Investors plan to bring more life to a corner of the downtown. Beth Neal's Chillicothe Council committee heard a request from downtown investors for a tax break.
This is above the Mighty Children's Museum at the corner of Paint and 4th, which the so-called "Three Amigos LLC" own and have spent almost $700,000 of their own money to renovate.
Andy Tomlinson, Nathan Baldwin, and Bart Herrnstein are asking for a 75% tax exemption for 15 years.
Neal said they showed renderings of the seven luxury apartments planned for the second and third floors - where boarded-up windows were, for several years, until the museum and Paper City Coffee Shop were developed.
She said legislation should be ready for the next council session. Then the investors hope to start work in February, and be finished within eight months.
Council passed its lone item, to set up a line item for income from the mayor's marrying duties.
Kevin Coleman regularly reports on Chillicothe & Circleville councils and local culture