Pony Up: The Columbus Zoo Levy



This May’s primary ballot will include a proposed tax levy for the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Auditors estimate the levy would create about $37 million in yearly revenue, but does the zoo need tax dollars? This hour we’ll examine how zoos stay funded, and the effects the levy would have on residents and on business.


  • Tom Stalf, Columbus Zoo President and CEO
  • Jim Maddy, President and CEO Assoc of Zoos and Aquariums

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