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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.

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

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