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Kathleen Chandler

Maureen T. Frederick

Sabrina Christian-Bennett

President

Vice President

Board Member

330-297-3605
E-Mail: kchandler@portageco.com

 

330-297-3604
E-Mail: mfrederick@portageco.com

330-297-3606
E-Mail:  SChristian-Bennett@portageco.com

 

449 S. Meridian Street, 7th Floor, Portage County Administration. Bldg., Ravenna, Ohio 44266
Phone: 330-297-3600 Fax: 330-297-3610  *Toll Free 1-800-772-3799
*For calls in Portage County from a number not local to the 296 / 297 exchange.
 Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
 

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The Portage County Board of Commissioners
invites community members to serve in the
following volunteer position:

 


Sunoco Public Meeting 1-16-14

Pipeline Activity FAQ

Portage County Map

Allegheny Access Fact Sheet

Sunoco Power Point Presentation

Sunoco Pipeline L.P. et. al. vs. City of Akron lawsuit case information
The Akron case referenced in the Commissioners’ October 21, 2014 meeting is:
Sunoco Pipeline L.P. et al. vs. City of Akron; Portage County Common Pleas Court Case No. 2014 CV 00164;
Order Granting Summary Judgment to Plaintiff and Disposing of Case was entered on July 31, 2014.
No appeal was filed from this Decision.
 


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Portage County Engineer's Report

Surrounding Counties Engineer's Report


Mission Statement

"As the principal executive organization of county government, the Board of Commissioners, along with its departments, is committed both to providing efficient government and to promoting the welfare and strategic development of the Portage County Community"

The Board of Commissioners fiscally oversees the General Fund Budget of the county, and is the Top of page appropriating authority for all county tax dollars. 

Each county elected official is charged to perform the duties of their individual elected office, but the Board of County Commissioners performs administrative and fiscal duties that coordinate total county operations. There are 17 departments that fall under the direct jurisdiction of the Board of Commissioners.

The Board of County Commissioners consists of three members who serve four year terms. Two county commissioners are elected in an even numbered year, and the third commissioner is elected two years later.

The following summarizes duties performed by the Board of County Commissioners:
ADMINISTRATIVE
  • Establish and execute policy

  • Hold title to all county property/buildings

  • County contracting authority

  • Appoints boards and commissions

  • Provides office space for all county offices

  • Personnel & employee benefit administration

  • County legislative authority

FISCAL
  • Allocates funds to county offices

  • Budget & monitor expenditures

  • Bond issue authority

  • Investments

  • Purchasing

  • Taxing authority

   
Development, Solid Waste, Infrastructure & Human Services
  • Airport

  • Annexation

  • Children services

  • Community Development Block Grants

  • County Justice Center

  • County Park District

  • Development regulations

  • Ditch hearings

  • Economic Development

  • Emergency Management

  • Juvenile Justice Center

  • Mental Health &Developmental Disabilities

  • Regional Planning

  • Senior Center

  • Solid Waste Management / Recycling Center

  • Water and sewer

  • Workforce Investment Act

  • Job & Family Services

  • Zoning 

   
The Board of County Commissioners make appointments to the following boards
  • AMATS - Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study

  • Airport Authority 

  • Building Board of Appeals

  • Community Corrections

  • Developmental Disabilities (MRDD)

  • District Library

  • Emergency Management (EMA) Advisory Board

  • Juvenile Detention Center

  • Law Library Resources Board

  • Local Emergency Planning (LEPC)

  • Mental Health & Recovery

  • NEFCO - Northeast Ohio Four County Planning Council

 

  • Port Authority

  • Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority (3 of 15 members)

  • Portage Metropolitan Housing Authority 

  • Public Defender Commission

  • Solid Waste Management Policy Committee

  • Tax Incentive Review Councils

  • Regional Planning Commission

  • Robinson Memorial Hospital Board

  • Variance (Flood)

  • Western Reserve Conservation and Development Council

  • Workforce Policy Board

Meeting Minutes 2012-Present
 

2012-Present Meeting Minutes (click here)
   * The meeting minutes will be found on the right hand side.

