Archived News

2019

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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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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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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2018

Where to Get Warm During an Outage
While Duke Energy crews are working diligently to restore power to Hamilton County communities affected by the recent ice storm, residents may be in need of a warm place to go until power is back on.
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Public Hearings for the 2019 Administrator's recommended General Fund Budget
The Board of County Commissioners has scheduled public hearings to consider the 2019 Administrator's recommended General Fund Budget.
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Learn About the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Program
Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District is funding a weekly drop-off program for household hazardous waste, every Thursday through November 15, 2018.
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Tax Levy Estimates Now On Auditor's Website
Hamilton County’s November ballot will include 19 proposed new or renewing property tax levies. Property owners are able to see what proposed new tax levies would cost them before voting.
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September is National Preparedness Month
Hamilton County Public Health and the Hamilton County Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency have the information you need to become better prepared in case of disaster.
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What Can I Recycle?
Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District has the information you need to learn more about recycling in Hamilton County.
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Hamilton County Auditor returning $14 million
Hamilton County Auditor Dusty Rhodes is returning $14 million this year to local governments, school districts, and other entities levying property taxes in the county.
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Hamilton County BOCC WWIP Phase 2A Proposed Plan
The Board of County Commissioners has held public hearings to discuss the Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) Phase 2.
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Metropolitan Sewer District Consent Decree Modifications
The Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is seeking approval of modifications to the Consent Decree Wet Weather Improvement Program.
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Commissioners approve resolution waiving Flood Repair Permit Fees
The Board of County Commissioners approved a resolution waiving building permit fees related to flood repairs for the recent flood event along the Ohio River and its tributaries.
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County-Wide Pothole Reporting Program
Commissioner Monzel is working with County Engineer Ted Hubbard and CAGIS to create a new way for residents to report and submit information regarding potholes throughout the County.
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Affected by the Flood? Flood Cleanup Assistance & Information
Those in need of assistance can obtain Flood Cleanup Kits or contact the American Red Cross.
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Commissioners Announce Hiring of Director of Economic Inclusion
This is a new position for the County, created by Commissioners in 2017 to improve inclusion in County procurement and employment practices.
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2017

Commissioners Appoint Members to County's First Commission on Women and Girls
This is the first County Commission to promote the economic prospects of women, encourage women to attain positions of leadership and empower girls to grow into fulfilled adults.
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Lt. Brandon J. Corcoran appointed Hamilton County Dog Warden
Lieutenant Corcoran has been employed by the SPCA for the last 20 years during which time he has taken increasing responsibility for dog warden operations.
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Hamilton County Commissioners Award CDBG Funding
$900,000 of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds were awarded for five projects through the new Community and Economic Development Assistance Program (CEDAP).
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County taps Molitoris to lead Transportation Policy Agenda
Board of County Commissioners voted to contract Jolene Molitoris, the former Ohio Department of Transportation Director to lead the County's transportation policy agenda.
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Hurricane Relief: How You Can Help Make a Difference
Your help is needed to support Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria relief efforts!
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County Supplements Wages to Attract and Retain Quality Workforce
The Board of County Commissioners voted to provide a supplemental payment to County employees to help retain talented employees.
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Hamilton County forming Commission on Women and Girls
The Board of County Commissioners has voted to create a Hamilton County Commission on Women and Girls to promote the economic prospects of women in Hamilton County...
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Give us your Input on Capital Project priorities
Click here to view and comment on Capital Project Priorities in Hamilton County.
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Hamilton County, the City, and Carter end 10-year relationship
Hamilton County, the City, and Carter have mutually agreed to conclude their relationship with respect to the development of future phases within The Banks Project.
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Hamilton County Hires Assistant County Administrator
Hamilton County announces today the appointment of Judi Boyko as the new Assistant County Administrator effective August 2, 2017.
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Hamilton County adds $5 Million to Sewer Backup Program
Hamilton County has experienced extreme weather events that caused widespread residential flooding and damage to Hamilton County homes...
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Portune Testifies to Congress Seeking MSD Ratepayer Relief
Commissioner Portune testified on behalf of the National Association of Counties at the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
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National Week of Community Development
The National Week of Community Development highlights county-wide projects that have used CDBG and HOME funds to improve our region.
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