About the Office

Mission Statement: Resolution 95-571 
Be it resolved, that the Board of Mahoning County Commissioners does hereby declare the following language be used as the mission statement for Mahoning County: 

“The mission of Mahoning County Government is to improve health, safety, and welfare of its citizens. Mahoning County Government is dedicated to preserving and enhancing the outstanding quality of life which has made our community a desirable place to live, work, and raise our children. By insuring economical, superior service to our citizens, County Government will insure the promotion of orderly growth for the economic health and safety of its citizens.” 

It was moved by Mr. Lordi, and seconded by Mr. Reese, that the foregoing Resolution be approved this 27th day of July 1995. 

Roll Call Voting Resulted: 
  • Mr. Engler: Aye
  • Mr. Lordi: Aye
  • Mr. Reese: Aye
Whereupon, the President of the Board declared the foregoing Resolution be duly adopted this 27th day of July 1995.

To be amended/updated by Board Action.

What We Do
The Board of Mahoning County Commissioners is the general administrative body for county government. In addition to serving as the fiscal representatives of Mahoning County, they serve as the legislative and governing body.

The Commissioners are responsible for making policy, adopting ordinances, and levying taxes to finance county government programs. The Board must appoint department heads for offices which they have responsibility of and appoint members to a variety of boards within the County.

The Mahoning County Commissioners must work with other elected officials and judges to assure that the county is a better place to live and work for the citizens.

Revenue Source
The Commissioners Department is fully funded by the General Fund.