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April 11, 1999


School board meeting

will focus on TIF

Assistant Supt. Craig Fiegel will further explain the concept of tax increment financing (TIF) during Monday's school board meeting, scheduled for 7 p.m. at the District Service Center, 3705 Clinton Pkwy.

The city of Lawrence is proposing the financing method in a downtown redevelopment project. Board members will decide whether the school district should support the use of future tax dollars through TIF for such a project, or whether they should reject participation in the plan.

The board received information on TIF during a special study session held last week.

The discussion portion of the meeting also will include a report on reading initiatives, and a K-6 Student Reporting System committee update.

In a special action item, the board will consider an offer to purchase the former India School property on East 23rd Street.

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