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Defiance commissioners informed of business investments | Local News

New business developments were highlighted by Defiance County’s economic development officials during county commissioners’ Monday meeting.

Defiance County Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) Director Erika Willitzer provided her monthly update, noting several prospective or future developments, and was joined by the agency’s workforce development manager, Kortney Williams.

One bit of news shared by Willitzer is Vancrest’s plan to build a new facility in Hicksville. According to Willitzer, the company will invest nearly $11 million.

She said Monday she would be attempting to secure approval of an enterprise zone (tax abatement) agreement with the Hicksville Exempted Village Schools Board of Education.

On another front, she said that “land negotiations” are continuing with a prospective…

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