Hocking County Government - Hocking County Government Offices http://co.hocking.oh.us/ en Commissioner Meeting Schedule changed http://co.hocking.oh.us/node/135 <span>Commissioner Meeting Schedule changed</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Tue, 03/31/2020 - 13:55</span> <div><p>Due to the Covid-19 Crisis, The Commissioners will only have meetings on Thursdays at 9:30 am.  The public may view the meeting on Facebook Live.</p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/hockingcommissioners/">https://www.facebook.com/hockingcommissioners/</a></p></div> Tue, 31 Mar 2020 17:55:23 +0000 admin 135 at http://co.hocking.oh.us The Absentee Ballot Deadline for Ohio’s Primary Election has been extended to April 28, 2020 http://co.hocking.oh.us/node/134 <span>The Absentee Ballot Deadline for Ohio’s Primary Election has been extended to April 28, 2020</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Thu, 03/26/2020 - 16:33</span> <div><p>Vote by mail ballots must be requested by April 25, 2020 and returned by April 28, 2020<br /> Voters who already voted do not need to request a new ballot. Ballots already received by mail or in-person will be included for this election.</p> <p>Voters can obtain absentee ballots three ways:</p> <ol> <li>Voters can find applications for <a href="https://www.boe.ohio.gov/comoh/Absentee_Request_11-A.pdf">Absentee Ballot Application</a> on our website. Download and print off an Absentee Ballot Application and mail to the Board of Election’s office.</li> <li>Email a request for Absentee Application, include your name, mailing address, contact information and number of applications needed to <a href="mailto:hocking@ohiosos.gov">hocking@ohiosos.gov</a>. If you do not have access to print off the application below or email, please call us and leave a detailed message to request an application be mailed to you.</li> <li>To request a ballot by mail, complete and print the application available here: <a href="https://www.boe.ohio.gov/comoh/Absentee_Request_11-A.pdf">Absentee Ballot Application</a></li> </ol> <p>Absentee Ballot Applications can be returned to:<br /> Hocking County Board of Elections<br /> 93 W. Hunter St.<br /> Logan, OH 43138</p> <p>More Information: <a href="https://www.ohiosos.gov/coronafacts/">https://www.ohiosos.gov/coronafacts/</a><br /> If you have questions or need more info please call the office (740) 380-8683.</p> </div> Thu, 26 Mar 2020 20:33:50 +0000 admin 134 at http://co.hocking.oh.us Juvenile/Probate Court Hours http://co.hocking.oh.us/node/133 <span>Juvenile/Probate Court Hours</span> <span><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Thu, 03/26/2020 - 15:03</span> <div><p>As of Monday, March 30th. Hocking County Juvenile court and Probate Court will have temporary hours of 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.</p></div> Thu, 26 Mar 2020 19:03:34 +0000 admin 133 at http://co.hocking.oh.us Updated Office Hours http://co.hocking.oh.us/node/132 <span>Updated Office Hours</span> <span><span lang="" about="/index.php/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Tue, 03/24/2020 - 14:25</span> <div><p>March 30 - April 30, 2020<br /> 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM<br /> Monday - Friday</p> <p><strong>Subject to change as events progress with the Covid-19 Pandemic </strong></p> <ul> <li>The Hocking County Courthouse is closed to the public until further notice by the Sheriff under advisement by our County Health Commissioner.</li> <li>The Treasurer’s office will be accepting payments through the mail and online for taxes and sewer payments from customers.</li> <li>There is also a drop box on the parking lot side of the courthouse to drop off payments. The silver box is located on the handicap ramp and states on it PAYMENTS. This will be checked various times through the day.</li> <li>County agency employees are permitted into the courthouse to continue county business.</li> <li>All other information needed you may contact our office at our phone # 1-740-385-3517 , our</li> <li>Fax # 1-740-385-8236 or email dsargent@co.hocking.oh.us. We will be glad to assist you in any way that we can.</li> </ul> <p><strong>SAFETY FOR OUR WORKERS AND THE PUBLIC ARE OUR MAIN CONCERN DURING THIS TIME</strong></p> </div> Tue, 24 Mar 2020 18:25:23 +0000 admin 132 at http://co.hocking.oh.us Primary Election Information http://co.hocking.oh.us/node/131 <span>Primary Election Information</span> <span><span lang="" about="/index.php/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Wed, 03/18/2020 - 12:08</span> <div><p><span><span><span><span><span>The Primary Election is currently rescheduled for June 2, 2020.  We are encouraging all voters to request an absentee ballot by mail.  We are no longer voting in person in the Board of Elections office. </span></span></span></span></span></p> <p> </p> <p><span><span><span><span><span>Our office is open for processing absentee applications and mailing ballots. Applications are available in our lobby for pick-up, request an application by phone 740-380-8683 or click the following link to print your own and mail in. A drop box is located on the Spring Street side of the office for your convenience.