VP Economic Development – Irving Economic Development Partnership – Irving, Texas

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce/Irving Economic Development Partnership (Partnership) promotes the growth and expansion of business in Irving Texas, an international community that is home to more than 200,000 residents and 8,500 businesses – including ten Fortune 1000 companies. Because of its sustained success in marketing Irving-Las Colinas as a premier location for doing business, the average pipeline is about 40 active projects, including domestic and international recruitment and retention/expansion projects.

April 22, 2020 Federal Update: COVID-19

Stimulus 3.5 – Congress is hoping to pass by this Wednesday April 22 a fourth stimulus package some have dubbed “Stimulus 3.5.”  It will purportedly include an additional $300 billion to replenish the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program that ran out of funds in less than two weeks; $50 billion for the Small Business Administration’s disaster relief fund, $75 billion for hospitals and $25 billion for testing.

April 22, 2020 State of Ohio Update: COVID-19

Current Statistics: As of April 20, Ohio had 12,516 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 403 probable cases for a total of 12,919.   2,653 Ohioans were hospitalized, with 798 in ICU.   87 counties have confirmed cases, with Vinton County being the only county with no confirmed cases.  There have been 491 confirmed deaths from the virus and 18 probable deaths, for a total of 509.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Brownfield Recovery Coordinator for Lawrence and Scioto County, Ohio

Request for Proposals
The Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC) is requesting proposals from experienced firms, groups, or individuals to perform brownfield recovery coordinator duties in Lawrence and Scioto Counties in Ohio.  This is a contract-based position and the selected contractor shall be responsible for all expenses incurred while performing services.  Compensation which shall include related expenses will be negotiated but will include consideration for experience.