Request for Professional Services – Strategic Growth Plan and Fiscal Analysis
OCTOBER 18, 2021
Friday, November 5, 2021
Responses are to be submitted no later than 4:00PM EST
City of Circleville
ATTN: Linda Chancey, Council Clerk
127 S. Court St.
Circleville, OH 43113
REQUEST FOR PLANNING AND FISCAL ANALYSIS SERVICES FOR THE CITY OF CIRCLEVILLE, OHIO
SECTION 1: BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE:
INTRODUCTION: THE CITY OF CIRCLEVILLE
The City of Circleville (“City”) is the county seat of Pickaway County, Ohio, located just south of the Columbus Metropolitan Area. The City has a population of 14,050 residents and has a rich tradition of agriculture and manufacturing. It is best-known throughout Ohio and the United States for hosting the annual Circleville Pumpkin Show, an event that has been held since 1903 attracting approximately 400,000 visitors to the city every October.
The City was founded in 1810 and is located along the Scioto River. Since its founding, Circleville has been a hub for manufacturing and industry. Currently, some of the largest area employers include manufacturing facilities such as: DuPont, Sofidel America, PPG, Georgia Pacific and others located just south of the City. Circleville is also home to large employers such as OhioHealth Berger Hospital, Health Care Logistics Corporate Headquarters, and FORJAK Industrial.
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