Greenbrier County Commission Hears Public Comment On TIF

By Bobby Bordelon

A packed Greenbrier County Courthouse saw the County Commission address new business and take comment on a returning issue.

The reemerging issue was addressed through the public comment section; the White Sulphur Springs Tax Increment Financing Project Plan (TIF). TIF is a method of subsidizing county infrastructure, economic, and community improvement projects by redirecting taxes paid to the state government, and allowing them to stay inside of a specified district from which they were paid. Previously, the County Commission approved a TIF in order to fund the repair and reconfiguration of a wastewater treatment facility in White Sulphur Springs. This TIF will soon expire, leading to discussion about its renewal and the projects it could fund.

Read more in the Wednesday, February 13, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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