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Investments in water quality supporting Cleveland’s waterfront development

The importance of water and sewer infrastructure on the economic and environmental health of Northeast Ohio was the central theme of the 2014 Build Up Greater Cleveland (BUGC) Annual Meeting on Monday, July 21.

Keynote speaker George S. Hawkins, Esq.,  general manager of the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority and a Greater Cleveland native, discussed the essential investments being made around the country to provide safe drinking water and ensure healthy rivers and lakes.

Hawkins’ message is incredibly timely as the development of Greater Cleveland’s waterfronts has become a priority. Read more.

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Transforming downtown Cleveland: 60 seconds with Jeremy Paris, executive director, Group Plan Commission

Jeremy Paris is a Cleveland native who returned from Capitol Hill to take part in the revitalization of his hometown.

As the first executive director of the Group Plan Commission (GPC), he will shepherd efforts to connect Clevelanders by reinvigorating signature downtown public spaces and linking Lake Erie to the city's core.

    Click to read the interview.

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    GCP Insight -- Opportunity Corridor: Road to progress

    Marie Kittredge, project director, Opportunity Corridor, provides an update on the project's progress in a conversation with “GCP Insight” host Steve Luttner, vice president of Lesic and Camper.

    Construction on the first phase of the three-mile boulevard, the widening of East 105th Street, begins in the fall. Click to watch the video.

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    GCP Government Affairs Council to examine proposed regional levies

    The Greater Cleveland Partnership's Government Affairs Council recently discussed the various regional levies in place in Northeast Ohio, including the sequence for levy expirations.

    In the coming months, the Council will examine regional levies expected this fall and provide recommendations to the GCP Board.