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District Advisory Council

The Franklin County District Advisory Council is made up of the Chairman of each group of township trustees, the Mayor of each village and the President of the Board of County Commissioners. The makeup and creation of the District Advisory Council was determined by the State Legislature in 1919.

The District Advisory Council is mandated under section 3709.03 of the Ohio Revised Code to meet annually in March with the Health Commissioner for the purpose of appointing its officers (Chairman and Secretary), appointing a member to the board of health, receiving and considering the annual or special reports from the board of health, and making recommendations to the board of health or to the department of health in regard to matters for the betterment of health and sanitation within the district or for needed legislation.

February 2018
The Franklin County District Advisory Council is currently accepting letters of interest from people who would like to serve as a member of the Franklin County Board of Health.  This Board oversees Franklin County Public Health.  This board member will fill a five-year term that expires in 2023.

Interested parties are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and qualifications to:  Franklin County District Advisory Council, c/o Franklin County Public Health – Kim Triplett, 280 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215 or to

Nominations will also be taken from the floor during the Franklin County District Advisory Council Meeting on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at the Boathouse at Confluence Park, 679 W. Spring Street, 43215.  Interested parties are encouraged to attend.

The appointment will be made with regard to equal representation of all parts of the Health District. The District Advisory Council may consider the applicant’s place of residence and employment. 

For additional information about the Board of Health, the District Advisory Council, or the appointment process call (614) 525-3028 or visit