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Cirino Announces More Funding to Help Revitalize Lake County

October 28, 2022
Jerry C. Cirino News
COLUMBUS - State Senator Jerry C. Cirino (R-Kirtland) is pleased to announce the state has awarded additional funding to Lake County to tear down vacant or decaying buildings to clear the way for new economic development. The county was originally award $500,000. It will now receive a total of $1,214,663 in cleanup funds.

"This is a great economic shot in the arm for Lake County," said Cirino. "It will help us get rid of residential and commercial buildings that have become eyesores and revitalize these sites to attract investments, new businesses, and jobs."

Governor DeWine's Ohio Building Demolition and Site Revitalization Program will fund the demolition of hundreds of blighted buildings across the state. The program is awarding a total of $150 million in grants for demolition and revitalization projects in 87 counties.

Lake County is one of 30 counties that have been granted additional funding for revitalization projects above the $500,000 awarded to 87 counties on July 1, 2022.

For a complete list of all 825 demolition sites, click here. For more information on the Ohio Building Demolition and Site Revitalization Program, click here.