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PUBLIC NOTICE: Eagle Wings Water Line Extension Loan Number: FS390045-000

March 22, 2023 

The attached Environmental Assessment (EA) is for a drinking water distribution project in Licking County which the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency intends to finance through its Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA) below-market interest rate revolving loan program.

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READY Licking County - Mass Alert Notification System

March 13, 2023 

READY Licking County is a state-of-the-art mass notification and warning system used to warn residents about emergencies, weather events and other important community news in jurisdictions throughout Licking County, Ohio. The alerts provide information on where to go, what to do, and how to stay informed through text message, email, cell phone, and landlines.

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Midwest Region is Partnering with Licking County Commissioners to Upgrade 24 County Facilities

March 7, 2023 

Exciting news! The Midwest Region is partnering with Licking County Commissioners on a new project to upgrade 24 county facilities, including the Licking County Courthouse and Historic Jail. This collaboration builds on our existing relationship dating back to 2011, and comes at a perfect time as Licking County prepares to welcome Intel Corporation's new $20 billion semiconductor plant, set to employ up to 3,000 workers. We're proud to be a trusted advisor to the County, and can't wait to deliver on our promises!

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Adoption of Resolution #117-369, Adopted by a Majority of the Board at its February 2, 2023 Meeting

February 20, 2023 

IN THE MATTER OF IMPLEMENTING SECTIONS 3735.65 THROUGH 3735.70 OF THE OHIO REVISED CODE, ESTABLISHING AND DESCRIBING THE BOUNDARIES OF A COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT AREA IN THE UNINCORPORATED AREA OF LICKING COUNTY, OHIO, DESIGNATING A HOUSING OFFICER TO ADMINISTER THE PROGRAM, AND CREATING A COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT HOUSING COUNCIL AND A TAX INCENTIVE REVIEW COUNCIL; AND RELATED AUTHORIZATIONS

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Harrison Township Resolution #117-369, Majority of Board Adopts Resolution at its February 2, 2023 meeting

February 13, 2023 

A RESOLUTION IMPLEMENTING SECTIONS 3735.65 THROUGH 3735.70 OF THE OHIO REVISED CODE, ESTABLISHING AND DESCRIBING THE BOUNDARIES OF A COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT AREA IN THE UNINCORPORATED AREA OF LICKING COUNTY, OHIO, DESIGNATING A HOUSING OFFICER TO ADMINISTER THE PROGRAM, AND CREATING A COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT HOUSING COUNCIL AND A TAX INCENTIVE REVIEW COUNCIL; AND RELATED AUTHORIZATIONS

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New Look and Leadership for Licking County Transit

December 20, 2022 

As part of a rebranding and marketing effort, the Licking County Transit Office and fleet has a new logo and bus design. Contributing to the new design (above) were both members of the public and riders, as well as Transit staff.

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

November 10, 2022 

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.

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

November 1, 2022 

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)

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OneOhio Advisory Committee Opioid Settlement Public Hearings

August 23, 2022 

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

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PUBLIC NOTICE: 2022 Dog Paddle Event Fund Raiser

July 30, 2022 

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

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PUBLIC NOTICE: 2022 Dog License Amnesty

July 30, 2022 

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.

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

July 29, 2022 

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.

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Public Notice: Electric and Natural Gas Aggregation Hearings

July 25, 2022 

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

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Licking County Joins Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission

June 21, 2022 

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.

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Music @ The Gazebo - Free, Live Music!

June 6, 2022 

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

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Park District Planning Summer Concerts at Gazebo Park

May 16, 2022 

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).

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Notice of Time and Place of Hearing for Road Name Change

May 6, 2022 

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

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

April 18, 2022 

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.

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

March 29, 2022 


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

March 25, 2022 

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.

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Establishing a Road in Union Township

March 7, 2022 

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.

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Liberty Township Drop Off Recycling Site Is Moving

February 28, 2022 

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.

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

January 21, 2022 

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.

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

January 18, 2022 

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Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Meetings

January 8, 2020 

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.

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