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Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:00

Bids and Proposals

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This Page provides a list of all CURRENT requests for bids and/or proposals for City Projects or Programs.  If you are responding to a Request, this page will be the clearing house for any addendums or answered questions for the respective bid or proposal process.  

 

 

17-010 Water Softening Addition Project

 
Release Date: April 27, 2017    Deadline Date: May 26, 2017 11:00am      Opening Date: May 26,2017 11:00am 

Document

 

Date Posted

 Bid / Proposal Packet Download  April 26, 2017
 Legal Notice Download  April 28, 2017
 Addendum 1 Download  May 19, 2017
     

 

 

 

17-011

 
Release Date:    Deadline Date:      Opening Date: 

Document

 

Date Posted

 Bid / Proposal Packet Download  
 Legal Notice    
 Addendum 1    
     
     

 

 

 

Wednesday, 17 March 2010 00:00

Starting a New Business

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When selecting a location for a new business, it is advised to determine what the property is zoned. The type of business that will be conducted at that location must be a permitted use. To check the zoning of any property located in Huber Heights, simply call City Hall with the property address. The permitted uses are listed in the Huber Heights Zoning Code. Click here to view the Zoning Code. Copies of the zoning district may also be obtained at the City Hall building.

When starting a new business, an application for a Certificate of Zoning Compliance must be applied for. Click here for an application. Applications can also be picked up at City Hall. The certificate is valid for the life of the business while it is located at the address applied for. If the business moves locations, a new certificate must be applied for. If the business changes their name, a new certificate must be applied for. There is a $50.00 fee that must be paid at the time of application. This certificate should be applied for prior to opening of business.

The City of Huber Heights requires all signage identifying or advertising the business to have a Zoning Permit. Click here for an application. Applications can also be picked up at City Hall.There is a $30.00 application fee for each sign, plus $1.00 per square foot will be charged. Each sign must be applied for separately. Each application must be accompanied by 3 sets of drawings of the proposed sign. The drawings must be to scale. Payment is due at when application is submitted.

Before a sign application is submitted it is a good idea to review the Huber Heights Zoning Code. Click here to view the Zoning Code; or a copy can be picked up at City Hall. In the Zoning Code, Chapter 1189 contains all the prohibited and permitted sign information.

For Business Resources such as business planning, support, and financing click here.

  1. Business Plan Outline
  2. Business Financing Opportunities
  3. Starting a Business in Ohio

 

Friday, 19 February 2010 00:00

Workforce Development

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Providing for our growing workforce

Providing for our growing workforce with a superior education is a strong community tradition. Located within a 35-mile radius of the Dayton Region are:

  • 40 colleges and universities
  • 10 adult training facilities
  • 600 undergraduate programs
  • 140 graduate degree programs

Within minutes of Huber Heights are a host of nationally acclaimed institutions of higher learning. Together they offer everything from advanced degrees to executive leadership training.

  • Air Force Institute of Technology
  • Antioch University/ McGregor School
  • Cedarville University
  • Central State University
  • University of Dayton
  • Urbana University
  • Wilberforce University
  • Wittenburg University
  • Wright State University

One of the best vocational and some of the best two-year colleges can be found in the Miami Valley.

Training Grants

Training funds are available primarily for industrial and eligible administrative or office operations that are creating or retaining jobs. The Ohio Investment in Training Program can assist with up to 50% (and up to 75% in eligible areas) of training costs, including management techniques, instructor fees, “train-the-trainer”, eligible travel costs, and other related expenses. The federal Workforce Investment Act funds are managed by local One-Stop Centers.

Helping you on your journey to success

Aileron is a non-profit organization created to strengthen communities by helping business owners lead and manage their companies, driving growth, innovation and jobs. Aileron is located within minutess of Huber Heights. In 1996, Clay Mathile--former owner of The Iams Company--created Aileron to help fuel private business and free enterprise, providing business owners with the tools and support they need to mature and succeed. Clay's journey to build Iams was full of sacrifice, determination and continuous learning, and he recognized that many people helped him along his path to success. Therefore, he's passionate about providing resources to others on the same journey. And it is through Aileron that Clay works to help these other business owners on their journey to success.

Summer YouthWorks Program

Take a moment to view a video that reviews Montgomery County's Summer YouthWorks Program.

Click HERE to view the video

The youths' wages are provided through State and County funds, which is a tremendous benefit to the participating businesses. This collaboration provides the work experience and guidance needed to create a strong and informed future workforce.

