JobsOhio executed agreements with three companies looking to add a combined 241 local jobs last month.

The state’s private development arm provided incentives for three companies planning to grow and add dozens of new jobs each in the area. Other incentives have been offered to the companies at the local and state levels, as well in the past several months.

In practice, JobsOhio’s agreements are often a final step for companies to finance an expansion, sometimes after work has already begun. Among…