Tax Incentive Review Council
About the Council
A function of the Economic Development department, the Tax Incentive Review Council (TIRC) is created by the legislative authority of a municipal corporation that grants exemptions from taxation under Chapters 725 and 1728 of the Ohio Revised Code to review all agreements granting exemptions and determines compliance. See section 5709.85 of the Ohio Revised Code for a full description.
The Tax Incentive Review Council shall be comprised of seven members as follows: City Manager or his designee, a member of City Council who shall be chosen by the Mayor, the County Auditor or designee, the Finance Director or designee, a Board of Education member, and two members of the general public appointed by the City Manager with concurrence of City Council. At least four members of the council shall be residents of the municipal corporation*, and at least one of the two public members appointed by the chief executive officer shall be a minority ƚ.
This council meets annually. The next scheduled meeting is set for Wednesday, August 16, 2023 at 9:30 am in City Council Chambers.
|Term Began||Term Began|
|Bertram, Randy||board of education appointment of each city and joint vocational school district - Middletown||2015||2015|
|Carpenter, Paul||board of education appointment of each city and joint vocational school district - Butler Tech||2016||2016|
|Ervin, Karen||board of education appointment of each city and joint vocational school district - Lebanon||2022||2022|
|Ferrell, Zack*||member of legislative authority||2022||2022|
|Hawley, Kevin||board of education appointment of each city and joint vocational school district - Franklin||2022||2022|
|Hightower Jr, Stephen*+||two members of public appointed by CEO, with concurrence of legislative authority||2022||2022|
|Lepsky, Julie||County Auditor or designee - Butler County||2012||2012|
|Lolli, Paul*||CEO of municipal corporation or designee||2022||2022|
|McMonigle, Cathy||board of education appointment of each city and joint vocational school district - Warren County Career Center||2016||2016|
|Nolan, Matt||County Auditor or designee - Warren County||2015||2015|
|Stewart, Verlena *+||two members of public appointed CEO, with concurrence of legislative authority||2022||2022|
|Zimmerman, Samantha||CFO of municipal corporation or designee||2022||2022|
This board meets at a minimum, annually or as-needed. Minutes and agendas can be found here (https://www.cityofmiddletown.org/AgendaCenter), once approved. Contact the Economic Development department for more information, firstname.lastname@example.org.