Delaware County

Acting County Treasurer Appointed

15 Oct , 2019  

Today in session the Delaware County Commissioners appointed G. Douglas Crew to serve as acting County Treasurer, following the passing of County Treasurer Jon Peterson.

Peterson died unexpectedly Thursday, October 10, while in Nashville, Tenn. Plans for his funeral have not yet been announced by his family. More…

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Delaware County Makes Statement On Death Of Treasurer Jon Peterson

12 Oct , 2019  

Portrait of Treasurer Jon Peterson

On Friday, Delaware County placed the following statement on its website concerning the passing of County Treasurer Jon Peterson:

“We are deeply saddened to share the news that our friend and colleague County Treasurer Jon Peterson has passed away. Jon was an extraordinary person and truly a public servant, serving the people of Delaware County and Ohio in a remarkable range of ways. More…

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Public Hearing To Be Held On Olentangy Bridge, Home Road Projects

8 Oct , 2019  

Ohio EPA will hold a public hearing to discuss the Delaware County Engineer’s bridge reconstruction project over the Olentangy River and the addition of three lanes to Home Road.

An information session will begin at 6 PM on Thursday, October 17, at the Delaware County Public Library – Orange Branch, 7171 Gooding Boulevard, Delaware, immediately followed by a hearing to accept public comments on the permit application. More…

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Delaware County, History/Tourism

Commissioners Seek Appointee For Delaware County CVB Board

12 Sep , 2019  

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is currently seeking to appoint a Delaware County representative to the Delaware County Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Trustees to fill an unexpired term. The mission of this board is to promote tourism and attract visitors and conventions to Delaware County. This Board consists of eleven (11) members who each serve a three (3) year term. More…

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County EMS Renews National Accreditation

4 Sep , 2019  

Delaware County’s Emergency Medical Services Department today on Tuesday that its national accreditation has been renewed. After a recent site visit from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS), DCEMS has been notified that it has passed a comprehensive review that assesses EMS performance on more than 200 stringent standards. The accreditation is good for three years. More…

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Coming Soon To A Road Near You: Delaware County 2020 Projects

29 Aug , 2019  

You may well have noticed road work happening this summer around Delaware County; we have shared posts and updates about many of those projects here on 1808Delaware.

Today, we’re taking a peek at what’s coming. The following projects are listed as having 2020 construction kickoff dates on the website of Delaware County Engineer Chris Bauserman: More…

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Delaware County, History/Tourism

Commissioners Provide Update On Courthouse Renovation Project

28 Aug , 2019  

In June 2019, Delaware County launched a construction project to preserve and renovate the Historic Courthouse.

Begun in 1868 and completed in 1869, this iconic structure at the northwest corner of North Sandusky Street and Central Avenue originally housed most of Delaware County’s elected officials and their staffs. The building was vacated in November 2017 when the offices working there (including the Court of Common Pleas and the Clerk of Courts) moved to the new Delaware County Courthouse complex at 117 N. Union St.. More…

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Commissioners Seeking Charity Participation In Payroll Deduction Plan

22 Aug , 2019  

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from local charitable agencies for consideration to be included in a payroll-deduction contribution plan for interested County employees.

A charitable agency is considered a not-for-profit corporation, community chest, united fund, or other similar united community fund organization maintaining status as a tax-exempt IRS 501(c) (3) organized and operated exclusively for exempt purposes with none of its earnings inured to any private shareholder or individual. More…

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Delaware County Engineer Project Updates

19 Aug , 2019  

The most recent updates from the office of Delaware County Engineer Chris Bauserman about the new Lewis Center Road roundabout and a change of plans for Fontanelle and Fancher Roads: More…

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Applications Sought For Transit Board

15 Aug , 2019  

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is seeking to appoint two (2) members to the Delaware County Transit Board. The transit board is a seven (7) member board that provides governance for Delaware County’s public transit system commonly known as Delaware County Transit. Appointments are made for three-year terms. Qualified applicants must be electors of Delaware County. More…

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Man Sentenced For Sexual Assault On A Child

2 Aug , 2019  

The Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office announced on Thursday that a 34-year-old Huron man has been sentenced to 28 years to life for repeatedly sexually assaulting a child from 2008 to 2010 in Delaware County. He’s also been classified as a Tier III sex offender. More…

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Current Road Closures In Delaware County

29 Jul , 2019  

The following are county and township roads currently closed in Delaware County, including the road name, point of beginning and ending, date initially closed, and scheduled opening date, according to the website of the Office of the Delaware County Engineer: More…

Delaware County, Liberty Township

Paving Projects Underway In Liberty Township

28 Jul , 2019  

Work was scheduled to begin at the end of the week on paving projects in Liberty Township.

According to the office of the Delaware County Engineer, the following streets are on tap for resurfacing: More…

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Commissioners Fix Rules For EMS-Related Advisory Board

19 Jul , 2019  

On Thursday, the Delaware County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution formally establishing rules and guidelines for the Delaware County Pre-Hospital Care System Advisory Board.

On February 7, the Commissioners had authorized the formation of the board and today’s action establishes general membership and operational rules. More…

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Specialized Delaware Municipal Court Dockets Receive Certification

11 Jul , 2019  

Two specialized dockets at the Delaware Municipal Court have earned final certification from the Ohio Supreme Court’s Commission on Specialized Dockets. More…

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