Economic Sustainability Commission

The Economic Sustainability Commission provides information and makes recommendations to Council regarding economic development for the Village of Yellow Springs, identifying primary opportunities for economic development in the Village and strategies to support these efforts and facilitating a forum for incubating ideas and networking among diverse groups working on economic development in the Village. 

The Economic Sustainability Commission meets every first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers, located on the second floor of the Bryan Center.

Commission Members                      Term Expiration      

Henry Myers                                    11/3/17

Saul Greenberg                               11/3/18    

Emily Seibel                                    02/01/19

Sammy Saber                                 04/17/20

Susan Jennings, Alternate

Lisa Kreeger, Council Representative

Kevin Stokes, Council Alternate

Melissa Dodd, Staff Representative               


Studies on Economic Issues in Yellow Springs 

Vision Yellow Springs Miami Township (ACP) August 16, 2010

Vision YSMT Appendix A: Conditions & Trends (ACP) January 31, 2010

Vision YSMT Appendix B: Public Involvement (ACP) November 11, 2009

Business Retention & Expansion Survey (CUPA) September, 2009

Going Local in Yellow Springs (Michael Shuman) January, 2009

Sustainable Yellow Springs (OSU Regional Planning Program) June, 2006

Yellow Springs External Perception Survey (CUPA) August, 2005

Yellow Springs Hospitality Feasibility Study 2005

Yellow Springs Transportation Service Needs & Priorities (CUPA)

Yellow Springs Cost of Living Report (James A. McKee Group) November, 2002


Articles on Economic Sustainability Topics 

Small Towns, Big Ideas UNC School of Government (pdf)

“What’s Sustainability” Planning Commissioners Journal

The Place Making Dividend” Planning Commissioners Journal

Q&A: Dayton's Jim Leftwich on the region's emergence as a high-tech corridor hiVelocity



Goals & Assignments

Village of Yellow Springs Comprehensive Land Use Plan 2010

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The John Bryan Community Center (more)
100 Dayton St
Yellow Springs, OH 45387
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