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2014

Dec 16 2014

2015 Budget Promotes Job Creation & Community Safety; Provides Health & Human Services; Plans for the Future

Promotes job creation and community safety, provides health and human services and plans for the future

Nov 24 2014

Franklin County and Columbus Partnering to Create Food Action Plan

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners and the City of Columbus have announced their support for a new partnership with Local Matters, a non-profit transforming the Central Ohio food system through food education

Nov 17 2014

2015 Recommended Budget Includes Increased Strategic Investments in Economic Development, Health and Human Services, Environmental Protection Efforts

Today, Franklin County Administrators delivered to the Board of Commissioners a recommended budget for 2015 which is structurally balanced and includes increased investments in the Commissioners’ top priorities.

Nov 17 2014

Columbus Awarded 2018 NCAA Women's Basketball Final Four

COLUMBUS AWARDED 2018 NCAA WOMEN’S FINAL FOUR The Ohio State University, Greater Columbus Sports Commission and Nationwide Arena Land Right to Host America’s Marquee Women’s Sporting Event

Nov 06 2014

Commissioners Receive Report on Water, Sewer Operations

This morning, in a special administrative session of the board, the Franklin County Commissioners received a report and presentation on a contracted review of the county’s Sanitary Engineering Department,

Oct 29 2014

Commissioners' New Program to Infuse Millions into Local Communities for Job Creation, Economic Development

Increasingly Franklin County is recognized as an innovative and progressive community. Initiatives such as the County’s flagship economic development program, Smart Works in Franklin County, launched in 2012, have resulted in commitments

Oct 22 2014

County, City Continue Community Awareness of Domestic Violence Prevalence, Victim Resources

The Franklin County Commissioners have regularly supported efforts to support families and victims of domestic violence through county grants, and pass-through federal Justice Assistance Program and Violence Against Women grants, more than $71,000 this year, and also provides approximately $300,000 in funding through marriage license fees as provisioned by Ohio Law.

Oct 22 2014

BOIL ALERT CONTINUED for nearly 200 Homes in Southwest Franklin County

As a result of a water main break which occurred yesterday, Tuesday, 10/21, for which water sample test results are still pending, the Franklin County Department of Sanitary Engineering is extending the precautionary boil alert through tomorrow morning, Thursday, 10/23, for residents of the following streets on the county’s southwest side:

Oct 16 2014

State of Ohio, Franklin and Cuyahoga County Child Support Enforcement Agencies Receive $1.2 Million Federal Grant

On September 29, 2014, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) was awarded a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families to support and implement an innovative, process-designed approach to child support service delivery

Oct 15 2014

Commissioners, Partners Raise Awareness of the Prevalence of Domestic Violence

Earlier this week, during the weekly General Session meeting, the Franklin County Board of
Commissioners was joined by representatives of The Center for Family Safety and Healing
and CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence, the county’s only domestic violence
shelter, to acknowledge October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and highlight the
prevalence of domestic abuse in Franklin County.

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