Montgomery County will:

  • Approve applications
  • Contribute the salary for the youth
  • Issue Workers Compensation insurance
  • Provide Job Readiness Training
  • Perform case management services for all youth

Participating businesses will:

  • Identify positions, required skills, and attire for participating youth
  • Employ youth between the ages of 14 - 17 for 8 weeks during the summer of 2014
  • Agree to deliver a valuable work experience and knowledge of your industry by training, mentoring, and evaluating the youth

In 2014, YouthWorks will provide employment opportunities for 2,000 young people that will help shape their future and create a generation of career informed youth.

To participate in 2014, contact:

Rocky Rockhold at  937-225-4077  or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Friday, 19 February 2010 00:00

Business Resources

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Business First!
The BusinessFirst! Program uses a customer-oriented approach to economic development designed to link businesses to resources in the community. The BusinessFirst! team is a coordinated group of more than 50 government agencies, development organizations and nonprofit corporations.

The goal of the program is to provide a single point of contact for all of your business needs. An Outreach Specialist, a professional in the economic development community, will learn more about your business and help to identify area resources to help you succeed in today's competitive environment.

CountyCorp.
Since 1979, CountyCorp has had a history of dedication toward expanding affordable housing and economic development opportunities while improving the quality of life for the residents of Huber Heights and throughout the Miami Valley. CountyCorp administers a host of affordable housing and economic development programs using local, state, and federal funding sources.

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Huber Heights Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber of Commerce works closely with businesses to promote, support and assist local businesses.

The Dayton Job Center
The Job Center is prepared to help your business with large recruitment efforts, pre-employment and pre-interview screenings, and job postings.

Dayton Development Coalition
The Dayton Development Coalition is a private, not-for-profit organization that seeks to bring economic development and jobs and prosperity to the 13-county region that surrounds Dayton, Ohio and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The Dayton Development Coalition seeks to develop the economy of the Dayton Region by working as a team with their community partners and by emphasizing an economic development strategy that is forward looking and takes advantage of the abundant resources of the community. These efforts by the DDC and their partners have resulted in growth at the Region's largest employer, Wright-Patterson, as well as the development of key economic clusters that position the Dayton Region very well for the economy of the future. The City of Huber is a proud member of the Coalition.

Ohio Small Business Development Centers

The SBDC at Wright State offers no cost, confidential, professional businesss counseling provided by Certified Business Advisors.  The SBDC helps you to start your business, grow your business and stay in business.  The Center provides in-depth business consulting in areas such as business management, government regulations, financing, international trade and product development. 

GrowNow

The Ohio State Treasurer offers reduction on loans that are to help small businesses who plan to hire new employees through their program GrowNow.

Small Business Advocates

Debt.org strives to give small businesses a wealth of information on a broad range of topics related to their financial well-being. We offer information how to handle tax delays, how to make pay roll, how to separate business and personal finances and numerous other pages of helpful information. Visit http://www.debt.org/ and  http://www.debt.org/small-business/  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 03 February 2010 00:00

Vacant Structures / Land

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Business opportunities are abundant in the City of Huber Heights. Because of our strategic location to Wright Patterson Air Force Base, I-70, I-75, I-675, State Route 235; Huber Heights is home to over 800 businesses. We offer commercial, industrial, medical, office and retail opportunities ideal for current economic conditions. Our business parks; Center Point 70, Interstate 70; feature over 350 acres of prime interstate access sites. National retailers occupy over 150 acres of high traffic commercial locations giving our residents, workers and visitors prime shopping locations.

Other Resources

Wednesday, 03 February 2010 00:00

Incentives

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The City of Huber Heights has worked hard to compile the tools needed that help to attract, create, grow, and retain businesses through competitive incentives and meaningful, targeted investments.

Incentives through the City of Huber Heights:

* Community Reinvestment Areas (CRAs)- Real Property Tax Abatement
Gives local communities authority to provide real-property tax incentives for businesses that invest in designated Ohio areas for up to 15 years.Click here for an overview of the CRA program.

* Infrastructure Cost Participation
Assists new projects with the cost of required off-site infrastructure improvements through direct City participation or deferment/waiver

Incentives through Montgomery County:

ED/GE Program (Economic Development/Government Equity Program)
The ED/GE Program, which was established in 1992, to spur economic growth, as well as create a regional cooperation between Montgomery County jurisdictions. The overall purpose of the ED/GE Program is to promote economic health and take advantage of economic opportunities for all businesses of the County.

