Building a Stronger Union Township: Trustee Logue's Accomplishments
Improving Livelihood, Strengthening Communities, and Driving Economic Growth
Staff & Personnel
Created and implemented an onboarding process for newly elected Trustees.
Conducted a robust competitive process to hire key administrative personnel, including a new Township Administrator, resulting in over 20 hours of interviews and a pool of dozens of applicants.
Hired a new Director of Development to head Planning and Zoning, with a focus on smart growth and livability
Brought on a new Law Director with national recognition for economic development.
Increased the number of police, fire, and service workers to reduce the 20,000 annual hours of overtime and mandatory overtime that steals employees from their families.
Reviewed and revised several decades-old policies and updated Township communications tools, such as the website, newsletter, and social media activity.
Built strong relationships with county and state officials to ensure Union Township always has a seat at the table.
Actively planned for hike and bike trails and connectivity and worked to create a more attractive work ecosystem to attract and retain good employees.
Streamlined monthly meetings to be more efficient and accessible to residents
Updating township communications tools like the website, newsletter, and social media activity.
Building strong relationships with officials like our County Commissioners, Auditor, and State Officials to ensure the Township always has a seat at the table.
Actively discussing and planning for Hike and Bike Trails/Connectivity
Began building a more attractive work ecosystem to ensure we attract and retain good employees.
Streamlined monthly meetings to be more efficient and accessable to residents.
Pushed for a commitment of 1,000 new jobs from TQL expansion, a $44M investment and 160,000 square feet of growth.
Anchored the Kroger expansion, breaking ground in 2023 with a $25M investment in the EastGate Mall redevelopment.
Led efforts to develop housing at the Glen Este Campus and surrounding area to fill out the market
Achieved full rental of the Eastgate Professional Office Building for the first time in years, due to strong demand
Initiated strategic planning for the Eastgate Mall and Route 32 corridor/Mt. Carmel area, with new and exciting projects in the pipeline for early 2023
Worked to clean up the zoning resolution and improve economic opportunities in the Township
Parks & Recreation
Live, Work, & Play
Made significant investments in parks.
Launched the first citizen engagement board, starting with the Parks and Recreation Committee.
Worked with Choice One Engineering on Master Plans for the Park system.
Added Pickleball Courts at Clepper Park.
Made all Township parks dog-friendly.
Rethinking and reimagining summer concerts.
Received CDBG Grant of $125K for playground infrastructure at Clepper Park.
Received State Capital Grant of $125K for Pickleball courts at Clepper Park.
Roads, Sidewalks, & More
Renovated the dilapidated bathroom and storage room at Firehouse Station 48.
Installed Safe Haven Baby Box at Firehouse Station 50 to support mothers in crisis.
Acquired a Boom Mower for the Service Department and replaced a rusted-out and broken-down snow plow trucks.
Launched Ohio Check Book and working to deliver more transparency with Township website to deliver new cutting-edge government technology tools.
Progressing on Route 32 to eliminate stop lights and reduce commute time, set to continue into 2023.
Started a new partnership with the Clermont County Transportation Improvement District to improve roads on Aicholtz and traffic flow in the area, set to start in early 2023.
Invested ARPA dollars in Township capital needs and replaced equipment while launching a new Capital Reserve Fund.
Received OKI funding for sidewalk projects around West Clermont High School to improve sidewalks and access in the area and keep transportation safer for school kids.