Economic Development Assistant Director – City of Covington, KY
The City of Covington is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Director!
The Assistant Director must be a proven leader with extensive knowledge and background in economic development, economic development finance, business attraction, entrepreneurship, business retention and expansion, real estate development, municipal planning, building, and/or development services. The individual must have strong political acumen and the ability to work effectively with a full range of City officials, employees, community organizations, regional and state economic development organizations and the public.
Salary Range: $70,000.00 – $90,000.00
Applications will be accepted through February 7th.
Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods, announced plans for its state-of-the-art soybean processing facility to be located in Wyandot County, Ohio. The project will bolster the region’s economic growth in the critical food and agriculture sector. LDC’s facility will be located just outside of the City of Upper Sandusky; it’s first location in the State of Ohio.read more
The Ohio General Assembly, in its budget bill (HB33) approved July 3, 2023, authorized up to $750 million in state budget resources to the All Ohio Future Fund (R.C. 126.62). The fund is to be used for infrastructure to compete for — and win – more sizeable economic development projects such as the Amazon, Honda-LG, and Intel megaprojects that Ohio landed in recent years.read more
The Wilmington DRIVE (Downtown Revitalization Investment Vibrancy Effort) Program, adopted a year ago, with the goal of enhancing and accelerating Wilmington’s downtown revitalization and encouraging creative mix-use development, made its first strategic acquisition, closing on the Masonic Lodge Site (28 W. Main St.) on September 29, 2023.read more