October 8, 2015

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Website gives peek at Lorain County’s checkbook

ELYRIA — Residents can now keep tabs on the county’s checkbook along with their own. The new service can be accessed online. A tutorial walks users through steps for using the site, according to Lisa Hobart, county budget director. “It’s fairly self-explanatory,” Hobart said during Wednesday’s commissioners meeting at which she displayed the color-coded charts Read More…

Lorain County joins budget information initiative


ELYRIA — Lorain County commissioners are prying open the county checkbook. Lorain County is joining Mahoning County in a partnership with the state Treasurer’s Office to place the county spending ledger online in a Google-style search engine at OhioCheckbook.com. Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel joined Commissioners Lori Kokoski, Matt Lundy and Ted Kalo on Monday morning Read More…

Mandel visits North Ridgeville Schools, discusses merits of revised state program

Josh Mandel (AP photo)

Great visit to N Ridgeville schools who invested $9M in STAR Plus program. Andrea Vance is a hard-working principal! pic.twitter.com/7ZCvEkeDtl — Josh Mandel (@JoshMandelOhio) August 28, 2013 NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Earlier this month the city’s school district began to make use of a revised state program that enables schools, cities and other governmental subdivisions to Read More…