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OCCD Website Update

December 30, 2020
Updates to the OCCD Website are coming!  The Strategic Planning Subcommittee - Branding and Marketing of OCCD and Community Development - working in tandem with the our website host will update the OCCD Website over the next two months.  The website will be updated to host a forum, will be more interactive, mobile responsive, and ADA compliant.   Updates made over the past several months will remain intact, including - updates from HUD and ODSA, as well as OCCD Webinars and Virtual Meetings. The Career Board and RFQ/RFP links are updated as new information is available.

2021 Winter Quarterly Meeting

By Brian Iorio   |  December 30, 2020
2021 Winter Quarterly Meeting
2021 is finally upon us! I hope you all had a wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy New Year! While the context of our work will not have magically improved with the dropping of the ball, we can hopefully look forward to an eventual return to normalcy.

Ohio Development Services Agency Update

By Lydia Mihalik   |  December 30, 2020
Ohio Development Services Agency Update
Thank you all for stepping up to the challenge to support your communities and help our most vulnerable residents during this pandemic. I know it has been challenging. I also know that as Ohioans we are meeting this challenge and doing all we can to slow the spread of the virus. Unfortunately, the number of cases continues to increase, and we need to redouble our efforts.

Legislation . . . In the News

By Anthony Core   |  December 30, 2020
Legislation . . . In the News
The following is a summary of recent Ohio General Assembly activity relating to economic development matters through December 10, 2020.

OCCD Training Opportunities

December 30, 2020
Details for training opportunities will be posted to the OCCD website under Upcoming Events and will be shared via email notification upon confirmation of the trainers' schedule. 

GOPC - Recognizing the Strength of the Reinvention Cities Network

December 21, 2020
There is no doubt that 2020 brought new challenges to our Legacy Cities. Community leaders became problem solvers to ensure the health and safety of your communities as you addressed the uncertainties of COVID-19 and conversations surrounding racial justice and equity. While 2020 comes to a close, the work is far from over.

Licking County - Community Development Specialist

December 18, 2020
Licking County is accepting applications for the position of Community Development Specialist.

City of Euclid - Director of Planning and Development

December 17, 2020
The City of Euclid is accepting applications for the position of Director of Planning and Development.


Ohio Conference of Community Development Public Service Scholarship

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The scholarship program was established by OCCD to honor two men who dedicated their careers to Public Service. 

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