Village Administrator

The mission of the Village Administrator is to provide residents, visitors, and the business community with the highest quality municipal services in an efficient and professional manner.

Kent Miller serves as the head of village operations, including streets, water, refuse and wastewater treatment departments. The Administrator also supervises maintenance of public places, sidewalks, storm water systems, street lighting and traffic control devices. He has certain purchasing powers and may be given other duties by ordinance. The Administrator may appoint employees authorized by village council and approved by the mayor.

Kent Miller has served as Administrator of the Village since July 2001. He is a member of the Public Nuisance Board, Water Task Force, Revolving Loan Committee, Tree Committee and Disaster Committee, and serves on the American Disabilities Advisory Board. He is a member of the Ohio Municipal League, the Ohio City/County Managers Association, and is the village’s representative to the Black Swamp Council.

Kent, a lifelong resident of Hicksville, is married to Hannah, has 2 children, Evan (Monica) and Jenna (James Sheppard), and four grandchildren: Xavier and Trevor Miller and Gavin and Elsie Sheppard. Kent is also a historian who writes articles, and has published 8 books.