RFP – Economic Development Strategy – City of Upper Arlington

Sep 15, 2020 | Jobs

The City of Upper Arlington’s Economic Development Division is currently seeking proposals from qualified consultant firms to develop an Economic Development Strategy, with a deadline of 3 pm, Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Please find attached the RFP.

The resulting Economic Development Strategy should reflect and be complementary to One Columbus’ Strategic Plan and the Prepared Communities Win program in the Columbus Region.

Questions about the proposal should be directed to Lana Dennis, Purchasing Administrator, at ldennis@uaoh.net.

Hold the Date: July 26th – Community Rooted Economic Inclusion Playbook Webinar

The Ohio Economic Development Association is sponsoring a complimentary webinar on bringing equity and diversity to neighborhoods on July 26, 2021, 3 to 4:30pm. Sponsored in collaboration with the International Economic Development Council and the Brookings Institute, the Community-rooted Economic Inclusion Strategic Action Playbook argues that now is the time for community, city, and regional leaders to advance bold place-based solutions that foster long-overdue investment and opportunity within disinvested communities—and to do so in a way that benefits existing residents and small businesses within these communities.

read more

Substantial Transportation Funding Opportunities Blossoming

While this May has been cold, transportation funding opportunities are starting to heat up. The month of May brings with it funding opportunities for Ohio’s Transportation Improvement Districts (TIDs).  Ohio has 51 TIDs covering large areas of the state.  These intergovernmental agencies are designed to foster planning and cooperation among different counties and local governments to plan for regional transportation priorities.  TIDs have local, state and federal transportation funding sources upon which they can access. 

read more