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Economic Tools to Build Your Community

| January 26, 2023

Understanding and utilizing economic development tools like Tax Increment Financing Districts, Business Districts and Enterprise Zones is key to growing successful communities.

The Business Navigator Alliance of South Central and Southeastern Illinois hosted a webinar to dive into these topics on January 26th at 10:30 a.m.

Adam Stroud, Senior Project Manager with PGAV Planners, a community planning consulting firm in St. Louis, led the discussion about how resources like TIF, Business Districts and Enterprise Zones can work together to create lasting community assets.

Todd Hull, City of Effingham Economic Development Director and Brittny Gipson, Dieterich Village Clerk shared regional examples of how these leveraging Tax Increment Financing, Business Districts and Enterprise Zones have strengthened and grown their community’s residential, industrial and commercial systems.

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