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Ohio Public Works (OPWC) District 5

Ohio Public Works

Mission: To deliver programs with the greatest efficiency and highest customer satisfaction while maintaining a high level of transparency and accountability to Ohio’s taxpayers.

District 5 Members


Dennis Miller

Maumee Valley Planning Organization

1300 E. Second Street, Suite 200

Defiance, OH 43512

Phone: 419-784-3882

Fax: 419-784-2061

Chair, Integrating Committee

Mr. Tim Schumm

Appointing Authority: District 5 County Engineers

Executive Committee Member

Term End: 03/28/2021

Alternate: Travis McGarvey

Phone: 419-592-2976


Chair, Executive Committee

Mr. Ron Lajti

Appointing Authority: Ottawa County Commissioners

Executive Committee Member

Term End: 03/28/2021

Phone: 419 734-6777

Round 37 State Capital
Improvement Program (SCIP)

Applications for infrastructure improvements through the State Capital Improvements Program (SCIP) and the Local Transportation Improvement Program (LTIP) are due on September  08, 2023 to the County Subcommittees.

The preliminary District 5 Round 37 LTIP allocation is $2,387,000.00 with the 105% amount set at $2,506,350.00. The Revolving Loan Program allocation for District 5 Round 37 is approximately $1,211,000.00.



Friday, September 08, 2023

Deadline for SCIP ad LTIP projects to be submitted to County sub-committees in paper or electronic form

Friday, October 06, 2023

All SCIP and LTIP projects due to the District 5 Liaison


Tuesday, November 07, 2023

Executive Committee to review SCIP and LTIP project applications


Tuesday, November 21, 2023           

Deadline for District 5 Small Government Committee to rate and rank project applications


Tuesday, December 12, 2023        

District 5 Executive Committee to take final action on SCIP and LTIP projects @ 5:15 p.m. at Wood County 


Tuesday, December 13, 2022              

District 5 Integrating Committee to take final action on projects @ 5:15 p.m. at Wood County


Friday, December 15, 2023          

Deadline to submit project applications to The Ohio Public Works Commission

Project Agreements will tentatively be received by the applicant on or before July 1, 2025.

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