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Columbus-based Hoosier Tool & Die Co. will request a tax abatement for new manufacturing equipment that will create 47 new jobs by 2017, according to documents filed with the city.
The City Council will hear the request for the first time at its meeting 6 p.m. today at Columbus City Hall.
Hoosier Tool & Die, which has a plant at 2860 N. National Road, provides engineering and machining services.
The new equipment would allow the company to retain 88 jobs, according to documents filed with the city.
If you go
What: Columbus City Council meeting
When: 6 p.m. today
Where: Columbus City Hall, 123 Washington St.
The documents do not specify the monetary investment by the company.
Also today, the council will:
Act for a second time on tax rates and appropriations for the 2014 budget, previously approved Sept. 17 at
Hear for the first time a request to rezone the property the Fraternal Order of Eagles wants for its new home.
The property at 930 Washington St. is zoned “Commercial: Neighborhood Center,” but the Eagles want it rezoned “Commercial: Downtown Center” for its new lodge.
Hear for the first time a request by Orinoco Properties to rezone property at 1613 Cottage Ave. to “Commercial: Community Center” in order to develop the property as a parking lot for use in support of the commercial center it owns on the property to the immediate south.
Act on a resolution that designates specific capital improvement projects in the 2014 capital budget.
Examples of projects include: police vehicles and cameras ($486,000), an automated Toter truck ($260,000) and a packer truck ($155,000).
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