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Located along the Little Miami National Wild and; Scenic River, the Newtown area has been inhabited for nearly 3,000 years. The Adena, Woodland, and Fort Ancient peoples left world-renowned sites and artifacts, while European pioneers settled here in the late 1700s. Now Newtown is a vibrant Midwestern village with well-kept homes, excellent parks, a link to the Little Miami Bike Trail, and a unique business district. Enjoy your visit to our website—and please see us in person soon!

Meet the Members

Mayor and Village Council meet the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm.  The meetings are held at the Municipal Center located at 3537 Church Street, Newtown, Ohio.



Mayor Mark Kobasuk

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Mark has been a resident of Newtown since 1998 with his wife and three children.  He is an attorney with over 26 years of experience.

Mark Kobasuk began serving as Mayor of the Village of Newtown January 1, 2016.  He was first appointed to Council in 2005 and then elected to a four-year term on the Village of Newtown Council in 2006.  Mark was then re-elected for another four-year term beginning in January 2010 and January 2014.  Mayor Kobasuk is committed to developing the Village consistent with its historic character, attracting new business and improving the quality of life in Newtown.  He is opposed to any increase in taxes for Village residents. Feel free to contact Mayor Kobasuk with comments or concerns.

Serving Council Committees: Planning Commission, Planning Zoning Review Board and the Newtown Records Committee.

Vice Mayor

Curt and his family have been residents of Newtown since 2002. He is a retired banker with over 35 years experience.

Curt was elected to Council for a four year term beginning January 2010 and was re-elected to another four year term beginning January 2014. During 2013, Curt served as the lead Councilmember for the new Municipal Center / American Indian Education Center Project.

He is committed to maintaining a sound financial position for the village, attracting new businesses to our community and improving the quality of life in Newtown.

Serving Council Committees: Vice Mayor, Finance/Ordinances/Audit (Chair), Public Service (Streets) and Human Resources and Communications

Council Member

Daryl Zornes has been a village resident for 42 years. Married to Wilma, they have three daughters, two granddaughters and three grandsons.

Daryl is a retired Police Chief, having served 34 years with the Newtown Police Division. Daryl retired from active service in March 2007, and immediately accepted a position with the largest independent financial services company in North America, Primerica Insurance and Financial Services, Inc. Since joining Primerica, Daryl has earned four promotions. Daryl also works at the Hamilton County Coroner’s Office, Investigations Section.

Daryl was elected to a third 4-year term on Council, commencing January 2016.

During his term, Daryl’s goals are to continue concentrating on transportation issues, be a voice on council for residents and businesses alike, and to work closely with the Finance Committee, as well as Planning/Zoning officials to build and strengthen the economic future of Newtown.

Throughout his years of public service, Daryl has built a reputation of honesty and integrity with the residents and business owners. He has learned to listen to the concerns of the citizens, and act with their best interests in mind. Daryl wants to continue to foster his relationship with the citizens while serving on the Village Council. Feel free to contact Daryl by phone or email.

Serving Council Committees: Public Safety (Chair), Finance/Ordinances/Audit, Planning/Zoning and Development.

Council Member

Joe has lived in Newtown since 2001 with his wife and two children. He is a principal in the Health and Benefits practice for Mercer in Cincinnati, with more than twenty-five years of experience in human resource and employee benefit consulting for businesses and public jurisdictions.

Joe has served on council since 2010, after serving as a member of the Village’s Planning Commission since 2005. His priorities for Newtown include maintaining the Village’s unique blend of residential neighborhoods, successful industries, and downtown merchants, improving communication between council members and citizens, evaluating opportunities to develop Village parklands for the benefit of the community, strengthening the budgeting and planning process to maintain a strong financial position, and exploring ways to cooperate with other jurisdictions to improve the efficiency of Village services.

Serving Council Committees: Parks and Recreation (Chair), Public Safety, and Human Resources and Communications, Board of Zoning Appeals member.

Council Member

Chuck has been a life-long resident of the Village of Newtown.  He is an active member of the Shrine Hospital Board of Governors, Greater Newtown Civic League, Newtown Veterans Association and other Village civic committees.  Married and the co-owner of Buckeye Financial Services, Inc.  Chuck was first appointed to Council 9-27-2011, then elected to serve a four-year term beginning January 2012 and re-elected to serve a second four-year term beginning January 2016. He is committed to the growth of small business while safeguarding the warmth that makes Newtown such a great place to live and raise a family.

Serving Council Committees: Public Service – Streets (Chairman), Public Safety, Parks and Recreation

Council Member

Cheryl has been a resident of Newtown since 1989 with her husband Mark and two children, now grown.  She was elected to a four year term commencing January 1, 2014, but was appointed to Village Council on November 12, 2013 to fill the seat vacated by Mr. Burns on October 29, 2013.

Cheryl is a Business Manager with more than twenty years of experience handling the finances of a family business.  Cheryl believes in keeping a balanced budget, controlling tax increases, and planning for future expenditures.  She cares deeply about the overall health and stability of Newtown.  Cheryl is committed to improving the quality of life in Newtown so as to draw new residents and businesses to our historic village.

Serving Council Committees: Planning, Zoning and Development (Chair), Public Service (Streets), Parks and Recreation, Community Reinvestment Act – CRA.

Council Member

Terry has been a proud resident of the Village of Newtown since 2001 with his wife and two sons.  He has over 25 years of Sales and Marketing experience with Unilever, one of the largest consumer products companies in the world.  Terry is an Eagle Scout and has gladly given back to the community serving as an Assistant Scoutmaster. Terry values the Newtown community and is a member of St. John Fisher Catholic church.

Terry was recently appointed to the open council seat vacated by Mark Kobasuk, who is now Mayor.  For the past seven years, he has served as the Newtown resident-representative on the Board of Trustees of the Little Miami Fire and Rescue District. His goals for the Village include enhancing the business climate to attract and grow new and existing businesses while keeping the quaint “small town” atmosphere for the residents. He will strive to assist with improving and making our parks an attraction for all residents, and working to maintain Newtown’s first-class safety services.  Terry is committed to serve the people and strives to be a true representative of the people of Newtown. He endeavors to be the people’s voice while on council and pledges to be fiscally responsible.

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