Tanner S. Salyers

Safety Service Director
Open Hours:

Monday – Friday: 8.00 am – 4.00 pm
Weekend closed

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The Safety Service Director has the responsibility to oversee the day-to-day operations of the City. The mission of the Safety Service Office is to provide effective and efficient city services that improve the lives and experiences of the residents of, and visitors to, the City of Mount Vernon.

The Safety Service Office supervises the following departments: Code Enforcement; Engineering; Fire; Parks, Building, Lands and Cemetery; Police; Streets; and Utilities. The Director supports each of the City department heads in achieving their mission. This is accomplished through effective planning, teamwork, empowerment and collaboration.

The Safety Service Director is appointed by the Mayor of Mount Vernon and is responsible for carrying out the policies and ordinances of Mount Vernon City Council.

 

ABOUT TANNER

Tanner Salyers first came to Mount Vernon from the small Ohio River community of Franklin Furnace, Ohio in Scioto County to attend Mount Vernon Nazarene University, where he received an undergraduate degree in integrated social studies education. Tanner also holds a master’s degree in public administration from Kent State University. He taught high school government and economics in Mount Vernon and Newark through digital charter schools, specifically working with at-risk, credit-deficient youth. Tanner has also served Knox County as a director of the summer Youth Works program and the co-founder of the Knox Summer Manufacturing Camp. He was an at-large member of Mount Vernon’s City Council from October 2019 to June 2021, when he was appointed as Knox County Recorder, where he served until October 2023, when he accepted the position of Safety Service Director with the City of Mount Vernon.

Office Information

Tanner S. Salyers
Safety Service Director
40 Public Square
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050-3241
Office Telephone: (740) 393-9520
Office Fax: (740) 397-6595
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
safetyservice@mountvernonohio.org

Maureen Hall
Administrative Assistant / Assistant Clerk of Council
40 Public Square
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050-3241
Office Telephone: (740) 393-9520
Office Fax: (740) 397-6595
Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
safetyservice@mountvernonohio.org

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