Monday, 24 November 2014
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State Helps Western Ohio Communities Save Money

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COLUMBUS – The State Development Services Agency awarded 26 grants and loans to local communities today totaling

Two projects in western Ohio received $1,000,000 in loans to make them more efficient and save local governments even more money.

The Local Government Innovation Fund is for projects in nine categories: technology, public safety, facilities, economic development, fleet management, public works, administration, health and human services and educational instructional support.

“The state is committed to provide money back to local communities,” said David Goodman, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency. “But the value is in saving local taxpayers more money in the long run.”

Below are the award recipients in your area:


Lead Applicant

Project Name




Mercer County Commissioners

Mercer County Multi-Agency Fueling System




Mercer County Engineer

Road Maintenance Oil Tank, Wash Bay & Pump House




Find out about more about this program for your community at


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