CSTVCIC PLANNING

 

CSTVCIC POLICY POSITIONS

Executive Director Dr. Daniel L. Van Epps' testimony to the Ohio Senate Agriculture Committee requesting the telecommunications amendment in HB 490 to authorize telecommunication providers to sunset "Plain Old Telephone Service" be eliminated, with a proposal for unwanted local telephone exchanges to instead be conveyed to local governments, cooperatives, non-profit organizations, etc. 12-4-2014 (DLVE Testimony 12-4-2014.pdf)

 

COUNTIES

TUSCARAWAS COUNTY, OH
Ohio Department of Development Ohio Profile for Tuscarawas County
Public Utility Commission of Ohio Tuscarawas County Maps
Tusc2020: Strategic Vision for the Future of Tuscarawas County, Ohio http://www.tusc2020.com
Property Tax Exemption
Tuscarawas County Real Property Tax Exemption

Instructions
DTE Form 23 Application for Real Property Tax Exemption and Remission

Ohio Revised Code
5715.27 Application for Exemption - Rights of Board of Education - Complaint Against Exemption

 

Tuscarawas County Metropolitan Sewer District
"Water rate increases for Tuscarawas County users effective in March (2011)" Courtesy Dover-New Philadelphia Times-Reporter http://www.timesreporter.com

 

 

CARROLL COUNTY
Ohio Department of Development Ohio Profile for Carroll County
Public Utility Commission of Ohio Carroll County Maps
Ohio State University Agricultural Extension Office Reports
Industrial Business Retention and Expansion Executive Summary 6-2003
Retail Business Retention and Expansion Executive Summary 6-2003
Excerpt of Carroll County Comprehensive Plan regarding telecommunications infrastructure
Unemployment Rates

 

STARK COUNTY
Ohio Department of Development Ohio Profile for Stark County
Public Utility Commission of Ohio Stark County Maps

 

OTHER RESOURCES AND MEDIA

Public Utility Commission of Ohio Statewide Maps

Ohio House of Representatives Districts
Ohio Senate Districts
Ohio Congressional Districts

Ohio Rail Development Commission Statewide Rail Maps

2007 Front
2007 Back

"Change from the ground up: 'Defend Youngstown' campaign makes a dent in Mahoning Valley's cynicism" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
"Taking 'brain gain' seriously" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
"Industrial leaders, unions: Create vision for Canton" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
"Family poverty in Canton: Worst among Ohio's biggest cities" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
"Cincinnati suburb buys up homes to save itself" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
"Census: ŐBrain gainsŐ for high-tech cities" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com

 

NON-PROFIT CORPORATION NEWS

"Lawmakers, Tightening Belts, Cast Eye on Nonprofit Salaries" Courtesy New York Times http://www.nytimes.com
"One-Fourth of Nonprofits Are to Lose Tax Breaks" Courtesy New York Times http://www.nytimes.com
"New Earmark Rules Have Lobbyists Scrambling" Courtesy New York Times http://www.nytimes.com
"Foundations play incomparable role" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com

 

DOMESTIC PRODUCTION MOVEMENTS

Home Made Ohio http://thesbb.com/neighborhoods/all-over-columbus/item/322-home-made-ohio
Made in Michigan Movement http://www.madeinmichigan.com

 

PILOTs (Non-Profit Corporation Payments to Political Subdivisions in Lieu of Taxes)

Wikipedia entry for PILOT
"Ask nonprofits to contribute" Courtesy Cape Cod Times http://www.capecodonline.com
"U.S. charities hit by recession's impact on spending" Courtesy Reuters http://www.reuters.com
"Colleges, universities rebuff Ravenstahl's tuition tax deal" Courtesy Pittsburgh Tribune-Review http://www.pittsburghlive.com
"Mayor admits a 'certain amount of unfairness' with student tax proposal" Courtesy U-Pitt News http://www.pittnews.com
"Tuition tax wouldn't be small change to students" Courtesy Pittsburgh Tribune-Review http://www.pittsburghlive.com
"Cleveland considers asking hospitals, nonprofits to pay fee" Courtesy Cleveland Plain Dealer http://www.cleveland.com
Adoption of a PILOT Program for Select Tax-Exempt Institutions .pdf pages 36-37/document pages 33-34 http://www.city.cleveland.oh.us/clnd_images/PDF/Finance/CMERNov2009.pdf


TAX ABATEMENTS

"Ohio tax breaks lead to 91 percent job success" Courtesy Marion Star http://www.marionstar.com
"Cities, counties take back corporate tax breaks" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com

 

FINANCIAL CONSIDERATIONS

"At Tiny Rates, Saving Money Costs Investors" Courtesy New York Times http://www.nytimes.com
"Dollar's decline a boon for U.S. manufacturers" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
"One way to create jobs (micro-loans)" Courtesy Parade Magazine http://www.parade.com (See also Accion USA http://www.accionusa.org)

 

REGIONALISM AND SHARING EFFORTS

VOLUNTEERING INFORMATION

"CHARITIES STRAIN TO HELP NEEDY: More families face threat of foreclosure" Courtesy Dover-New Philadelphia Times-Reporter http://www.timesreporter.com
"Stark leadership group seeks youth, diversity" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
"Frazzled Moms Push Back Against Volunteering" Courtesy New York Times http://www.nytimes.com
"Neighborhood groups can be catalysts for better Canton" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
"Stark (County) Choices: Volunteers serve those in need" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
"Our opinion: Area charities need our assistance" Courtesy Dover-New Philadelphia Times-Reporter http://www.timesreporter.com
"Our opinion: There is always need for volunteers" Courtesy Dover-New Philadelphia Times-Reporter http://www.timesreporter.com
"Can this struggling city be reborn? The 'I's' have it" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
"Compassion Counts More Than Ever" Courtesy Parade Magazine http://www.parade.com
"Our opinion: Volunteers needed" Courtesy Dover-New Philadelphia Times-Reporter http://www.timesreporter.com
"Local governments rake in thousands of dollars in voluntary donations" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
"Nonprofits in Stark start a revolution" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
"Spending a day helping others? Tell us about it" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
"Want to volunteer? You have company" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
"Volunteering is more than just feeling good about yourself" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
Serve.gov - An online resource for not only finding volunteering opportunities in your community, but also creating your own.

 

OTHER BUSINESS MODELS

"Business district near airport closer to reality" (last paragraph) Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
"In Cleveland, Worker Co-Ops Look to a Spanish Model" Courtesy Time Magazine http://www.time.com

 

THE COMPETITION

"Ohio communities struggle to fill big box stores" Courtesy Canton Repository http://www.cantonrep.com
"California to audit 18 redevelopment agencies" Courtesy Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com
"Japan's economic stagnation is creating a nation of lost youths" Courtesy Daily Finance http://www.dailyfinance.com
"The Big AppleŐs Big Problem 'If New York City is a business, it isn't Wal-Mart,' Mayor Bloomberg once sneered. Maybe it should be." Courtesy Newsweek Magazine http://www.newsweek.com

 

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