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Tax Increment Finance Authority

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Members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council pursuant to Section 4 (e) of Public Act 450 P.A. of Michigan 1980. The Tax increment Finance Authority Committee was established by Resolution 84-537, October 22, 1984.  There are thirteen (13) members.  Terms are for four (4) years.  T.I.F.A. meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers.   Members   Matthew Raftary, Chairperson Michael Hoffman, Vice Chairperson Tim Keyes, Director Larry Williams, Secretary Debra Hoffman, Treasurer Julie Allison Dan Bales Daryl Jamieson Beverly McAnally ...
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It wasn’t just about medical marijuana, last night.  We also heard from “The Open Carry Guy” on an OC issue, a member of the Battle Creek Public Schools School Board on ethics, and Johnny Cash regarding appointments to various committees and boards. Let’s start with the appointments.  I missed some of the discussion because I was in the hall trying to interview the head of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Association and all I could hear was Johnny making it very clear that he had an issue with the lack of public announcement and the application process for becoming a member of committees such as the ... market research, surveys and trends
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Tuesday, July 27, 2010 - @ 6:00 p.m. at Mayflower Congregational UCC Church, 7301 Curtis Avenue, in Northwest Detroit (48221) Given the recent problems with government ranging from local incidents of corruption to state financial difficulty and federal gridlock, economic development is by far the most important governmental function that can put workers into jobs, and realign local economies to address local development issues. Cities, regions and states have and can make decisions on how they will deploy limited economic development resources to shape quality of life issues. Investments in job training, education, local ... market research, surveys and trends


Over $10 million - $12500 plus 1/16 of 1 percent of the amount over $10 million ... Tax Increment Finance Authority (TIFA) legislation (closed to new ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Big Grayling Park Would Need Big Tax Dollars
Despite tax subsidies and strong community and foundation support, AutoWorld, a state-of-the-art theme park when it opened in Flint on July 4, 1984, went out of business in less than two years. GRAYLING— The huge amusement park that developers want to build on 1,800 acres of public land near this northern Michigan city will require changing state forest boundaries, securing deeds to nearly three square miles of public land, minimizing environmental damage, and obtaining millions of dollars in tax subsidies and state and county infrastructure development grants. The massive project, dubbed Four Seasons, would be one of the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
St. Clair Shores looks to boost Nautical Mile's status
By car or by boat, St. Clair Shores' signature Nautical Mile is targeted to be Lake St. Clair's destination location. City officials are working to make it easier to attract restaurants, offices and shops to fill a handful of vacant spots on the Jefferson strip between 9 Mile and 10 Mile. Meanwhile, the city's Tax Increment Finance Authority (TIFA) and property owners on the lake side are working on longer-term ideas to create a lively waterfront that would lure boaters, such as improved marinas, an entertainment area, retail shops, public space and enhancements to Blossom Heath Park. "We believe St. Clair ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Kids in the Hall
Lansing City Council approved Monday night three tax incentives worth $297,000 over 12 years for Michigan State University Federal Credit Union to remodel the old Dimitri’s Restaurant, 104 and 106 S. Washington Square. The three-story structure will house the credit union on the first floor and various offices on the second. Plans for the third floor are still up in the air. Two of the incentives fall under the Obsolete Property Rehabilitation Act for rehabbing blighted properties. The third is a personal property tax exemption for the $500,000 worth of new equipment MSUFCU will install. The measure passed 6-1. First Ward ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


(c) "Authority" means a tax increment finance authority created under this act. (d) "Authority district" means that area within which an authority exercises ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Ohio's Tax Increment Financing Program, CD-1559-06
Tax Increment Financing (TIF) provides local governments with a way to fund public infrastructure improvements (such as roadways, bridges, ditches, water, and sewer lines) that are associated with new development. TIF programs have been widely popular since states began authorizing their use in the 1950s. According to the Tax Increment Finance Coalition, 49 states have enabled local governments to designate TIF districts to finance public infrastructure in some manner or another. Local governments in Ohio are provided authority to redirect funds for such improvements through Ohio Revised Code (ORC) 5709.40-5709.43 for ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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