A Chicago-based company that now owns the Victory Ranch development is launching a sales effort for the project. According to lead developer John Gavin, the plan is to downsize and turn the project around could take up to a decade. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
Summit County's Community Development Director Don Sargent has resigned his position and will leave as of May 1st. He told KPCW he's moving on for a variety of reasons, but said one major factor is that the sometimes-bruising politics of growth and development in the county have made him and his staff a constant target. Rick Brough has more.
Summit County Health Director Rich Bullough said a number of his programs will take a hit from sequestration, and other spending cuts in Washington. But he said by making some adjustments, and by continuing to be frugal, they can still provide services. Rick Brough has more.
The Summit County Council has made "economic development" one of their top priorities for the future. But Council Member Claudia McMullin says it's her perception the county has set up some obstacles for development, such as its planning code. Rick Brough has more.