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Learn about Recent Transactions for Ohio Lease-Appropriation Bond Programs, including Mental Health Series 2020A, Juvenile Correctional Series 2019A, and Cultural Facilities Series 2019A.

Mental Health Series 2020A

In March 2020, the Treasurer's Office issued $50 million in bonds on behalf of the Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) and the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (MHAS). The Mental Health 2020A issuance will fund capital investments that further the Department of Developmental Disabilities services and supports for Ohioans with developmental disabilities by investing in community housing options and by maintaining Ohio’s eight developmental centers. The Community Capital Assistance program, available in all 88 counties, provides for the purchase, renovation, and construction of housing for Ohioans with developmental disabilities. Funding from the issuance will also provide much needed capital projects for our developmental centers including underground electrical replacement, restroom renovations, roof replacements, and HVAC system projects. These bonds also funded various capital projects under the direction of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services that address the need for improved infrastructure for the state psychiatric hospitals and treatment and recovery facility needs for non-profit community providers. The projects include a new behavioral health hospital in Columbus, renovations at facilities in Massillon and Toledo, as well as capital improvements to community facilities across the state of Ohio.

Juvenile Correctional Series 2019A

In November 2019, the Treasurer’s Office issued $33 million in bonds on behalf of the Department of Youth Services (DYS). These bonds funded various capital projects that address the need for career technical educational vocational training for youth and make improvements to facilities at the end of useful life. The projects include renovations and construction at juvenile correctional facilities at Circleville, Cuyahoga Hills, and Indian River as well as capital improvements at the community correctional facilities and county detention centers

Cultural Facilities Series 2019A

In May 2019, the Treasurer's Office issued $35 million in bonds on behalf of the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission. These bonds fund the planning, construction, renovation, and expansion projects involving Ohio’s theaters, museums, arts education facilities, historical sites, and publicly owned professional sports venues. Such projects supported by the 2019 issuance include the Bradford Rail Museum tower exhibits, the Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education expansion, the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center Learning Center renovation, the Dayton Art Institute preservation, and the Valentine Theatre acoustical enhancement.

Administrative Building Series 2018A and 2018B

In November 2018, the Treasurer’s Office issued $70 million in bonds on behalf of the Department of Administrative Services. These bonds funded various capital projects that house branches and agencies of state government. The projects include modernization of the façade of the James A. Rhodes State Office Tower, improvements at the State of Ohio Computer Center, and improvements at facilities operated by the Ohio Attorney General, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Natural Resources, the Judiciary/Supreme Court, the Ohio School for the Blind, the Ohio School for the Deaf, and the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board.

Juvenile Correctional Series 2018A

In April 2018, the Treasurer’s Office issued $35 million in bonds on behalf of the Department of Youth Services (DYS). These bonds funded various capital projects that address security challenges and make improvements to facilities at the end of useful life. The projects include new housing units at juvenile correctional facilities at Circleville and Cuyahoga Hills and capital improvements at the community correctional facilities and county detention centers.

Parks & Recreation Series 2018A

In November 2018, the Treasurer’s Office issued $100 million in bonds on behalf of the Department of Natural Resources. These bonds fund various capital improvements at state parks and local parks across the state. Improvements are planned at state park dams, campgrounds, lodges and cabins. Two of the major projects include improvements at Portage Lakes State Park North Reservoir dam and the rebuilding of the Hocking Hills State Park Lodge.

Cultural Facilities Series 2017A

In December 2017, the Treasurer's Office issued $30 million in bonds on behalf of the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission. These bonds fund the planning, construction, renovation, and expansion projects involving Ohio’s theaters, museums, arts education facilities, historical sites, and publicly-owned professional sports venues. Such projects supported by the 2017 issuance include the COSI Building Exhibit Expansion, the Armstrong Air and Space Museum and STEM Education Center, the Sauder Village Experience, the Cleveland African-American Museum Restoration and Expansion, and the Appalachian Forest Museum.

Administrative Building Series 2020B and 2020C

In May 2020, the Treasurer’s Office issued $76 million in bonds on behalf of the Department of Administrative Services. These bonds funded various capital projects that house branches and agencies of state government. The projects include modernization of the façade of the James A. Rhodes State Office Tower, improvements at the State of Ohio Computer Center, and improvements at facilities operated by the Adjutant General, the Ohio Attorney General, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Public Safety, the Department of Natural Resources, the Judiciary/Supreme Court, the Ohio School for the Blind, the Ohio School for the Deaf, and the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board.

Parks and Recreation Series 2020AB

In August 2020, the Treasurer’s Office issued $113.3 million in bonds on behalf of the Department of Natural Resources. These bonds fund various capital improvements at state parks and local parks across the state. Improvements are planned at state park cabins, campgrounds, roads, lodges and dams. Major projects include the acquisition of AEP Recreation lands, the design and construction of a full dam replacement and lock repairs on the Muskingum River, Portage Lakes North reservoir dam improvements, the Delaware State Park wastewater treatment system replacement and building the new Hocking Hills Lodge.