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Design changes to Main & Monroe project

The Redevelopment Agency was briefed on minor design changes to original plans approved for the Main & Monroe project downtown.

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City Council approves slew of appointments

City Council last night approved a series of appointments to municipal boards, including filling a vacant seat on the Redevelopment Agency.

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Council to amend redevelopment plan

City Council will consider a measure that would prohibit convenience retail and restaurants from the downtown block bounded by Campbell Street, Elm Avenue and Irving Street.

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Assessed value down marginally in 2017

The city’s overall assessed value was largely unchanged last year, with some marginal decreases in some classes and the largest drop coming in Commercial assessments, which were down less than 2 percent.

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30-year PILOT for Center Circle development

A 219-unit development approved for the former Center Circle site on Main Street would pay at least $500,000 in the first year of a proposed 30-year Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) arrangement, with payments in the final year approaching $1 million.

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Redevelopment agreement OK’d, 30-year PILOT sought

The Redevelopment Agency approved a redevelopment agreement with developers of the Center Circle site on Main Street that would pay a fee of $1,750 per unit, contingent on a 30-year Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) agreement to be voted upon by City Council tomorrow night.

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