The Clerk is appointed by the Lorain County Board of Commissioners and is responsible for setting the Board Agendas, scheduling public hearings and recording all actions of the Board, which are then preserved as permanent records in the Commissioners’ journals.
Meetings in their entirety are electronically recorded and can be seen on The Lorain County Commissioners YouTube channel. The Clerk also serves as Secretary to the Records Commission, Investment Advisory, Transportation Improvement District, Stormwater Advisory Committee and Land Bank Reutilization Corporation meetings.
The Commissioner Meetings are held weekly on Wednesdays' beginning at 9:30 a.m. as well as the 1st and 3rd Tuesday to hold public hearings located on the Fourth Floor of the Lorain County Administration Building in Meeting Room B (226 Middle Ave., Elyria, OH 44035). Board Agendas & Minutes detailing the items discussed at each meeting and the persons scheduled to appear is available in person at the Lorain County Commissioners Office, as well as on the Commissioners webpage for Board Agendas & Mintues.
The Clerk’s office maintains the paper and instruments of the Board. These documents are available for the public to view and obtain photocopies.
The Commissioners adopt around 900 resolutions annually ranging in scope from providing for the day-to-day operation services, and maintenance of County facilities, to the improvement and construction of bridges, ditches, sewer and water lines; road vacations; annexations; setting County policies; submitting grant applications for victims assistance, drug court, criminal justice, mental health, home rehabilitation, and job training; the promotion of economic development; and the purchase of real estate all in good faith for County residents.