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  • Nitrate Advisory for Parts of Western Franklin County

    Concurrent with the City of Columbus’ advisory, The Franklin County Sanitary Engineering Department has issued a Nitrate Advisory for areas served by the county’s Sanitary District 4, which includes areas south of Fisher Road and north of Sullivant Avenue between Hilliard Rome or Norton Roads on the west and Phillipi/Georgesville Road to the east.

  • Commissioners' Statement on the Mass Shooting in Orlando, Death of Governor Voinovich

  • Commissioners Approve Living Wage Adjustment for County Employees

    On June 7, the commissioners voted to implement a series of wage adjustments that could result in pay raises for up to about 750 county employees, including ensuring that all current and future commissioner employees will be paid a living wage. The commissioners have long been committed to seeing that all residents of Franklin County are paid a living wage for the work that they do, and a year ago commissioned a study to determine what that hourly wage is in Franklin County, and how the Board can implement a living wage for all of its employees. The resolution passed will increase the amount of the lowest salary paid to non-bargaining commissioner employees to $13.69 per hour. It also allows the county to renegotiate union contracts so that the changes to apply to bargaining unit employees as well.

  • Commissioners’ Grant to South Side Manufacturer Creates 114 New Jobs

    The Franklin County Board of Commissioners have approved a grant from its People Works Program to Engineered Profiles, LLC. The $142,500 agreement will pay for a portion of the training costs associated with hiring 114 new employees over three years to support the company’s growth on the South Side of Columbus. In line with the People Works program model, Engineered Profiles will train and hire county social service clients into living wage jobs.

  • Commissioners Continue Investments in Infrastructure to Spur Job Creation, Economic Development

    The Board of Commissioners has approved the fourth loan from its Infrastructure Works program, this one to the City of Grandview Heights in the amount of $1 million to support street improvements to Goodale Boulevard. Infrastructure Works makes low-interests loans available for local municipalities to build physical infrastructure that will result in economic development.

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