Delaware County

Temporary Road Closures Announced

26 Apr , 2019  

At this time of year, end-of-winter maintenance and new projects typically result in limited road closures. So do other important events. Such will be the case over the next three days in two different southern Delaware County locations. More…

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Mental Health And Recovery Services Board Members Sought

25 Apr , 2019  

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is currently seeking three members to appoint to the Delaware-Morrow Mental Health & Recovery Services Board. This Board consists of fourteen (14) members, each of whom serves a four (4) year term. The Board of Commissioners is seeking to appoint two citizen members for terms that would begin July 1, 2019, and expire June 30, 2023, and one to fill an unexpired term ending June 30, 2022 More…

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Three County Trail Projects Receive Funding

12 Apr , 2019  

Three multi-use trail projects in Delaware County have been selected by the Delaware County Trails Committee to receive funding from its assistance program.

The trail projects are located in Shawnee Hills, Berkshire Township and jointly in the city of Delaware and Liberty Township. The Delaware County Board of Commissioners awarded these projects a total of $78,997.50. More…

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Practice Makes Perfect: Come Try The County’s New Voting Machines

9 Apr , 2019  

This coming Primary Election, May 7, will see a new day for voting in Delaware County.

In specific, it will be the first time that some 1,000 new voting machines will be put to the test. Never fear if you have trepidation about using new technology, however; the Delaware County Board of Elections is holding an Open House this Friday, April 12 from 11 AM to 3 PM at its office located at 2079 US Route 23N to acquaint you with the new system. More…

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Groundbreaking For New Fairgrounds Building: Updated

22 Mar , 2019  

The public is invited to join local officials and the Delaware County Agricultural Society this Saturday, March 23, at 10 AM for the official groundbreaking for the Delaware County Fairground’s new Agricultural Center. The Fairgrounds is located at 236 Pennsylvania Ave. in Delaware. More…

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State Route To Close For Two Weeks

10 Mar , 2019  

A well-traveled Delaware County thoroughfare will be “down for the count” over the next two weeks as culvert replacement work takes place.

On section of State Route 257 will be closed beginning on Monday at 8 AM until Friday, March 22 at 3 PM. The affected area will be between US36 and Penn Road.

The official detour is as follows: SR 257 to US 36 to Section Line Road to US40 to SR257 – or, of course, the reverse. More…

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County Announces New Initiative And Building Names At State Of The County Event

27 Feb , 2019  

At this week’s annual State of the County address, the Delaware County Commissioners announced a new economic-development initiative as well as new names for county buildings. The gathering was held at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Lewis Center. More…

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City Commission To Consider Improvement Project For Historic Courthouse

24 Feb , 2019  

The former Delaware County Courthouse, a landmark at the corner of North Sandusky Street and West Central Avenue since 1868, will be the focus of an application by the Delaware County Commissioners at a February 27 meeting of the Delaware Historic Preservation Commission.

The application for a Certificate of Appropriateness asks for review and authorization to perform the following work on the historic building: More…

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County EMS Citizens Academy Returns

19 Feb , 2019  

The Delaware County Emergency Medical Services department has announced the return of its Citizens Academy. This free weekly course provides Delaware County residents with a hands-on and up-close education about emergency services in the county.

Beginning March 14 and continuing for 10 weeks, Citizens Academy participants will attend an evening class every Thursday from 7 PM to 9 PM and during two Saturdays from 8 AM to 1 PM. Classes will take place at EMS headquarters, located at 10 Court St. in downtown Delaware, and occasionally at EMS stations in the county. More…

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County Haz-Mat Drills Next Week

17 Jan , 2019  

A number of Delaware County agencies will conduct hazardous-materials training drills from Tuesday, January 22, through Thursday, January 24, inside the historic Delaware County Courthouse. The building is located at 91 N. Sandusky St. in downtown Delaware, at the northwest corner of Sandusky Street and Central Avenue.

The drills will take place during normal business hours, 8 AM to 5 PM, each day. More…

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Delaware County CSEA Recognized By Commissioners For State Awards

15 Jan , 2019  

On Monday, the Delaware County Commissioners recognized the County’s Child Support Enforcement Agency for the awards it recently received from the State of Ohio’s Office of Child Support.

The CSEA helps parents and children by establishing paternity, locating individuals who have a duty to pay child support, supporting the enforcement of support and medical orders, and enforcing the collection of support payments. More…

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Man Indicted After Alleged Burglary; Enters Not Guilty Plea

12 Jan , 2019  

A Delaware County Grand Jury has returned an indictment against 40-year-old Nathaniel E. Worsham of Galena.

Charges come after a 911 call on December 30, 2018 reporting a burglary in progress. “An elderly couple returned to their Galena home to find an unknown male inside their residence,” said Delaware County Prosecutor Carol O’Brien. “The husband held the man at gunpoint while his wife alerted authorities.” More…

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Aggravated Vehicular Assault Charges Filed By Delaware County Prosecutor

9 Jan , 2019  

The Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office has filed a Bill of Information against 37-year-old David A. Crawford of Upper Arlington.

A Bill of Information is an official filing of charges without a grand jury presentation. A Bill of Information was filed in this case because parties agreed to the charge before having to go before a grand jury. More…

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Agricultural Easement Purchase Program Applications Now Available

4 Jan , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Agriculture’s (ODA) Clean Ohio Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program (LAEPP) provides funding to assist in the preservation of farmland throughout Ohio. The program operates through the purchase of easements from landowners who volunteer to maintain their land under agricultural uses in perpetuity. More…

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Commissioners Approve $113 Million Budget For 2019

22 Dec , 2018  

On Thursday, the Delaware County Board of Commissioners approved its budget for 2019. The $113,275,365 figure approved for General Fund expenditures increases operating expenditures by 4.3 percent over 2018 levels. This increase will allow for some modest increases in staffing and a 3.0 percent raise in salaries for non-union employees.

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