Update: Capital Funding Requests – $1.3M Appropriated to the Buckeye Lake Region

By |2018-03-01T13:46:17+00:00March 1st, 2018|Business, Planning and Studies, Uncategorized, Updates|

Funding Will Benefit Fairfield, Perry and Licking Counties Recently, the Buckeye Lake Region Corporation submitted funding requests to the State of Ohio for inclusion in the 2019-2020 budget.  According to recent updates, it appears that the Buckeye Lake Region will be receiving state funds for projects in Fairfield, Licking and Perry counties. In Fairfield County [...]

Great Idea: The Polycentric Region

By |2017-11-06T12:39:40+00:00November 6th, 2017|Business|

When talking about growth and development in an area or region, you tend to hear phrases such as: “New urbanism, urbanist, connectivity, polycentric, infill/greenfill development” and others. These terms are tossed about as if everyone is fully familiar with their meaning. Well, I don’t know about you, but I’m still learning what all this means [...]

Buckeye Lake Retail Market Analysis

By |2017-06-19T14:09:34+00:00June 8th, 2017|Business, Planning and Studies, Updates|

Released during the Buckeye Lake Region urban planning charrette conducted June 5th-9th, the Retail Marketing Analysis prepared by Gibbs Planning Group is yet another step towards better understanding the needs of the Buckeye Lake Region and managing its growth towards a sustainable future. This important tool is supported by grants from the State of Ohio [...]

Special Buckeye Lake Region Public Planning Presentations

By |2017-11-18T14:07:51+00:00May 31st, 2017|Activities, Business, Events, Planning and Studies, Updates|

  Join us for an exciting opportunity. Three of America's most internationally respected and capable urban/community/retail planning companies will "hold the pencil" while local stakeholders share with them their vision. This charrette is presented by Buckeye Lake 2030 and the cost is borne by grant monies and contributions from local residents and businesses. We will [...]

Community Meeting Materials Available

By |2017-05-11T20:22:41+00:00May 11th, 2017|Activities, Business, History, People, Planning and Studies, The DAM, Updates|

Thanks again to all who attended the Community Meeting on Saturday, May 6, 2017.  A lot of useful  information was shared.  Links below in this post provide downloadable files of all the presentations and documents that attendees received. The Meeting Recap Notes have been posted here and are also available below for download as a PDF. [...]

May 2017 Community Meeting Recap

By |2017-11-18T14:07:51+00:00May 11th, 2017|Activities, Business, People, Planning and Studies, The DAM, Updates|

BUCKEYE LAKE COMMUNITY MEETING – MAY On Saturday, May 6th, over 75 community members, government leaders and community stakeholders gathered at Lakewood High School for the May Buckeye Lake Community Update Meeting. The meeting was led by Yaromir Steiner, BL2030 Regional Planning Task Force Chair and newly appointed Buckeye Lake 2030 Executive Director, Mike Fornataro. [...]


By |2017-11-18T14:07:51+00:00April 4th, 2017|Business, Planning and Studies, Updates|

The Buckeye Lake 2030 (BL2030) Corporation has released an Economic Impact Study executed by Gruen Gruen + Associates (GG+A). GG+A provides contract research and analysis executed by a collaborative team of urban economists, marketing strategists and land use / public policy analysts. The study, intended to project the impact of the BL2030 Community Vision, is [...]

Community Meeting Opening Remarks

By |2017-02-20T15:41:43+00:00February 19th, 2017|Business, Updates|

Licking County Commissioner Duane Flowers opened the January 21, 2017 Community Meeting with the following remarks.  We wanted to share his perspective in its entirety with everyone in the Tri-County Alliance who may not have been able to attend the meeting. Good morning and welcome to Lakewood High School. I’m Licking County Commissioner Duane Flowers, I’m [...]

Highlighting Perry County Businesses

By |2017-11-18T14:07:52+00:00February 6th, 2017|Business, People|

By: Kitty Zwissler I visited these really wonderful businesses in Perry County today. They are all unique, two are relatively new, while others have been in business over forth years. Consider them the real Jewels of Perry County. THE LAKES END: 9075 Boundaries Road, P.O. Box 218, Thornville, Ohio 43076 740-246-4843 The Lakes End, [...]

UPDATE: Lakes in Economic Distress Grant Program

By |2017-01-27T11:32:50+00:00January 27th, 2017|Business, Updates|

In an effort to inform the Businesses and people in the Buckeye Lake Area and visitors to the web site, we are posting the latest information on the GRANTS AND LOANS available for Businesses that suffered financial loss since the construction of the Dam started. APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED NOW, January 26th, 2017 WILL [...]

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