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June 3, 2021

Fixing America's Infrastructure—Proactively

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In a June 1 opinion editorial for The Columbus Dispatch, OHM Advisors Practice Leader Sean Gillilan discusses how local communities, with funds from the recently-passed $1.9T American Rescue Act and the proposed $2.25T American Jobs Plan Act, might benefit from creating a long-term, proactive strategy for fixing infrastructure as opposed to spending reactively. Specifically, he suggests that:   

  • Communities that act proactively to create a long-term spending strategy fare better by being able to accommodate multiple purchases or projects within budget
  • Those communities save money in the long run and free funds for future projects
  • Cities like Kenton, Ohio that use a long-term strategy to turn a specific infrastructure repair job into a comprehensive project meant to improve the lives of all residents, attract new business, and bolster the local economy will create their best futures

READ THE FULL ARTICLE IN THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH