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

Email: hce@henrycountyohio.com

Chair, Executive Committee

Mr. Ron Lajti

Appointing Authority: Ottawa County Commissioners

Executive Committee Member

Term End: 03/28/2021

Phone: 419 734-6777
Email: rlajti@co.ottawa.oh.us

Round 36 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  11, 2020 to the County Subcommittees.

The tentative District 5 Round 35 LTIP allocation is $2,380,000.00 with the 105% amount set at $2,449,000.00. The Revolving Loan Program allocation for District 5 Round 35 is approximately $897,000.00.



Friday, September 10,2021

Deadline for SCIP ad LTIP projects to be submitted to County sub-committees

Friday, October 11, 2021

All SCIP and LTIP projects due to the District 5 Liaison

Friday, October 11, 2021 through November 12, 2021

Applications entered into portal 


Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Executive Committee to review SCIP and LTIP projects 


Tuesday, November 23,2021           

Deadline for District 5 Small Government Committee to rate and rank projects   


Tuesday, December 4, 2021            

District 5 Executive Committee to take final action on SCIP and LTIP projects @ 5:00 p.m. at Wood County 


Tuesday, December 4, 2021              

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


Friday, December 7, 2021           

Deadline to submit projects to The Ohio Public Works Commission