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2014 NCDA Conf - Franklin Cointy

By Debra Mayes   |  July 2, 2014
2014 NCDA Conf - Franklin Cointy
OCCD was pleased to be a sponsor of the 2014 NCDA Conference hosted by Franklin County in Columbus, Ohio. Attendance was great due in part to the support of OCCD members

Scholarship Essay - Alyssa Taylor

June 29, 2014
2014 Scholarship Essay - Alyssa Taylor

Scholarship Essay - Megan Allen

June 29, 2014
2014 Scholarship Essay - Megan Allen

Summer Annual Meeting 2014

By Kathy Werkmeister   |  June 28, 2014
The OCCD staff and Executive Board look forward to welcoming you to OCCD’s Summer Quarterly Meeting on July 30 and 31. We will meet at the Crowne Plaza Columbus North, 6500 Doubletree Avenue in Columbus for a day and a half of networking, informational sessions, and a chance to renew and revive our commitment to our communities.

From Our Training Coordinator

By Debra Mayes   |  June 28, 2014
And “you” thought warm weather would never get here………..

50 Years of the War on Poverty and My 70 Year Struggle with Black Equality

By Jack Riordan   |  June 28, 2014
Early in the Second World War, when I was five or six, a little black boy walked down the other side of our street. Three or four of us preschool kids repeatedly yelled a well-known racial slur until my Grandma came out and said, “Hush that is not nice and they do not like it.” Grandma was a single mom from Kentucky. She claimed her family had a former slave living in their house long after the Civil War.

PORTAGE COUNTY LAND REUTILIZATION CORPORATION - REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

May 29, 2014
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE ADVISORY SERVICES

SOLICITATION OF QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

May 1, 2014
SOLICITATION OF QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
TO UPDATE THE CITY OF ELYRIA 5-YEAR CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND ANALYSIS OF IMPEDIMENTS TO FAIR HOUSING CHOICE

Comments for OCCD By-Laws Changes

By Debra Mayes   |  April 28, 2014
A copy of the proposed by-law changes as presented by the By-Laws Committee to membership at last week's OCCD Business Meeting is posted under "About Us".
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Traveling Display For Sale

By Patricia Richards   |  March 31, 2014
Traveling Display For Sale

Spring Quarterly Meeting 2014

By Kathy Werkmeister   |  March 31, 2014
The OCCD staff and Executive Board look forward to welcoming you to OCCD’s Spring Quarterly Meeting on April 23 and 24. We will meet at the Crowne Plaza Columbus North-Worthington, 6500 Doubletree Avenue in Columbus for a day and a half of networking, informational sessions, and a chance to renew and revive our commitment to our communities.

Chancellor Carey to Speak

By Debra Mayes   |  March 27, 2014
Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Carey will be speaking at the OCCD training "Revitalizing Your Community: How Your Area's Labor, Learning, Lifestyle and Leadership Will

T-HUD Appropriations Letter

March 7, 2014
The attached letter

Info Shared by Cleveland Fed

By Debra Mayes   |  March 7, 2014
The following was provided by thecommunity development team at Cleveland Fed- Does your state handle foreclosures through its courts?

NCDA 2014 Annual Conference

By Debra Mayes   |  February 3, 2014
OCCD is pleased to be a sponsor of the NCDA 2014 Annual Conference to be held in Columbus

Post Training Materials

By Debra Mayes   |  February 3, 2014
Post training materials have been uploaded to the website!

OCD On-Line Grant Management Training

By Debra Mayes   |  January 28, 2014
For those unable to attend the OCD On-Line Grant Management training today or if you were having issues viewing the presentation, OCD will be providing the presentation a
Keywords: training  |   1 comments

OCCD Memorabilia

By Debra Mayes   |  January 6, 2014
Just realized the photo of the license plate bracket given to me by Phil Snider does not appear in the newsletter. :(

New Grant Management Online Information System Training

By Debra Mayes   |  January 6, 2014
New Grant Management Online Information System -The Office of Community Development is developing a grant management online information system scheduled to be
Keywords: training

Sleeping Rooms at OCCD Winter Quarterly

By Debra Mayes   |  January 6, 2014
Deadline for sleeping room accommodations has been extended by Embassy Suites until Wednesday January 8. Please call 614-790-9000 and ask for the special rate of $108

Linked In

By Debra Mayes   |  January 6, 2014
OCCD has entered the world of Linked In. A members only group has been created and can be found under groups.
Keywords: social media

Winter Agenda 2014

By Kathy Werkmeister   |  December 30, 2013
The OCCD staff and Executive Board look forward to welcoming you to OCCD's Winter Quarterly Meeting, January 29-30, 2014. We will meet at the Embassy Suites, Dublin.

Buckeye Hills Announces Regional Transportation Manager

December 30, 2013
Press Release: Buckeye Hills Announces Regional Transportation Manager Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional Development District (BHHVRDD) has been selected by The Ohio Department of Transportation

Appalachian Region Awarded $1.7 million Make It in America Challenge Grant

December 30, 2013
PRESS RELEASE: Appalachian Region Awarded $1.7 million Make It in America Challenge Grant Project funded for worker training, domestic business investment and supply chain access.

Funding for the Future

By Dale Hartle   |  November 27, 2013
Just a reminder, that while everyone's schedule is very busy, it is very important to do a one sheet per story picture, and paragraph of successful projects. Both State and Federal legislator's as well as local officials need to know about those successes.

On the Road to Reuse: Residential Demolition Bid Specification Development Tool

By Lisa Patt-McDaniel   |  November 1, 2013
U.S. EPA Region 5 is releasing a residential demolition bid specification toolkit (attached) for entities engaged in residential demolition operations. The bid specification development tool highlights environmental issues and concerns that may arise in connection with a demolition project, particularly those concerns that can be factored into the demolition contracting process.

How many people are in downtown Columbus during the day?

By Debra Mayes   |  September 25, 2013
Interesting fact shared by Community Research Partners-

OMEGA Promotes Wierzbicki and Adds Two to Staff

September 25, 2013
Executive Director Greg DiDonato recently announced the promotion of Jeannette Wierzbicki, P.E. to Assistant Executive Director. Wierzbicki, a registered Professional Engineer, has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University. In addition to her responsibilities as the Assistant Executive Director, she will also serve as the Transportation/Grants Manager and directly supervise two new staff members. She and her husband, Bruce, reside in Senecaville.

Ohio Vacant Facilities Fund provides grants for job growth

September 25, 2013
The Ohio Development Services Agency has launched the $2 million Ohio Vacant Facilities Fund (OVFF), which provides grants to businesses creating new jobs in vacant and underutilized commercial buildings and business parks. The goal of the OVFF is to encourage companies to reuse existing buildings and infrastructure, thereby leveraging new private investment and payroll within existing communities.


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