Stewardson to host TIF district meeting!

Published by admin on November 30th, 2011 - in Uncategorized

Pros and Cons of

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) in Small Communities


Tax Increment Financing can be a confusing and contentious means of funding community and economic development. IIRA, RETAC, and MAPPING the Future of Your Community are pleased to present a panel discussion exploring both positive and negative aspects of TIFs in small communities. Presenters will include:

John Brancaglione, VP of Peckham Guyton Albers, & Viets (PGAV) St. Louis, MO;

Bill Waggoner, City Administrator, Arcola, IL; and

Bill McClain, Dieterich Community Development Corporation and former Superintendent of Dieterich CUSD.



Topics will include:

Is a TIF district right for your community?;

Steps in creating a TIF district;

Successful use of TIF funds in practice; and

Issues with under-utilization of TIF districts.


December 8th, 2011



Stewardson Community Building

108 South Pine St

Stewardson, IL


Register online at


Space is limited. Please register by 12/1/2011

If questions, call (800)526-9943or e-mail

Presented by Rural Economic Technical Assistance Center, with sponsorship by MAPPING the Future of Your Community


You can download a pdf with the information here: Pros and Cons of TIF Panel Flier


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