Sharing Good News

Over the last couple of weeks some really exciting things have happened for Wayne County. I want to offer my congratulations to Osborn International for receiving the Ivy Tech Community College Partner Award.

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Making Connections

The last few weeks have been hectic at the EDC. I continue to work on the economic development strategic planning process that will officially kick off after our EDC Board meeting this coming Monday, March 4th. The board will review and consider an amended EDC contract with the Wayne County Board of Commissioners that outlines […]

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2012 Finances, 2013 Planning

I attended the Wayne County Council and Commissioners workshop this week and gave an update on EDC activities as well as a summary of our 2012 finances. As part of our efforts to be more transparent, I wanted to share the same financial information with you. Below is the financial picture for 2012. Year End […]

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New Year Brings New Challenges

The holiday season was a peaceful time that allowed me to catch my breath from a very busy first month on the job. But that didn’t last much past New Year’s Day. We started the short week off with a site visit and the staff and I were preparing for our first board meeting of […]

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We Have a Lot in Which to be Thankful and Proud

Thursday started out with some challenges thanks to the storm that rolled through Wayne County. Richmond lost power in the morning, but the power was back on in no time thanks to the efforts of the RP&L crews. RP&L is an important partner in our economic development efforts. Not only did they do a great […]

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Theme of the Week: The Comprehensive Plan

Some weeks just seem to have a theme. A few weeks ago, the theme of many of the meetings I was involved in was workforce development. Out of those discussions we came up with some promising initiatives.

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