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Articles About CBE

  • CBE land to return to Village

    THUMB_Government

    The 35-acre parcel of land at the center of the controversial Center for Business and Education, or CBE, will soon be returned to the Village, according to a representative from Community Resources.

  • CBE one of many business parks here

    UAS Center & Test Complex chief executive Dick Honneywell likes the aesthetic of his office at Nextedge Applied Research and Technology Park in Springfield. He chose the location on U.S. 40 as the site of the Ohio/Indiana operation largely because of its fiberoptic capacity and its proximity to airfields in the region. Nextedge is a business park not unlike the one Yellow Springs is considering as the Center for Business and Education. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The city of Springfield’s first research and technology park, Nextedge, is a beautiful integration of modern buildings with marshes, prairie fields and a fiberoptic grid designed to bring new jobs to the Champion City.

  • Council gives CBE final approval

    THUMB_Print

    At Monday’s meeting, Village Council in a 3–2 vote gave final approval to funding the Center for Business and Education infrastructure. Karen Wintrow, Gerry Simms and Brian Housh voted for the CBE funding and Lori Askeland and Marianne MacQueen voted against.

  • Village planners approve CBE streets

    THUMB_Government

    At their meeting on April 16 Village Planning Commission approved the street dedication for the Center for Business and Education, a request to install a Verizon cellular telephone tower at Bryan Center, and rezoning of the former Creative Memories property.

  • Ethics group says no conflict for Wintrow

    THUMB_Government

    The Ohio Board of Ethics determined last week that Council President Karen Wintrow does not have a conflict of interest regarding the Center for Business and Education, and is free to discuss and vote on CBE-related issues.

  • SIDEBAR: More CBE delay

    THUMB_Print

    It will be several months before Council decides whether to fund the CBE infrastructure, according to Interim Manager Kent Bristol at Monday’s Council meeting.

  • Viability of CBE challenged in meeting

    THUMB_Print

    The current landscape of commercial real estate building and lending was the focal point at an informational forum on public funding for the CBE infrastructure last Thursday night, and several professionals in the field urged Council not to put money into the project.

  • First Council vote OKs CBE funding

    THUMB_Print

    Village Council moved ahead with the project by voting 3–1 in favor of the first reading of an ordinance that appoves an almost $1 million bond issuance for the CBE.

  • CBE funds stable, for now

    THUMB_Economy

    The Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) grant to the Village for the CBE infrastructure is not in immediate jeopardy, but there is some risk that the money could be diverted in an emergency.

  • Village moves fast on CBE funding

    THUMB_Print

    Village Council is poised to move forward quickly on the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, at its Jan. 6 meeting.

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