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Ohio Transportation Improvement Districts (TIDs) CDFS-4114 transportation funding, economic development, ohio, transportation, improvement districts, tid, odot
Ohio Opportunity Zones in Community and Economic Development CDFS-4112 opportunity zones, community development, economic development, investments
DORA - Designated Outdoor Refreshment Areas CDFS-4113 economic development, community development, community, dora, designated outdoor refreshment area, ohio revised code 4301.82, downtown outdoor refreshment areas
The She-cession: How the Pandemic Forced Women from the Workplace and How Employers Can Respond CDFS-4110 she-cession, covid-19, remote work, workforce, gender equality, work-life balance, flexible workplans, caregiving responsibilities, childcare responsibilities, remote learning, employee childcare subsidizes, automation, performance reviews, artificial intelligence
Communicating Your Organization’s Message CDFS-4111 communicating, stakeholders, message, awareness, vision, focus, consistent messaging
Types of Nutrition Incentives Offered at Ohio Farmers Markets and How They are Funded (Nutrition Incentives Series) CDFS-4109 food insecurity, nutrition incentives, farmers markets, snap, wic, fruit and vegetable rx, fmnp, senior farmer's market nutrition program, electronic benefit card
Introduction to Nutrition Incentives (Nutrition Incentives Series) CDFS-4108 food insecurity, nutrition incentives, electronic benefit transfer card, ebt card, community-supported agriculture, supplemental nutrition assistance program, matching dollars, vouchers, coupons, discounts, farmers’ markets, snap, fruit and vegetable purchases, food stamp program
Creating a Final Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Community Report CDFS-4107 business, retention, expansion, community, reports, bre report, bre action plan, community demographics
Utilizing Secondary Data for Business Retention and Expansion Planning and Reporting CDFS-1580 business retention and expansion, secondary data, ohio data sources, data visualization
Joint Economic Development Districts CDFS-1560 economic development, job creation, townships, cities, villages.
Forage as Vegetative Cover for Utility-Scale Solar in Ohio CDFS-4106 utility-scale solar, vegetation management, forage, renewable energy, cool-season pasture, vegetative cover, forage crops
Foreign-Trade Zones: Helping Companies Compete Globally CDFS-1579 foreign trade zone, foreign trade zones, ftz, ftzs, imports, customs, duty-free
The Value of Community Strategic Plans in Corporate Location Decision-Making CDFS-1578 business retention and expansion, strategic planning, business location decisions, workforce development
The Role of the Land-Grant University Cooperative Extension in Addressing Community Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Programs  CD-1577 business retention and expansion, land-grant university
Coordinating a Community-Led Business Retention and Expansion Program CDFS-1564 business retention, expansion
Involving Volunteers in a Community-Led Business Retention and Expansion Program CDFS-1563 business retention and expansion
Business Retention and Expansion Program CDFS-1562 economic development, business retention, economic development strategies, business expansion, community development
Global Climate Change: Update 2020 CDFS-203 climate change, global, weather, environment, temperature, earth, milankovitch, ice age, interglacial, holocene, medieval, microclimate, noaa, el nino, carbon dioxide, greenhouse gas, maritime, ecosystem
Planning and Conducting Effective Public Meetings CDFS-1555 community, community meetings, effective meetings, citizen involvement, open meetings, conducting public meetings, planning meetings, public meetings, sunshine laws
Tech Recipe: Starting A Scholastic Drone Racing Team CDFS-1576 inspired education, entrepreneurial mindset, engineering and design, collaborative teamwork, building an enhanced skillset, national and international competition, lifelong learning, tech sport, technology skillset, growth mindset, drone technology, emerging technology, stem, steam, youth workforce development, k-12
Rural Transportation Programs and Their Benefits CDFS-1575 transportation, rural transit program, infrastructure, ohio, public transportation, bus, commuter rail
Rural Neighbors—Living and Working Together CDFS-1280 rural, farmer, conflict resolution, rural neighbors, respect, respecting others
Port Authorities as an Economic Development Tool for Local Government CDFS-1567 port authority, community, economic development, creating-a-port-authority
Accepting SNAP Benefits at Ohio Farmers Markets ANR-65 local foods, food insecure, food access, farmers markets, snap, snap benefits
Preparing Newsprint for Bedding CDFS-126 farm management, animal bedding, newsprint, newspaper, cutting, shredding, recycling, bedding material
Code Literacy: Increasing K-12 Coding Education in Ohio CDFS-1574 stem, cs, k-12 education, computer science, computer programming, coding
Local Food Council Formation Planning Guide CDFS-1573 food council, community food council
A History of Packaging CDFS-133 packaging, environment, community recycling, a history of packaging, food packaging
Community Planning Strategies for Energy Boomtowns CDFS-SED-6 shale energy development
Local Economic Development Strategies for Energy Boomtowns CDFS-SED-5 shale energy development
