Tax Increment Financing
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.
VALPARAISO | With the city expected to add more Washington Township territory to its tax increment financing districts, East Porter County School officials expressed concern over the possible loss of needed property tax revenue.
PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission will begin discussions next month on if, and how, it can carve out the local school district from any future expansion of the city tax increment financing districts.
VALPARAISO | The expected revenue from Valparaiso's tax increment financing districts is going to be more than last year, but city officials are trying not to be too optimistic about the total.
PORTAGE | Action by both the city's Plan Commission and City Council advanced a $6 million tax increment financing district bond for reconstructing the city's street department facility.
PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission this week pushed forward with the construction of a new street department facility.
PORTAGE | Don's Motel on U.S. 20 will soon be nothing more than a memory.
PORTAGE | Citing a loss of tax revenue, Portage Township Schools is formally asking it be carved out of any future city tax increment financing districts.
Costs are mounting for the Gary/Chicago International Airport's expansion and initiative to lure private investors.
Bill Dolan’s April 28 article (“Lake County municipal officials turn to lenders for urban amenities”), is a classic example of “you can make numbers say whatever you want them to.”
PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday initiated the bonding process for the construction of a new street department facility.
LAPORTE | A financing mechanism is now in place to pay for developing 137 acres of farmland viewed as having the potential to create up to 1,000 new jobs in LaPorte.
WINFIELD | The Redevelopment Commission on Monday gave a green light to the town’s new tax increment financing district.
VALPARAISO | The city's Redevelopment Commission put a hold on funding for any new pathways or facade grants, will spend only about $15,000 to assist expansion of Central Park Plaza and won't fund planned streetscape work on North Calumet Avenue.
PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools will try again to carve itself out of the city's tax increment financing district.
VALPARAISO | Residents of Pine Creek Subdivision appear to be caught in the undertow of the changing tide in the housing market that has shifted from an emphasis on single family homes to high-end apartments.
Follow The Times
(up to 5qts of motorcraft semi-synthetic oil). See advisor fo…
Give the Gift of Fitness This Holiday. Buy One Membership, Get One to Give as a Gift. Stop In to World Gym Today for Details!!
One visit is all you'll need to recognize the top quality of t…
customers 62 and over receive 10% off their total purchase! (E…
Visit our web site for details. 800.837.1400 / www.mcshanes.com
We are always accepting new clients and patients, and our doctor visits are always walk-in (no appointment necessary).
Visit our website for a tour www.munsteranimalhospital.co…
Should Gary City Councilman Ronier Scott resign?