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THE LAKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS




2015 President of the Board
Daniel P. Troy
2015 VIce-President of the Board
Judy Moran
Commissioner
Kevin D. Malecek


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.   

2015 Holidays for Which County Offices Are Closed

             First day of January (Thursday, January 1, 2015), New Year's Day

            Third Monday in January (January 19), Martin Luther King Day

            Third Monday in February (February 16), Washington-Lincoln Day

            Last Monday in May (May 25), Memorial Day

            Fourth of July (Friday, July 3), Independence Day

            First Monday in September (September 7), Labor Day

            Second Monday in October (October 12), Columbus Day

            Eleventh day of November (Wednesday, November 11), Veterans' Day

            Fourth Thursday in November (November 26), Thanksgiving Day

            Friday after Thanksgiving Day (November 27),

            Twenty-fifth day of December (Friday, December 25), Christmas Day                  

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     LAKE COUNTY HEALTH RANKINGS

    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute today released the sixth year of the County Health Rankings, a comprehensive report that ranks the overall health of nearly every county in all 50 states by using a standard way to measure how healthy people are and how long they live. Lake County General Health District (LCGHD) is pleased that Lake County continues to be in the top tier of Ohio counties for Health Outcomes and Health Factors.   CLICK HERE...

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    The Lake County Board of Commissioners declared
     April Child Abuse Prevention Month
    in Lake County!  
    Please click the links below to support the efforts 
    of the Job and Family Services
     Children Services Division.

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    The Lake County Board of Commissioners proclaimed
    February 23-28  
    Lake County Saves Week.
    LAKE COUNTY OSU EXTENSION PROGRAMS

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    The Lake County Board of Commissioners declared the month of March, "CAN DO LIKE YOU" month in Lake County,
    recognizing Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
    .  
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    Pictured at left are Commissioners Kevin D. Malecek, Daniel P. Troy, and Judy Moran with Melissa Welch, Kayla Taylor and Miranda Schauer,  participants in the Employment Experience Program at Broadmoor School .  The students were attending the County Commissioners meeting February 26 to recognize Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month .

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    The Lake County Planning & Community Development Office will conduct a MANDATORY pre-application briefing for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the Home Investment Partnership (HOME) Program  on FRIDAY, MARCH 27, at 10:00 A.M.  CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS...

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    The Lake County Board of Commissioners joins the Lake County Court of Common Pleas Judiciary in announcing the

    RE-OPENING OF THE FRONT ENTRANCE TO THE HISTORICAL LAKE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, MONDAY,
    FEBRUARY 23, 2015

    The entrance will now be open from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on business days.


                 

     


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      The Lake County Board of Commissioners adopt the 2015 Permanent Appropriation Measures

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    The Lake County Board of Commissioners adopted the   permanent appropriation measures (budget) for 2015 at its meeting February 19.   Click here to review the budgets.

     

     

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    The Lake County Board of Commissioners convened its annual organizational meeting pursuant to Ohio Revised Code today, January 12, 2015.   Click here....

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    NOTICE

    Please be advised that the Lake County Board of Commissioners has scheduled the following:
    ·    ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING OF THE LAKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
    •  MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2015
    •   AT 11:00 AM
    • COMMISSIONERS’ CHAMBERS-4TH FLOOR-ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, 105 MAIN STREET, PAINESVILLE, OH  44077.


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    The City of Painesville has issued a news release to advise travelers of imminent road closures.  Please click here to read this important information.

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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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