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Lake County, Ohio Commissioner Robert E. Aufuldish

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Robert E. Aufuldish

Lake County, Ohio Commissioner Daniel P. Troy

2014 President of the Board
Daniel P. Troy

Commissioner
Judy Moran


The Board of Lake County Commissioners has both quasi-legislative and quasi-administrative powers and through resolutions adopted during their regular weekly meeting, sets the administrative policy for county government. While the Commissioners have no power to initiate legislation, they do exercise powers granted to them by the Ohio General Assembly through state law.

The Commissioners are responsible for the appropriations of the county tax revenues through the adoption of the annual county budget. The County operates on a January 1 through December 31 fiscal year and must adopt the final budget no later than April 1 of each year. The budget includes appropriations for the numerous county offices, including those offices headed by other elected officials. The Commissioners have the power to levy taxes and to approve the placement of tax levies and bond issues on the ballot for consideration by county voters. The Commissioners also administer all federal grant monies.

The Commissioners hold title to all county owned property and are responsible for the upkeep. By law, they must provide office space for all county offices. They must build the facilities necessary to house various offices such as the Courtrooms, the Jail, Engineer's facilities and parking. The Commissioners award all contracts for purchase and construction projects.   

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    MEETING NOTICE Please be advised that the Lake County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a SPECIAL MEETING ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2014 AT 1:30 PM in the Commissioners’ Chambers to consider a resolution to authorize a Local Public Agent agreement regarding the Vrooman Road Bridge and roadway improvements project.

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    LAKELAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE 2014 BUSINESS & IT CAREER FAIR WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2014 1 - 4 P.M. RM. A 2100  ("CLI") THE EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE... CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FLYER  

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    The Lake County Engineer has issued a press release regarding the Vrooman Road Bridge project and the plan, in conjunction with the Ohio Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration, to restore travel on Vrooman Road over the Grand River...CLICK HERE to visit the Engineer's page where  you will find news on the Vrooman Road Bridge project and additional travel information.

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    THE LAKE COUNTY GENERAL HEALTH DISTRICT  AND LAKE HEALTH HAVE ISSUED A JOINT PRESS RELEASE REGARDING EBOLA.   CLICK HERE...   Please find below additional links to Ebola information.          What you need to know about Ebola...click here Frontier Flight 1143 Cleveland to Dallas Information: For those who travelled Frontier Flight 1143 from Cleveland to Dallas, please call the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Information line at 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636) for more specific information. Summit County Public Health Local Call Center Line:  (330) 926-3939 U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola Ohio Department of Health:       http://www.odh.ohio.gov/ Lake County General Health District:  https://www.lcghd.org/EbolaVirusDisease  

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    LAKE COUNTY HEROIN TASK FORCE ANNOUNCED...click here

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    The Ohio Secretary of State advised today that the United States Supreme Court stayed a preliminary injunction relative to Uniform Days and Hours for In-person Absentee Voting.  Attached is the Directive issued by the Secretary of State for the hours of operation of the Boards of Elections. READ THE DETAILS..... 

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    THE LAKE COUNTY GENERAL HEALTH DISTRICT WILL
    TEMPORARILY BE LOCATED
    IN THE BASEMENT ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE LAKE
    COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING,
    105 MAIN STREET, PAINESVILLE, OHIO.


    LONG-TERM ARRANGEMENTS FOR LOCATION OF 
    THE HEALTH DISTRICT OFFICES 
    WILL BE DETERMINED NEXT WEEK.

    TEMPORARY CONTACT NUMBERS FOR THE HEALTH DISTRICT HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED, AS FOLLOWS:

                                                             

                                       MAIN CONTACT:…...350-2543

                                       VITAL STATISTICS:….350-2549

                                       NURSING:……………350-2554

                                       W.I.C.:………………  350-2818    

     

    THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE. 

     

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    Lake County receives Honorable Mention for 2014 FEMA  Individual and Community Preparedness Awards   READ MORE...

