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The Executive News Releases are distributed by the County of Summit Department of Communications.  For more information, you can contact the Director of Communications.

 

 


2017

JANUARY

Time is Running Out to Purchase 2017 Dog Licenses, Summit County Will Sell Dog Licenses at Five Acme Fresh Market Locations on Saturday, January 28

Time is Running Out Dog License Sale Results

FEBRUARY

County Executive Ilene Shapiro, County Council and First Energy Foundation Support The Battered Women's Shelter

Statement by Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro on the Appointment of Interim President and CEO Dr. Cliff Deveny

MARCH

Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro Announces Hiring of State Representative Greta Johnson

The Russell M. Pry Endowed Memorial Scholarship The Russell M. Pry Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Executive Ilene Shapiro Names June Carr Deputy Director of Employee Benefits

Summit County and Akron among 20 Counties and Cities in the Nation to Receive Grants to Design, Test Innovative Criminal Justice Reforms

2017 Summit for Kids Russ Pry Youth Award, Nominations Now Being Accepted

Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro Sends Letter Urging Congressional Leaders to Preserve Municipal Bond Tax-Exemption

State of Ohio Awards $500,000 Grant for Emergency 9-1-1 Software to County and Several Municipal Partners

APRIL

County Executive Ilene Shapiro, County Council and Development Finance Authority of Summit County Announce Down-Payment for Jobs Program

Summit County 2017 Summer Youth Employment Program Registration Is Underway

Summit County Attends Training for Emergencies 

County Executive Ilene Shapiro and County Council Declare Summit County Autism Friendly - First in State

Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro Commemorates Holocaust Days of Remembrance

MAY

Akron Residents Mistakenly Receive Letter to Sign Up for Utility Line Warranty

Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro joins Summa Health to celebrate breaking ground on their new West Tower

County Executive Ilene Shapiro and County Council pass legislation naming Mental Health Awareness Month and Infrastructure Week

County of Summit, Development Finance Authority of Summit County Fund Down-Payment for Jobs Program to Spur Local Development

The County of Summit earns national achievement award for "Bringing Mental Health to Main Street"

Summit County Selects NOPEC for Opt-Out Natural Gas Aggregation Program

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2016

JANUARY

Time is Running Out to Purchase 2016 Dog Licenses

County Executive Russ Pry's Room with a View January through April Exhibit Features Graphic Stencil Art of Local Artist and Chef

FEBRUARY

County of Summit Relocates Department of Job and Family Services and Several Other Offices

MARCH

County of Summit to Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony At Historic Triangle Building in Akron

APRIL

2016 Summit for Kids Youth Award Nominations Now Being Accepted

MAY

Summit County 2016 Summer Youth Employment Program Registration is Underway

Energy Efficiency Rebate Email Scam

County Executive Russ Pry Rotates Room with a View Art, May through August Exhibit Features Art Created with Everyday Trash Items

JUNE

JULY

Job and Family Services Closed on Friday, July 29th

Summit County Transportation Imporvement District Receives $250,000 From ODOT For Manchaster Road Improvements

AUGUST

Moody's and Standard & Poor's Affirms Summit County's Aa1 and AA+ Rating and Stable Outlook

County Council and County Executive Ilene Shapiro, along with FirstEnergy Foundation and the Greater Akron Chamber Step Up for Stand Down

SEPTEMBER

County Executive Ilene Shapiro's Department of Finance and Budget Honored with National Budget Presentation Award

OCTOBER

Summit County Department of Job and Family Services Awarded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Grant

County Executive Ilene Shapiro, Mayors Walters, Kline, Armstrong, Hovey Host Open For Business Discussion in Cuyahoga Falls

Summit County Animal Control to Hold 7th Annual Adop-A-Thon, $10 per Animal

Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro's Department of Job and Family Services Offers Surplus Furniture to Area Non-Profits

County Executive Ilene Shapiro, Mayor Gerard Neugebauer Host Open For Business Discussion in Green

Summit County and the Village of Lakemore to Host Ceremony Commemorating the Edwin Shaw Hospital

County Executive Ilene Shapiro, Mayors Migliorini, Nehez, Host Open For Business Discussion in Macedonia

7th Annual Adop-A-Thon Results in the Placement of Almost Everty Available Animal

Clean Ohio Program Workshop

 

NOVEMBER

Three Projects Within Summit County Honored with State Historic Merit Awards

2017 Dog Licenses Go On Sale December 1st

DECEMBER

Summit County Office of Consumer Affairs Issues Stickers for Fuel Pump Security and Protection from Credit Theft

