We are pleased to announce the CORBA Member Spotlight for the month of January is
The Clermont County Port Authority
ABOUT THE CLERMONT COUNTY PORT AUTHORITY
The Clermont County Port Authority is a quasi-governmental agency that consists of a five-member board appointed by the Clermont County Commissioners. The purpose of the Port Authority is, in short, to promote the economic development of Clermont County. To do this, the Port Authority invests in projects that elevate job creation and value in the county. The Port can issue public bonds to assist with project finance as well as exempt sales taxes on construction materials for new builds.
The office of the Port Authority is located on the third floor of the County Building in downtown Batavia. The Port Authority is operated by the Clermont County Department of Community and Economic Development.
RECENT NEWS AND EVENTS ABOUT THE CLERMONT COUNTY PORT AUTHORITY
The Clermont County Port Authority recently closed on a project to assist with the construction of a new manufacturing facility for Nestle-Purina at the County’s South Afton Industrial Park. This development will infuse $550 million in capital investment and create 300 manufacturing jobs. In addition to the Nestle-Purina project, the Port Authority closed on a project in Union Township to create a new headquarters for Hamilton Safe that will allow the company to consolidate its multiple locations and to add new manufacturing employees to the company and this region.
YEAR THE CLERMONT COUNTY PORT AUTHORITY BECAME A CORBA MEMBER
A COMMENT ON WHY THE CLERMONT COUNTY PORT AUTHORITY CHOSE TO BE A MEMBER OF CORBA
The Clermont County Port Authority is a CORBA member because we want to be active in the planning and development of business, and the growth of meaningful jobs, in the member county area, and we want to be a good neighbor and regional collaborator.