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One of the current TIF districted covers all of the commercial real estate along South Center Street from Olive Street to Iowa Avenue. This is a misuse of the TIF program. TIF districts add to long-term debt by starving the property tax system and thus the ...


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The city council should also end all TIF districtsThe TIF program starves the school system of much needed revenue from property tax moneyThe TIF program is designed to help revitalize dilapidated areasOne of the current TIF districted covers all of the commercial real estate along South Center Street from Olive Street to Iowa AvenueThis is a misuse of the TIF programTIF districts add to long-term debt by starving the property tax system and thus the school system’s financesEliminating TIF would free up another half a million dollars per year. Pay off the debtStop the TIF program from handicapping the schools’ financesLower the burden on the taxpayers of Marshalltown. How do we get this done? Show up and vote! Call your city council representative and put them on notice that this poor money management has to stopTell them to get their hands out your pocket! try { _402_Show(); } catch(e) {} Your View Fundraising effort a great success On behalf of Noah’s Love Fundraiser, we would like to thank all of our sponsors, all who donated items for our ... I’m a dreamer I’m a dreamerI live in MarshalltownI’m sure there are others like me hereI dream of getting a good ... Proposed cuts will hurt students I am a fourth-year student from Marshalltown studying International Relations at the University of IowaAs a ... Another look at DACA The column in the T-R (“Protecting Dreamers will protect our entire nation”) on Jan21 by Chief of Police ... There’s great honest people in Marshalltown I lost my billfold last week as I was coming out of Hy Vee in the under 10 items line and I was rushing so I put my ... Young business women doing it the right way We write today about a group of young business women in Marshalltown who are state licensed Massage Therapists...

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