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Archived News - 2019

Photos: Commissioner Portune's Legacy of Perseverance
12/23/2019
He is one of the longest serving Commissioners in Hamilton County's history. Commissioner Todd Portune was first elected to the Board of County Commissioners in November of 2000. In September of 2019, Portune announced he was stepping down at the end of the year to battle cancer.
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County Modified MSD Capital Improvement Program
12/13/2019
This document presents Hamilton County’s five-year budget and plan for the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) 2020-2024 Capital Improvement Program (CIP).
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Apply Today for Hamilton County Census Jobs
12/11/2019
The U.S. Census is hiring thousands of temporary workers in Greater Cincinnati. Apply today! Census takers earn $23.50 an hour in Hamilton County.
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Shared Services Summit 2019
12/09/2019
On November 22nd over 70 representatives of local government and Hamilton County departments and agencies participated in Strengthening Communities Through Collaboration: A Shared Services Summit.
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Independent Financial Review: County "will require revenue enhancement in 2020.”
10/23/2019
Hamilton County Commissioners were presented with an outside accounting firm's preliminary results of a top-to-bottom financial assessment of the structural imbalance in the general fund budget.
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General Fund Budget Basics and Sales Tax
10/22/2019
Test your county budgeting knowledge with the Budget Basics Fact Sheet. Find out how the General Fund is used and how Hamilton County's sales tax compares to peer counties.
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Restoring 911 Service Rates for Communities
10/21/2019
How much will your community save? The 2020 Budget includes a reduction in 911 detail rates from $16 in 2019, to $10 in 2020, and $5 in 2021. This will allow communities to reinvest in other public safety areas. Check out the savings over 2 years. 
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Five Community Projects Awarded $600,000
10/16/2019
HCDC and Hamilton County Planning + Development are pleased to announce that $600,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds were awarded to five projects in Hamilton County.
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Become a Paid Poll Worker
10/15/2019
Become part of the elections process! The Hamilton County Board of Elections is actively recruiting folks to work the polls in November and beyond.
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Heroin Coalition Task Force Recognized
09/25/2019
Hamilton County Heroin Coalition Task Force was named “Task Force of the Year” by Ohio NARCO, a not-for-profit law enforcement association serving Ohio’s law enforcement community.
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2020 Administrator's Recommended Budget released
09/03/2019
The 2020 Administrator's Recommended General Fund Budget has been released, and is available on the Budget and Strategic Initiatives website.
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Hamilton County Planning + Development Awards Planning Grants
07/31/2019
Hamilton County Planning + Development (HCP+D) has awarded four jurisdictions a total of $100,000 in mini-planning grants from Hamilton County’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.
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Hamilton County Starts New Alternative Sentencing Program
06/28/2019
A first-of-its-kind Hamilton County program aimed at providing additional treatment services to low-level, non-violent offenders begins July 1, 2019..
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Commissioners Update Meeting Locations and Times
06/26/2019
The Board of County Commissioners change BOCC meetings to 1 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Every 3rd Thursday will convene at 6:30, at various locations throughout the county.
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Meet Our New Assistant County Administrator
05/24/2019
Hamilton County hires a new Assistant County Administrator. Holly Christmann has been named to fill a key leadership position that oversees several county departments.
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2019 Circle of Excellence Award Winners
05/06/2019
Public Service Recognition Week is a time set aside to pay tribute to the profession of public service and to recognize those individuals who have done an outstanding job during the year...
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Commission on Women & Girls Video Released in new Department Spotlight Series
04/25/2019
Meet the Women and Girls who are leading the way to ensure women have a seat at the table. The Commission on Women and Girls is a powerful platform to help turn rhetoric into action, it promotes and encourages women to seek...
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Lower Sewer Bill for Low-Income Seniors Coming Soon
04/23/2019
County Commissioners passed a resolution that provides a 25% discount to low-income seniors who qualify on their sewer bill. To be eligible, applicants must be 65 or older, own, occupy, pay bill, and make less than $32,800.
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2019 Building and Inspection Fees Released
01/14/2019
Fees for permits, inspections, certificates are covered by this fee schedule, as adopted by the Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners.
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