Creative solutions: Using economic development tools to benefit schools and municipalities
5800 Rockside Woods Blvd.
Independence, OH 44131
Bricker & Eckler’s Economic Development and Education groups are proud to present a new event designed specifically for schools and municipalities who face unique fiscal challenges while working for the betterment of their communities.
Our experts understand that economic development has the power to transform communities, but navigating Ohio’s many economic tools can be overwhelming.
Bricker’s experienced Economic Development and Education attorneys help school districts, government entities and business across the state flourish by working with them to understand and take advantage of available tools and programs. During the program, our presenters will share best practices and creative solutions, including property valuation and taxation issues, financing tools and economic development incentives.
2:15 p.m. — 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. — 2:35 p.m.
Welcome & Introductions
2:35 p.m. — 3:00 p.m.
Swimming with sharks: Withstanding the economic development juggernaut
Presenter: Caleb Bell, partner
The Great Recession spawned an economic development juggernaut, affecting property valuation and taxation statewide. Hear how a veteran treasurer is simultaneously handling valuation and taxation issues coming her way via TIF, JEDD, CRA, EZ and NCA. Outlet mall shopping, anyone?
3:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.
School district and municipal collaboration: How economic development incentives can benefit school districts
Presenters: Matt Stout and Price Finley, partners
Economic development incentives can benefit school districts as demonstrated by the cooperative agreement between Dublin City Schools and the City of Dublin for the Dublin Bridge Street Development.
4:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.