Board of Control

Board Overview

The Board of Control is composed of the Mayor, the City Administrator, the Law Director, and the Finance Director, with the Mayor presiding. The Board oversees financial and administrative matters pertaining to the city and works closely with City Council.  Decisions are reached with a majority vote of all members. Records of Board proceedings are maintained and available to the public.


Mike McCann

Mike McCann, MAYOR

Sean O'DonnellSean O'Donnell, LAW DIRECTORRyan MackRyan Mack, CITY ADMINISTRATORFinance Director Kim Sprague pictureKim Sprague, FINANCE DIRECTOR


  • Monday’s at 1:30 pm
  • Thursday’s at 9:00 am
  • City Hall, Front Conference Room
    631 Perry Street
    Defiance, Ohio 43512

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are posted on the bulletin board in the foyer of City Hall. 

Contact Executive Assistant Debbie Stevens for more information. Debbie Stevens, EA to Mayor and City Administrator

Mayor's Blog

 A Welcome Message from Mayor Mike McCann.

Mayor's Podcast


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Mayors of the City of Defiance, Ohio

We congratulate all Mayors, past and present, who have contributed in leading the great City of Defiance. The current Mayor of Defiance is Mike McCann, elected in 2016 and re-elected in 2020. 

Members of the Board of Control and City Council also lead and contribute to our great community. We thank you all for your service and commitment to the citizens of Defiance.

Current City Mayor Mike McCann

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