JEDD has proven to be a win-win for Tallmadge, Brimfield Township

The creation of a joint economic development district (JEDD) between Tallmadge and Brimfield Township has proven to be “a win-win for both,” Tallmadge Mayor David G. Kline said in a recent article. Each local government “benefits economically through the arrangement which permits the pair to develop a business zone and share revenue,” the article reports. The Brimfield-Tallmadge JEDD “generated approximately $1.3 million in income tax revenue in 2017,” according to Tallmadge Finance Director Mollie Gilbride. The development “has elicited strong job creation,” adding hundreds of jobs to businesses in the designation. Kline says the JEDD is one of the reasons Tallmadge is in “great financial condition.” For more, read the full article

Economic Development