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Department of Planning and Development
Department of Planning and Development
1 Government Center
Suite 800
Toledo, OH  43604-2259

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chief of Planning and Development
Megan Vahey-Casiere

Ph: (419) 213-3300
Fx: (419) 213-6323

The Lucas County Department of Planning and Development provides services that are targeted to meet the needs of both area employers and job-seekers. The Agency coordinates, facilitates, and documents the activities of the one-stop system: a partnership of government, non-profit, and private sector workforce and economic development organizations.

Agency staff work in cooperation with these service providers to help job-seekers find quality employment, employed workers find better jobs, and businesses to find skilled and job-ready employees. The Agency serves the universal customer: all job-seekers, from entry-level to executive level, and small businesses to major corporations.

The Lucas County Workforce Development Board is the executive decision-making body that helps guide the activities of the Department. The Workforce Development Board is comprised of leaders from business, economic development, education, labor, and other community-based organizations.

Mission and Vision Statement
Mission Statement
We will deliver innovative workforce solutions to businesses and job seekers to accelerate regional economic growth and individual prosperity.

Vision Statement
Our region will have economic prosperity through a diverse, trained, career-ready workforce that addresses the current and future needs of individuals and businesses.

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News Flash
Lucas County Ranks 3rd In Job Growth Statewide
A list of the Top 25 Ohio counties with the biggest growth in new jobs shows the strength of Central Ohio. The information from the U.S. Department of Labor is for the year ended June 2016, the latest data available. Read on...