Developing a Model to Measure Economic Change in an Energy Economy CDFS-SED-4 shale energy development
Contributing Factors to a Boomtown Bust CDFS-SED-3 shale energy development, rural community, resource case, oil, gas, exploration, utica shale formation, hydrocarbon resources, economic boom, leased mineral rights, natural resources
Characteristics of a Boomtown CDFS-SED-2 shale energy development, modern boomtowns, community economics, energy boomtowns
Ohio Energy Trends: Comparing Old and New Energy Development CDFS-SED-1 energy development, ohio, coal, production, coal mines, green jobs, oil, gas, petroleum, industry, clinton sandstone, natural gas, crude oil, hydraulic fracturing, marcellus, utica, shale
On-Farm Solar Electric System Safety CDFS-4105 farm energy, solar panels, alternative energy, photovoltaic, on-site
Group Problem Solving Process CDFS-1572 community development, organization, decision making, group problem solving process
An Introduction to On-Farm Solar Electric Systems CDFS-4101 farm energy, net metering, renewable energy, photovoltaic solar technology, farm solar electric systems
Estimating the Size of Your Solar Electric System CDFS-4102 farm energy, clean energy, solar electric system, how to determine size of solar electric system, measuring solar radiation, net metering, estimating the size of your solar electric system, farm solar electric generation, alternative energy
On-Farm Solar Site Assessment CDFS-4103 farm energy, solar, photovoltaic, easements, power generation, rooftop, ground mount, renewable, energy, zoning, ordinances, on-site solar electric systems
Financial Considerations of On-Farm Renewable Energy CDFS-4104 farm energy, solar, power, systems, alternative energy, wind, turbines, investment tax credit, itc, renewable, energy, hot water systems
Establishing a New Coalition CDFS-3 building coalitions, policy makers, civic groups, nonprofit organizations, decision makers
Community Coaching to Enhance Coalition Capacity and Effectiveness CDFS-6 building coalitions, relationships, group dynamics, community coach, conflict resolution, networking
Community Assessment CDFS-7 building coalitions, community assessment, conducting a community assessment, local resources
Effective Coalition Meetings CDFS-9 building coalitions, effective meetings, videoconferencing, partnerships, agenda, conference calls, video meetings, conducting meetings, meeting notes
Coalition Goal Setting CDFS-8 building coalitions
Communication in Coalitions CDFS-10 building coalitions, partnerships, clear goals, communication, interpersonal conflict, objectives, foundations for effective communication
Increasing Coalition Effectiveness Through Community Mobilization CDFS-12 building coalitions, issue, health, social, environmental, community, coalition, mobilization, support, awareness, organizer
Decision Making CDFS-11 building coalitions
Financial Resources for Coalitions CDFS-13 building coalitions, partnerships, grants, contracts, donations, in-kind contributions, fundraising
Common Difficulties Faced by Coalitions CDFS-15 building coalitions
Evaluating Coalition Progress and Impacts CDFS-14 building coalitions
Building Coalitions: Introduction CDFS-1 building coalitions, alliance, networks, partnerships, associations, collaboration
Policy, System, and Environmental Change CDFS-2 building coalitions, improving community health, policy, system, pse, health impact pyramid, environmental
Coalition Leadership CDFS-5 building coalitions, coalition leadership, leadership skills, effective facilitator qualities, role of the facilitator
Coalition Structure CDFS-4 building coalitions
Sole Proprietorship CDFS-1384 business, sole proprietorship
Written Documents for Community Groups: Bylaws CDFS-1570 organizations, bylaws, written rules for groups, quorum, governing structure of meetings, robert's rules of order, parliamentary procedure, standing committee chairs, frequency of meetings, jurisdiction, boundaries, broad purpose, mandates, articles of incorporation
Written Documents for Community Groups: Policies and Procedures CDFS-1571 organizations, policies, procedures, membership, criteria, ethics, job description, nondiscrimination, written, manual, documents, voted agreements, governing body, board members, nomination process
Adapting to Shale-Based Development Through a Countywide Approach: Lessons Learned from Jefferson County, Ohio CDFS-1283 community development
Economic Development Series: Hosting a Successful Prospect Visit CDFS-1504 economic development, site location decision-making process, attracting business, site selection factors, labor, real estate, utilities, transportation, supply chain impacts, educational system, operating costs, taxes, regulations, environmental considerations, business risks, political stability, quality of life, corporate incentives
Summary of Hydraulic Fracturing in Ohio SOGD-DEV1 shale oil and gas development, petroleum, geology, gas development issues, utica shale, ohio, natural gas, crude oil, drilling, electricity, marcellus shale, hydrocarbons
Renewable Energy Policy Series: Rules for Siting a Utility Scale Wind Farm in Ohio CDFS-4004 alternative energy, utility scale wind farm, requirements, rural economic development, technology, wind energy, renewable energy development, ohio, wind developer, permit, certification requirements, permitting process
Basic Estate Planning: The Nursing Home Dilemma EP-10 basic estate planning, long-term care insurance, medicaid benefits, income limitation, medicare, nursing home bills, medicaid asset, resource limits, protecting assets
