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Take a Look at these upcoming programs in Northeast Ohio

Posted on: October 21st, 2019 by leslie No Comments

Blockland 2019 – December 9-11, 2019 – Discount Available!: Blockland Solutions cuts through the hype with real conversations about real issues and how blockchain and other emerging technologies can solve them to make organizations more competitive and secure, with a dedicated cybersecurity component to examine how to protect your company as a new technology landscape unfolds. Encourage your companies not miss this opportunity to interact with top business and government leaders, solutions providers and innovators.

Click here to register today and use TEAMNEO to save 20%!


Smart Manufacturing Website and Use Case Library Now Available: On behalf of the Smart Manufacturing cluster members, Team NEO just launched a new website that will help manufacturers learn more about IIoT, understand where they are, identify where they want to be, and give them practical tools and connections to accelerate adoption. Please visit .

Aligning Opportunities Full Report Now Available: Team NEO’s 2019 Aligning Opportunities in Northeast Ohio report provides data reflecting a misalignment of job opportunities and workforce in growing, high-potential industries, like Smart Manufacturing. The full report, was prepared in partnership of Team NEO along with Delta Dental and support from The Sherwin-Williams Company, was released mid October 2019.


Geauga Growth Partnership, Inc.

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Ohio Launches TechCred

Posted on: September 26th, 2019 by leslie No Comments

Ohio Launches TechCred to Help Employees Earn Technology Skills


Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the launch of TechCred, a program that connects businesses with the talent they need and gives employees the ability to earn industry-recognized, technology-focused credentials, better preparing them for a job in today’s advanced, technology-infused economy.

Through TechCred, businesses can identify the specific qualifications they need and employees they want to upskill toward a more advanced position. In partnership with a training provider, the employer can apply online at TechCred.Ohio.Gov. The state will reimburse up to $2,000 of training upon completion of a credential.

An initial list of eligible credentials is provided, but employers can request a credential be added to the eligible list by submitting an application for TechCred to be reviewed by a panel of stakeholders.

The online application period opens October 1, 2019. TechCred is a competitive, merit-based program.

TechCred fulfills a commitment made by Governor DeWine and Lt. Governor Husted to fund the completion of 10,000 microdegrees each year in order to aid in closing the skills gap for growing technology jobs.

2019 Small Business Credit Survey

Posted on: September 26th, 2019 by leslie No Comments
The Survey Provides Critical Information

The 12 Reserve Banks of the Federal Reserve System launched the annual Small Business Credit Survey (SBCS) to provide timely insights on small business conditions to policy makers, service providers, and lenders. The survey is a national sample of small businesses, or firms with fewer than 500 employees, aimed at providing insight into firms’ financing and debt needs and experiences. Its reports focus attention on growing and changing segments of the small business market, including startups, minority-owned firms, women-owned firms, rural firms, and the self-employed and gig workers.

The Survey Is Timely and Responsive

The SBCS provides insights on financing needs and gaps. The survey tracks a fixed set of questions on business financing needs, credit applications, and credit outcomes over time. The survey also contains special topics modules, which vary on an annual basis. In 2017, special topics focused on hiring experiences and disaster recovery. The survey is fielded annually late in the third quarter and fourth quarter, and reports are issued on a rolling basis beginning late in the first quarter of the following year.

Take the Small Business Credit Survey



Source: Small Business Credit Survey, Federal Reserve Banks.

Smart Manufacturing (IoT)

Posted on: July 1st, 2019 by leslie No Comments

More Information Visit the TeamNEO Smart Manufacturing Innovation Cluster Website at 

Smart Manufacturing (IoT)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is emerging as a major economic driver in Northeast Ohio that has the potential to increase manufacturing productivity for the region. By 2023, it is estimated that IoT will create $400 trillion in profitability enhancement opportunities, spanning all major industrial sectors.* Through its Smart Manufacturing Cluster, Team NEO is working to accelerate IoT’s impact in the region. (more…)

Mosquito Control Spraying 2019

Posted on: June 24th, 2019 by leslie No Comments

Village wide mosquito control spraying will begin Tuesday, July 9, 2019 and will be done every Tuesday  at sundown during the season.

Cancellation for Mosquito Spraying reasons or more information  can be found here.  


Aldi Grand Opening Oct. 4!

Posted on: September 25th, 2018 by middlefield-kim No Comments


Industrial Sites

Posted on: March 23rd, 2018 by leslie No Comments


Bonner Industrial Park – 150 Acres 

Geauga Industrial Park – 28 Acres Buildable – 100+ available

Employment Roster – Form

Posted on: May 16th, 2017 by leslie No Comments

Form: Employment Roster

Pursuant to Sections 181.13(A) and 182.133(B) of the Middlefield Tax Code, in order to verify that all persons who are working in the Village of Middlefield are complying with Chapter 182 of the Codified Ordinances, it is necessary for me to obtain from each Middlefield employer a roster of all (1) current employee names, (2) names of all persons employed during 2016. (more…)

Snow Plowing Permits

Posted on: December 12th, 2016 by leslie No Comments

Snow plow operators must obtain a permit from the Police Department prior to plowing. (more…)

ISO PPC Fire Department Rating

Posted on: November 6th, 2015 by leslie No Comments

The Middlefield Fire Department, was inspected in 2015 and received an ISO PPC (Public Protection Classification) rating of “3”. This is an improvement from the last department rating which was a “5.”

ISO is an independent organization which evaluates the quality of a community’s fire protection service. It does so by using a PPC system incorporating standards developed by the National Fire Protection Association and the American Water Works Association. (more…)