City Council's Handing Out Money Today
But Margolin wasn't so fond of the idea to give Forest City almost $18 million extra in tax incentives to redo the Continental Building -- which, you may recall, was part of the package way back when then-Mayor Laura Miller went to bat for the Cleveland-based developer on behalf of the Mercantile. Rudy writes that Mayor Tom Leppert thinks the city needs to cover what the private sector can't ... yet. As in, "Clearly, we're dealing with some challenges that weren't invested in long ago. We're trying to kick start that."