LORDSTOWN — While the Lordstown Board of Education did give approval Wednesday to a community reinvestment agreement between the village and General Motors, it tabled a motion on waiving income-tax sharing with the village for the planned battery-cell plant.
Board President Cheryl Kistler said at the special meeting the board needs more time to discuss the income-tax sharing before making a final decision.
The school board has been asked by the village to not take any income tax. Anytime the village is involved in a tax abatement request of more than 50 percent, it is required to enter into an income tax sharing agreement with the schools.
Mayor Arno Hill has said the village’s main revenue stream has been declining in the past three years and