Commissioners have rolled-out a partnership to add the recycling of organic materials in the courthouse cafeteria. Commissioners hope that when combined with an already robust commingled recycling program, this initiative to recycle food scraps and compostable containers will help the cafeteria achieve Zero Waste, which refers to 90-percent or more diversion of generated materials from the landfill.
The Franklin County Board of Commissioners have approved a new policy resolution which strengthens and solidifies the County’s commitment to supporting the local food system citing important economic and environmental benefits.
The Franklin County Board of Commissioners have released a free Mobile App for iPhone and Android devices that gives residents enhanced access to county government agencies from their smart phones.
The app features an adoptable dog search, county agency directory, commissioners’ news and job postings, and business service information, including open bid opportunities and surplus auction items.
The app is now available free to iPhone users via the Apple iTunes Store, and to Android users via the Google Play Store.
Videos of the County Commissioners' General Session meetings are now online. Click on the link below to watch the most recent meeting.
The Franklin County Commissioners have approved a discount program for low-income water and sewer customers. The Department of Sanitary Engineering provides water and sewer service to approximately 40,000 residents. The Low Income Water and Sewer Discount Program will offer a 20% discount on charges for water and sewer usage to customers who meet certain income requirements.
Recognizing the direct link between dental health and overall health, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners is offering a countywide Dental Discount Program to provide residents and families who are not covered by dental insurance with discounts on certain dental services and procedures.
The discount -- ranging from 5% to 50% on most dental procedures including routine oral exams, unlimited cleanings, dentures, root canals and crowns -- is available to all Franklin County residents regardless of age, income or existing health coverage.
Board of Commissioners Agencies
- Animal Care & Control
- Benefits & Risk Management
- Child Support Enforcement
- Economic Development
- Fleet Management
- Homeland Security
& Justice Programs
- Human Resources