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|

Endorsed by Citizens for Community Values

Gary Merrell is endorsed for Delaware County Commissioner by the Citizens for Community Values Action PAC. CCV Action was founded to promote the common good and are consistent with principles of good government. The endorsement is published at

October 13th, 2012|

Merrell Commended for His Work at The Delaware Gazette

Read this open letter from Joseph Ellingham, COO/CFO for the previous owners of the Delaware Gazette. "Gary is the most exceptional person that has ever worked for me. The properties that Gary was responsible for were all very profitable. Gary Merrell had absolutely nothing to do with the bankruptcy (of Brown Publishing)."

March 4th, 2012|

Courage. Character. Conservative.

Delaware County is growing. So is the cost of keeping up with that growth. That's why we need a strong, fiscal conservative to make sure government keeps spending under control and keeps true to our character and values. Learn more about Gary. Check out his January 2012 mailing to Delaware County residents

January 4th, 2012|