Community and Economic Development Director — Piqua, OH
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.
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