Road Funding

Levy & Fund Use
Springfield Township last passed a road levy in 1997. This one mill levy will generate approximately $483,893 for the township's Road District Fund in 2016. This amount varies slightly with each new property valuation. With limited resources, the majority of those funds are used towards repaving roads using matching funds from the State Capital Improvement Projects (SCIP) grant. SCIP grants are awarded by the State of Ohio with strict guidelines and many communities applying. They are greatly effective in maximizing tax dollars.

SCIP Grants
SCIP is a funding program approved by the voters in the State of Ohio in 1988, and reauthorized in 2005 and in 2014. The proper name for the program is the State Capital Improvement Program.

Ohio is divided into 19 Public Works Districts. Hamilton County is a single county district because of its large population. Springfield Township's district number is 2. District 2 has an Integrating Committee, made up of local government officials, which has authority under Chapter 164 of the Ohio Revised Code to award grants and loans to qualified applicants. Ohio municipalities, townships and counties are eligible to receive the grants and loans. In most cases, a 50% match is required on any grant project. (Below, a 50/50 SCIP Grant signifies projects where 50% were paid through the SCIP Grant and 50% paid through Springfield Township tax dollars.)

Springfield Township has been quite successful in obtaining SCIP grants for road repair, however the competition for these grants are growing every year.

SCIP Grant Projects
 Date Awarded
 Streets  Amount  Year Completed
2016
Hempstead and Melody
50/50 Grant/Loan

$487,0713 Grant
2017
2016
Deerhorn, Fallbrook and Fullerton (West of Deerhorn)
50/50 Grant/Loan

$427,545 Grant
2017
2015
Cavalier (south of Reynard), Doepke, Zenith, Empire
50/50 Grant/Loan

$421,494 Grant
2016
2014
Arvin, Bermuda, Helmsley Way
50/50 Grant/Loan

$351,068 Grant


2015
2015
Bluehill and Shadowridge
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

$96,677.34
2015
2015
McKelvey Road Storm Water Improvement Project
SCIP Loan (Interest Free) $136,310

$75,000 Stormwater Grant

2016
 2014
Arvin, Bermuda, Helmsley Way
50/50 Grant/Loan
$351,068
 2015
 2014  Greenfield Village
 50/50 SCIP Grant/Loan

Project bid at $580,223.30
 2015
 2013 Brentwood Village East Resurfacing
 
 50/50 SCIP Grant/Loan

 $375,945.20
 2013
 2013 Goodfield Court
 SCIP Loan

$159,412.90
2013
2012
Gaylord Drive (Kemper Village)
 
50/50 SCIP Grant/Loan

$97,077.53
2012
2011
Kempermill Village II
60/40 SCIP Grant

$317,532.80
2011
2011
 Country Mills Lane
60/40 SCIP Grant
$394,531.55
 2011
2011
Neptune Drive
CDBG Grant
$99,499.28
2011


 

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