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    COMMISSIONERS ATTENDED THE ANNUAL BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS COOKOUT RECENTLY.  THE EVENT RAISED MORE THAN $1,400 THIS YEAR, ALL PROCEEDS BENEFITING THE LAKE COUNTY FOSTER PARENTS ASSOCIATION. Thanks to all the Buildings and Grounds staff who worked so hard to make the event a success, including assembling more than 30 Chinese Auction items and cooking up a fantastic lunch!  The County also bid farewell to Rich Winter (pictured above with Commissioner Robert E. Aufuldish, and below with Commissioner Daniel P. Troy) DURING THE EVENT,  COMMISSIONER TROY  PRESENTED A SERVICE AWARD TO LAKE COUNTY RETIREE RICH WINTER! ENJOY LIFE, RICH! 

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    COMMISSIONERS PRESENT A CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION TO MARIAN NORMAN,  PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICE HOME PROGRAM MANAGER, FOR REACHING THE MILESTONE OF 25 YEARS OF SERVICE TO LAKE COUNTY! CONGRATULATIONS MARIAN!

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    THE LAKE COUNTY ENGINEER, JAMES R. GILLS, ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT THE VROOMAN ROAD BRIDGE OVER THE GRAND RIVER IN PERRY TOWNSHIP/LEROY TOWNSHIP WILL BE CLOSED FOR A MINIMUM OF 30 DAYS.  HIS OFFICE IS CURRENTLY INVESTIGATING WHETHER AN OVERLOADED TRUCK CROSSING THE BRIDGE CAUSED DAMAGE TO MAJOR STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS.  THE CRACKS IN THE STEEL TENSION MEMBERS OF THE BRIDGE WERE DISCOVERED ON OCTOBER 2ND DURING THE COUNTY'S BIENNIAL FRACTURE CRITICAL INSPECTIONS.  AS THE DAMAGE IS MORE EXTENSIVE THAN ORIGINALLY ANTICIPATED, A PLAN TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE IS CURRENTLY BEING PREPARED.

    WHILE THE CLOSURE IS IN PLACE, MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO FOLLOW THE SUGGESTED DETOUR OF I-90, SR 44, AND SR 84. THE PROCESS OF INSTALLING THE DETOUR SIGNS WAS BEGUN TODAY AND WILL CONCLUDED ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 6TH.

    THE PUBLIC IS REMINDED THAT THE EMERGENCY CLOSURE IS NECESSARY TO PROTECT PUBLIC WELFARE AND SAFETY AS THE CRACKS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO INCREASE IN SIZE.  DRIVERS SHOULD NOT TRY TO DRIVE AROUND AND/OR MOVE THE BARRICADES TO GAIN ACCESS.


    Jame R. Gills, P.E. 
    Lake County Engineer
    550 Blackbrook Road
    Painesville, OH  44077
    (440)350-2770

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    September 26, 2014

    MARKELL ROAD BRIDGE RE-OPENING AND LOAD RESTRICTIONS 

    Lake County Engineer, James R. Gills, announced today that the Markell Road Bridge over the E. Branch of the Chagrin River has been re-opened to traffic subsequent to structural steel repairs and a re-inspection of the bridge. The closure last week followed by a load limit posting this week is a result of findings from an ODOT required in-depth inspection of the structure. The new restricted load is as follows:

    VILLAGE OF WAITE HILL Posted Maximum Wt.

    Markell Rd. Bridge (0.4 mi. W. of Chillicothe Road (SR 306))  18 tons (36,000 lbs.)
    Over East Branch of the Chagrin River 
    (SFN 4333438)

    Mr. Gills stated, “We appreciate the patience of the motorist during this brief closure.  Fortunately, the repairs were completed sooner than expected.”

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    THE LAKE COUNTY GENERAL HEALTH DISTRICT WILL
    TEMPORARILY BE LOCATED
    IN THE BASEMENT ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE LAKE
    COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING,
    105 MAIN STREET, PAINESVILLE, OHIO.


    LONG-TERM ARRANGEMENTS FOR LOCATION OF 
    THE HEALTH DISTRICT OFFICES 
    WILL BE DETERMINED NEXT WEEK.

    TEMPORARY CONTACT NUMBERS FOR THE HEALTH DISTRICT HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED, AS FOLLOWS:

                                                             

                                       MAIN CONTACT:…...350-2543

                                       VITAL STATISTICS:….350-2549

                                       NURSING:……………350-2554

                                       W.I.C.:………………  350-2818    

     

    THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE. 

     

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    THE LAKE COUNTY GENERAL HEALTH DISTRICT HAS ISSUED A PRESS RELEASE REGARDING THE FIRE INCURRED AT THE SITE TODAY.  click here to read more

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