Monthly Archives: August 2011

BARC Has Gone Live

We launched our first BARC – the Business Assistance Recruitment Calculator today on the City of Canal Fulton, Ohio website: http://www.cityofcanalfulton-oh.gov.  BARC is the only economic development tax and utility calculator that brings a significant value-added component to municipal economic … Continue reading

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Economic Development & Productivity

Most communities have small staffs – usually one person; at best two. And budget size: fogettabodit… If you are the ED person, how does the pressure feel? Yeah, I thought so. Intense. What have you done to day to bring … Continue reading

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Economic development: small towns vs. big cities/metro areas

I was watching a webinar  sponsored by GIS Planning (www.gisplanning.com) on Vimeo.com.  The webinars cover a wide variety of ED topics.  Two that struck me focused on internet use for R&E and growing local businesses, and the perceptions of small … Continue reading

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