- Published on Tuesday, 02 October 2012 08:53
- Written by Mark Wright
While I have tried from the beginning of this "project" to thoroughly investigate and double check the information that I am presenting, it appears that one error has slipped through. It has come to light that Elyria City Schools did not utilize the Ohio Historic Tax Credit Program for Elyria High School as previously believed.
My statement that they used this funding was based upon official information found on the State of Ohio's website for the Ohio Historic Tax Credit Program. On October 16, 2008, then-Lt. Governor Lee Fisher announced 48 properties, including the Washington Building at Elyria High School, that were to receive funding from the program. Elyria High School was even pictured in an Ohio Historic Tax Credit Annual Report.
I sincerely apologize for the confusion surrounding this issue.
So does this mean that the alternative plan that I have championed is dead? Absolutely not! I believe the alternative plan still holds many advantages over the proposed new school. Unfortunately the cost savings will not be quite as good without this funding, but the alternative plan will still provide a lot more school for about the same amount of money.
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