Maumee City Government Lacks Transparency and Inclusivity. Since starting as City Administrator in February 2020, Patrick Burtch, with the aid of Mayor Richard Carr and six of seven council members, has methodically added, amended, or deleted ordinances that give him virtual control of Maumee. Burtch has carefully nurtured and charmed six council members, most of whom were “rookies” he mentored and groomed to...