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Dec 15 2015

Commissioners Pass 2016 Budget, Laying Foundation For Growth

This morning, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed the county’s 2016 budget, which adheres closely to the commissioners’ core principles of Responsive Government, Community Safety, Economic Development, Supportive Human Services, and Good Stewardship of the Environment.

Nov 17 2015

Recommended Budget Provides Fiscally Responsible Approach to Addressing Needs in Community

Kicking off Franklin County’s hearings on the 2016 budget, today, County Administrator Kenneth Wilson introduced a Recommended Budget which focuses on the future of the County and laying the foundation for the provision of effective and efficient government services to meet the growing demands for service.

Nov 05 2015

County Partnership Strengthens Government Transparency, Access to Records

Previously recognized for the transparency of Franklin County’s website, County Commissioners in partnership with the County Auditor are again enhancing the public’s access to information through a recent electronic record project dubbed Citizen Transparency, which makes millions of financial records available on-line in a safe, secure and easily searchable system.

Nov 02 2015

Commissioners Receive ‘Financial Empowerment Award’ from Columbus Urban League

Today, during the Columbus Urban League’s 2015 Empowerment Day at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners was recognized and awarded the Honda Financial Empowerment Award for its dedication to workforce development and financial education efforts

Oct 27 2015

Commissioners Approve First Round of Infrastructure Bank Loans to Local Municipalities

The Franklin County Commissioners announced this morning, the funding of three infrastructure projects around the county aimed at spurring economic growth.

Sep 25 2015

Commissioners Recognize Preparedness Month, Encourage Residents to Create Emergency Plan, Get Trained

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners supports preparedness through planning, exercising and equipping both the public and private sectors. September is National Preparedness Month and the commissioners are working with federal, state and local government agencies to help county residents be ready for the unexpected.

Aug 24 2015

Commissioners Support Local Business Diverting Construction Waste from Landfills

The Franklin County Commissioners voted on Tuesday, August 18, to apply $250,000 in state funding to a project at Frank Road Recycling to purchase a mobile recycling crusher for construction and demolition debris.

Aug 14 2015

Commissioners Approve First People Works Grant Aimed at Providing a Pathway out of Poverty

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners began the first part of its new People Works program on Tuesday, aimed at helping low-income residents secure good jobs and begin climbing the ladder from poverty

Jul 17 2015

More than 500 Participate in Empowerment Day Resource & Job Fair

The goal of Franklin County’s annual Empowerment Day & Resource Fair is to connect parents served by Franklin County’s Child Support Enforcement Agency to job opportunities, education and training, parenting assistance and community resources to help them and their children succeed.

Jul 09 2015

County Earns National Award for Workforce Innovation Training Grant Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Franklin County, Ohio has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents.

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