This program enables participation jurisdictions to apply for grants for capital improvement projects each year. This grant is focused on job creation, job retention, tax base expansion and competing successfully as a region in national and international markets.

There are two funding cycles per year. Applications are submitted by the City of Huber Heights on behalf of the business. The program focuses on assisting projects that have the potential to attract new jobs, retain existing jobs, and/or invest in high growth industries, along with other characteristics.

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program

CDBG Program
Montgomery County receives CDBG funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development with the goals of promoting community growth, including economic development.

Incentives through the State of Ohio, Development Services and JobsOhio:

http://development.ohio.gov/bs/bs_busgrantsloans.htm

http://development.ohio.gov/bs/bs_busgrantsloans.htm

Welcome to Ohio, The State of Perfect Balance.

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166 Direct Loan
Direct loan financing is available to help finance new building construction, building acquisition, and acquisition of machinery and equipment.

Job Creation Tax Credit (JCTC)
A refundable tax credit to companies creating at least 25 new full-time jobs (within 3 years) in Ohio. The credit may be available for certain high-wage industries creating 10 or more new full-time jobs within 3 years.

Third Frontier Project
These incentives are the State’s largest-ever commitment to expanding Ohio’s high-tech research capabilities and promoting innovation and company formation that will create high-paying jobs for generations to come.

Wednesday, 03 February 2010 00:00

Economic Development

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Huber Heights, Ohio is the Region’s best kept secret! We are a community that offers significant business opportunities and a reasonable cost of living. Today, Huber Heights offers abundant recreational and cultural amenities. Huber Heights is a vibrant and exciting community that welcomes new residents, new businesses and visitors. The City of Huber Heights is strategically located in the Miami Valley Region just minutes away from Wright Patterson Air Force Base, the I-70 and I-75 interchange, and, I-675.

Also just minutes away from the “Crossroads of America” (the I-70  & I-75 interchange).  Interstate 70 and the Crossroads of America have undergone extensive renovations to widen lanes and improve traffic flow.  State Routes 4, 235 and historic State Route 40 are all within the City’s limits. State Routes 201 and 202 cross right through our city. 

Within a 5 hour drive 60% of the combined US and Canadian population (125 million people) can be reached from Huber Heights.

We invite you to take a closer look and join us as we move toward the future.

Contact us: 937-237-5834 Don Jones, Assistant City Manager This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Wednesday, 03 February 2010 00:00

Demographics

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The residents of Huber Heights are spread comfortably over 25 square miles. Our 38,101 residents of diverse backgrounds earn an average income of more than $69,000.

Other Resources

Wednesday, 03 February 2010 00:00

Business First!

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Business First!
The BusinessFirst! Program uses a customer-oriented approach to economic development designed to link businesses to resources in the community. The BusinessFirst! team is a coordinated group of more than 50 government agencies, development organizations and nonprofit corporations.

The goal of the program is to provide a single point of contact for all of your business needs. An Outreach Specialist, a professional in the economic development community, will learn more about your business and help to identify area resources to help you succeed in today's competitive environment.

CountyCorp.
Since 1979, CountyCorp has had a history of dedication toward expanding affordable housing and economic development opportunities while improving the quality of life for the residents of Huber Heights and throughout the Miami Valley. CountyCorp administers a host of affordable housing and economic development programs using local, state, and federal funding sources.

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Huber Heights Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber of Commerce works closely with businesses to promote, support and assist local businesses through retention and expansion efforts.

The Dayton Job Center
The Job Center is prepared to help your business with large recruitment efforts, pre-employment and pre-interview screenings, and job postings.

Dayton Development Coalition
The Dayton Development Coalition is a private, not-for-profit organization that seeks to bring economic development and jobs and prosperity to the 13-county region that surrounds Dayton, Ohio and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The Dayton Development Coalition seeks to develop the economy of the Dayton Region by working as a team with their community partners and by emphasizing an economic development strategy that is forward looking and takes advantage of the abundant resources of the community. These efforts by the DDC and their partners have resulted in growth at the Region's largest employer, Wright-Patterson, as well as the development of key economic clusters that position the Dayton Region very well for the economy of the future. The City of Huber is a proud member of the Coalition.