Skip to main content

News

Jun 17 2013

Franklin County Hosts NACo's Large Urban County Caucus

Leaders from the nation’s largest counties will meet this week in Franklin County to explore innovations in economic and workforce development, education and human services delivery, and fighting poverty in urban communities during the National Association of Counties (NACo) 2013 Large Urban County Caucus Annual Meeting, June 19-21, at the Hilton Columbus Downtown Hotel.

Jun 12 2013

Commissioners, Chamber Release 2013 Retail Report

A new report out today from the Franklin County Commissioners and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce details the challenges that retail stores in Franklin County have faced in recent years, and growing signs of recovery in the retail industry. Released this morning at the Franklin County Retail Summit,

Jun 04 2013

Commissioners Expand Investment in Employment Opportunities for Youth

Today, Franklin County Commissioners approved $2.3 million to expand the County’s summer youth employment programs by approving funding for YouthWorks, a new employment program which will connect over 600 local low-income youth with summer internships and work opportunities.

Jun 03 2013

Commissioners, Chamber Hold Retail Summit

Columbus, OH – The Franklin County Board of Commissioners, along with the Columbus Chamber, will hold the annual Franklin County Retail Summit Wednesday, June 12 at The Shops at Worthington Place. The breakfast event, which runs from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., will feature insight from industry experts and the reveal of the 2013 Franklin County Retail Report.

May 31 2013

Franklin County Retains Best Bond Rating

The financial ratings firm Standard and Poor’s announced Wednesday that it has reaffirmed its AAA long-term rating of Franklin County’s general obligation bonds, the highest rating possible.

May 31 2013

Commissioners Mobile App Now Available on iTunes, Google Play

The financial ratings firm Standard and Poor’s announced Wednesday that it has reaffirmed its AAA long-term rating of Franklin County’s general obligation bonds, the highest rating possible.

May 28 2013

County-funded summer camps continue math and reading learning after school year ends

Today, Franklin County Commissioners approved $1.7 million for summer camp opportunities for local youth.

May 21 2013

Commissioners Receive Department of Defense Award

The Franklin County Office on Aging, an agency of the Board of Commissioners, has been awarded the Ohio Employer Supported Guard and Reserve’s (ESGR) Chairman’s Above and Beyond Award, intended to honor outstanding employers who have gone above and beyond the requirements of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) for the past year.

May 14 2013

Hundreds of Mifflin Township Residents to get Quality Water

This morning, during their Board meeting, the Franklin County Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution approving the hire of Columbus engineering and design firm DLZ Inc. for the Leonard Park water project in Mifflin Township.

Apr 29 2013

Commissioners Announce New Dental Discount Program

There are over 3,000 county governments in the United States charged with directly serving the residents in their communities

Displaying results 251-260 (of 344)
 |<  <  22 - 23 - 24 - 25 - 26 - 27 - 28 - 29 - 30 - 31  >  >|