Licking County News

Licking County Budget Commission

The Licking County Budget Commission will hold a Regular meeting at 10:00 am on November 22, 2022.


PUBLIC NOTICE: Meeting for Proposed Text Amendment to the Flood Damage Prevention Regulations

Board of Commissioners, Licking County Ohio, Public Hearing on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. and on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. in the Board of Commissioners Meeting Room, 4th Floor of the County Administration Building located on 20 S. 2nd St. Newark, OH 43055.


PRESS REALEASE: Senior Citizens Levy Advisory Review Board Sets Hearing Dates for 2023 Allocation of Funds for Senior Citizen Services

Newark, Ohio - November 8, 2022: The Licking County Senior Citizens Levy Advisory Review Board has outlined its plans for the 2023 allocation of funds for Senior Citizens Services in the County.

Licking County Dog Wardens Office And Job & Family Services Partner Up This Holiday Season

The Licking County Dog Wardens Office is proud to announce a partnership with Families Helping Families program through Licking County Job & Family Services. From November 1st through December 8th donate a Walmart or Kroger gift card up to $50 & receive that amount off of your adoption! You will also receive a special Grab Bag full of goodies for your new family member. (While supplies last)

Licking County Recycling offers FREE Paper Shredding Event Oct. 22nd

The Licking County Recycling Department, in partnership with Licking County Records & Archives, will host a FREE paper shredding and recycling event on Saturday, Oct. 22nd. The event will be held from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.


PUBLIC NOTICE: Licking County Insurance Committee Meeting

Licking County Administration Building - Room A basement
Thursday, October 6, 2022, 1:00 p.m.


PUBLIC NOTICE: Licking County Records Commission Meeting

The Licking County Records Commission will hold a bi-annual meeting on Thursday, Sept. 29th, 2022 at 2 p.m. in Room A (basement) of the Licking County Administration Building.


OneOhio Advisory Committee Opioid Settlement Public Hearings

The purpose of these sessions is to develop ideas for spending money from the Opioid Settlement to best serve Licking County.

Licking County Insurance Committee Meeting

Thursday, September 1, 2022
1:00 p.m.
Room A in the basement of the Licking County Administration Building


PUBLIC NOTICE: One Ohio Committee Meeting

One Ohio Committee meeting will be held on the 4th floor of the County Administration building in the Commissioner’s meeting room on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 from 12 pm to 1pm.


PUBLIC NOTICE: 2022 Dog Paddle Event Fund Raiser

10th Annual Licking County “Dog Paddle" Licking County Spay/Neuter Fund Raising Event. Sunday, August 14th, 2022 @ 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

PUBLIC NOTICE: 2022 Dog License Amnesty

Licking County Dog Wardens Office along with the County Commissioners and County Auditor would like to extend to the citizens of Licking County a week of amnesty for the dog license penalty. This amnesty is only valid for Licking County.


Towns Set to be Transformed as Senate Prepares to Pass Chips Act

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LICKING COUNTY, OHIO — Supply chain issues, especially with computer chips, have been a top priority for lawmakers. A lack of these so-called semiconductors is impacting the price of everything from cars to refrigerators.

Congress appears to be on the verge of advancing major legislation meant to increase the production of computer chips in the United States. The House will take up the legislation after it clears the Senate.


Public Notice: Electric and Natural Gas Aggregation Hearings

Cities/Villages of Newark, Heath, Johnstown, Alexandria, Saint Louisville and Hanover will hold TWO separate public hearings on the Licking County Electric and Natural Gas Aggregation

TEFRA PUBLIC HEARING Notice July 28, 2022

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Licking County Joins Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission

During its June Commission meeting, the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) unanimously passed a resolution to accept Licking County as its newest member, joining 78 other communities and regional organizations in Central Ohio as MORPC member organizations.

Music @ The Gazebo - Free, Live Music!

L.C. Children's Home Memorial Park, 745 East Main St., Newark, OH, Thursdays, 6 pm - 8:30 pm

Licking Park District: National Trails Day June 4th Clean-Up Event

GRANVILLE, OHIO (May 26, 2022) Join us on June 4, 2022, to celebrate the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day. Together we’ll leave the trail and the outdoor community better than we
found them.


Park District Planning Summer Concerts at Gazebo Park

For a second consecutive year the Licking Park District, in conjunction with the County and City of Newark, is hosting a series of four FREE ‘Summer Concerts on the Lawn’ at the Children’s Home Memorial and Gazebo Park in east Newark (former Children’s Home site on East Main Street near O’Bannon Avenue).


Notice of Time and Place of Hearing for Road Name Change

Changing the name of two roads in Union Twp. FROM: Coyote Ridge Way TO: North Coyote Ridge Way and South Coyote Ridge Way

PUBLIC NOTICE: Mockingbird Lane Viewing and Final Hearing on Proposed Improvements

Said Board of County Commissioners has fixed the 19th day of May, 2022 at 2:15pm as the date and time for viewing the proposed improvements on which date they will meet at the entrance of Mockingbird Hill subdivision in Granville Township and they have also fixed the 26th day of May 2022 at 11:30am in their office, 20 South Second Street, Newark, Ohio 4th Floor as the place and time for the final hearing of said improvement.

Licking County Senior Levy Advisory Review Board Meeting

Friday, April 8, 2022, 3:00pm, Donald D. Hill County Administration Building – 4th Floor Commissioners Meeting Room


Licking County Insurance Committee Meeting

Thursday, April 14, 2022, 10:00 a.m., Room A – Licking County Administration Building


PUBLIC NOTICE: Licking County Records Commission Meeting

Thursday, April 7th, 2022 at 2 p.m. in Room A (basement) of the Licking County Administration Building.


PUBLIC NOTICE: Transit Board Special Meeting - March 29th, 5pm

PUBLIC NOTICE: Hearing for an Application Received for the Deposit and/or Spraying of Brine on Various Roads and Stockpiles

The Board of County Commissioners do hereby give notice of a public hearing for an application received for the deposit and/or spraying of brine on various roads and stockpiles.

PUBLIC NOTICE: Establishing a Road in Union Township

Notice is hereby given that there is before the Board of County Commissioners of Licking County, Ohio, the matter of ESTABLISHING A ROAD IN UNION TOWNSHIP.

PUBLIC NOTICE: Liberty Township Drop Off Recycling Site Is Moving

Newark, OH – February 28, 2022: The public drop off recycling site in Liberty Township is moving to a new location at the corner of Rt 62 and Dutch Lane in northwestern Liberty Township.

PUBLIC NOTICE: Intent to Dispose of Surplus Personal Property By Internet Auction

In accordance with ORC Section 307.12 amended by HB 226 of the 124th General Assembly the Licking County Board of Commissioners shall adopt, during each calendar year, a resolution expressing its intent to sell surplus property by internet auction.

Purchase Order Terms and Conditions for American Rescue Plan Transactions without Formal Contracts

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Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Meetings

Licking County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) meets the 2nd Thursday every other month (Odd months). The meetings are held at 783 Irving Wick Dr. W (Licking County EOC). The meeting starts at 10:30 and usually runs 1-2 hours depending on agenda. The Committee is made up of both private and public sector employees. Proper notice will be made if meeting dates and times change.