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.
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.
Please join us for this luncheon meeting in Willoughby. Speaker Timothy G. McCord of Heisler Tool & Precision Machining Institute will present “Training Workers for Local Manufacturing Jobs” Info & registration…
In this issue: Lake County communities receive grant for lakefront connectivity plan; Sustainable development pays; Signs of recovery in 2014 kindle hope; Ohio farm income rises, acres stable…
Manufacturing is alive, well and prospering in Lake County. Browse our white paper for recent stats on manufacturing.
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.