Our Offices

As the administrative head of Holmes County government, the three-member board of commissioners set the strategic direction and fiscal priorities for the county government. With an estimated annual budget of $43 million, the commissioners work with business and community leaders to preserve the high quality of life that makes Holmes County a great place to live and work.

In addition to guiding the budgetary priorities of the county government at large, the Holmes County Board of Commissioners are responsible for the administering the following departments:

  • Dog Warden
  • Environmental Management Office (Landfill, Recycling)
  • Sewer District
  • Emergency Management Agency
  • County Home
  • Planning Commission
  • Buildings & Grounds
  • Jail Kitchen
  • Human Resources
  • Commissioners Office

Board of Commissioners are members of the following boards and committees:

  • Planning Commission
  • Records Commission
  • Board of Revision
  • Family & Children's First Council
  • Health District Advisory Board
  • Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action
  • Ohio Mid Eastern Government Association (OMEGA)
  • 4-H Extension Advisory Board

Board of Commissioners appoints board members to following:

  • Holmes County Public Library
  • Wayne/Holmes Mental Health Advisory Board
  • Holmes County Board of Developmental Disabilities
  • Holmes County Airport Authority