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Posted on: February 22, 2024

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or as soon as practical thereafter, in accordance with the provisions of Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”), a public hearing w...

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Commissioner Sobecki to strategize legislative priorities at two conferences in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C — Lucas County Commissioner Lisa A. Sobecki is attending two legislative conferences this week to hear about federal policies and issues that impact Lucas County residents. 

The first, a legislative conference hosted by t...

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: January 31, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 7, 2018

Commissioner Pete Gerken honored for commitment to mental health, addiction recovery services

TOLEDO, Ohio – Lucas County Commissioner Pete Gerken was honored by the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities for his leadership and advocacy on behalf and in support of individuals in recovery throughout Ohio.

Commissioner Gerken was pr...

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: January 8, 2024

Lucas County Commissioners name president, swear in new Commissioner

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Board of Lucas County Commissioners held its 2024 organizational meeting on Monday where Pete Gerken was again named President of the Board and Anita Lopez began her new role as a Commissioner.

Commissioner Lopez was appointed ...

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: January 6, 2024

Lucas County Commissioners congratulate Anita Lopez on appointment to vacant Commissioner seat

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Board of Lucas County Commissioners congratulates Anita Lopez, who today was appointed as a Lucas County Commissioner by the Lucas County Democratic Party Central Committee. 

“We welcome Ms. Lopez to our Boar...

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: June 27, 2023

Commissioners urge state to provide more aid for natural disasters

TOLEDO, OH – The Lucas County Commissioners continue to push for improvements at the state level to ensure communities across Ohio are adequately prepared for the threat of severe weather and counties are equipped to respond appropriately in the...

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: June 7, 2023

Lucas County enters agreement with Closed Looped Partners to construct Materials Recovery Facility

TOLEDO, OH – The Lucas County Commissioners have approved a resolution to enter into a ground-breaking agreement with Closed Looped Partners to establish a new Materials Recovery Facility that will receive, process, and market recyclables.

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: June 2, 2023

OhioMeansJobs Lucas County announces new employment resource hours at library branches

TOLEDO, OH – OhioMeansJobs Lucas County and the Toledo Lucas County Public Library have announced a new schedule of days and hours that employment resources and job assistance programs will be available in TLCPL branches.

Beginning Monday, June 5...

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: May 12, 2023

Lucas County to demolish former OMJ Lucas County building

TOLEDO, OH – The Lucas County-owned building at 1301 Monroe St., the former location of OhioMeansJobs Lucas County, will be demolished to make way for the new Lucas County Canine Care & Control Center.

Demolition work is set to begin on Monda...

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: May 9, 2023

Commissioners choose downtown Toledo location for new pre-trial detention center

TOLEDO, OH – The Lucas County Commissioners today, May 9, 2023, announced that the new county pre-trial detention center will be built on a three-acre site at Canton and Southard streets, one block away from the current jail in downtown Toledo.&...

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: May 4, 2023

Federal judge signs off on consent decree on litigation to address Lake Erie contamination

Toledo, OH. – Federal Judge James Carr (Northern District of Ohio) approved a consent decree today, establishing deadlines for completion of an action plan to address the toxic algae blooms that continue to plague western Lake Erie every summer....

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: April 26, 2023

Lucas County Commissioners announce In-Demand Jobs Week 2023 events

TOLEDO, OH – Lucas County is gearing up for In-Demand Jobs Week 2023, which will take place from May 1st to May 5th. The week-long event is a statewide celebration of the jobs, industries, and skills that are in-demand in Ohio. Businesses across...

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: April 20, 2023

Lucas County awarded $10 million in state funding for construction of new Lucas County jail

TOLEDO, OH – The Lucas County Commissioners and Lucas County Sheriff Mike Navarre are excited to announce that Lucas County was awarded a $10 million state grant today for the construction of a new Lucas County Corrections Center.

The grant was a...

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: March 8, 2023

Lucas County Commissioners submit public comments on action plan to restore Lake Erie's health

TOLEDO, OH – The Lucas County Commissioners today provided their input on the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s draft of the Agency’s water quality improvement plan to reduce nutrients going into Western Lake Erie from t...

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Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: May 3, 2016

Lucas County Commissioners and the Arts Commission announces partnership to engage young artists

Lucas County Commissioners and the Arts Commission announces partnership to engage young artists through the 2016 Young Artist at Work program

TOLEDO, OH – The Lucas County Commissioners and the Arts Commission are pleased to announce the cont...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: April 26, 2016

Toledo and Lucas County Seek Applicants for Commission on Disabilities

Lucas County residents who wish to be considered to serve on the Toledo/Lucas County Commission on Disabilities are encouraged to apply, depending on where they live, through the City of Toledo or Lucas County websites. Applications will be accepted unti...Read on...

