Lake County Development Council
The mission of the Lake County Development Council is to raise awareness of economic issues and initiate a process to address problems and opportunities impacting Lake County business conditions.
Mon. Feb. 23, 2015 7:30 a.m. at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites LaMalfa in Mentor. Speakers U.S. Rep. David Joyce, Senator John Eklund, Senator Kenny Yuko, Representative Ron Young & Representative John Rogers. Moderator Michael Victor, President of Lake Erie College.
Please join us for this Jan. 9 luncheon meeting at the Holiday Inn at 306 and Rt. 2 in Mentor. Dr. Jessie Baginiski is presenting “Community Builders Impact.” Info & registration…
In this issue: New ownership raises hope for Lost Nation Airport… Community input helps shape Auburn Career Center strategic planning… Addressing the skills gap… Where workers with advanced degrees are concentrating… A new optimism… Credit availability…
Thanks to The News-Herald for covering the 19th Annual Legislative Breakfast featuring U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce, state Sen. Nina Turner, state Sen. John Eklund, state Rep. Ron Young, state Rep. John Rogers, and Lake County Commissioner Dan Troy.
From the Summary
Total Lake County Nursery Industry (LCNI) employment is estimated at 1327 jobs, a payroll of over $30 million and total annual estimated sales of $87.5 million. The average LCNI firm has sales of $605,000 of container grown crops and $488,000 of field grown crops. The typical firm has been in business almost 35 years, is headed by an owner over 50 years of age, and employs about 2 family
members, 11 permanent full time employees and about 23 seasonal employees.
Manufacturing is alive, well and prospering in Lake County. Browse our white paper for recent stats on manufacturing.