Memorial Day Parade: The Ross Twp. Memorial Day will be held on Monday, May 29, 2023.  The parade will step off at 10:00 a.m. from Venice Presbyterian Church, traveling along Layhigh Road, to congregate at the Venice Cemetary for a memorial service.  All veterans are welcome to participate in the parade.


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