Ross Township Police Department Earns Gold Recognition in 2022: For the 3rd consecutive year, the Ross Township Police Department has been recognized by the Lexipol Connect Customer Recognition Program for achieving Gold level for excellence in policy maintenance and training. Lexipol is the nation’s leading content, policy and training platform for public safety agencies.  The Connect program tracks performance on five metrics proven to measure success in policy management. 


Butler County Residents Needed to Serve on Planning Commisssion

The Board of County Commissioners is currently seeking Butler County residents to serve on the County Planning Commission. The appointment is for a voluntary, three-year term. Interested candidates must reside in Butler County and must be able to attend meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:00 PM in Hamilton.

County residents who are looking for an opportunity to serve their community as part of the Planning Commission should send a letter of interest, including a brief biography or resume, to Zeb Acuff, Planning Administrator, 130 High Street, Hamilton, OH 45011. Questions should be directed to the Butler County Department of Development at (513) 887-3411 or [email protected].

The role of the Butler County Planning Commission is to promote the orderly and efficient layout and the appropriate use of land to maintain the health, safety, and general well-being of the residents of Butler County, Ohio. The Planning Commission’s responsibilities include the review and approval of subdivision plats, the preparation and adoption of long-range land use plans, and recommendations on zoning maps, text changes, and other development proposals. 

The eight-member Planning Commission holds its regular meetings on the second Tuesday of every month at 3:00 PM at the Butler County Government Services Center, 315 High Street in Hamilton. All meetings are open to the public. More information on the Planning Commission may be found at