• Business Advocacy Council

  • Our purpose is to work with elected officials to establish regulations and policies that will affect the ability of a business to compete in the worldwide economy and continue to generate income and jobs that will help to improve the quality of life in the Westerville Area.

  • Important Information from the Business Advocacy Council: Important Information from the Business Advocacy Council:

    Business Advocacy Committee Meeting Notes - March 2020...[READ MORE]

    Business Advocacy Committee (Formerly Government Relations) Meeting Notes - January 2020...[READ MORE]

    Government Relations Meeting Notes - December 2019...[READ MORE]

    Government Relations Meeting Notes - November 2019...[READ MORE]

    Westerville Talent Assessment & Development Strategy, Executive Summary - September 2019...[READ MORE]

    Government Relations Meeting Notes - April 2019...[READ MORE]

    Legislative Round Table Notes - March 2019...[READ MORE

    Legislative Round Table Notes - April 2017...[READ MORE]

    Government Relations Meeting Notes - April 2017 ...[READ MORE]

    Chamber Supports Substitute Emergency School Levy... [READ MORE]

    Overtime Rule Will Burden Employers in a Tepid Economy... [READ MORE]

    Westerville City Council 'Meet the Candidate' Forum Recap... [READ MORE]

    See Westerville's current and future planned road improvements through 2019... [READ MORE]

    Make your comments to the U.S. Director of Labor regarding the new proposed overtime rule that may adversely impact small business owners... [READ MORE]

    What is next for Ohio Municipal Tax?... [READ MORE]

    A look at the benefits of health care reform...[READ MORE

    Westerville Area Chamber supports the Westerville Parks and Recreation Levy... [READ MORE]

    Issue 1: State Capital Improvements Bond Program, supported by your Westerville Area Chamber Government Relations Committee, passed with 65%... [READ MORE]

    City of Columbus Charter Review. The Charter outlining fundamental rights, powers, and responsibilities of the citizens and their elected municipal officials was last amended in 2010... [READ MORE]

    Take a look at the videos from the recent candidate forums:

    City Council Forum Video

     Board of Education Video

    What you need to know about PPACA and Health Care Reform... [READ MORE]

    Learn about the Health Insurance Marketplace, effective 2014...

         * If you currently have a healthcare plan: [READ MORE]

         * If you currently do not have a healthcare plan: [READ MORE]

    Westerville Area Chamber wins 2013 Leadership in Grassroots Advocacy Award... [READ MORE

  • The Government Relations Committee is open to all Westerville Area Chamber Members and meets the 1st Tuesday of each month from 3:45-5:00 p.m. at the Chamber Offfice. For more information contact the Chamber office.

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  • The Government Relations Committee received the2015 Leadership in Grassroots Advocacy Award.

    Your Chamber received the Leadership in Grassroots Advocacy Award in 2012, 2010 and was the runner-up in 2011.