Move allows local officials to seek tax, receive donations
By William Kincaid
COLUMBUS - A new legal funding entity called the Lake Facilities Authority was authorized Sunday as part of the state's $62 billion operating budget signed by Gov. John Kasich.
The LFA will grant local officials authority to accept grants, place levies on the ballot, receive land from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, sell anticipation and revenue bonds and own and operate algae-mitigation facilities. [More