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Franklin County Courthouse Complex is Going Green

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From The Dispatch: County goes ‘green’ at old buildings By Barbara Carmen Commissioners are to approve a plan Tuesday to spend $25.5 million within the next 16 months to retrofit their five buildings at Fulton and High streets with environmentally friendly technology. Most of the work will be done by late spring 2010. The work […]

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Metro Parks will be asking for levy on May 5 ballot

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From The Dispatch: Metro Parks board to push 0.75-mill levy By Mark Ferenchik People love their parks. But do they appreciate them enough to dig deeper into their pockets to pay for them, even if the annual cost adds up to just a few lunches? Metro Parks is asking voters to approve a 10-year, 0.75-mill […]


Absentee balloting breaks Ohio record

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From The Dispatch: Absentee balloting breaks Ohio record BY MARK NIQUETTE Nearly half of all Franklin County voters in the Nov. 4 election — 45 percent — cast an early absentee ballot by mail or in person at Veterans Memorial, the highest number in the state, records show. Statewide, about a third of all Ohio […]


Stimulus Money to Further Franklin County Projects

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The following discussion is about the state of Ohio providing Franklin County money from their share of the federal economic stimulus package. Franklin County has desires to use the money for the Rich Street bridge and other road interchanges. Related Stories: – Town/Rich Street Bridge Project Updates – Update on the Rich St. Bridge Replacement


New Features at the Franklin County Auditor’s Site

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ColumbusHomesBlog.com wrote New Features at the Franklin County Auditor’s Site help Columbus Real Estate Buyers Discover Local Sales August 7th, 2008 Finding out what is on the market is easy these days. You can search for homes for sale in Columbus and surrounding areas here or in about a million other places. Of course newer […]


Condo values plunge in Franklin County

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The Dispatch wrote Condo values plunge Sunday, June 22, 2008 BY BILL BUSH After the number of condos surged in Franklin County by almost 50 percent between 2000 and 2007, to more than 39,000, condo sales and prices plunged. Valid sales recorded by the Franklin County auditor were down 44 percent last year from a […]


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