Now Accepting Nominations for John F Clair Award

The City of Painesville Economic Development Department is proud to be accepting nominations for the annual John F Clair Award, celebrating businesses that support the growth of the Painesville community. 



  1. Must be a Painesville City business/organization for at least one year and in good standing (no outstanding utilities or permit violations)
  2. The business/organization should demonstrate the value of balancing business and community service
  3. The business should substantially contribute time and energy to the growth of the community
  4. The business should contribute to the positive image of the city either through investment or volunteerism 


To nominate a business, please fill out the form. Nominations are due by Monday, February 15 and the winner will be announced at a March 2021 City Council meeting.