Archive for August, 2010

Good news keeps rolling in


In the September economic development report, we’ll examine the June 2010 sales tax receipts that show a trend of month-in, month-out retail growth.  We’ve surpassed our 2009-2010 allowable sales tax collections (.4 of 1% of total City’s valuation) for economic …

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Rural business survey provides opportunities


Our friends over at the Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) have release quite an interesting survey of Nebraska rural small businesses, identifying some specific needs of the rural business community.  The results aren’t much different than urban counterparts …

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The Benefits of Buying Locally


Think Local – Buy Local – Be Local!  As a follow-up for our Buy Local campaign, The ORD Option, we’re offering some insight into the purchasing power of buying locally.  Spending dollars in our community can have some seriously …

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