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Council Approves One Tax Break, Amends Two Others

Columbus City Council last night approved one business tax break and amended two others. Council approved a 5 year, 50 percent income tax break for Engage Holdings, a software company that is moving 2 jobs from Dublin to downtown and creating 25 other jobs. Columbus Development Director Steve Schoeny.

The company hopes to sign a lease this month. Council amended a 2014 tax break given to Universal Fabricating and Construction Services in Franklinton to retain 40 jobs and create 30 others. Schoeny says the firm went under. 


Council also amended a 2014 tax break given to Cincinnati-based Kroger to create over 100 jobs at a facility near Rickenbacker Airport.


As part of the deal, the grocer pledged to renovate the 35 thousand square foot facilty.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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