by David Dahlbacka in All Ages, Beat Reporter, City Finances, Development and Zoning, Environment and Open Space, Events, Neighborhoods and Squares, Transportation, Union Square
Posted on September 12, 2010 at 1:21 pm
Last Modified on September 15, 2010 at 4:05 pm
|September 15, 2010|
|6:30 pm||to||8:00 pm|
Wed. Sep. 15 6:30 – 8:00 PM
290 Washington Street
Somerville MA (map)
This is a public hearing on the proposed Somerville DIF, which covers Somerville Avenue and the area around Union Square and Boynton Yards/Inner Belt.
District Improvement Financing is useful in building tax revenue, provided the projects supported are high enough in density to provide adequate tax base. If they aren’t, the city is on the hook.
For background and issues to monitor, see Somerville District Improvement Financing Program.