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State TIF Study

At the League of Women Voters of Iowa State Meeting, June, 2015, it was voted to study TIF and its use in Iowa.

METRO LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS PRESENT March 26, 2017 2:00 - 4:00 PM Urbandale Public Library Meeting Room A Dave Swenson discusses "Iowa's Economy & Economic Consequences / Tradeoffs of TIF" Dave Swenson is an economist and Iowa State University associate scientist, adjunct lecturer and a member of the graduate faculty in the community and regional planning program at ISU. He also lectures in the University of Iowa graduate program in urban and regional planning. Dave provides community economic analysis, technical assistance, outreach and economics education services to the public. Areas of research and specialization include community and regional economic studies and evaluations, economic development research and technical assistance, input-output (economic impact) studies, fiscal impact research,public finance and tax policy, community change and worker mobility issues, and public program and project evaluation. He also provides services to public and private organizations and local and state governments via research, on-site training and education programming, and seminars and public speaking appearances.Meeting Room Free to the Public

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LWVIA TIF Study propose/concurrence