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08-31-15 Commissioners Support Local Business Diverting Construction Waste from Landfills
08-14-15 Commissioners Approve First People Works Grant Aimed at Providing a Pathway out of Poverty
07-17-15 More than 500 Participate in Empowerment Day Resource & Job Fair
07-09-15 County Earns National Award for Workforce Innovation Training Grant Program
07-07-15 Commissioners Invest in Main Street, Franklin County
06-26-15 Commissioners' Statement on Marriage Equality
06-08-15 Columbus Lifts Nitrate Advisory Effective 6/22/15
06-02-15 Franklin County Commissioners Support The Birds And The Bees
05-21-15 Franklin County Maintains Best Possible Bond Rating
05-13-15 County Leaders Call for Targeted Overhaul of Criminal Justice System's Response to People with Mental Illness
05-08-15 Commissioners Unveil New Job Training Program to Benefit Residents and Businesses
05-06-15 County Administrator Receives Ohio University's 2015 State Government Alumni Award
05-06-15 Franklin County Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Summer Camps for Area Youth
04-30-15 Commissioners Release First-Ever Franklin County 'State of the County' Report
04-27-15 E-Waste Collection Drive Diverts 18 tons of Electronics from Landfill
04-22-15 Franklin County Celebrates Earth Day Every Day
04-09-15 Green Corps Graduates Class Ready for Work in Horticulture
04-07-15 Commissioners Call for Dignity and Equality for All People, Oppose Introduction of So-Called “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” in Ohio
04-01-15 Franklin County Celebrates National County Government Month
03-19-15 Commissioners Again Teaming Up with Goodwill, Clippers for E-Waste Collection on April 25
03-11-15 2014 Budget to Focus on Job Creation, Community Security, and Safety Net Services
03-02-15 Commissioners Appoint New Director for Franklin County's Dog Shelter & Adoption Center
02-17-15 Commissioners Approve Workforce Innovation Training Grant to Columbus Castings for 550 New Manufacturing Jobs
02-13-15 Commissioners Invest in Students' Futures
02-12-15 Clerk of Courts Hires Office’s First Chief Information Officer
02-05-15 Commissioners Again Partner with Tax Time to Fund Free Tax Prep, Financial Stability Efforts
02-03-15 Commissioners Provide Loans for Affordable, Supportive Housing for Vulnerable Populations
02-02-15 Commissioners Invest in Local Workforce through Grant to CoverMyMeds Resulting in 116 New Jobs
01-30-15 County Making Government Interactions Easy for Builders, Developers, Residents
01-28-15 Commissioners Select Experienced Financial Leader for Top Administrator Post
01-12-15 Commissioner Brown Selected to Lead in 2015
12-16-14 2015 Budget Promotes Job Creation & Community Safety; Provides Health & Human Services; Plans for the Future
11-24-14 Franklin County and Columbus Partnering to Create Food Action Plan
11-18-14 Columbus Awarded 2018 NCAA Women's Basketball Final Four
11-17-14 2015 Recommended Budget Includes Increased Strategic Investments in Economic Development, Health and Human Services, Environmental Protection Efforts
11-12-14 Commissioners' Statement on Veterans Day
11-06-14 Commissioners Receive Report on Water, Sewer Operations
10-30-14 Commissioners' New Program to Infuse Millions into Local Communities for Job Creation, Economic Development
10-23-14 BOIL ALERT LIFTED for 200 homes in SW Franklin County
10-23-14 County, City Continue Community Awareness of Domestic Violence Prevalence, Victim Resources
10-23-14 BOIL ALERT CONTINUED for nearly 200 Homes in Southwest Franklin County
10-21-14 BOIL ALERT ISSUED for Nearly 200 Homes in Southwest Franklin County
10-20-14 State of Ohio, Franklin and Cuyahoga County Child Support Enforcement Agencies Receive $1.2 Million Federal Grant
