This morning, the Franklin County Commissioners released their annual State of the County Report, and an interactive website that give the community valuable insight into how their Franklin County government is working for them. The report is available at Report.FranklinCountyOhio.gov
, and broken into sections based on the commissioners’ six core principles of good governance, Safety and Security
, Economic Development
, Health and Human Services
, Environmental Sustainability
, Fiscally Responsible Government
, and Racial Equity
. This year’s report shows that the county has maintained its double Triple A bond rating throughout the pandemic, one of only about 3% of local governments with a credit score that high. It notes that the county’s “rainy day” fund is $85 million, and details some of the ways that the commissioners have allocated more then $200 million in American Rescue Plan funds.