of the Week:
character is what we do when we think no one is looking."
-H. Jackson Browne
Fingerprint Identification System up and running
to its citizens, Hamilton County can boast full compliance with all State
of Ohio and FBI requirements. Law
Enforcement can now use this new high-tech equipment to better serve the
citizens of Hamilton County by allowing a suspect’s fingerprints to be
checked almost immediately against others on file around the country.
|Students get a glimpse of County Government|
|"I really learned a lot
about county government," said Sean Parker, a senior at Walnut Hills
High School. "I didn't know how many different thing happened
at the county level."
|Employee of the Year Award Nominations accepted this month|
forms are being distributed to elected officials, department directors,
and payroll officers this week. (In fact, nomination forms were
attached to the e-mail notifying you of this edition of Hello,
Hamilton County.) Nominations with approval by the
employee’s supervisor may be submitted via mail, e-mail or fax and are
due by March 30, 2001.
you have any questions regarding the Employee of the Year program or if
you want to receive a nomination form directly, please contact Senior
Assistant County Administrator Eric Stuckey at 946-4432 or via e-mail (Eric.Stuckey@Hamilton-co.org).
|Project THAW Update|
|Funds for the Project THAW program are still available.
program is “first come-first served.”
All eligible Hamilton County residents are welcome to apply, but
there is no guarantee all eligible residents will get help due to
the limited funding. Citizens who apply and get payment will actually see a credit on
their Cinergy-CG&E bill
to our many community partners, a convenient approach
is being used to make applications widely available in
the community and allows people to mail in completed applications.
Three options are available for application:
points about “Project Thaw”:
You must have an unpaid heating bill.
Project Thaw will not reimburse payments already made.
Your income must be below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty
Level--about $16,700 per year for a single adult and about $34,100 per
year for a family of four. It is important that
applicants remember to provide proof of income with their applications.
It is important that applicants remember to provide proof of income with their applications.
(3) This is a one-time payment of half the cost of your unpaid heating bill, up to a maximum of $250.
|National Technology Grants Available|
The program funds
projects that demonstrate innovative uses of digital network technologies
in underserved communities. Projects
are funded in such areas as lifelong learning, community and economic
development, government and public services, safety, health and culture
and the arts.
There is approximately
$42.5 million available. Awards
range from $200,000 to $900,000 and grantees must match up to 50% of the
total project costs.
Applications must be submitted by March 22, 2001. For more information, contact Cindy Weitlauf at 946-4317 or go to the NTIA web page at http://www.ntialdoc.gov/otiahome/top.
|County renovation project receives local architecture award|
Have a Great Week!
|Hello, Hamilton County is published twice each month. It is placed on both the County's internal and external Web pages. It is design to enlighten and inform both citizens and employees of Hamilton County. If you have questions or suggestions for future editions, contact Sharon Booker (946-4428) or Eric Stuckey (946-4432) in the County Administrator's Office or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.|