounting firm in Columbus gaining extensive knowledge in the financial industry.

In addition to maintaining his duties as Mayor, Jeff is very active in the local community. He serves as Vice-Chairman of the Licking County Land Reutilization Corporation. He is a board member of the Licking County United Way, a member of the Licking County Governmental Preservation Society, a member of the task force to renovate the Louis Sullivan Building in Downtown Newark, serves on the United Way Campaign Cabinet, is active with Newark City School System Graduation Rate Committee, a board member of Newark City School's "A Call to College" program, a volunteer overseeing financial donations during the annual Big Brothers Big Sisters "Bowl-For-Kids" fundraising event, and serves as the Newark Elks Lodge 391 Treasurer. He also shares his time in the community by playing a supporting role on parent clubs for his son's scholastic and athletic groups.

Jeff is extremely proud to be Mayor and Ambassador of the 19th largest city in Ohio by population. Each day is a new opportunity to endorse professionalism and teamwork amongst his staff, developing new and improved methods in promoting Newark's assets -- its commerce, its industry and its residents.

Mayor Hall is committed to making safety, education, and jobs a top priority for the City of Newark. He has surrounded himself with a TEAM of professional and dedicated individuals who will assist in strategies that support this vision. The TEAM will make certain adequate number of police officers and fire fighters are available to service the citizens of Newark. The TEAM will reach out and communicate with the school board to assist in a higher graduation rate and support effective ideas that foster education and a safe environment for our children. There will be an emphasis on job retention and public/ private partnerships that will enable the city to create more jobs thus building a stronger community.

Please feel free to contact any of the TEAM members listed below with any questions or concerns.

Mayor's Administrative TEAM:

Mark Mauter       Department of Development Director
David Rhodes    Public Service Director
Mike Buskirk       Human Resources Director
David Rhodes   
Interim Public Safety Director