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    The official website for the government of Wood County in Ohio.

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    The official website for the government of Wood County in Ohio.

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    The official website for the government of Wood County in Ohio.

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    The official website for the government of Wood County in Ohio.

eNews

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 to enews@co.wood.oh.us.

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VACANCY - Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services Board

The Wood County Commissioners, Doris I. Herringshaw, Craig LaHote and Theodore H. Bowlus seek to fill a vacancy on the Wood County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board (ADAMHS) pursuant to ORC §340.02. Eligible candidates shall be a resident of Wood County and be interested in mental health services or alcohol, drug addiction or gambling addiction services. Experience in business, finance, law, health care, personnel, or government preferred.

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Commissioners Select Historical Center Director

The Wood County Commissioners, Doris Herringshaw, Craig LaHote, and Ted Bowlus, are pleased to announce the selection of Kelli Kling as the new Director of the Wood County Historical Center. Kelli has been a member of the Historical Center staff since 2003, serving initially as Assistant to the Director, which evolved into Marketing and Events Coordinator. Throughout this time she has done significant work to plan and promote exhibits, events, and programs at the Historical Center. The appointment will take effect immediately.

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Commissioners Emphasize No Farm Equipment Permit

The Wood County Commissioners, Doris Herringshaw, Craig LaHote, and Ted Bowlus, along with County Engineer John Musteric, recently discussed proposed permits and fees for overweight vehicles that travel county roads. While the initial proposed fee schedule included a Blanket Permit for all Farm Equipment (tractors, combines, etc.), the Commissioners and Engineer agreed that this is not necessary. Therefore, even if the proposed Overweight Vehicle Permit Fee schedule is approved in the future, there will be no fee for farm equipment. The only permit fee that could affect farmers is for vehicles that exceed 87,000 pounds – most likely semi-trucks hauling grain.

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Local Leaders Join in Event to Kick Off Week of Appreciation for Those on the Front Lines of Ohio's Opioid Epidemic

The Alcohol Drug Addiction Mental Health Board and the Wood County Commissioners, will be hosting a community event to honor those on the front lines fighting the Opiate epidemic. This event will be held on Monday, April 9, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Alvin L. Perkins Atrium at the Wood County Courthouse. The public is invited.

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