The Board of Wood County Commissioners is excited to introduce the County’s
First Electronic Newsletter. The newsletter is intended to provide citizens with
relevant information regarding County operations. We believe it is vital to keep
the citizens informed and involved in the County. The newsletter will be published
and distributed by email periodically. It will available on the County's website
as well as the Commissioners’ Facebook page.
If you would like to be added to future distributions, then please send an email
Wood County eNews →
Commissioners Appoint Facilities Director In-Training
The Wood County Commissioners, Doris Herringshaw, Craig LaHote, and Joel Kuhlman appointed Nicholas Foos of Risingsun to
serve as Facilities Director In-Training. Mr. Foos will serve along-side the current Facilities Director, Tim Hainen, to become
familiar with county facilities, as Hainen is set to retire in 2017. The Facilities Director is responsible for maintaining all
county owned facilities including the Courthouse Complex, East Gypsy Lane Complex, County Highway Garage, and satellite offices.
His employment with Wood County will begin on August 29, 2016.
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Nominations Sought for Spirit of Wood County Awards
Nominations for the 2016 Spirit of Wood County Awards are being accepted through August 15.
Commissioners Doris Herringshaw, Craig LaHote and Joel Kuhlman encourage residents of Wood County
to nominate current or former residents for one of seven awards that will be presented at 2 p.m. on
Sunday, October 23 during a special ceremony in the Alvin L. Perkins Atrium at the Wood County Courthouse Complex.
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Land Use Survey
The Wood County Planning Commission is creating a new future land use plan
to guide development and preservation throughout Wood County (all townships).
We need to know what you think the county's biggest opportunities and challenges
are. Please visit our website and complete a brief survey before the end of
March 2016. Please share the link with your friends and neighbors, or stop into
the Planning Commission office to fill out the survey in person.
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Commissioners Approve Resolutions Regarding State Issues
The Wood County Commissioners, Doris Herringshaw, Joel Kuhlman, and Craig LaHote, voted today to approve three resolutions regarding
issues appearing on the November 3 election ballot.
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