Downtown Economic Plan Committee Seeks Community Input

To take Downtown Marietta Survey, click here! Downtown Planning is happening within the City of Marietta! During the first week of February (1st and 2nd) the Enrich Marietta Team, a Downtown Planning Steering Committee, in cooperation with OHM advisors will be circulating a survey to persons who live/work/care about downtown Marietta. Along with that survey, […]

We need to start asking, “What evidence do you base that assumption off of?”

Evidence based decision making…….it’s critical. I can tell you that I am scared to death of making gut based decisions. You should be scared of your own gut as well. We are in an era of data driven decision making and there are two types of organizations, ones who use data and make themselves better […]

“If you do not have that, you do not have a site”

A consultant came to a group of legislators and economic developers and preached to the choir. For many it was probably the first time they had ever given thought to their role in sewer, water, electric utility presence. Unfortunately, here in Southern Ohio the same informational gaps exist. This is why I am writing articles […]