The Harbor Springs City Council is hosting a public hearing on Monday, April 20 at 7 p.m. in City Council Chambers inside City Hall on the possibility of creating a TIF (Tax Increment Financing) district downtown. The goal of a TIF is to capture revenue from an increase in taxable values within the TIF district boundaries (roughly 14-percent of the city). TIF funds would then be used on a variety of projects to enhance the downtown and waterfront area.
Like anything with the word "tax" in it, explaining TIF (Tax Increment Financing)-- a funding mechanism used by many Downtown Development Authorities (DDA) that would be in effect through the 2017 tax year-- is a challenge.
A new operator will be providing air service from Pellston Regional Airport (PLN) in the summer of 2015, offering one flight a day on Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays and Mondays to Chicago's Midway Airport.
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Do you have a difficult time coping with the stress of your everyday life? Take time this Spring to learn how to better identify and manage stress through Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction at Integrative Medicine - the office of Carin Nielsen, MD.
The Emmet County Board of Commissioners will vote Thursday night to siphon $10,600 from county tax revenues earmarked for ambulance service to print and mail out 20,000 brochures designed to sell you on an ambulance membership plan called "Assure."