The Columbus Dispatch: 3 surburban projects closer to new economic-development loans

Water lines in Marble Cliff, road work in Whitehall and fiber-optics in Upper Arlington probably will be the first recipients of a county loan program to help economic-development projects get over the financial hump.

The Franklin County Infrastructure Bank advisory board approved all three projects on Tuesday. County commissioners must give the final approval.

“They all look good, and I would be shocked if they don’t receive it,” Commissioner John O’Grady said. “Staff was very high on them.”

”I can tell you that without this funding, this project would not go forward,” said Zach Woodruff, Whitehall’s director of development and public service.

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