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  • Special Port Authority

    Tuesday, September 15     4:00 PM          

    Public hearing regarding the proposed issuance of tax exempt bonds by the Medina County Port Authority (MCPA)  in the maximum aggregate principal amount of $10,000,000 in two or more series to: (1) redeem and repay outstanding bonds issued in 2010 to finance the acquisition and  construction of its fiber optic cable network, located throughout Medina County, with laterals into Cuyahoga and Summit Counties; (2) pay costs of issuing the bonds; and (3) pay the 2020 interest on the Bonds.  The fiber network is owned by the MCPA and is  operated by the MCPA and the Medina County Economic Development Corporation. To see the full notice of the public hearing, go to

    To attend, dial in toll-free by telephone at 1-855-762-7360 or attend via internet videoconference at

Revenue Bond Fund


Port Authorities have become an increasingly important part of the economic development landscape in Ohio. Over the past fifteen years port authorities have aided companies, not-for-profits, hospitals, developers and local government in making more than $2.5 billion in capital investments in Ohio.

Cooperative agreements allow port authorities to partner with other governmental entities, including other ports for development transactions. Port Authorities partner to provide financing for customers.

Medina County Port Authority has such a Cooperative Agreement with Summit County Port Authority which enables the Summit Port Authority Bond Fund Program to fund projects in Medina County.

Program Benefits Include:

  • Fixed Interest Rate (Up to 30 years)
  • Construction and Permanent Financing
  • 90% to 100% Financing
  • No sales tax on construction materials
  • Close within 60 to 90 days


  • Industrial Projects
  • Non-Profit (501 C 3)
  • Exempt Facilities
  • Governmental


  • Commercial Projects

A $5 million cash reserve is necessary to establish a Bond Fund Program. The agreement with the Summit Port Authority enables Medina County Port Authority to provide this type of financing currently.The Medina County Economic Development Corporation serves as the Administrator for the Medina County Port Authority, contact Bethany Dentler, Executive Director at 330-722-9215 or to discuss your project.

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