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2015

JANUARY

County Executive Russ Pry Urges Medicaid Recipients to “Renew It Now”

Akron Summit Earned Income Tax Credit Program

FREE Expungement/CQE Clinic January 24, 2015

Phone & Internet Service Interrupted Today 1-14-15 at Summit County Offices

Executive Russ Pry Names New EEO Compliance Officer and Training Adminstrator

FEBRUARY

Sojourner Truth Building Closed Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Sojourner Truth Building Closded Monday, February 9, 2015

OhioMeansJobs Summit County Center Manager Ralph Sinistro, to Serve in National Post

Summit County Land Bank Completes Demolition Program

MARCH

Summit County Celebrates Anniversary: Bath Township Week

FREE Expungement/CQE Clinic

Summit County Celebrates 175th Anniversary

APRIL

FREE Expungement/CQE Clinic May 16, 2015

Executive Russ Pry to Host an Economic Development Summit May 12, 2015

FREE Expungement/CQE Clinic April 18, 2015

MAY

"Click it orTicket" Campaign Underway

JUNE

Nominations Open for 2015 Summit for Kids Awards

FREE Expungement/CQE Clinic June 13, 2015

Executive Russ Pry Partners with FirstEnergy to Assist Low-Income Electric Consumers in Need

JULY

Executive Pry Announces State Grant for Edwin Shaw Hospital Scrapbook Project

Summit County IT Board appoints new Chief Information Officer

Executive Pry Partners with FirstEnergy to Assist Low-Income Electric Consumers in Need

Executive Russ Pry Partners with FirstEnergy to Assist Low-Income Electric Consumers in Need

AUGUST

Major Summit County Commercial Development Benefits from Newly Formed Transportation Improvement District

Summit County/Akron Selected by The White House to be part of TechHire Communities Initiative

Executive Russ Pry and City of Green Chamber of Commerce Host Economic Development Forum

SEPTEMBER

County Executive Russ Pry Partners with FirstEnergy to Assist Low-Income Electic Consumers in Need

County Executive Russ Pry Rotates Room with a View Art, September through December Exhibit Features Local Art Student 

Summit County Executive Russ Pry and Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce Host Economic Development Forum State Representative Kristina Roegner to attend 

OCTOBER

County of Summit, along with Eleven Community Partners, Create New Program, Circle of Care, to Serve Elders Who are Subject to Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation.

NOVEMBER

Every Available Animal Placed In New Homes During the 6th Annual Adopt-A-Thon

2016 Dog Licenses Go On Sale December 1st

DECEMBER

Summit County Land Bank begins new $2 million demoliton program

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2014

JANUARY

Summit County Dangerous Wild Animal Response Team Plans Ahead

800MHz Regional Radio System In-School Emergency Communications System

Applications Released for Clean Ohio Green Space Program

FEBRUARY

MARCH

Public Safety Administrator Earns Security Master's Degree

Older Foster Care Teens In Summit County Given A Chance To Be "MVP's"

New Deputy Director of Finance for the Summit County Department of Job and Family Services

FREE Expungement/CQE Clinic to be held on Saturday, March 15th

State of the County Address 

APRIL

One-Quarter of One Percent Sales Tax Increase Proposed For November 2014 General Election

Let's Move Summit County Health Walk

Sojourner Truth Building Closed Today

April is Financial Literacy Month

Literacy Month Events

DOES Schedules Public Information Meetings On Clinton Sanitary Sewer System

MAY

Rose Mary Snell, Recipient of 2014 Cliff Skeen Lifetime Achievement Award

Summit County Executive Declares Emergency

Fuel Fund Assistance Day Monday May 12, 2014

New Room with a View Exhibit Opens in Ohio Building

JUNE

Two Summit County Programs Win National Awards

Robert Genet Named Deputy Director Department of Community and Economic Development

No Federal or State Assistance for Spring Storm Damage

2014 Summit for Kids Awards Nominations Being Accepted

FREE Expungement/CQE Clinic Set For Saturday, June 14th

Summit of Sustainabilty Awards Nominations Being Accepted

JULY

County to Revise Proposed Additional Sales and Use Tax Will Fund Public Safety, Criminal Justice and Capital Needs

August Proclaimed Summit Kids Month

5th Annual Summit for Kids is August 2, 2014

AUGUST

FREE Expungement/CQE Clinic

Assistance for Low-Income Electric Consumers in Need

SEPTEMBER

County Executive Honored with National Budget Presentation Award

OCTOBER

NOVEMBER

Summit Reentry Network Looking for "Angel Tree Project" Sponsors

5th Annual Summit County Adopt-A-Thon Set for November 15, 2014

DECEMBER

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