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2015

Mar 19 2015

Commissioners Again Teaming Up with Goodwill, Clippers for E-Waste Collection on April 25

The Franklin County Commissioners are once again working with Goodwill Columbus, the Columbus Clippers, WBNS-10TV, Sunny 95, and The Columbus Dispatch to help consumers responsibly recycle unwanted electronic waste.

Feb 28 2015

Commissioners Appoint New Director for Franklin County's Dog Shelter & Adoption Center

Today, Franklin County Commissioners were joined by the Capital Area Humane Society, Franklin County staff, central Ohio area animal rescue groups, volunteers, community partners and the animal welfare community as they introduced Kaye L. Dickson as the new Director for Franklin County’s Dog Shelter & Adoption Center.

Feb 17 2015

Commissioners Approve Workforce Innovation Training Grant to Columbus Castings for 550 New Manufacturing Jobs

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners today passed a resolution awarding a $150,000 grant to provide training for 550 new, full-time employees at Columbus Castings.

Feb 13 2015

Commissioners Invest in Students' Futures

Franklin County Commissioner Marilyn Brown spoke today at a meeting of 25 Whitehall Yearling seniors who are participating in the Stepping Off To College program sponsored by the county commissioners.

Feb 03 2015

Commissioners Provide Loans for Affordable, Supportive Housing for Vulnerable Populations

This morning, at their regularly scheduled General Session meeting, the Franklin County Commissioners were joined by Ryan Cassell, Director of Development for Community Housing Network (CHN), to discuss Franklin County’s on-going need for affordable, supportive housing for residents and families.

Feb 02 2015

Commissioners Invest in Local Workforce through Grant to CoverMyMeds Resulting in 116 New Jobs

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners will vote tomorrow on a resolution awarding a $50,000 grant to provide training for 116 new employees at local business, CoverMyMeds. 

Jan 30 2015

County Making Government Interactions Easy for Builders, Developers, Residents

Last week, the Franklin County Department of Economic Development and Planning unveiled a new feature of its website aimed at speeding up and making permitting as easy as possible for builders, developers, and residents.

Jan 28 2015

Commissioners Select Experienced Financial Leader for Top Administrator Post

Today, Franklin County Commissioners announced their plans to promote Kenneth N. Wilson (43123), 46, to County Administrator.

Jan 20 2015

Franklin County Wants Your Help Setting Priorities for Community Development Funds

Franklin County is asking residents to take part in the 2015-2019 Consolidated Planning process.

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