Delaware County

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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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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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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Delaware County

Delaware County Seeks BZA Applications

26 Jun , 2019  

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is currently seeking to appoint a regular member to the Board of Zoning Appeals. The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is seeking to appoint one member to serve an unexpired term ending December 31, 2022. More…

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Delaware County

County Road Closures And Openings

18 Jun , 2019  

The following county road closure status updates have recently been shared by the office of the Delaware County Engineer: More…

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Delaware County

County Commissioners Move Toward EMS Department Reorganization

1 Jun , 2019  

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners has announced its next step toward a reorganization of its Emergency Medical Services Department. More…

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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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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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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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Delaware County

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 Street Turning Into Pedestrian Only Area

16 Dec , 2018  

Work has begun to convert Marshall Court in Delaware to a pedestrian-only area.

The short roadway, which runs from North Sandusky Street to North Union Street, separates the Delaware County Courthouse and the Rutherford B. Hayes Administrative Building. The project is part of ongoing improvements to the County government’s facilities.

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Delaware County

Delaware County Judge Named To National Board

28 Nov , 2018  

Delaware County Probate/Juvenile Court Judge David Hejmanowski has been named to the Board of Fellows of the National Center for Juvenile Justice. Hejmanowski, who succeeded Kenneth J. Spicer as judge in 2015, will serve on the board’s Advisory Committee for the 2018-2019 term. More…

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Business, Life in Delaware County

Delaware County Is One Generous Place

16 Nov , 2018  

There’s proof that Delaware County is home to some very generous people.  Not only that, the same can be said for some of its neighbors and near-neighbors

This was the conclusion of a recent analysis performed by the financial company Smart Asset. More…

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Delaware County

County Communities Invited To Apply For Trail Funding

14 Nov , 2018  

The Delaware County Trail Committee is launching the Trail Assistance Program for 2019 and invites Delaware County communities and organizations to apply for funding.

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners will be budgeting $100,000 in grant money to assist in the construction of trails within the county. The Delaware County Trail Committee will accept grant applications through January 31, 2019. More…

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Addresses For Delaware County Buildings To Change In 2019

2 Nov , 2018  

The addresses for two Delaware County buildings will change as of January 1, 2019. The Delaware County Courthouse’s address will change from 110 N. Sandusky St. to 117 N. Union St. and the Rutherford B. Hayes Administrative Building’s address will change from 140 N. Sandusky St. to 145 N. Union St. More…

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