Photo Archive

Montgomery County Photo Archive


December 3, 2013 - Montgomery County Job and Family Services presented its Community Partner Award to Life Enrichment Center at Tuesday's Board of County Commissioners Meeting. Pictured are (Front Row, left to right) Commissioner Debbie Lieberman, Life Enrichment Center Volunteer Ellen Shelley, JFS Communications Coordinator Kevin Lavoie, Commissioner Judy Dodge; (Back Row) Life Enrichment Center Founder Jeff Sorrell, Commissioner Dan Foley and JFS Awards and Recognition Committee Member Laura Moore.

December 3, 2013 - Montgomery County Commissioners Dan Foley and Debbie Lieberman, Dr. Mark Gerhardstein from the Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services, County Commissioner Judy Dodge recognize Latisha Martin and Donald Rice who are advocates for House Bill 265 which would remove the word "handicapped" from Ohio law and replace it with phrases like "persons with disabilities" or accessible.

Calendar Contest Winners
November 12, 2013 - Montgomery County Commissioners Judy Dodge, Dan Foley and Debbie Lieberman recognized
the winners of the 2014 Environmental Calendar Contest.

Workforce Development Recognition
September 24, 2013 - Montgomery County Commissioners Judy Dodge, Dan Foley and Debbie Lieberman recognized four businesses and individuals who have contributed to Montgomery County's Workforce Development in 2013. They received plaques in a brief presentation.
Workforce Development strives to increase employment and earning potential by linking people to careers and employers. By providing access to resume development, job search help, placement assistance, career counseling and training, they are empowered to build a stronger economic future for themselves and the Dayton region. At the Job Center, we are all about employment!  Visit

June 18, 2013 - Montgomery County employees presented a check for over $7,300 to CultureWorks as part of the Workplace Giving Campaign for the Arts.  Pictured in the front row:  Emily Bradford (Commissioner Dodge's Office), Brenda Wills (MCDJFS), Anne Bissacco (MCDJFS), Dorine Ragsdale (County Administrator's Office), Martine Meridith Collier (CultureWorks), Michael London (MCDJFS-Children's Services);  back row:  County Commissioners Debbie Lieberman and Dan Foley, County Administrator Joe Tuss and County Commissioner Judy Dodge.

Affordable Care Act Task Force
February 12, 2013 - The Montgomery County Commissioners have named three co-chairs of a soon-to-be established Affordable Care Act Task Force. The co-chairs pictured from left are: Brian Bucklew, President of the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association; Jim Gross, County Health Commissioner; and Helen Jones-Kelley, Director of the County's Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services. The Affordable Care Act goes into effect on January 1, 2014. Task force members will take a close look at how to best implement provisions in the act and its impact on the human service safety net.

January 29, 2013 - Montgomery County Commissioners Judy Dodge, Dan Foley and Debbie Lieberman honored County Auditor Karl Keith for being named Ohio’s "Outstanding County Auditor" for 2012 by the County Auditor’s Association of Ohio.

November 30, 2012 - Montgomery County Commissioners Judy Dodge, Dan Foley and Debbie Lieberman joined County Auditor Karl Keith and Monty the Mascot to kick off the 2013 Dog License Campaign in the lobby of the County Administration Building.  Dog owners can purchase their license from December 1, 2012 through January 31, 2013.  Licenses are available online at, at Montgomery County Auditor Karl Keith’s Office, the Animal Resource Center and numerous outposts. Call 937-225-4314 for more information.

October 30, 2012 - Congratulations to Montgomery County Environmental Services for receiving the Ohio GIS Best Practices Award from the Ohio Geographically Referenced Information Program, or OGRIP. The Department has successfully applied GIS technologies to improve service to both internal and external customers, and to maintain efficient and responsive operations. The Environmental Services staff was recognized on Tuesday, October 30th by the Montgomery County Commissioners.

Workforce Photo
September 20, 2012 - County Commission President Judy Dodge, Commissioners Debbie Lieberman and Dan Foley, along with professionals from the county's Economic Development Dept. and Workforce Development Division met with Trotwood city leaders before heading out on the largest ever Business First! outreach. The group visited 28 businesses to link them with resources to help them stay and grow in Trotwood. For more information on how the Job Center can help your business, call 225-JOBS or go to

Commission NACo Awards
September 18, 2012 - The Montgomery County Commissioners recognized the County’s Community & Economic Development Department for receiving two national awards.

The “ThinkTwice Montgomery County” program received a “2012 Achievement Award” and the “2012 Best of Category” Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The NACo “Best of Category" program was initiated to highlight the most outstanding county model programs submitted to the awards competition.

“ThinkTwice” is a buy local campaign launched by Montgomery County in partnership with COX Media Group – Ohio and Comtactics. The program’s goal is to increase consumer loyalty to local businesses.

 St  Mary Development
August 22, 2012 - Montgomery County Commissioner Debbie Lieberman joined Congressman Mike Turner and Sr. Rose Wildenhaus from St. Mary Development Corporation for the August 22nd ground breaking of Roosevelt Homes in Dayton! Located just north of West Third Street, Roosevelt Homes will consist of 43 single-family lease-to-purchase homes, providing low-income individuals and families the chance to purchase their own homes. It’s another step in Dayton’s neighborhood revitalization, where St. Mary Development and its partners come together to turn areas of blight into places of pride; downturn into growth; despair into hope. St. Mary Development has built more than 150 single-family homes throughout the Dayton area. These are beautiful homes that feature up to four bedrooms, two full baths, walk-in closets, washer/dryer connections, central air conditioning, and two-car garages. Roosevelt Homes is the newest development in this revitalization plan, but it isn’t the last.

HUD Award
July 31, 2012 - The Montgomery County Commissioners accepted a HUD Award of Excellence. This award was given by Housing and Urban Development for the work our Community Development team has done in Huber Heights. Partnering with County Corp and Greater Dayton Premier Management, our efforts have transformed neighborhoods. Thanks to Kiya Patrick and our Community Development team for making this happen.

Litter Free Day
July 7, 2012 - Montgomery County Commissioners Dan Foley, Judy Dodge and Debbie Lieberman joined Lucky the Lady Bug to throw out the first pitch at the Dayton Dragons game on July 7th (Litter Free Day)!

April 10, 2012 - The Montgomery County Animal Resource Center introduced its new mascot to the County Commissioners. "Monty" was paid for through donations received in honor of Kenneth G. Meyer who passed away in 2010. Kenneth's daughter is Dr. Kelly Meyer, the veterinarian for the ARC. Monty will continue the ARC's mission to educate the public on the importance of adoption and animal care.

MCOFuture Forum
February 16, 2012 - A fantastic turnout for the first MCOFuture Forum at Sinclair Community College!  Visit




Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center Earns Reaccreditation
Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer is proud to announce the Public Safety Communications reaccreditation of the Regional Dispatch Center (RDC) by the Commission On Accreditation For Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., (CALEA®).  Read More...
Ohio Reentry Best Practice Partnership Conference 2014
The Montgomery County Office of Ex-Offender Reentry and the Ohio Association of Local Reentry Coalitions will be hosting the Ohio Reentry Best Practice Partnership Conference 2014.  Read More...
Montgomery County 8th Annual Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Ceremony - Friday, May 2, 2014
Law enforcement officers, elected officials, public dignitaries, family survivors, and the general public are invited to join together on Friday, May 2, 2014, to remember the 36 Montgomery County law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty over the past 130 years.  Read More...
Local housing market showing signs of  improvement
Recent sales show local housing market is rebounding in some communities.  Read More...
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