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Buckeye Lake Retail Market Analysis

By | June 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 | May 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 | May 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 | May 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. [...]

Buckeye Lake 2030 Community Meeting

By | May 3rd, 2017|Events, Updates|

Please join us for this exciting update: Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 9:00 – 10:30 AM Lakewood High School | 9331 Lancer Road SE, Hebron Your on-going participation is vital to the success of Buckeye Lake 2030. At this Community Meeting we’ll welcome our newly-hired Executive Director Mike Fornataro, share details of the Economic Impact [...]

Executive Director of Buckeye Lake 2030 Named

By | April 24th, 2017|People, Profiles, Updates|

The board of Buckeye Lake 2030 is pleased to welcome Mike Fornataro as Executive Director. Fornataro has lived in Licking County for over 50 years, and his Buckeye Lake experiences go back to childhood. After spending his early to mid-teens at the family summer cottage on Honey Creek his family moved full-time to a waterfront [...]


By | April 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 [...]

Regional Planning Task Force Update

By | March 28th, 2017|Updates|

The Regional Planning (RP) Task Force met with the world-renowned professional planners, designers and engineers hired to achieve the goals of the RP Task Force and the Buckeye Lake 2030 Vision. One of the key items covered in the RP Task Force meeting this month was the upcoming Retail Market Analysis to be completed by [...]

ABC Task Force Update

By | March 27th, 2017|Updates|

On Saturday, March 17th, the ABC Task Force met at the Buckeye Lake Museum for their monthly updates meeting. The team is extremely pleased with the continuing growth of the website and Facebook page. Since its launch in late January, over 2,500 pages have been viewed and the Buckeye Lake 2030 Facebook page has [...]

Buckeye Lake’s Canadian Geese Situation

By | March 22nd, 2017|Did You Know, Updates|

The information we’re sharing in this post is provided by Buckeye Lake for Tomorrow. For a copy of their Canadian Geese brochure and to learn more about what you can do for the future of Buckeye Lake, visit or contact them at: Buckeye Lake for Tomorrow P.O. Box 676 Buckeye Lake, OH 43008 Let’s [...]