Task Force on the Funding of Ohio Courts

CONTACT INFORMATION

Task Force on the Funding of Ohio Courts
Supreme Court of Ohio
65 South Front Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3431

Phone: 614.387.9510
Fax: 614.387.9509

Contact:
John S. VanNorman

The purpose of the task force is to identify the method and manner by which Ohio courts are funded, determine the long term efficacy of the current funding models, and review possible alternatives that might provide sustained and consistent funding for Ohio courts. In addressing these issues, the task force will do each of the following:

  • Identify the constitutionally and statutorily mandated, discretionary, and operational functions and duties of Ohio courts;
  • Identify the various funding sources for the functions and duties of Ohio courts, including federal, state, and local government funding; designated or special funds; grants; and fines, fees, and costs;
  • Determine the total annual amount of financial resources expended in funding the functions and duties of Ohio courts;
  • Determine the total annual amount of the various fines and fees collected by Ohio courts that are allocated to other public or private entities and functions;
  • Examine the ongoing budgetary needs of courts, including staff, facilities, technology, and programmatic efforts;
  • Review the structure of the judicial system

Operating Guidelines

Roster

Meetings

All meetings are held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center.

Friday, February 28, 2014, Room 101
Thursday, July 24, 2014, Room 101
Thursday, November 20 & Friday, November 21, 2014, Embassy Suites Columbus Airport (times to be announced)

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