COLUMBUS – State Representative Adam Miller (D-Columbus) today announced the introduction of the $2.1 billion capital appropriations budget for fiscal years 2021-2022 as an amendment during the Senate Bill (SB) 310 conference committee. The capital appropriations budget includes $186.5 million for community projects, a number of which will benefit Franklin County including:
MidOhio Foodbank Hilltop Farm $1,000,000
Comprehensive Addiction Center $4,500,000
Sanctuary on Sullivant $50,000
Rickenbacker Runway Upgrades $611,000
Bridgeway Academy $1,000,000
Columbus Zoo $1,500,000
Grandview Yard Recreation Trail $150,000
Alum Creek and Olentangy Trail $500,000
Ohio Theatre Restoration $1,250,000
Columbus Historical Society $500,000
Columbus Museum of Art $225,000
Grove City Historical Society $200,000
Grove City Performance Facility $200,000
Charitable Pharmacy and Market $50,000
Ohio Manufacturing/Innovation Center $500,000
Past Foundation Lab $300,000
Rickenbacker Area Mobility Center $1,000,000
Gravity 2 (Franklinton) $500,000
Jewish Family Services $125,000
Faith Mission Renovations $400,000
“These are investments in the community, in jobs, and in our families. This is how government is supposed to work.” said Miller. “These capital funds help make our communities better, our streets safer, and create jobs for generations to come. From the Hilltop to Linden to fighting the opioid crisis, these investments will make our community better; at a time when it needs it the most”.
The capital budget and SB 310 are anticipated to advance to the House floor for a vote on the conference committee report on Thursday.
Rep. Miller sits on the House Finance Committee, which oversaw the capital budget process.