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2015

Jul 07 2015

Commissioners Invest in Main Street, Franklin County

The Franklin County Commissioners voted this morning to authorize a new economic development initiative called Downtown Works. T

Jun 02 2015

Franklin County Commissioners Support The Birds And The Bees

The Franklin County Commissioners today voted to accept a grant from the Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District that will fund a Pollinator Garden at the county’s International Harvest Community Garden on Frank Road.

May 21 2015

Franklin County Maintains Best Possible Bond Rating

The financial ratings firms of Standard and Poor’s and Moody’s Investor Service announced earlier this month that that they are reaffirming their highest-possible ratings of Franklin County’s general obligation bonds.

May 13 2015

County Leaders Call for Targeted Overhaul of Criminal Justice System's Response to People with Mental Illness

On the heels of unveiling a national initiative to address the mental health crisis in U.S. jails, leaders in Franklin County are planning an overhaul of their county’s response to people with mental illness in contact with the justice system.

May 08 2015

Commissioners Unveil New Job Training Program to Benefit Residents and Businesses

Today, during a presentation at the Columbus Chamber’s 10th annual Government Day which brings together private partners with public officials to engage in public policy discussions

Apr 30 2015

Commissioners Release First-Ever Franklin County 'State of the County' Report

Today, to conclude National County Government Month, the Franklin County Commissioners have released a State of the County report, a first for Franklin County, Ohio.

Apr 27 2015

E-Waste Collection Drive Diverts 18 tons of Electronics from Landfill

On Saturday, April 25th, the Franklin County Commissioners, Goodwill Columbus, Columbus Clippers and Dispatch Media Group held their third annual Earth Day E-Waste Collection Event at Huntington Park.

Apr 22 2015

Franklin County Celebrates Earth Day Every Day

Franklin County is fortunate to enjoy plentiful natural resources, beautiful park land, scenic rivers, and a bog, and protecting these for future generations is very important to the Board of County Commissioners.

Apr 09 2015

Green Corps Graduates Class Ready for Work in Horticulture

Seven new members of the Central Ohio workforce graduated yesterday from Green Corps, a vocational training program that helps prepare low-income young people for jobs in horticulture-related industries.

Apr 01 2015

Franklin County Celebrates National County Government Month

Counties employ more than 3.2 million, own and maintain 45-percent of America’s roads, including more than 228,000 bridges, and support about 1,000 of our nation’s hospitals.

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