 

Meeting Minutes 2011
 

January 6, 2011

January 10, 2011

January 11, 2011

January 13, 2011

January 18, 2011

January 20, 2011

January 25, 2011

January 27, 2011

 

 

February 1, 2011

February 3, 2011

February 8, 2011

February 10, 2011

February 15, 2011

February 17, 2011

February 22, 2011

February 24, 2011

March 01, 2011

March 03, 2011

March 07, 2011 RMH Minutes

March 8, 2011

March 10, 2011

March 15, 2011

March 17, 2011

March 22, 2011

March 24, 2011

March 29, 2011

March 31, 2011


 

April 5, 2011

April 7, 2011

April 12, 2011

April 14, 2011

April 19, 2011

April 21, 2011

April 26, 2011

April 28, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

May 3, 2011

May 5, 2011

May 10, 2011

May 12, 2011

May 17, 2011

May 19, 2011

May 24, 2011

May 26, 2011

May 31, 2011

 

June 2, 2011

June 6, 2011

June 7, 2011

June 9, 2011

June 14, 2011

June 16, 2011

June 20, 2011

June 21, 2011

June 23, 2011

June 28, 2011

June 30, 2011

 

July 5, 2011

July 7, 2011

July 12, 2011

July 14, 2011

July 19, 2011

July 21, 2011

July 26, 2011

July 28, 2011

August 2, 2011

August 4, 2011

August 9, 2011

August 11, 2011

August 16, 2011

August 18, 2011

August 23, 2011

August 25, 2011

August 29, 2011

 

September 1, 2011

September 6, 2011

September 8, 2011

September 13, 2011

September 15, 2011

September 20, 2011

September 22, 2011

September 26, 2011

September 27, 2011

September 29, 2011

 

October 04, 2011

October 06, 2011

October 11, 2011

October 13, 2011

October 18, 2011

October 20, 2011

October 25, 2011

October 27, 2011

 

 

 

 

November 1, 2011

November 3, 2011

November 7, 2011

November 8, 2011

November 10, 2011

November 14, 2011

November 15, 2011

November 16, 2011

November 17, 2011

November 21, 2011

November 22, 2011

November 29, 2011

 

 

 

December 1, 2011

December 6, 2011

December 8, 2011

December 15, 2011

December 20, 2011

December 22, 2011

December 27, 2011

Meeting Minutes 2010
 
January 5, 2010

January 7, 2010

January 11, 2010

January 12, 2010

January 14, 2010

January 19, 2010

January 21, 2010

January 26, 2010

January 28, 2010

 

 

February 2, 2010

February 4, 2010

February 9, 2010

February 11, 2010

February 16, 2010

February 18, 2010

February 23, 2010

February 25, 2010

 

March 1, 2010 - RMH

March 2, 2010

March 4, 2010

March 9, 2010

March 11, 2010

March 16, 2010

March 18, 2010

March 23, 2010

March 25, 2010

March 30, 2010

April 1, 2010

April 6, 2010

April 8, 2010

April 13, 2010

April 15, 2010

April 20, 2010

April 22, 2010

April 26, 2010 - Special

April 27, 2010

April 29, 2010


 

May 4, 2010

May 6, 2010

May 11, 2010

May 13, 2010

May 18,2010

May 20, 2010

May 25, 2010

May 27, 2010

 

 

June 1, 2010

June 3, 2010

June 8, 2010

June 10, 2010

June 15, 2010

June 17, 2010

June 22, 2010

June 24. 2010

June 29, 2010

July 1, 2010

July 6, 2010

July 8, 2010

July 13, 2010

July 15, 2010

July 20, 2010

July 22, 2010

July 27, 2010 - Cancelled

July 29, 2010 - Cancelled

 

August 3, 2010

August 5, 2010

August 10, 2010

August 12, 2010

August 17, 2010

August 19, 2010

August 24, 2010

August 26, 2010

August 31, 2010

 

 

September 2, 2010

September 7, 2010

September 9, 2010

September 14, 2010

September 16, 2010

September 21, 2010

September 23, 2010

September 28, 2010

September 30, 2010

October 5, 2010

October 7, 2010

October 12, 2010

October 14, 2010

October 19, 2010

October 21, 2010

October 26, 2010

October 28, 2010

 

November 2, 2010

November 4, 2010

November 9, 2010

November 16, 2010

November 18, 2010

November 18, 2010 Public Hearing

November 23, 2010

November 30, 2010

December 2, 2010

December 9, 2010

December 14, 2010
Cancelled Due To Inclement Weather

December 16, 2010

December 21, 2010

December 23, 2010

December 28, 2010

December 30, 2010

 

 

 

Meeting Minutes 2009
 

January 6, 2009

January 8, 2009

January 12, 2009

January 13, 2009

January 15, 2009

January 22, 2009

January 27, 2009

January 29, 2009

 

