Taxpayers are largely kept out of the loop when it comes to how their property taxes are used by tax increment finance (TIF) districts, according to Tom Tresser, co-founder of the Civic Lab.
Aiming to promote transparency in government and give residents background information on neighborhood TIF projects, the Civic Lab and
the TIF Ad Hoc Committee of the Washington Park Community hosted a town
hall meeting at the Washington Park Field House Saturday.
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