Board of Control
For the purpose of executing contracts and agreements on behalf of the City, the Board of Control was created. The City of Youngstown's Board of Control is comprised of the Mayor, the Director of Law and Director of Finance, of which the Mayor is the Chairman and the Director of Finance the Secretary.
All major purchases and/or contracts over $2,500, as well as employee severances are approved by the Board of Control. The Board of Control also keeps a Journal of all its proceedings, as well as copies of all authorized contracts.