Community and Economic Development Director — Piqua, OH

Sep 18, 2018 | Jobs

Full-service city of 21,000 along the Great Miami River in Miami County close to Dayton seeks Community and Economic Development Director with vision and excellent leadership skills. Position reports directly to the City Manager.  Piqua values its historic downtown, neighborhoods, paths and parks along the River and Miami-Erie Canal. Salary competitive, DOQE and excellent benefits. Bachelors degree in Public or Business Administration, Economic Development or related field.   Demonstrated success in community and economic development and redevelopment, with vision and respect for traditional community assets. Visit www.piquaoh.org to apply by October 19, 2018. Resumes will be subject to public disclosure.  EOE.

Ohio Ports Eligible for $23 Million in Development Funding

A new program  — the Ohio Maritime Assistance Program program — is providing funding to ports along the Ohio River and Lake Erie or businesses within ports.

The Program began accepting applications from ports in late January and will continue through March 27. The program is making available $11 million through June 30 and an additional $12 million for the 12 months ending June 30, 2021.

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Large TIFs may be eligible for one-time extension opportunity

During fall 2019, the General Assembly changed Ohio law governing tax increment financing (“TIF”) exemptions in a big way.  For certain TIF projects, local communities can extend the exemptions – and therefore continue to redirect property tax millage to necessary public infrastructure improvements – up to 30 additional years. 

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