Civil Municipal Magazine Aug 2023

151 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL VOLUME 4, ISSUE 8 MIDDLETOWN, OHIO With a focus on community and thriving economic development projects; Middletown, Ohio remains a desirable place to call home PUTTING FAMILY FIRST aring for its residents and putting its residents first takes the city of Middletown, Ohio from ‘just another place to live’ to a city that is a great place to call home. While other cities may have amenities that rival Middletown, it is the heart of the city that makes it stand out and perfectly positions it to welcome a future that is full of dynamic commercial and residential growth. Although growth is clearly welcome for the city of Middletown, the city is focusing on maintaining a balance between managing this growth and preserving a community feel. Cognizant of this delicate balance, Middletown has been able to achieve that perfect mix of providing its citizens with first- class amenities while keeping a small- town feel for its residents to enjoy. C