COLUMBUS – State Representative Michael O’Brien (D-Warren) 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 the city of Warren including:
- $200,000 in funds for Warren Community Amphitheatre
- $140,000 in funds for Packard Music Hall
“In these challenging economic times, I am pleased my funding requests for these projects were approved,” said Rep. O’Brien. “Trumbull County will greatly benefit from the influx of financial support to the Multi-jurisdictional Opioid Education Workforce Training and Meeting Center, the Morgan History Center Renovation, Phase Two of the Cortland Veterans Memorial Project, the Cadence Care Network Family and Community Resource Center and the BRITE Energy Labs Expansion.”
“In addition,” Rep. O’Brien continued, “Warren Community Amphitheatre will receive income for the renovation of their drainage system and to repair damaged concrete and railings; while Packard Music Hall will receive money for a much needed new roof.”
The capital budget and SB 310 are anticipated to advance to the House floor for a vote on the conference committee report Thursday.