Boards and Commission Application Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: April 28, 2016

Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Lucas County

At a press conference Friday morning the Board of Lucas County Commissioners, law enforcement partners, and community partners throughout the county will announce Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Prescription drug abuse affects...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: April 23, 2016

Lost Dog Awareness Day and Microchip Clinic

On April 23rd, 2016, Lucas County Canine Care & Control will be joining organizations across the Country to celebrate National Lost Dog Awareness Day. Each year over 2500 dogs are brought into the Canine Care Center as strays and, for many, an owner ...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: April 19, 2016

Lucas County Commissioner Pete Gerken to Call on Governor Kasich to Return Local Government Funds

Since 2010, Lucas County has seen a total reduction of over $32 million in local government funding. In recognition of 4-19 Day, a day of local civic pride, the Lucas County Commissioners, Toledo Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson, and other Lucas County elected of...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: April 13, 2016

Lucas County Announces Results of MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge Grant

On Wednesday, April 13, 2016, the Lucas County Commissioners will hold a press conference at One Government Center to announce the results of their John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge grant application and detail the...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: April 4, 2016

Lucas County to Announce Restoration of County Courthouse Dome

The Lucas County Commissioners are pleased to announce the launch of the restoration of the Lucas County Courthouse dome. The Lucas County Commissioners will discuss scope of the project, and historic significance.

The dome restoration is the final ste...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: March 23, 2016

Lucas County Launches Energy-Efficient Living Green, Saving Green Program

The Toledo-Lucas County Sustainability Commission, in partnership with the Lucas County Land Bank, is launching Living Green, Saving Green, a program to provide energy audits to Lucas County residents and to make energy efficiency more accessible. This in...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: March 15, 2016

Lucas County Commissioners Oppose Proposed Location of Nexus Pipeline Compressor Station

The Lucas County Board of Commissioners will hold a press conference to oppose the proposed location for the Nexus Pipeline Compressor station. The proposed compressor station location in downtown Waterville is in a densely populated area. The press confe...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: March 15, 2016

Mobile Food Pantry and Resource Fair Coming to East Toledo Family Center

Commissioner Tina Skeldon Wozniak along with a host of social service agencies will be distributing food and linking families to local resources at a CARE Team event on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at East Toledo Family Center, 1020 Var...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: March 11, 2016

Lucas County Commissioners Seek Applicant for Vacancy on the Commission on Disabilities

The Board of Lucas County Commissioners is currently seeking applicants with disabilities and other interested persons representing the larger disability community for one county vacancy in Eastern Lucas County, including the Village of Harbor View, Jerus...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: February 2, 2016

Lucas County Canine Care & Control Hosts "The One" Valentine Adoption Special

Toledo, OH – Lucas County Canine Care & Control (LC4) is running its fifth annual Valentine adoption special. This year’s theme is “The One”, which is a joint promotion in collaboration with the Best Friends No More Homeless Pets partnership network....Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: January 26, 2016

Lucas County Commissioners Support an Impaired Designation for Lake Erie

Toledo, OH – Today at 1:00 PM, Toledo City Council’s Committee of the Whole is holding a meeting regarding the designation of the Western Lake Erie Basin as impaired. Presenting at the meeting will be Adam Rissien, Director of Agricultural & Water Pol...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: June 23, 2015

Commissioner Gerken and Welcome TLC featured in Fresh Water Cleveland E-Magazine and Website

Commissioner Gerken and Welcome Toledo-Lucas County (TLC) were featured in the Fresh Water Cleveland e-magazine and website as part of the county initiative's work with Global Cleveland and the newly-established Ohio Welcoming Initiatives Network. Welcome...Read on...

Fresh Water Cleveland Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: May 4, 2015

Sheriff Tharp and Commissioners Announce $5,000 in Additional Funds Raised to Support D.A.R.T.

Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp and the Lucas County Commissioners would like to extend a special thank you to all who supported the Lucas County Sheriff’s Office Drug Abuse Response Team (D.A.R.T.) fundraiser. This special event was held Saturday, April ...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: April 27, 2015

Commissioners Announce Resolution Urging Congress to Oppose “Fast Track” Trade Authority

The Board of Lucas County Commissioners held a press conference this morning to announce a resolution calling upon members of the U.S. Congress to oppose granting “Fast Track” authority to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement. The Commi...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: April 23, 2015

Expert on Immigration and Economic Impact Steve Tobocman to Speak at Rotary Club of Toledo

Lucas County Commissioners Pete Gerken, Tina Skeldon Wozniak, and Carol Contrada have invited Steve Tobocman of Global Detroit and WE Global Network to Toledo Monday, March 30, 2015 for a day of events, including as guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Tol...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: February 12, 2014

Lucas County Canine Care & Control Announces Low Cost Spay/Neuter Program for Residents of 43608 Zip

February 12, 2014 ~ Lucas County Canine Care & Control has been awarded a grant from PetSmart Charities® and will partner with Humane Ohio to spay or neuter 400 dogs (of any breed) that reside in the 43608 area for only $15 each. This program also in...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: January 30, 2014

Lucas County Sheriff and Lucas County Commissioners to Hold Kick Off Meeting of the New Jail

January 29, 2014 ~ The Sheriff and Lucas County Commissioners will hold the Kick-Off Meeting of the New Jail Feasibility Study with its jail contractor, the DLR Group, this afternoon from 2:00pm until 4:00pm at the EMS Training Facility located at 2127 Je...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners
Posted on: January 24, 2014

Commissioners Pledge Support as FoundingPartner in Aspire,Lucas County’s Cradle to Career Initiative

January 21, 2013 ~ Lucas County Commissioners Carol Contrada, Tina Skeldon Wozniak, and Pete Gerken will pledge their support as a founding partner in Aspire, Lucas County’s cradle to career initiative. The Lucas County Commissioners will be joined by Asp...Read on...

Board of County Commissioners