10-16-14 Commissioners, Partners Raise Awareness of the Prevalence of Domestic Violence
10-10-14 Commissioners Appoint Acting Coroner
10-03-14 Commissioners Build Support for Central Ohio Manufacturing
09-17-14 Commissioners Recognize Hunger Action Month, County Employees for Award-Winning Operation Feed Campaign
09-09-14 Commissioner Brown to Join CHOICES Advisory Board
09-02-14 Commissioner Brown to Chair MORPC’s new Sustainability Advisory Committee
08-25-14 Commissioners Accept Infant Mortality Report, Affirm Commitment to Protecting Franklin County’s Youngest Residents
08-21-14 Commissioners, Sheriff, Goodwill Columbus Expand Recycling Efforts at County Jails
08-06-14 Franklin County Becomes a Purple Heart County
07-29-14 Commissioners Celebrate First Annual Franklin County Youth Lemonade Day
07-17-14 Commissioners to Participate In Pie Judging, Creative Baking Auction at County Fair
07-15-14 Franklin County Administrator Don L. Brown to Retire from County Service
07-11-14 County, City, Farmers' Markets Team Up to Make Produce More Affordable for Families
07-10-14 Franklin County, Columbus Chamber Release 2014 Franklin County Retail Report
07-02-14 Franklin County Wants Your Help Setting Priorities for Community Development Funds
06-17-14 Franklin County Retail Summit Slated for July 11
06-17-14 Commissioners Support Marriage Equality for All Residents
05-27-14 Commissioners’ Statement on Memorial Day
05-15-14 Commissioners Recognize Small Business Week
05-01-14 County Courthouse Entrance (373 S. High St.) to Close on Monday, May 5
04-29-14 Commissioners Recognize April as Fair Housing Month, Columbus Urban League
04-24-14 Franklin County Summer Employment Programming to Serve 1,540 Youth
04-22-14 Commissioners, Sheriff Break Ground on a New, Sustainable Training Facility
04-21-14 Commissioners Promote Chocolate, Not Live, Animals for Easter Season
04-14-14 Common Pleas Courthouse Recognized in American Institute of Architects Publication
04-10-14 Commissioners Awarded For Their Support of Reserve and National Guard Employees
04-08-14 Commissioners Recognize April as Child Abuse Prevention Month
04-03-14 Commissioners Join Local Veterans, Central Ohio Community to Cheer on the Columbus Clippers During Tonight's Home Opener
03-24-14 Deadline for Enrolling in the ACA's Health Insurance Marketplace is March 31
03-21-14 Green Corps Program Connects Grads to Jobs in Growing Horticulture Industry
03-06-14 ADVISORY: Traffic Restored on West Broad Street, Water Main Repaired
03-06-14 ADVISORY: Water Main Break on West Side to Disrupt Traffic Today
02-28-14 ADVISORY: Memorial Hall to Remain Closed Today Due to Power Outage
02-27-14 County Water and Sewer Customers May Be Eligible for a Break on Rates
02-19-14 Planning Phase Set to Begin for New Franklin County Jail
02-19-14 ADVISORY: Water Main Break on West Side to Disrupt Rush Hour Commute
02-12-14 Franklin County Launches Initiative to Assess and Improve Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health Systems
02-06-14 Project Hire Job Expo Connects 800 Residents with Dozens of Local Companies that are Hiring
02-03-14 Project Hire Job Expo to be held Thursday, Feb. 6 at Vets Memorial
01-29-14 Commissioners Remind Residents of Dog License Deadline
01-29-14 Commissioners Remind Residents of Dog License Deadline
01-28-14 Plans advance to relocate County's Veterans Service Commission to original, historic Veterans Memorial location
01-21-14 Commissioners Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
01-15-14 Commissioners Approve Grant for CCAD MindMarket Business Incubator Project
01-15-14 Public Safety Campus to be home of New Jail, Morgue
01-13-14 Commissioner Brown Selected as 2014 Board President
12-02-13 Commissioners' Thanksgiving Message
11-26-13 Commissioners Move Forward with Economic Development on the Scioto Peninsula
