Franklin County Commission

City of Columbus

Former Columbus City Council Member Mike Mentel has filed the paperwork to run for the Franklin County Commission seat held by fellow Democrat Paula Brooks.

Franklin County Commissioners this week voted to back 12 million dollars in bonds for the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority, to fund the second phase of redevelopment of the former Poindexter Village site on the Near East Side.

Consultants are telling Franklin County Commissioners major upgrades of the county's water system are needed, and rates could increase as a result.

Voters in two Central Ohio counties will see a total of three levy requests on their ballots in the fall.

Franklin County Commissioners today are expected to approve spending 10 thousand dollars on a program to help low-income residents buy fresh produce at local farmers markets.

Franklin County Commissioners today approved a deal to raze Veterans Memorial downtown, despite calls from local vets and the facility's board to renovate the structure.

The second of three public hearings on raising the Franklin County sales tax is scheduled for Tuesday night.

Franklin County Commissioners have approved plans to demolish 900 abandoned homes.

Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott says a ten month long study shows his office needs to hire 175 more people, especially for patrols and guarding jail inmates.

Franklin County Commissioners are reviewing a management study that outlines potential changes to the sheriff's office.

Nearly 200 Franklin County employees will get raises under a new labor contract County Commissioners are expected to approve today.