Tag Archives: municipal-utilities; economic-development; city-websites; economic development; site selction

EDDS … evolving

A funny thing happened while talking with a mayor and council member – a potential new client community, with a new associate, Ken Harsch, in tow. We were having a terrific discussion about zoning ordinances and economic development over a … Continue reading

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Introducing Mr. Kendall Harsch and Environmental Services to EDDS

EDDS is proud to welcome Mr. Kendall Harsch to our firm.  Kendall brings a plethora of skills to our firm, expanding our offering of municipal economic development oriented services to include Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments. A … Continue reading

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Economic Development, Community Development & Internal Infrastructure (pt. 4)

Another important component of the “internal infrastructure” is the personnel and risk management system of the organization.  When I say this as a component of economic/community development, some people’s eyes glass-over.  It all goes back to the idea that an … Continue reading

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Economic Development, Community Development & Internal Infrastructure (pt.1)

Sometime last or so, a question was posted on LinkedIn about three questions to ask to determine if a community is ready for economic development.  I responded that trying to determine readiness of ED in three questions is part of … Continue reading

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“Evaluating your Advertisement”

This post is from Ed Burghard’s blog: “http://strengtheningbrandamerica.com/blog/2012/05/evaluating-your-advertisement/ If you aren’t reading any of Ed’s material, I highly advise adding him to your list of terrific blog writers.  He is always informative and thought provoking.  I have learned a lot … Continue reading

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Competitiveness & Smartphone Applications Survey Result

In January EDDS sent email survey notification to city/village managers/administrators, safety directors and economic development directors in Ohio.  The results are very interesting.  The survey purpose was to determine (1) how effective these persons rated print and online media; (2) … Continue reading

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New BARC (R) Service Installation In Oak Harbor, Ohio

Economic Development Data Services are please to announce the installment of our first BARC® Electric in Ohio on the Village of Oak Harbor website.  The BARC® Electric is at  http://www.cdjconsulting.net/oakharbor/calculator_oakharbor_elec_OB.php.  This BARC® model has two new features: (1) a calculation … Continue reading

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