The Montrose Group is excited to share Rick and Meghan Hogrefe and the city of Sandusky’s selection to receive a $1 million JobsOhio Vibrant Community Grant Program award. In 2019, USA Today recognized the city of Sandusky as America’s “Best Coastal Small Town,” and for good reason. Prioritization by city leadership of revitalizing the downtown business district, a robust locally-owned restaurant and retail scene, and its Lake Erie shoreline location have made the city of Sandusky a true Ohio gem.
Small businesses will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with government buyers at the local, state, and federal level in the virtual 2021 Ohio Business Matchmaker.
The largest small business-to-government contracting event in the state will be conducted in an online format again in 2021 on Nov. 17 and 18.
No updates this month, as Ohio General Assembly largely had been on recess and electoral redistricting has consumed all oxygen in the room.
$1T federal infrastructure bill remains mired for next 6 weeks in U.S. House: The Senate-approved federal infrastructure bill has been in the House since August 10. Having chosen to couple that measure with the larger so-called American Family Plan’s $3.5T economic policy bill, the House is facing intra-Democratic party divisions in the context of the latter, far larger piece of legislation.
NATURE OF WORK, ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & KSA’S:
Do you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of others? Did you know you can use your communication, marketing or sales education, training and background to improve the economic prosperity of our community?
The City of Delaware is seeking an enthusiastic, hard-working self-starter for our Economic Development Coordinator position. This is the opportunity to serve one of the fastest growing communities in Central Ohio by attracting new companies, leading the efforts to retain and grow existing companies, and coordinating resources and information for the creation of new businesses. With one of the most vibrant historic downtown’s in Ohio, flourishing commercial developments, and a new and growing industrial park, the Economic Development department is a fast paced team environment providing a great deal of variety and opportunities.