TIF districts

Stan Jastrzebski / WBAA News

This coming weekend is the biggest of the year in terms of visitors to Crawfordsville. With the annual Taste of Montgomery County overlapping with a big, nationally-televised motocross race, many more eyes than usual will be on the city.

This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor, we attempt to suss out what kind of opportunity that presents. Can it help Mayor Todd Barton lure more young professionals to live in the city, or does he have to be happy with just the once-a-year influx of cash into the local economy?

TIF Districts Cash In For Greater Lafayette

Dec 19, 2018
Chloe Weber / WBAA

Future funding from 10 of Greater Lafayette’s tax increment financing, or TIF, districts will allow the city to both expand small-business growth and fix local infrastructure.

That was the message Tuesday evening at a joint meeting of the Lafayette, Tippecanoe County and West Lafayette Redevelopment Commissions.