Economic Development

Mayor Nicholas Molnar
Building Commisioner:  Nino Monaco
City Engineer: Joe Gigliotti/Chagrin Valley Engineering
Director of Finance: John Veres
Fire Inspector: Don Bell
Zoning Inspector: Chris Hall

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State Treasurer: Economic Development Programs

Nordonia Hills Chamber of Commerce:

Community Re-investment Area Program

Summit County receives funding from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under the CDBG and Home Programs. A tax incentive program available to housing maintenance and economic and community development within certain areas in Macedonia. Residential, Commercial, and Industrial areas may receive up to 15 years tax abatement for remodeling or for new construction under the CRA program.

Map of Macedonia CRA area
Community Reinvestment Application (click here)

Macedonia Occupancy and Job Creation Program (M.O.P.)

Click here for more information about the Macedonia Occupancy and Job Creation Program


Department of Development – Summit County
The Summit County Department of Community and Economic Development offers various programs that assist in increasing the quality of life within community.

Summit County Port Authority
Summit County Port Authority works with executives, economic Development. Fixed-rate Bond Fund Programs; Conduit Financing Programs.

Akron-Summit County Public Library
Federal domestic financial and other programs. The Ohio Department of Development promotes economic opportunities to improve the community.

Economic Development
UARF programs include: The Akron Regional…Stay connected to economic development in Northeast Ohio through the Ohio Venture Association Summit County University.

Ohio Business Gateway
Provides financial assistance for training programs. The Ohio Department of Development’s Office…to make available to businesses through its economic development programs.

Josh Mandel, State of Ohio Treasurer: For Economic Development program offerings visit:


Economic Development Programs
Working with communities and businesses, the Department of Development promotes economic opportunities to improve the profits and prosperity of Ohio’s citizens. The Department acting in a support role provides financial, informational, and technical assistance to those making an investment in Ohio’s future.

As a cabinet level agency, the Department oversees a full portfolio of programs including: business attraction and retention, small business growth, technology commercialization, export promotion, travel promotion, energy efficiency, affordable housing, community infrastructure, downtown revitalization and brownfield clean-up.

Clean Ohio Revitalization Fund
Competitive grant fund for the redevelopment of a contaminated site.

Ohio Treasurer…GrowNow program. Click here for more information.

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Small Business Administration

Offers direct financing and loan guarantees to small business to invest in real estate and personal property.