Euclid to create community development corporation

City officials in Euclid are moving forward on a plan "to contract with a strategy and communications consulting firm to create a community development corporation [CDC] for the city,” The News-Herald reports. Council member Kristian Jarosz said members of the Business Development, City Planning and Housing Committee have looked at CDCs in the area, including Lakewood Alive and Future Heights in Cleveland Heights, and they want to institute a similar citizen-driven program for Euclid, according to the article. Strategy Design Partners will help “develop an overall plan and gauge what the local needs are through community surveys, stakeholder interviews, and focus groups.” For more, read the full article.

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