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May 03 2017

Commissioners Thank Voters for Continued Support of Senior Options Levy

The Board of Commissioners would like to thank the voters of Franklin County for once again showing overwhelming support for the Senior Options levy. Since 1993, Senior Options has helped residents age 60 and over maintain their independence by providing services that include medical transportation, homedelivered meals, homemaker services, personal care services, caregiver relief/respite care, adult day service, emergency response systems and minor home repair.

Apr 14 2017

Commissioner O'Grady Makes Friendly Wager on NHL Playoffs with Allegheny County, PA

Franklin County Board of Commissioners President John O’Grady and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald have engaged in a friendly wager on the outcome of First Round series of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. As the Columbus Blue Jackets face the Pittsburgh Penguins, residents of Franklin County, OH and Allegheny County, PA will make donations for their local food banks.

Apr 14 2017

Commissioners Again Teaming Up with Goodwill, Clippers for Earth Day E-Waste Collection

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.

Apr 13 2017

Commissioners Call for Changes to Proposed State Budget

Elected officials from Franklin County met today to discuss the upcoming state biennial budget and proposals in it that would cut hundreds of millions of dollars from county budgets all over the state.



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.

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