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Congratulate the City of Kettering on its grant approval, read about changes to the OCMA Board, applaud Upper Arlington for its parental leave benefit and attention to citizen concerns, congratulate Dana McDaniel, and read about "Life after Janus".
The focus of the Next Generation Committee in the last quarter was the OCMA Member Survey and corresponding analysis. Thank you to members who completed the survey.
Worthington Assistant City Manager, Robyn Stewart, was recently appointed the president of the Ohio City/County Management Association and assumed the role on July 1, 2018. She previously served as vice president of the organization.
Today’s employers are aware that the war for talent requires them to be flexible to the evolving expectations of their employees. Upper Arlington is the first Central Ohio suburb of its size to enhance its benefits plan to include paid parental leave.
In 2017, the City of Kettering pursued grant funding for reconstructing the Ridgeway Road Bridge. Read how Kettering piloted a new public engagement process to gain feedback on this project and the results of the city administrations' pursuit.
It has been a tumultuous summer for public employee unions, and for the broader labor movement. Janus is undoubtedly a game-changer for public employee labor relations.
Over the years, the City of Upper Arlington has received many complaints from its residents frustrated by the unwanted delivery of print materials at their homes. Historically, there has been little the City could do; times have changed.
Dublin City Manager and OCMA member, Dana McDaniel, was recently named one of Central Ohio’s most-admired executives by Columbus Business First, as judged by a vote of his peers.
North College Hill City Administrator, Sheryl Long, was recently appointed as a board member of the Ohio City/County Management Association. Ms. Long assumed the role on July 1, 2018.