Some of the incentives offered by the city of Napoleon for the new company, JAC Products, were reviewed at the Monday city council session. The city is providing an income tax credit for 7 years, if a certain staff level is maintained. And an electric rebate was offered for the first 3 years. Napoleon Council also approved the sale of 10 more acres of ground to the company, to expand their facility beyond the original spec building.
Napoleon Council approved a grant with ODOT for $200,000 to help pay for improvements on Industrial Drive. An ordinance was approved to allow a waterline extension to be placed on the proposed new Maumee River bridge on the east side of the city.
Napoleon Council authorized the purchase of a new SUV for the fire department, to replace another that was involved in an accident. Some equipment was salvaged from the damaged unit.
Council approved spending about $51,000 to replace the hangar unit for the waterline that is attached to the current Perry Street bridge.
Napoleon is considering the purchase of in-car cameras for police and fire department vehicles; but the issue was sent to committee Monday night.
And Napoleon Council went into executive session to discuss economic development and compensation of personnel, with no action taken.