Treasury has now certified all nominated census tracts in Ohio and throughout the United States. These certified census tracts are known as the “Opportunity Zones,” which will effectively remain for 10 years.
The non-partisan Greater Ohio Policy Center (GOPC) released its “Questions for Candidates in the 2018 Election.” This document challenges the next governor, other statewide office-seekers, and legislative candidates to articulate their policy positions on a range of quality-of-life and redevelopment issues.
On Monday July 30, Columbus City council passed an ordinance updating economic development incentives for twelve community reinvestment areas within the city. This action authorizes the real property tax exemptions established in Chapter 4656 of the Columbus City Codes.