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Hall of Justice Renovation Project Update

Renovation of the 10-story, 237,225 square foot Hall of Justice building located at 369 S. High Street began in August 2013 and is expected to be substantially complete later this year. As of March, the renovation is 60-percent complete.

Commissioners are utilizing a pay-as-you-grow approach, only building out four of the ten floors at this time. The renovated facility will feature a first floor conference center, the Adult Probation unit will occupy the fourth and fifth floors, while the Law Library will return to the tenth floor.

 

E-Waste Collection Event - Saturday, April 26th

The Commissioners are again partnering with Goodwill Columbus and the Columbus Clippers to help keep e-Waste out of our landfill by collecting used electronics. An e-Waste collection will take place on Saturday, April 26th from 9 a.m. - Noon at Huntington Park, 330 Huntington Park Lane.

Accepted items include: computers, monitors, cell phones, electronics and small household appliances.

National County Government Month

April is National County Government month. The Commissioners will be highlighting the many ways that county government works for Franklin County residents throughout the month. The theme of this year’s National County Government Month is Ready and Resilient Counties: Prepare. Respond. Thrive.

Eight County Buildings Join Lights Out Columbus Initiative

Every spring and fall, millions of birds migrate through Columbus on their way to or from their breeding grounds. Many birds migrate at night, and lights on tall buildings can lead to collisions with buildings or windows. Lights Out programs provide an opportunity to reduce the number of collision-related kills by reducing lighting.

Watch General Session Online

Videos of the County Commissioners' General Session meetings are now online. Click on the link below to watch the most recent meeting.

Water and Sewer Discount Program for Low Income Residents

Franklin County provides water and sewer services to about 40,000 residents in unincorporated parts of the county, and offers a discount program for low income customers.

The program provides a discount of 20% on water, sewer, or both, and in order to qualify, customers must either already participate in a government assistance program, or have income below the federal poverty level.

Marilyn Brown President
Paula Brooks
John O'Grady