</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><a href="https://www.boe.ohio.gov/comoh/Absentee_Request_11-A.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3hcvNHTKX_5EzfmEOllaFAVo82NLfMbBwekJ4Fd_MOoes18H4k2RIcANs"><span><span><span>https://www.boe.ohio.gov/comoh/Absentee_Request_11-A.pdf</span></span></span></a></span></span></p></div> Wed, 18 Mar 2020 16:08:48 +0000 admin 131 at http://co.hocking.oh.us Treasurer's Office Payment Instructions http://co.hocking.oh.us/node/130 <span>Treasurer&#039;s Office Payment Instructions</span> <span><span lang="" about="/index.php/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Tue, 03/17/2020 - 11:35</span> <div><ul> <li><span><span><span>The Hocking County Courthouse is closed to the public until further notice by the Sheriff under advisement by our County Health Commissioner.</span></span></span></li> <li><span><span><span>The Treasurer’s office will be accepting payments through the mail and online for taxes and sewer payments from customers.</span></span></span></li> <li><span><span><span>There is also a drop box on the parking lot side of the courthouse to drop off payments. The silver box is located on the handicap ramp and states on it <strong>PAYMENTS</strong>. This will be checked various times through the day.</span></span></span></li> <li><span><span><span>If cash is the only form of payment that can be made you will have to go to the front door of the courthouse and a deputy will notify our office so we can come down to assist you. </span></span></span></li> <li><span><span><span>County agency employees are permitted into the courthouse to continue county business.</span></span></span></li> <li><span><span><span>All other information needed you may contact our office at our phone # 1-740-385-3517 , our </span></span></span></li> </ul> <p><span><span><span>Fax # 1-740-385-8236 or email </span><a href="mailto:dsargent@co.hocking.oh.us"><span>dsargent@co.hocking.oh.us</span></a><span>. We will be glad to assist you in any way that we can.</span></span></span></p> <p> </p> <p><span><span><strong><span>SAFETY FOR OUR WORKERS AND THE PUBLIC ARE OUR MAIN CONCERN DURING THIS TIME </span></strong></span></span></p></div> Tue, 17 Mar 2020 15:35:53 +0000 admin 130 at http://co.hocking.oh.us New Auditor and Real Estate Site http://co.hocking.oh.us/node/129 <span>New Auditor and Real Estate Site</span> <span><span lang="" about="/index.php/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Fri, 10/04/2019 - 11:57</span> <div><p><span><span><span>The County Auditor’s Office today, October 4, 2019, has gone live with our newly upgraded website information.  In particular are updates to the real estate property information.  Please contact the Real Estate Department (740-385-2127) at the Auditor’s Office with any questions.  Thank you.</span></span></span></p> <p><a href="https://www.co.hocking.oh.us/auditor">https://www.co.hocking.oh.us/auditor</a></p> <p><span><span><span>Kenneth R. Wilson, Hocking County Auditor</span></span></span></p></div> Fri, 04 Oct 2019 15:57:19 +0000 admin 129 at http://co.hocking.oh.us Union Furnace Sanitary Sewer Improvements http://co.hocking.oh.us/node/128 <span>Union Furnace Sanitary Sewer Improvements</span> <span><span lang="" about="/index.php/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Mon, 09/09/2019 - 08:46</span> <div><p><strong>September 4, 2019</strong></p> <p><strong>Preliminary Finding of No Significant Impact<br /> To All Interested Citizens, Organizations, and Government Agencies</strong></p> <p><strong>Hocking County<br /> Union Furnace Sanitary Sewer Improvements<br /> Loan Number: CS390037-0014</strong></p> <p>The attached Environmental Assessment (EA) is for a sewer infrastructure improvement project in Hocking County which the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency intends to finance through its Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) below-market interest rate revolving loan program. The EA describes the project, its costs, and expected environmental benefits. We would appreciate receiving any comments you may have on the project. Making available this EA and seeking your comments fulfills Ohio EPA's environmental review and public notice requirements for this loan program, as stated in the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 3745-150-06.</p> <p>Ohio EPA analyzes environmental effects of proposed projects as part of its WPCLF program review and approval process. We have concluded that the proposed project should not result in significant adverse environmental impacts. More information can be obtained by contacting the person named at the end of the attached EA.</p></div> Mon, 09 Sep 2019 12:46:22 +0000 admin 128 at http://co.hocking.oh.us HAPCAP Fair Housing http://co.hocking.oh.us/HAPCAP-Fair-Housing <span property="schema:name">HAPCAP Fair Housing</span> <span rel="schema:author"><span lang="" about="/index.php/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2019-09-09T12:39:39+00:00">Mon, 09/09/2019 - 08:39</span> <div property="schema:text"><h3><strong>Fair Housing is YOUR Right!