This Is Us: Taking Pride in Our Diverse Family

In today’s culture, diversity is a word that is thrown around frequently, especially when it comes to politics and newscasters. It is my belief that there is much more acceptance of diversity than many people actually see or are even willing to acknowledge. As an example, I would ask that you take a look at [...]

July 15th, 2019|

Celebrating Delaware County Foster Families

On Wednesday, May 15, Commissioner Lewis and I attended a celebration of Delaware County Foster Families who work every day to make a difference with children in our county.  It was certainly uplifting to meet and speak with these families. You may not be aware of this, but May is “National Foster Care Appreciation” month. [...]

May 23rd, 2019|

Some Thoughts on President Reagan

It would seem that most Americans and our politicians on both sides of the aisle (or in the middle) agree that Ronald Reagan was one of our finest presidents.  I think this quote is certainly one of his best comments.  Last week I attended a ceremony honoring the Vietnam Veterans.  These men were basically ignored [...]

April 1st, 2019|

BIA Honors Delaware County Commissioner Gary Merrell as Citizen of the Year

DELAWARE, Ohio (Jan. 27, 2017) -- The Building Industry Association (BIA) of Central Ohio honored Delaware County Commissioner Gary Merrell as Citizen of the Year during the Building Industry Awards and Inaugural Gala on January 26, 2017, hosted at The Conference Center at OCLC in Dublin, OH. As County Commissioner, Merrell has worked with elected [...]

January 27th, 2017|

Delaware County Earns Highest Possible Credit Ratings from Both Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s

DELAWARE, Ohio — Delaware County has become only the second county in Ohio to hold the highest possible credit ratings from both Moody’s Investors Services and Standard & Poor’s Rating Services. Moody’s upgraded Delaware County to its Aaa rating from the Aa1 rating the county had held since 2003, and S&P affirmed the AAA rating [...]

April 26th, 2016|

Great Day at The Delaware County Fair!

Great day at the fair! First was the Commissioner's meeting, followed by two hours at the Republican booth, then some ushering at today's races with other Rotarians.

September 22nd, 2015|

Delaware County Breaks Ground on Sawmill Parkway Expansion Project

July 23 was an exciting day for Delaware County---the groundbreaking for the Expansion of Sawmill Parkway to Highway 42. This project has been discussed for 20 plus years and Commissioner Merrell was proud to be part of the vote that brought it to fruition.

July 23rd, 2015|

Delaware County Commissioner Gary Merrell Welcomes Ikea to Polaris

Columbus Mayor Coleman and Delaware County Commissioner Gary Merrel are pleased to announce plans to break ground on Ohio's second Ikea location near Polaris Fashion Center. The announcement that one of the country's largest and most popular home furnishings retail stores, Ikea, would be moving into the former home of Polaris Area's Germain Amphitheater was made [...]

January 28th, 2015|

Endorsed by the Republican Party

There is only ONE candidate endorsed by the Delaware County GOP for Delaware County Commissioner. That candidate is Gary Merrell.

October 26th, 2012|

Endorsed by the Delaware County Republican Party

There is only ONE candidate endorsed by the Republican Party for Delaware County Commissioner. Gary Merrell has received the endorsement of the Delaware County Republican Party in his bid for Delaware County Commissioner.

October 23rd, 2012|