Board member seats for the Gateway Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) are now open for appointment by the Jersey Township Board of Trustees.
Two seats are open for appointment, with one being a representative of the township community, and one being a representative of Township businesses.
The CIC was recently formed for the stated purposes to serve the residents of Jersey Township and the areas of western Licking County, to advance, encourage, and promote the industrial, economic, commercial, and civic development of the township and the areas of western Licking. County to improve the normal growth, employment, development opportunities, stability of employment in existing industry, advancement of the industrial and commercial life of the community, and to stabilize the general economy of the area.
The CIC is a separate entity from the township, but works closely with the township as the economic development entity of the township.
The Jersey Township Board of Trustees will receive letters of interest from residents and business owners beginning on until Aug. 31, 2022. Letters of Interest may be submitted to Rob Platte, township administrator, via email at [email protected], or via US Mail to Jersey Township, CIC Board Member Openings, 1481 Mink Road, Pataskala, Ohio 43062
Any questions can be directed to Platte via email or phone at 740-927-0331.
Appointments will likely be made on Sept. 7, 2022, with the first CIC board meeting tentatively scheduled to be held on Sept. 16, 2022.