• 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.

    The Business Advocacy Council 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 Office. For more information contact the Chamber office.

     

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

    Business Advocacy Committee Meeting Notes- September 2022...[READ MORE]

    Business Advocacy Priority Agenda (2021-2022)

    Business Advocacy Committee Meeting Notes - August 2022... [READ MORE]

    Census Data Powerpoint Presentation (August 2022)

    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