February 3, 2009

February 5, 2009

February 10, 2009

February 12, 2009

February 17, 2009

February 19, 2009

February 24, 2009

February 26, 2009

March 3, 2009

March 5, 2009

March 10, 2009

March 12, 2009

March 17, 2009

March 19, 2009

March 24, 2009

March 26, 2009

March 31, 2009

 

 

April 2, 2009

April  7, 2009

April 9, 2009

April 14, 2009

April 16, 2009

April 21, 2009

April 23, 2009

April 28, 2009

April 30, 2009

 

May 5, 2009

May 7, 2009

May 12, 2009

May 14, 2009

May 19, 2009

May 21, 2009

May 26, 2009

May 28, 2009

June 2, 2009

June 4, 2009

June 9, 2009

June 11, 2009

June 16, 2009

June 18, 2009

June 23, 2009

June 25, 2009

June 30, 2009

 

 

July 2, 2009

July 14, 2009

July 16, 2009

July 16, 2009
Stormwater Rules & Utility Creation

July 21, 2009

July 23, 2009

July 28, 2009

July 30, 2009

 

 

August 4, 2009

August 6, 2009

August 11, 2009

August 13, 2009

August 18, 2009

August 20, 2009

August 25, 2009

August 27, 2009

September 1, 2009

September 3, 2009

September 08, 2009

September 10, 2009

September 15, 2009

September 17, 2009

September 22, 2009

September 24, 2009

September 29, 2009

October 01, 2009

October 06, 2009

October 08, 2009

October 13, 2009

October 15, 2009

October 20, 2009

October 22, 2009

October 27, 2009

October 29, 2009

 

 

November 3, 2009

November 5, 2009

November 10, 2009

November 12, 2009

November 17, 2009

November 19, 2009

November 24, 2009

December 1, 2009

December 3, 2009

December 10, 2009

December 15, 2009

December 17, 2009

December 22, 2009

December 24, 2009

December 29, 2009

Meeting Minutes 2008
 

January 8, 2008

January 10, 2008

January 14, 2008

January 15, 2008

January 17, 2008

January 22, 2008

January 24, 2008

January 29, 2008

January 31, 2008

 

February 5, 2008

February 7, 2008

February 12, 2008

February 14, 2008

February 19, 2008

February 21, 2008

February 26, 2008

February 28, 2008

March 3, 2008

March 4, 2008

March 6, 2008

March 11, 2008

March 13, 2008

March 18, 2008

March 20, 2008

March 25, 2008

March 27, 2008


 

April 1, 2008

April 3, 2008

April 8, 2008

April 10, 2008

April 15, 2008

April 17, 2008

April 22, 2008

April 24, 2008

April 29, 2008

 

 

May 1, 2008

May 6, 2008

May 8, 2008

May 13, 2008

May 15, 2008

May 20, 2008

May 22, 2008

May 27, 2008

May 29, 2008

 

June 3, 2008

June 5, 2008

June 10, 2008

June 12, 2008

June 17, 2008

June 19, 2008

June 24, 2008

June 26, 2008

 

July 1, 2008

July 3, 2008

July 8, 2008

July 10, 2008

July 15, 2008, Cancelled

July 17, 2008, Cancelled

July 22, 2008

July 24, 2008

July 29, 2008

July 31, 2008

 

August 5, 2008

August 7, 2008

August 12, 2008

August 14, 2008

August 19, 2008

August 21, 2008

August 26, 2008

August 28, 2008

 

September 2, 2008

September 4, 2008

September 9, 2008

September 11, 2008

September 16, 2008

September 18, 2008

September 23, 2008

September 25, 2008

September 30, 2008

 

October 7, 2008

October 9, 2008

October 14, 2008

October 16, 2008

October 21, 2008

October 23, 2008

October 28, 2008

October 30, 2008

 

November 4, 2008

November 6, 2008

November 13, 2008

November 18, 2008

November 20, 2008

November 25, 2008

 

December 2, 2008

December 4, 2008

December 11, 2008

December 16, 2008

December 18, 2008

December 23, 2008

December 30, 2008

Meeting Minutes 2007


November 2, 2007

November 6, 2007

November 8, 2007

November 13, 2007

November 15, 2007

November 20, 2007

November 27, 2007

November 29, 2007


December 6, 2007

December 11, 2007

December 13, 2007

December 18, 2007

December 20, 2007

December 27, 2007

 

 

 

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