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2014

Oct 10 2014

Commissioners Appoint Acting Coroner

The Franklin County Commissioners today appointed Dr. J. Scott Somerset Acting County Coroner to fill the vacancy left by the departure of Coroner, Dr. Jan Gorniak.

Oct 03 2014

Commissioners Build Support for Central Ohio Manufacturing

The Franklin County Commissioners are helping to spread the word about local manufacturing today, and highlighting local opportunities in the manufacturing field.

Sep 17 2014

Commissioners Recognize Hunger Action Month, County Employees for Award-Winning Operation Feed Campaign

Franklin County is joining a national call for communities to take action in ending hunger.

Sep 09 2014

Commissioner Brown to Join CHOICES Advisory Board

Franklin County Commissioner Marilyn Brown has been appointed to the advisory board of CHOICES,
Franklin County’s only domestic violence shelter and crisis hotline.

Sep 02 2014

Commissioner Brown to Chair MORPC’s new Sustainability Advisory Committee

(Columbus – September 2, 2014) Central to its mission, the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) has been focused on sustainability issues in coordination with its members and key

Aug 25 2014

Commissioners Accept Infant Mortality Report, Affirm Commitment to Protecting Franklin County’s Youngest Residents

During last Tuesday’s meeting of the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, the Commissioners accepted the final report and recommendations of the Greater Columbus Infant Mortality Task Force, and voted to solidify the county’s commitment to protect its youngest residents by enacting the recommendations set forth in the Task Force’s report.

Aug 21 2014

Commissioners, Sheriff, Goodwill Columbus Expand Recycling Efforts at County Jails

On the heels of winning a national award for food scrap recycling efforts at both county jails and the courthouse cafeteria, the Franklin County Commissioners and Sheriff are now partnering with Goodwill Columbus on a new textile recycling program.

Aug 05 2014

Franklin County Becomes a Purple Heart County

This week, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners will designate Franklin County a Purple Heart County, honoring the courage, patriotism and personal sacrifice of the men and women who are wounded or killed while defending America’s freedoms.

Jul 19 2014

Commissioners Celebrate First Annual Franklin County Youth Lemonade Day

Hundreds of Franklin County young people will be setting up lemonade stands throughout the county today as part of the first annual Franklin County Youth Lemonade Day.

Jul 15 2014

County, City, Farmers' Markets Team Up to Make Produce More Affordable for Families

A consortium of six farmers’ markets will make more affordable, fresh, local produce available for Central Ohio residents with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits through a program called Veggie SNAPS.

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