Geauga County Department of Development Community and Economic Development

Jan 31, 2019 | Jobs

Request for Competitive Sealed Proposals
Pursuant to O.R.C. 307.862

 For the
Facilitation and Preparation
Of a 

Strategic Plan for Economic Development

 

Responses Due:
February 20, 2019
By 1:45 p.m. EST

“Geauga County Strategic Plan for Economic Development-Attn: Christine Blair, Clerk”

Office of the Geauga County Board of Commissioners
470 Center Street, Bldg. 4
Chardon, OH 44024

 

THE PROJECT

The Geauga County Commissioners (BOCC) is requesting  proposals to develop a Strategic Plan for Economic Development (The Plan) and long term vision for economic development in Geauga County. 

The development of The Plan for Geauga County, will be created pursuant to the Project Scope detailed below and in conjunction with the updating of the County’s Comprehensive General Plan by the Planning Director of the Geauga County Planning Commission. 

 

PROJECT SCOPE OF WORK

 The Plan should include, but not be limited to, the development of strategies and activities for the retention of our existing business and strategies and activities for the attraction of new business to Geauga County. The Plan should also include specific analysis of current businesses, current economic conditions and trends in Geauga County, competition for new businesses, workforce analysis, and an analysis of the strengths, opportunities, weaknesses, and threats to the business environment here. Finally, The Plan should include specific action items for achieving the realistic goals set-forth in The Plan (Action Plan).

 

The Plan Categories

The Plan shall include, but is not limited to the following categories:

  • Mission Statement
  • Executive Summary
  • Goals
  • Strategies, Tactics, and Marketing Plan
  • Economic Analysis
  • Workforce Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Action Plan

 

RFP Addendum 1

CLICK HERE for the full Geauga County Economic Development – Strategic Plan – RFP

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