March 9, 2017

Clermont County holding open house in April – public is invited

BATAVIA, Ohio (March 9, 2017) – Interested in learning more about county government and how your tax dollars are spent? Clermont County is celebrating National County Government Month – April – by holding open houses on consecutive Tuesdays in April. The public is invited and is asked to register at www.clermontcountyohio.gov/national-county-government-month or call Kathleen Williams at 513.732.7597.

Tuesday, April 4: Meet Your Commissioners

 10-11 a.m.:  101 E. Main St., Batavia, Third Floor

Meet the Commissioners in Session Room. Learn about the basics of county government, the BCC’s responsibilities, what’s on tap for 2017. Q&A.

Tuesday, April 11: #GreenClermont – Protecting our water & environment

10 a.m.-noon Bob McEwen Water Treatment Plant, 3960 Greenbriar Road, Batavia

Take a tour of the plant and learn from our Water Resources team how water is treated in Clermont County. Q&A. Also participating: Office of Environmental Quality and Soil & Water Conservation District.

Tuesday, April 18: Law, Order and Justice

11 a.m.-noon: Sheriff’s Office , 4470 SR 222, Batavia

Meet Sheriff Leahy and his chiefs. What is the Sheriff’s Office responsible for? What are its biggest challenges? Q&A.

Concurrent:

1-2 p.m.: Municipal Court, 4430 SR 222, Batavia: Representatives from Municipal Court, the Prosecutor’s Office and Public Defender’s Office talk about their roles and how the court functions. Q&A.

1-2 p.m.: Common Pleas Court, 270 E. Main St., Batavia: Representatives from Common Pleas Court, the Prosecutor’s Office and Public Defender’s Office talk about their roles and how the court functions. Q&A.

Tuesday, April 25: Supporting Families & Healthy Living

10 a.m.-11 a.m.: Representatives from Children’s Protective Services, Child Support Enforcement, and Developmental Disabilities on how their agencies make a difference. Q&A.

11 a.m.-noon: Representatives from Clermont Public Health and Mental Health & Recovery Board talk about their initiatives and challenges. Q&A.

Both sessions at Engineer’s Training Room, 2381 Clermont Center Drive, Batavia.

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