The cost of doing business plays a role in relocation or maintaining the present location of any business. Johnstown implemented a 1% income tax 46 years ago and still maintains one of the lowest tax rates in the central Ohio region. Your employees will see more money flowing into their wallet to maintain a quality of life they expect for their family.
Discussing the concerns of the ever changing business climate with local and national companies has reaffirmed the importance of an educated, trainable work force. The building block of a good workforce is education. Johnstown is fortunate to be in the middle of a three year facilities project that will conclude in 2017 with the opening of a new elementary and high school. Our existing high school will be renovated to house our middle schoolers. This is a huge boost to our co
Johnstown Village Manager Jim Lenner had a great opportunity to attend the MRO Americas Aviation Week in Dallas, TX this past week with City of Heath Mayor Mark Johns and GROW Licking County Economic Development Director Nate Strum. The purpose was to promote the offerings of Licking County to the aviation, advanced manufacturing, distribution and logistics industry. Boeing has a huge impact in Heath, Ohio which has an enormous impact on the families of Licking County. The we
The Johnstown Village Manager’s office is pleased to announce the launch of www.johnstownohedc.com. This new webpage provides businesses with useful information on Johnstown tax incentives and resources for doing business in the Village. This webpage is the first component of the Economic Development Strategy recently adopted by Village Council. It will allow for online information- sharing and connectivity strategies. Mobile users will be able to use the site on their tablet
With limited staff and even less resources, Johnstown found its economic development efforts floundering in the past. Approximately four years ago the Licking County Commissioners, Heath-Newark-Licking County Port Authority and Licking County Chamber of Commerce partnered to start a front-door organization called GROW Licking County Community Improvement Corporation. It was the first time this type of effort was attempted in our County. I was lucky enough to be on ground floo