</strong></h3> <p>A Fair Housing Consortium has been established to provide services to Hocking, Athens and Perry Counties to prevent discrimination in housing.<br /> <br /> Discrimination in the <strong>sale, rental, insuring</strong> or <strong>financing</strong> of housing is prohibited by the federal and state fair housing law. HAPCAP strongly believes in your right to fair housing.</p> <p><strong>The Fair Housing Act, established in 1968, means that you may freely reside in a place without regard to your:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Race / Color</li> <li>Religion</li> <li>Sex</li> <li>National Origin</li> <li>Physical or Mental Disability</li> <li>Your Family Status (having children in your family)</li> </ul> <p><strong>Our goal is:</strong></p> <ul> <li>To help you with any housing questions</li> <li>To educated you about your rights and responsibilities</li> <li>To help you, should you need to file a fair housing complaint</li> </ul> <p><strong>This is a free service and is offered to everyone.</strong><br /> If you think you have experienced housing discrimination or would like to learn more about your rights and responsibilities, please:</p> <p>Download our <a href="http://hapcap.org/upload/LANDLORD.pdf">Landlord-Tenant booklet</a><br /> Fill out our <a href="http://hapcap.org/fairhousingcomplaint">Complaint Form</a> to provide us with more details</p> <p><strong>To contact the Hocking County Commissioners:</strong></p> <p>Comissioners: Jeff Dickerson, Sandy Ogle, Gary Waugh</p> <p>Clerk: Rose Marshall<br /> Phone: (740) 385-5195<br /> <a href="mailto:commissioners@co.hocking.oh.us">commissioners@co.hocking.oh.us</a></p> <p><strong>For more information about the Fair Housing Consortium please contact:</strong><br /> <br /> <strong>Hocking.Athens.Perry Fair Housing Consortium</strong><br /> A program of Hocking.Athens.Perry Community Action<br /> 3 Cardaras Drive<br /> PO Box 220<br /> Glouster, OH 45732<br /> <br /> 740-767-4500 or 800-686-1093<br /> 740-767-2301 Fax<br /> or<br /> <strong>The Department of Housing and Urban Development Fair Housing</strong><br /> 1-800-669-9777/TDD or 1-800-927-9275<br /> or<br /> <strong>Ohio Civil Rights Commission</strong><br /> 1-888-278-7101/TTY or 1-614-466-9353</p> <p><a href="http://hapcap.org/fairhousing">More information at hapcap.org</a></p> </div> Mon, 09 Sep 2019 12:39:39 +0000 admin 127 at http://co.hocking.oh.us Hocking County Sheriff Phone App http://co.hocking.oh.us/node/126 <span>Hocking County Sheriff Phone App</span> <span><span lang="" about="/index.php/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span>Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:29</span> <div><p><span><span><span><span>Hocking County Sheriff Lanny E. North is pleased to announce the release of a new digital resource to help keep the residents and visitors of Hocking County informed about the services the Sheriff’s Office has to offer along with news releases, weather updates and emergency notifications. </span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span>The Hocking County Sheriff’s Office Smart Phone App has been under development for the past few months and is now available for both Apple iPhones, in the App Store and Android devices in the Google Play Store.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span>Through the smartphone app, you can learn more about our different divisions and units, find contact information, submit crime tips or feedback and view our Facebook page.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span>There is also information on services we provide such as Project HOPE, Concealed Carry Permits, Environmental Conservation, Jail and Inmate information, KidPrint, Neighborhood Watch, Sex Offender information, Sheriff Sales, R-U-OK, Vacation Checks, and WebChecks.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span>Sheriff North thought it was important to make this application a community resource for county residents so it also offers information and links to Veteran Services, Senior Services, and the School Districts that serve Hocking County residents.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span>Through the app, the Sheriff’s Office also has the ability to send out emergency alerts about road closures and weather and snow emergencies.</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span>The app was made possible by grant funding received from the 317 Board (Athens-Hocking-Vinton Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board).</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span>You can download our app to your smartphone from the following links:</span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span>Apple: <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hocking-county-sheriff/id1456863479?mt=8">https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hocking-county-sheriff/id1456863479?mt=8</a></span></span></p> <p><span><span>Android: <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ocv.hockingcountyohsheriff">https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ocv.hockingcountyohsheriff</a></span></span></p></div> Fri, 24 May 2019 14:29:04 +0000 admin 126 at http://co.hocking.oh.us