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Feb 13 2016

Commissioners Help Organize Support for Sister City of Tainan, Taiwan Following Earthquake

In light of the tragic events unfolding in Columbus’ Sister City Tainan, Taiwan, which is at the epicenter of a magnitude 6.4 earthquake that occurred last Saturday, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners has partnered with the City of Columbus and Greater Columbus Sister Cities to support Tainan.

Jan 20 2016

Land Swap between County, SWCS eases way for new elementary

Land Swap between County, SWCS eases way for new elementary

Jan 11 2016

O'Grady to Lead Board of Commissioners in 2016

This morning, Franklin County Commissioner John O’Grady was chosen to serve as 2016 board president for the Franklin County Board of Commissioners.

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.

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