Rep. Adam Miller announces state investments coming to Franklin County

$2.1 billion Capital Budget will advance to the House floor for an expected vote Thursday

Mason Bryant, Head Editor

State Representative Adam Miller  (D-Columbus) today announced the introduction of the $2.1 billion capital appropriations budget for fiscal years 2021-2022 as an amendment during the Senate Bill (SB) 310 conference committee. The capital appropriations budget includes $186.5 million for community projects, a number of which will benefit Franklin County including:


MidOhio Foodbank Hilltop Farm      $1,000,000

Comprehensive Addiction Center      $4,500,000

Sanctuary on Sullivant                       $50,000

Rickenbacker Runway Upgrades       $611,000

Bridgeway Academy                           $1,000,000

Columbus Zoo                                    $1,500,000

Grandview Yard Recreation Trail      $150,000

Alum Creek and Olentangy Trail       $500,000

Ohio Theatre Restoration                  $1,250,000

Columbus Historical Society              $500,000

Columbus Museum of Art                  $225,000

Grove City Historical Society             $200,000

Grove City Performance Facility        $200,000

Charitable Pharmacy and Market      $50,000

Ohio Manufacturing/Innovation Center       $500,000

Past Foundation Lab                          $300,000

Rickenbacker Area Mobility Center   $1,000,000

Gravity 2 (Franklinton)                      $500,000

Jewish Family Services                      $125,000

Faith Mission Renovations                $400,000



“These are investments in the community, in jobs, and in our families.  This is how government is supposed to work.” said Miller.  “These capital funds help make our communities better, our streets safer, and create jobs for generations to come.  From the Hilltop to Linden to fighting the opioid crisis, these investments will make our community better; at a time when it needs it the most”.


The capital budget and SB 310 are anticipated to advance to the House floor for a vote on the conference committee report on Thursday.

Rep. Miller sits on the House Finance Committee, which oversaw the capital budget process.