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Jun 30 2016

Nitrate Advisory for Parts of Western Franklin County

Concurrent with the City of Columbus’ advisory, The Franklin County Sanitary Engineering Department has issued a Nitrate Advisory for areas served by the county’s Sanitary District 4, which includes areas south of Fisher Road and north of Sullivant Avenue between Hilliard Rome or Norton Roads on the west and Phillipi/Georgesville Road to the east

Jun 12 2016

Commissioners' Statement on the Mass Shooting in Orlando, Death of Governor Voinovich

In the coming days, more and more details will emerge about exactly how and why a man shot more than a hundred people last night at a nightclub in Orlando. 

Jun 07 2016

Commissioners Approve Living Wage Adjustment for County Employees

The Franklin County Commissioners voted this morning to implement a series of wage adjustments that could result in pay raises for up to about 750 county employees, including ensuring that all current and future commissioner employees will be paid a living wage.

May 24 2016

Commissioners’ Grant to South Side Manufacturer Creates 114 New Jobs

This morning, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners approved a grant from its People Works Program to Engineered Profiles, LLC.

May 10 2016

Commissioners Continue Investments in Infrastructure to Spur Job Creation, Economic Development

This morning, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners approved the fourth loan from its Infrastructure Works program, this one to the City of Grandview Heights in the amount of $1 million to support street improvements to Goodale Boulevard. Infrastructure Works makes low-interests loans available for local municipalities to build physical infrastructure that will result in economic development.

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.

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