Gubernatorial Candidates Forum: July 10, 2018

May 29, 2018 | Events, News |

The Ohio Economic Development Association is excited to announce it has partnered with the Ohio Association of Regional Councils for the 2018 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum.  Be sure to save the date for this opportunity to hear directly from the candidates and/or their staff about their platforms related to transportation, infrastructure, and economic development.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Hilton Columbus Downtown | 401 North High Street | Columbus, OH 43215
9 a.m. –3 p.m.

Mark your calendars and plan to attend.  Registration is expected to open in early June.

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Senate President Larry Obhof of Medina has appointed City of Medina Economic Development Director Kimberly Marshall to the Ohio Public Works Commission.

The Public Works Commission provides financing for local public infrastructure improvements through both the State Capital Improvement Program (SCIP) and the Local Transportation Improvement Program (LTIP). SCIP is a grant/loan program for roads, bridges, water supply, wastewater treatment, storm water collection and solid waste disposal. LTIP is a grant program for roads and bridges only.

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Ohio Economic Development Institute Graduates First Group of Certified Economic Developers

The Ohio Economic Development Institute, a continuing education program for experienced economic developers, has graduated its first seven participants. Another 16 will complete the program in six months.

The program offers hands-on, practical training in economic development to career professionals with at least three years of experience in the field. The institute is facilitated through a partnership between the Ohio Economic Development Association, the Ohio University Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, and JobsOhio. Launched in 2016, it is the first state-level economic development certification program in Ohio.

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