Basic Estate Planning: Costs Involved in Transferring Property EP-2 basic estate planning, settlement, costs of dying, nursing home planning, ohio tax, federal, attorney cost, appraisal, probate court, gift tax, calculating cost for couples
Basic Estate Planning: Miscellaneous Issues EP-12 basic estate planning, forest easements, grassland easements, historic easements, open-space easements, estate tax savings, conservation easements, agricultural easements, annual exclusion gifts, generation-skipping trusts, limited liability companies
Basic Estate Planning: Introduction EP-1 investing liquid assets, risk investments, basic estate planning, will, estate settlement, costs, estate taxes, federal estate taxes, distribution of assets
Basic Estate Planning: Tax Basis if Property Is Transferred EP-3 basic estate planning, tax basis if property is transferred, co-ownership of personal property, tenancy by the entirety, joint tenancy with right of survivorship, fee simple, life estate, lifetime exclusion, unified credit, annual giving exclusion, marginal noncorporate tax rates, capital gains, transfer of assets and liquidity, tax rate for collectibles
Basic Estate Planning: Why Have a Will? EP-4 living wills, basic estate planning, legal aspects of a will, ohio will law, property ownership, distribution, attorney for health care
Basic Estate Planning: Letter of Instruction EP-5 basic estate planning, executor, heirs, donation of anatomical gifts, letter of instruction, distribution of assets, living will, burial lot arrangements, durable power of attorney
Basic Estate Planning: Life Insurance EP-6 basic estate planning, equalizing inheritances, contingent owner, contingent beneficiary, survivorship policy, whole life insurance, death benefit, life insurance, insured, dividends, fixed assets, liquid assets, beneficiary, policy owner, dependents
Basic Estate Planning: Trusts EP-7 basic estate planning trusts, avoiding probate, revocable living trusts, irrevocable living trusts, what is a trust?, testamentary trust, uniform trust code, 2007 trust code, living trusts, reducing real estate settlement costs, managing assets
Basic Estate Planning: Giving EP-8 basic estate planning, gift tax return, appreciable assets, charitable contributions, federal tax-free gift, wills, estate tax, heirs, assets, bequests, charitable giving, capital gain
Basic Estate Planning: Sale of Residence EP-9 basic estate planning, principal residence, annuitized payments, outright sale, gain on principal residence, life estate, insurance, reverse mortgage, sell your home, irrevocable living trust
Basic Estate Planning: Medicare and Medigap EP-11 basic estate planning, ohio senior health insurance, co-pays, balance billing, open enrollment, medicare advantage, deductibles, part a, part b, part c, part d, part e, part f, part g, part h, part j, medicare, medigap, prescription drugs, reimbursement
Natural Gas Drilling: Questions Residents and Local Leaders Should Be Asking CDFS-1282 community development, lease payments, seismic testing, stakeholders, site reclamation, water quality, noise pollution, wildlife habitat, air pollution, hydrofracturing, fracking, royalties, natural gas, drilling, questions, shale gas, ohio, natural gas extraction
Renewable Energy Policy Series: The Effect of Renewable Energy Projects on Current Agricultural Use Value CDFS-4003 alternative energy, wind energy project, solar project, renewable, energy, wind turbines, solar, self-generated, major electric utility renewable energy project, current agricultural use value, cauv
Wind Energy Development as an Economic Development Strategy for Rural Areas 11-CMD-849 alternative energy, wind farms, clean energy, wind turbines, utility scale wind, wind power, wind development
Community Reinvestment Areas: Economic Development Tools CDFS-1568 economic development, community reinvestment, commercial and residential projects, cra program, housing revitalization
Starting and Operating a Microenterprise Loan Fund CDFS-1569 small business, loans, micro loan, non profit, community reinvestment, cash flow, micro enterprise, entrepreneur, collateral, loan approval, startups, gap financing
Using Solar Energy to Produce Electricity for Ohioans 11-CMD-732 solar energy, renewable, post, solar farm, kwh, panels, mounting brackets, transformer, inverter, solar power, energy, generation scale, photovoltaic, technology, clean energy, sustainable energy
Renewable Energy Policy Series: Ohio SB 221 CDFS-4001 alternative energy, renewable energy credit calculation, energy efficiency standards, solar ready school, greenhouse gas emissions, ohio senate bill 221
Special Improvement District: A Tool for Targeting Investment CDFS-1566 business improvement district, sid in ohio, special services area, public services, tax, community improvements, district
Township Zoning Enforcement Officer: Role, Responsibilities, and Tools to Succeed CDFS-1281 zoning enforcement officer tools, application, township resolution, zoning map, ohio revised code, general assembly, construction, permit, inspection forms, camera, tape measure, office hours, record keeping, rural zoning
Global Climate Change 1996 CDFS-186 global climate change, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gases, climate models, temperature trends, choroflourocarbons, cfcs, carbon dioxide, methane, climatology
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