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  • RELEASE - Commissioners - Port Authority Announce New Grant Program

    The Clinton County Board of Commissioners, in partnership with the Clinton County Port Authority, will be distributing financial assistance to aid small businesses in Clinton County in need of relief from the COVID-19 crisis. Eligible small businesses can apply for up to $10,000 to use for rent/mortgage, nonmunicipal utilities, business insurance, and COVID-19 related expenses (e.g. masks, hand sanitizer, gloves, plexiglass partitions, etc.). Clinton County is utilizing $250,000 of its CARES Act allocation to fund the Clinton County Cares Grant program.

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  • RELEASE - Several Assistance Programs Available to Small Businesses

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority received information on new State-sponsored COVID-19 relief grant programs over the weekend. Combined with several local opportunities, area small businesses have several options for assistance.

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  • RELEASE - Wilmington Air Park Highest Volume Cargo Airport in Ohio

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Wilmington Air Park was ranked the highest volume airport in Ohio for cargo shipped for 12 consecutive months ended July 2020. That volume also makes it the 33rd busiest airport in the United States based on pounds of freight transiting the airport.

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  • RELEASE-Wilmington Air Park Named Best Airport in Ohio

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Wilmington Air Park was recently named the Best Airport in Ohio by Ohio Business Magazine, in its “Best in Ohio Business” Awards. In its announcement, the magazine noted: “In this, our inaugural Best in Ohio Business Awards, we wanted to honor the many businesses and services that make Ohio such a great place to do business.”

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  • RELEASE - County Emergency Loan Fund Initiated

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority has launched an Emergency Loan Fund (ELF), to provide short- to mid-term loans to local businesses impacted by the pandemic. “Locally, our small businesses have worked diligently to react to the new business climate,” said Dan Evers, Clinton County Port Authority Executive Director. “This opportunity is designed to target small businesses in need of immediate funds to sustain and/or fund costs associated with re-opening or remaining open.”

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Receives Duke Energy Grant

    The Clinton County Port Authority was invited to apply for a Duke Energy Local Community Impact Grant earlier in the year, and recently received notification that it was successful in obtaining the $2,500 grant.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Receives Duke Energy Grant

    The Clinton County Port Authority was invited to apply for a Duke Energy Local Community Impact Grant earlier in the year, and recently received notification that it was successful in obtaining the $2,500 grant.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Recognized as 2020 Best Workplace in Ohio

    (Wilmington, Ohio) Annually, Ohio Business Magazine sends out the call to organizations throughout the state of Ohio, looking for the Best Workplaces. In its fifth year of recognizing for-profit, nonprofit and government institutions, the publication selected the Clinton County Port Authority to be among the 22 entities, with fewer than 50 employees as a “Best Workplace in Ohio.”

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Partners with SBDC

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority is partnering with Ohio’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) program to bring advisor Sangmi Kim to Clinton County weekly through the end of the year.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Authorizes Repairs Equipment Purchases

    “We are still meeting virtually, using the Zoom platform,” said Executive Director Dan Evers. “We are working to balance the safety and gathering in larger numbers and this is still the best option for us.” At the meeting, the Board reviewed four pieces of legislation.

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  • PORT AUTHORITY, AIRBORNE, LGSTX EXPANDING RELATIONSHIPS

    (WILMINGTON, OHIO) Around the country, aircraft are being temporarily parked as demand for passenger air travel decreases. The Wilmington Air Park, as a facility that can accommodate large aircraft arrivals and departures, is able to offer temporary space for parking of those aircraft.

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  • ILN 2020-2 Taxiway A Pavement Reparis

    Legal Notice to Bidders

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  • ILN 2020-3 Taxiway C Pavement Repairs

    Legal Notice to Bidders

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  • ILN 2020-1 Airfield Sign Replacement

    Legal Notice to Bidders

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  • Wilmington Air Park Certified Part 139 by FAA

    WILMINGTON, OH – MAY 12, 2017 – The Wilmington Air Park has once again earned its Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 139 Certification, recognizing that the airport facilities, staffing, operations and infrastructure are on par with other large airports around the country.

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  • The University of Akron and Airborne Project on Pathway to FAA Certification

    The Wilmington Air Park is proud to be the home of a partnership to add value and safety to the aviation industry through applied technology. Air Park tenant Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services, along with the University of Akron, welcomed several guests for the ribbon cutting on its new Supersonic Particle Deposition Booth. The process employs a supersonic jet of an expanded gas containing metal particles to bond with a solid surface on impact. It is part of a pilot program funded by the State of Ohio and including partners NCERCAMP (University of Akron), SAFE Engineering, US Technology Corporation and Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services.

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  • Port Authority Distributes Small Business Safety Toolkits

    (Wilmington, Ohio) Partnering with JobsOhio and the Dayton Development Coalition (DDC), the Clinton County Port Authority received 125 Small Business Safety Toolkits to distribute throughout the community.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Recognized as 2020 Best Workplace in Ohio

    (Wilmington, Ohio) Annually, Ohio Business Magazine sends out the call to organizations throughout the state of Ohio, looking for the Best Workplaces. In its fifth year of recognizing for-profit, nonprofit and government institutions, the publication selected the Clinton County Port Authority to be among the 22 entities, with fewer than 50 employees as a “Best Workplace in Ohio.”

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Ohio Aerospace Hub Benefits From Excellent Local Schools

 

Local Schools

Wilmington Schools

Wilmington School System is the largest district in Clinton County and encompasses 166 square miles that include the City of Wilmington and a number of townships. The graduation rate is 94% and 76% of graduates go on to college (the state average is 40%) In addition, 65% of teachers have a master’s degree. ACT scores consistently rank higher than the state and national average. 

Clinton County Schools

The Clinton-Massie School System encompasses the major population center in Wilmington, Ohio. The Clinton-Massie School District earned the rating of “Excellent with Distinction” from the Ohio Department of Education. This distinction is based on academic success, attendance, drop-out rates and graduation rates. Clinton-Massie was the only district in Region 14 to meet all 26 standards and the only district in the region to earn the Excellent with Distinction Rating.  The District has integrated technology into the classroom.  The district has gone to a 1-to-1 program for net books for students in grades 6-12.  Every student is given a net book to use for educational purposes.

Blanchester Local Schools

Blanchester Local Schools provides education to1,879 students in Blanchester, Ohio. The district includes 4 schools (2 elementary, 1 middle schools and 1 high school).  The school district is ranked among the highest systems in Ohio.  The graduation rate is 96% which exceeds the state average. The student to teacher ratio is 15:1 while the state average ratio is 17:1.

East Clinton County Schools

East Clinton County Schools consists of 4 schools (2 elementary, 1 middle and 1 high school) and covers the eastern portion of Clinton County.  The school system provides education to approximately 1,452 students. The graduation rate is 96.6% graduation rate. 58.6% of teachers have a master’s degree. Proficiency rates consistently rank higher than the state average.

For additional information visit www.ci/wilmington.oh.us/education