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Apr 29 2016

Commissioners Name New Director of Job and Family Services

The Franklin County Commissioners today announced the appointment of Joy Bivens as director of the county Job and Family Services agency (JFS).

Apr 27 2016

Commissioners Invest in Summer Work Experience for Young People

The Franklin County Commissioners yesterday approved funding for their annual Summer YouthWorks initiative, which will employ 1,950 youth aged 14-24 over the summer after providing them with workreadiness training and ongoing mentorship.

Apr 12 2016

State of the County Report Highlights Progress, Challenges Facing County Leadership

In conjunction with National County Government month, the Franklin County Commissioners this morning released their annual State of the County report. The report, available at the commissioners’ website,

Apr 06 2016

Commissioners Again Teaming Up with Goodwill, Clippers for E-Waste Collection on April 23

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners is again celebrating Earth Day by partnering with Goodwill Columbus and the Columbus Clippers to help keep e-waste out of our landfill by collecting used electronics.

Mar 10 2016

Commissioners Fund First Energy Efficiency Project, Loan Leveraged to Boost Development, Sustainability

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners today announced the first funded Energy Works project at PNC Plaza in downtown Columbus.

Mar 08 2016

Commissioners’ New Electricity Contract to Provide 100% Renewable Energy and Savings

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners announced today a new contract extension with AEP Energy to provide the county with electricity that is 100% renewable. I

Feb 26 2016

Dog Shelter Director Stepping Down

Kaye Dickson, Director of Franklin County Animal Care and Control and the County Dog Shelter has resigned her position, effective March 8th, 2016.

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.

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