Support for the URA

Dear Editor:
“The great curse of modern political life is incrementalism” — Paul Keating
Over the last few weeks, there has been a great deal of discussion (and maybe a greater deal of distortion) around the proposed Tax Increment Financing plan for the downtown Urban Renewal Effort (URA). It has been sensationally stated; that approval of TIF based financing will rob money from ‘hot button’ areas of community funding such as education, fire services, and water sanitation.

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This story was posted on October 3, 2019.