Posts With Keyword ‘tif’

City Makes its Case to School District on Extending TIF Time-frame

Posted: Thursday, November 29th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington School Board has approved their part of extending the life of a TIF district in Washington to fund the development of an existing housing subdivision.

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City of Washington Updates TIF Agreements

Posted: Monday, November 26th, 2012 at 6:23 am

Two businesses in the City of Washington have updated agreements with the city relating to their tax-incentive plans for development.

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Washington City Council Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council is meeting tomorrow instead of Wednesday this week.

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Iowa House Looking at TIF Districts

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 at 6:25 am


Tax Increment Financing Districts were created in Iowa to allow municipalities to subsidize areas to spur redevelopment.

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Public Hearings on Stables Subdivision in Kalona

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Kalona City Council will hold two public hearings regarding expansions to Stables Subdivision. Both hearings will be Monday night. The first hearing will deal with potential TIF financing for the subdivision.

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TIF Causes Problems for Property Tax Reform

Posted: Friday, March 2nd, 2012 at 6:26 am

As previously reported, lawmakers are looking at reducing the percent of taxes collected from commercial properties from 100 to 40%. A bill for tax reform has passed the House and is on to the Senate. Our local representatives, Senator Greiner and Representative Klein, both wanted to see this reform passed although they shared concerns, saying it needs to be done very carefully.

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