RFP: Strategic Wireless Infrastructure Management and Deployment

Eastgate is issuing this Request for Proposal (“RFP”) for strategic broadband network engineering and deployment to improve broadband access for education, job creation, healthcare, and more in the Target Townships of Mahoning County (collectively the “ConnectMahoning Project”). It is Eastgate’s intent through this RFP for a third-party provider to expand Broadband Infrastructure, as hereinafter defined, to benefit the Target Townships’ residents, businesses, community institutions, government, and overall economic development, and catalyze local innovation.

Senior Research Manager Broadband

The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service is seeking a flexible, team player who will work with a multidisciplinary team of professional staff, executive consultants, and students to perform project management functions for the program. The Senior Research Manager collaborates with faculty and staff to create, direct, design, and execute internally and externally funded applied research projects/programs including program evaluations and needs assessments and provides direction on research foci of projects and programs to support the development of 5G/Broadband and associated training programs in Southeast Ohio.

Welcome Home Ohio: County Land Banks Setting the Table for Affordable Housing Development

Buried deep in its 6,198 pages, Ohio’s recently enacted operating budget (Am. Sub. House Bill 33) authorizes the creation of a dual-track grant/tax credit program for near-exclusive use by land banks (both municipal and county types) for affordable housing development. We have previously shared that land banks – particularly county land bank-types – should consider taking their well-deserved seat at the economic development table.