By Dave Mosier from The Van Wert Independent
Van Wert mayor-elect Jerry Mazur and the Van Wert County Board of Commissioners continued talks on combining city and county economic development agencies earlier this week.
Mazur and the commissioners met this week with representatives of the Van Wert Area Convention & Visitors Bureau and Main Street Van Wert to discuss inclusion of those agencies in the same building as city and county ED organizations, as well as the Van Wert Area Chamber of Commerce.
Those attending saw the benefits of combining local development entities, but also saw possible pitfalls.
While a location that would house all the groups has not been selected, several buildings in the downtown area are being looked at...