Tax Increment Financing
PORTAGE | There's little doubt that the city's police station could use an overhaul or that a new fire station along Central Avenue would be useful.
MERRILLVILLE | Infrastructure projects are among the regular issues handled by the Merrillville Redevelopment Commission, but the panel is breaking ground in another direction.
VALPARAISO | The City Council approved borrowing up to $15 million for the Redevelopment Commission to meet its upcoming obligations and have a cushion to lure a couple of prospects to the city in the near future.
PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission this week authorized initiating what could be a $10 million tax increment financing bond.
CROWN POINT | The Redevelopment Commission has endorsed plans for extending Delaware Parkway north of 109th Avenue to 107th Avenue.
WINFIELD | Winfield is still a small town but it is a busy one, which creates problems for pedestrians in its downtown.
ST. JOHN | In efforts to improve the town's chances of attracting new businesses, the Redevelopment Commission has approved revamping tax increment financing districts.
PORTAGE | The Portage Redevelopment Commission this week approved a grant, giving the Portage Township Schools $100,000.
CROWN POINT | Officials on Monday approved a new economic development area with three new allocation areas where tax increment financing can be collected.
LOWELL | An error at the county level could have undercut Lowell's assessed valuation by $40 million if it had gone undetected.
PORTAGE | After more than a year of negotiations, Portage's Redevelopment Commission has finally agreed to provide $100,000 to the Portage Township Schools.
PORTAGE | On a consistent 3-2 vote, the city's Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday approved how its should be spending its money.
VALPARAISO | The recent annexation of the property for the expansion of Pratt Industries and the expected annexation of the business park portion of the Lakes of Valparaiso development will be added to the city's tax increment financing districts.
MUNSTER | The Munster Redevelopment Commission recently gave its blessing to the use of $500,000 in TIF revenue for projects at Community Park.
PORTAGE | For the last several years, the city has approached the Redevelopment Commission for financial assistance. The commission has usually complied.
PORTAGE | Portage Township School Board members and administrators are feeling more positive the district may get a share of the city's tax increment financing district funds.
CEDAR LAKE | The town’s new bond rating is something to brag about, officials said.
VALPARAISO | To pay for expansion of Central Park Plaza and the public infrastructure improvements for the Pratt Industries expansion, the city's Redevelopment Commission plans to borrow $13.5 million in 2014.
VALPARAISO | To pave the way for about $312 million in development, Valparaiso's Redevelopment Commission started the process to expand its tax increment financing districts Wednesday.
Keeping streets paved and maintained has been anything but smooth sailing for region municipalities in recent years.
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