County Commission Takes Stand On TIF Project List, Sporting Club Pushes Back

By Bobby Bordelon

Several infrastructure and economical development projects, worth millions of dollars, have been at the heart of ongoing lobbying to the Greenbrier County Commission during its last several meetings.

A Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Project Plan 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. A previous TIF will soon expire, leaving potential money from a renewal on the table for county infrastructure, as Greenbrier County Commission President Lowell Rose plans, or for the continued development of The Greenbrier Sporting Club, the source of much of the increased tax base, as argued by Larry Klein, vice president of The Greenbrier Sporting Club.

Read more in the Thursday, February 14, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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