Liberty Township looking to expand its commercial footprint

The proposed 2018 budget for Liberty Township will prioritize “infrastructure planning and economic development to expand its commercial footprint,” the Journal-News reports. Township Trustee Tom Farrell “said one of his goals for next year is to better market what Liberty Twp. has to offer businesses,” according to the article. Farrell said the township in Southwest Ohio has many of the qualifications Amazon was looking for in bids for its second U.S. headquarters, including “nearby airports, qualified workforce, walkability, parks and other amenities.” Trustee Steve Schramm wants “to build into the budget an online feature that would allow developers to see things like the demographics and other information that would showcase the township,” saying, “I think we’re missing an opportunity to kind of shine in that world.” For more, read the full article

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