11-18-13 County Administrator Recommends Structurally Balanced, Fiscally Sustainable 2014 Operating Budget
11-15-13 Commissioners Roll-out Zero Waste Initiative in Courthouse Cafeteria
11-12-13 No adoption fees for Veterans this week at the Dog Shelter
11-08-13 Commissioners’ Statement on Veterans Day
11-01-13 Commissioner Brooks Selected for President's Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience
10-22-13 Commissioners Adopt Local Food Policy
10-18-13 Franklin County Green Team Wins Conservation Award
10-08-13 Stimulating the Economy and Creating Jobs through Tax Incentives
09-30-13 Commissioners Team Up with Goodwill, Clippers for E-Waste Collection on October 12 at Huntington Park
09-27-13 Big Darby Town Center Master Plan Selected for Award of Excellence
09-24-13 Protecting Franklin County's Strong Financial Position, Meeting Our Growing Community's Needs
09-12-13 Commissioner Brown to Donate Books, Present Workshop to Empower Women
09-10-13 Commissioners Fund Community Housing Initiatives
09-09-13 Commissioner Brown Elected to Head Reentry Coalition
09-05-13 Commissioners Urge Residents to be Ready for National Preparedness Month
08-28-13 Franklin County to Hold Public Hearings to Discuss Changing the Sales and Use Tax Rate
08-09-13 Franklin County Celebrates Child Support Awareness Month
07-29-13 Commissioners Thank Budget and Economic Advisory Panel Members for their Service
07-29-13 Franklin County Recognized for Innovative and Impactful Community Involvement
07-18-13 Franklin County adds Location to Serve Veterans, Active Duty Members
07-18-13 Forbes: County-Owned Clippers Fourth Most Valuable Minor League Team
07-03-13 Commissioners’ Statement on Independence Day
07-02-13 Commissioners Approve Water and Sewer Discount Program
06-27-13 Commissioners’ Statement on U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling DOMA Unconstitutional
06-25-13 Franklin County Hosts NACo's Large Urban County Caucus
06-25-13 Commissioners, Chamber Release 2013 Retail Report
06-25-13 Commissioners, Chamber Hold Retail Summit
06-19-13 Commissioners, TechColumbus Spur Innovation
06-18-13 New Business Incubator Program Created to Assist Small Retailers
06-04-13 Commissioners Expand Investment in Employment Opportunities for Youth
05-31-13 Commissioners Mobile App Now Available on iTunes, Google Play
05-31-13 Franklin County Retains Best Bond Rating
05-28-13 County-funded summer camps continue math and reading learning after school year ends
05-21-13 Commissioners Receive Department of Defense Award
05-14-13 Hundreds of Mifflin Township Residents to get Quality Water
04-29-13 Commissioners Announce New Dental Discount Program
04-26-13 Major Energy Conservation Upgrades to be Implemented at Four County Buildings
04-22-13 City, County Announce Community Garden Grants
04-22-13 Commissioners Recognize County Government Month, Volunteer Appreciation Week
04-19-13 County, City, COWIC Unite to Provide Youth Valuable Employment Experience
04-12-13 Commissioners Team Up with Goodwill, Clippers for E-Waste Collection on April 20 at Huntington Park
04-09-13 Commissioners Recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month
04-09-13 Commissioners Oppose Proposed Changes to Tax-Exempt Status of Municipal Bonds
04-02-13 Commissioners recognize Ohio National Guard’s efforts for Service Members and Families
02-14-13 Franklin County Budget & Economic Advisory Panel Named
02-14-13 County-City Continue Partnership to Make Community Garden Grants Available
02-04-13 Commissioners Celebrate Neighborhood Investment in Whitehall
01-28-13 Commissioners to Vote on Unique Job-Creation Incentive, Bring 500 New Jobs to Region
01-24-13 Franklin County Receives National Recognition for Food Security Efforts
01-18-13 County Offices Closed Monday, Commissioners' General Session Cancelled Tuesday