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Environmental Efforts

Highlighted by the passage of Resolution 683-06 in 2006, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners have implemented numerous initiatives and policies designed to help protect the local environment. The Board of Commissioners operates under the strong belief that environmental protection and economic growth are mutually compatible goals, and the Commissioners have pledged to promote sustainable principles in their policy decisions.

Striving to lead by example, Franklin County has instituted the following innovative environmental measures in recent years:

Energy Efficiency and Conservation


Materials Conservation and Recycling

Structural Improvements

Green/Universal Design Housing Standards

Other Efforts

John O'Grady President
Paula Brooks
Marilyn Brown