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$3.5 Billion Investment for Ohio's Communities, Senator Steve Wilson Secures $7.6 Million for District Projects

May 31, 2022
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COLUMBUS—State Senator Steve Wilson (R-Maineville) announced more than $7.6 million in funding for key community projects in the 7th Senate District.

The legislature generally approves a capital budget every two years, which provides funding for needed improvements to public services and facilities across the state, including schools, roads and bridges, and mental health and addiction facilities.

The Lebanon Scenic Railway Bridge received $750,000 as did the Butler County Fairgrounds Grandstands, along with numerous other local projects.

“I am very pleased that this funding will go to much needed projects in the district,” said Senator Wilson. “This will help keep our communities vibrant and continue moving Ohio forward.”

Here is a list of projects in Warren and Butler Counties:

Warren County
  • Lebanon Scenic Railway Bridge $750,000
  • Mason Makino Park $400,000
  • Warren County Fairgrounds Multipurpose Facility $400,000
  • Clarksville / Camp Joy $300,000
  • Springboro / Clearcreek Park Trail $250,000
  • Girl Scouts of Western Ohio - EMPOWER HER $250,000
  • Lebanon / Opportunity for All Building $200,000
  • South Lebanon Veteran's Park Playground $110,000
  • Middletown Entertainment and Sports Venue $100,000
  • Clearcreek Township / Pickleball Courts at Patricia Allyn Park $100,000
  • Warren County Community Services $75,000
  • YMCA Competitive Sports Training Facility $75,000
  • Pleasant Square Community Center $75,000
Butler County
  • Butler County Fairgrounds Grandstands $750,000
  • West Chester UC Health GME Family Medicine Center $500,000
  • National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting $500,000
  • College@ELM Innovation and Workforce Center at Miami $500,000
  • Butler County Correctional Complex Medical Unit $500,000
  • Hamilton Beltline Recreational Trail $380,000
  • Harbin Park ADA-Accessible Play Area & Splash Pad $300,000
  • Robert (Sonny) Hill Community Center Expansion $300,000
  • City of Monroe Lookout Point$200,000
  • Great Miami River Trail / Middletown to Monroe Segment $200,000
  • Fairfield Township Veterans Memorial Project $100,000
  • Early College Academy at Miami University $75,000
  • YWCA Hamilton $75,000
  • Voice of America MetroPark Tylersville Road Entrance $70,000
  • Wilhelmina Park Trail and Shelter project $70,000
The Capital Budget will now go to the Governor's desk for signing.