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Incentives Policy Evaluation Draft Report

Incentives Policy Evaluation

The city of Columbus hired consulting firm HR&A to study the city’s use of tax incentives.  This is the DRAFT report that was completed July 2017.

Four public meetings have been scheduled to explain the findings and answer questions from the community. The meeting schedule is as follows: 

South Side 
Thursday, August 24, 5:00pm 
Barack Community Center 
580 E Woodrow Ave, Columbus, OH 43207

University District/Old North 
Monday, August 28, 5:00pm 
Tuttle Community Center  
240 W Oakland Ave, Columbus, OH 43201 

Wednesday, September 13, 5:00pm 
Glenwood Community Center 
1888 Fairmont Ave, Columbus, OH 43223 

Milo Grogan 
Wednesday, September 20, 5:00pm 
Milo Grogan Community Center 
862 E 2nd Ave, Columbus, OH 43201

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Business Assistance

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