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Articles About economic development
Council eyes creating a CIC
At Village Council’s June 18 meeting, Council revisited a previous discussion on the potential benefits and costs of creating a designated community improvement corporation, or CIC.
Jobs, business first choice for CBE land
Most villagers who weighed in on the topic would like to see the land known as the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, used in a way that promotes local economic development.
Small towns use creativity to grow
The story of Ponca City, Okla., recently named one of the top 10 best small towns for business in the U.S. , is a case study for how to rebuild a flagging small town economy.
In 80s, incubator boosted businesses in Yellow Springs
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.
Viability of CBE challenged in meeting
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
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.
Village moves fast on CBE funding
Village Council is poised to move forward quickly on the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, at its Jan. 6 meeting.
Council ready to fund CBE
By a narrow margin, Village Council at its Dec. 16 meeting signalled its readiness to move ahead with providing almost $1 million to fund the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, infrastructure.
McKee Group holds forum— Villagers debate CBE funding
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 […]
Proposing an ‘Impact Hub’ in village — New entrepreneurial model
As befits one who spent his formative years at Antioch College, Roger Husbands in his life has reinvented himself, and his career, at regular intervals. The new thing that Husbands wants to start now is an Impact Hub in Yellow Springs.