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.

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