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2013

May 31 2013

Commissioners Mobile App Now Available on iTunes, Google Play

The financial ratings firm Standard and Poor’s announced Wednesday that it has reaffirmed its AAA long-term rating of Franklin County’s general obligation bonds, the highest rating possible.

May 28 2013

County-funded summer camps continue math and reading learning after school year ends

Today, Franklin County Commissioners approved $1.7 million for summer camp opportunities for local youth.

May 21 2013

Commissioners Receive Department of Defense Award

The Franklin County Office on Aging, an agency of the Board of Commissioners, has been awarded the Ohio Employer Supported Guard and Reserve’s (ESGR) Chairman’s Above and Beyond Award, intended to honor outstanding employers who have gone above and beyond the requirements of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) for the past year.

May 14 2013

Hundreds of Mifflin Township Residents to get Quality Water

This morning, during their Board meeting, the Franklin County Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution approving the hire of Columbus engineering and design firm DLZ Inc. for the Leonard Park water project in Mifflin Township.

Apr 29 2013

Commissioners Announce New Dental Discount Program

There are over 3,000 county governments in the United States charged with directly serving the residents in their communities

Apr 25 2013

Major Energy Conservation Upgrades to be Implemented at Four County Buildings

Columbus – Keeping with the policy enacted by Franklin County Commissioners in 2006 to protect environmental sustainability while advancing economic growth, Franklin County will implement major energy efficiency and conservation upgrades at four county buildings in Columbus using $10 million in financing from the Ohio Air Quality Development Authority (OAQDA). The energy project was approved at the March OAQDA meeting.

Apr 22 2013

City, County Announce Community Garden Grants

Recognizing the many benefits of community gardens, the city of Columbus and Franklin County announced recipients of their joint community garden grants program. $53,200 in funding was allocated to 42 local community gardens this year.

Apr 19 2013

Commissioners Recognize County Government Month, Volunteer Appreciation Week

Each April, the National Association of Counties (NACo) raises public awareness and understanding about the roles and responsibilities of the nation’s more than 3,000 county governments and 18,000 elected county officials during National County Government Month (NCGM).

Apr 18 2013

County, City, COWIC Unite to Provide Youth Valuable Employment Experience

Thanks to a partnership among the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, the City of Columbus and the Central Ohio Workforce Investment Corporation (COWIC), nearly 1,700 Franklin County youth will have the opportunity to get real-world job experience to develop the skills, attitudes and commitment necessary to succeed in today’s work force.

Apr 10 2013

Commissioners Awarded For Their Support of Reserve and National Guard Employees

The Franklin County Commissioners were awarded the ESGR Pro Patria Award on Saturday. The ESGR (Employer Support of Guard and Reserve) is a Defense Department office with committees in each state that works to promote cooperation and understanding between Reserve Component Service Members and their civilian employers.

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