Ohio Association of Regional Councils

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The Ohio Association of Regional Councils comprises 24 agencies serving more than 1,500 municipalities, villages, townships and counties and representing over 10 million residents of those communities around the state. Regional councils coordinate and work to streamline statewide services at the regional level, leverage federal resources and serve as stewards of the Ohio's limited resources.

Ohio's regional councils serve as a conveners, consensus builders, facilitators and leaders in order to target limited regional resources to deliver the best return on investment for the region.





Ohio Association of Regional Councils Announces New Officers

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Association of Regional Councils (OARC) has announced the election of its new officers, who will serve in their leadership roles until January 2021.

Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) Executive Director Grace Gallucci was selected as OARC president. Gallucci has more than 25 years of finance and planning experience in the field of transportation and has served as executive director at NOACA since 2012. She was preceded as president by Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission Executive Director Brian Martin.

Read more: OARC Announces new officers


Statewide coalition sounds warning about Ohio's lack of funding for deteriorating roads, bridges


FOROHIO-LOGO-updatedGrowing statewide coalition of business, local government and transportation industry leaders launch effort to educate Ohioans on looming transportation funding shortfall

Columbus, OH – Sharply reduced funding for vital improvements to Ohio's deteriorating roads and bridges presents a major economic and transportation problem according to a statewide coalition advocating for adequate infrastructure spending.

Local government officials, transportation industry stakeholders, local chambers of commerce, and others have formed a broad-based coalition, Fix Our Roads Ohio (FOR Ohio), aimed at educating Ohio citizens and policymakers on the critical needs of Ohio's transportation infrastructure. The group is advocating for funding solutions that will provide long term, smart investment in Ohio's transportation future.

The coalition began circulating a case statement entitled A Moment of Truth: Ohio's Transportation Funding Problem and How to Solve It.

More information and news about the coaltion are available at Fix Our Roads Ohio (FOR Ohio).


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