3 public meetings in May on proposed fee increase in county

Clermont County Commissioners will hold three meetings in May to gather public input on a proposed $5 increase to the annual vehicle registration fee in Clermont County.

The additional $5 fee would generate approximately $1 million annually, according to the County Engineer Pat Manger.

All additional revenue would be used to fund the county Road & Bridge Improvement Program.

Meeting schedule:

7 p.m. May 9, Miami Township Civic Center, 6101 Meijer Drive, Milford
7 p.m. May 14, New Richmond Schools Board of Education Office, 212 N. Market Street, New Richmond
7 p.m. May 15, Batavia Armory Town Hall, 65 N. Second St., Batavia

County residents can also mail or email letters to support or oppose the proposed fee to the Board of County Commissioners, Proposed Registration Fee, 101 East Main St., Batavia OH 45103.

Email can be sent to chutchins@clermontcountyohio.gov with Proposed Registration Fee in the subject line.