Bricker Sets The PACE: Ohio Achieves First PACE Bond Issuance with Bricker & Eckler as Bond Counsel. On May 24, the Port Authority completed the $5.325 million bond transaction by issuing bonds through the Northwest Ohio Bond Fund. The transaction was a cooperative effort of the Port Authority, the Port Authority’s BetterBuildings Northwest Ohio Program, and the City of Toledo and aimed at improving the energy efficiency and environmental performance of City of Toledo, Ohio municipal buildings. The City of Toledo anticipates reducing its ongoing energy costs with the financed improvements. Read full story.