Articles About Community Resources

  • In 80s, incubator boosted businesses in Yellow Springs

    THUMB_Economy

    One of Village government’s first attempts at revving up the economy involved hiring villagers Vicki Morgan and Phyllis Schmidt in 1986 as Yellow Springs Associates, in an attempt to improve the image of Yellow Springs to surrounding communities.

  • McKee Group holds forum— Villagers debate CBE funding

    THUMB_Government

    About 100 villagers turned out last Thursday evening to discuss whether the Village should fund the Center for Business and Education, or CBE. The community forum was sponsored by the James A. McKee Association and took place at the First Presbyterian Church, with Jalyn Roe serving as moderator. The evening began with three representatives of […]

  • Village Council— First step toward CBE funding

    THUMB_Government

    At their Dec. 2 meeting, Village Council voted to get more information on funding options regarding the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, by approving two resolutions that open discussions with an underwriter and a bond counsel.

  • Center for Business and Education funding: how much risk?

    THUMB_Print

    If you build it, will they come? That question lies at the heart of the current debate over whether Village government should contribute about $700,000 to complete development of the CBE.

  • Council moves to fund Center for Business and Education

    At its Sept. 16 meeting, Village Council took a first step toward approving a Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, funding mechanism to pay for $700,000 in remaining costs for infrastructure development at the Center for Business and Education, or CBE.

  • Community Resources requests $656,000 to complete Center for Business and Education

    At Village Council’s Aug. 19 meeting, members of Community Resources requested that Council find a way to fund a financial shortfall so that the infrastructure for the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, can be completed next year.

  • Industrial park moves ahead

    Ground for the 35-acre Center for Business and Education industrial park on the western edge of the village may be broken as early as winter or spring 2012.

  • CBE could be ready in 2012

    Good fits for the new Center for Business and Education, or CBE, could be light manufacturers that make parts for wind turbines, or agricultural businesses that cater to people’s growing interest in local food

  • Council, YSCR future partners?

    What is the best strategy for economic development in Yellow Springs? What role, if any, should the nonprofit group Community Resources play in advising the Village on development? What stands in the way of Community Resources and Village Council working together?

  • Village Council — New economic sustainability group considered

    At their Jan. 4 meeting, Village Council members continued an extended discussion on how the Village should best address economic development by considering a proposal for an economic sustainability commission from Council President Judith Hempfling, and discussed concerns about a new ordinance establishing procedures to notify citizens about public meetings.

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