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Apr 05 2017

Commissioners Kickoff National County Government Month

Franklin County and communities across the nation are celebrating April as National County Government Month. Since 1991, the National Association of Counties (NACo) has encouraged counties to actively promote and highlight the important work that county governments do. This year’s theme is Brilliant Ideas at Work.

Mar 23 2017

Commissioners Call on Congress to Protect Americans' Healthcare

The Franklin County Commissioners unanimously passed on Tuesday a resolution calling on Congress to oppose any and all attacks on affordable, accessible, and comprehensive health coverage for Americans. Board of Commissioners President, John O’Grady spoke on the matter today at an event with city officials and executives from Mt. Carmel Health System, and the Board forwarded its resolution in a letter to Ohio’s congressional delegation this afternoon.

Jan 31 2017

Commissioners to Host Meeting of New American Advisory Council; Release Statement

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners today announced that it will be hosting an emergency meeting of the New American Advisory Council on Friday

Jan 31 2017

Commissioner O'Grady: Remember to License Dogs by January 31

Licensing your dog by Jan. 31 protects its safety - and is required by law

Jan 09 2017

O'Grady Elected President of the Board of Commissioners for 2017

Franklin County Commissioner John O’Grady was selected this morning by a unanimous vote of the three-member Board of Commissioners to serve as board president for 2017. O’Grady began his third term on the board last week, and has previously been president of the board in 2010, 2013, and 2016.

Jan 03 2017

Kevin L. Boyce, John O'Grady Commence New Terms as Commissioner

Two of the three members of the Franklin County Board of Commissioners were sworn in to new 4-year terms this morning at the county courthouse. The county’s newest commissioner, Kevin Boyce was sworn in by its longest serving, Marilyn Brown, and then Commissioner John O’Grady was sworn for his third term by Commissioner Boyce.

Dec 08 2016

Commissioners' Statement on the Passing of Senator John Glenn

John Glenn exemplified America’s Greatest Generation, and lived an unparalleled life of service to our nation, state, and community.

Nov 29 2016

2017 Recommended Budget to Prepare Our Community for Future Growth

Franklin County Administrator Kenneth Wilson has presented the county commissioners with the 2017 Recommended Budget, and hearings on the proposal will begin later today. Wilson said that this year’s county budget is all about preparing for the future in a responsible way, and about setting the table for rapid growth in Central Ohio.

Nov 22 2016

People Works Grants Provide Pathway out of Poverty for 170 Residents

This morning, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners approved a pair of grants from its People
Works Program for two local companies to train and hire or place 170 county residents currently on public
assistance over three years.

Nov 21 2016

Franklin County, Columbus Adopt Local Food Action Plan

For two years, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, Columbus City Council, Columbus Public Health, Franklin County Economic Development and Planning, Local Matters and more than 1,000 residents have worked to develop a Local Food Action Plan (LFAP) designed to improve residents’ access to quality, nutritious, affordable food.

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