• Celebrating 200 Years!

    On February 12, 1820 the Ohio Legislature authorized the creation of Wood County.

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

  • Welcome

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

  • Welcome

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

  • Welcome

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

Veterans Assistance Center Taking Applications

Applications are being accepted through 4 p.m. on September 14, 2020, for an unclassified, Director/ Veterans Service Officer for the Wood County Veterans Service Commission. The Center is available to advise and assist more than 15,500 Wood County veterans and their families in obtaining rights and benefits available to them.

Interested applicants must be a Veteran as defined by the Veterans Administration with at least a Bachelor’s degree supplemented by a minimum of five years of managerial/budgeting experience. A valid driver’s license is also required.

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Perrysburg Township Recycling Site

Perrysburg Township and the Wood County Solid Waste Management District regret to announce that beginning on September 1, 2020, the 24/7 residential recycling drop-off site located behind the Perrysburg Township offices at 26609 Lime City Road, will no longer accept cardboard. The Perrysburg Township site has struggled for many months with overfull containers, primarily due to the high volume of cardboard, uncollapsed boxes and commercial use.

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Wood County Announces Small Business Relief Program

Today, the Wood County Commissioners, Doris Herringshaw, Craig LaHote, and Ted Bowlus approved the use of up to $250,000 of federal CARES Act funds for the Wood County Small Business Relief Program. The new program will provide eligible small businesses with up to $5000 to cover business interruption expenses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Wade Gottschalk, Director of the Wood County Office of Economic Development will administer the program.

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Commissioners' Resume In-person Meetings in Public Session

Beginning Tuesday, June 2, 2020, the Board of County Commissioners will resume in-person meetings in public session. Commissioners’ session is held every Tuesday and Thursday beginning at 9:15 a.m. The session meetings will take place in the Commissioners’ Hearing Room. Masks and social distancing are required. At this time, public session will remain accessible by teleconference. Access details regarding teleconference participation are included on the required public posting for each meeting.

We still encourage all people to Please Call Before You Come.  The Courthouse Complex and County Government buildings are open. Staff in these offices and departments may be able to assist you over the phone. To obtain phone numbers to County offices and departments, please refer to this document on the county website: Guide to Wood County Government

To obtain information by phone, please call (419)354-9000 or 1-866-860-4140 (toll free).

As a reminder, all visitors entering the Courthouse Complex should wear a mask or face covering over their nose and mouth.  Please be prepared for this.  Wood County is unable to provide masks to visitors. Additionally, all visitors will have their temperature taken and be asked several health questions before being permitted to proceed.  If they have a fever greater than 100 degrees, they must wait while a representative of the office they wish to visit is contacted.

Courthouse Visitation COVID-19 Guidelines

The Courthouse Complex remains open.  However, access to many County offices and departments is restricted.  To obtain phone numbers to County offices and departments, please access the County website's Guide to Wood County Government.  To obtain information by phone, please call (419)354-9000 or 1-866-860-4140 (toll free).

All visitors entering the Courthouse Complex should wear a mask, scarf, or other covering on their face prior to entering the building.  This will become a requirement on Wednesday, April 29, 2020.  Please be prepared for this.  Wood County is unable to provide masks to visitors.  Additionally, all visitors will have their temperature taken and be asked several health questions before being permitted to proceed.  If they have a fever greater than 100 degrees, they must wait while a representative of the office they wish to visit is contacted.

Thank you. Be safe. Be clean. Help each other.

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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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United States Census 2020

Every 10 years, the @uscensusbureau undertakes a mammoth task: counting all the people residing in the United States. This count affects the allocation of funding for our community’s public resources (e.g., roads, hospitals, schools), how we plan for the future, and our voice in government. Learn more about the importance of the #2020Census and how to participate: https://www.2020census.gov/.

BG Kiwanis Gives to Wood County Veterans Memorial

Patrick Pauken, President of the Bowling Green Kiwanis Club presented a $5,000 check to Jack Jones, Chair of the Fundraising Committee for the Wood County Veterans Memorial. Pauken stated, “The members of Bowling Green Kiwanis are pleased to contribute to this memorial project. The primary mission of Kiwanis is to serve children, and this revitalized memorial will show respect for our fallen military members, while helping children to understand the sacrifices that have been made to keep America free.”

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