Belleville’s revenue for the 2016 fiscal year included $18.6 million in property taxes collected within tax increment financing districts. The year ended with $9 million in TIF dollars unspent. Taxpayers should expect city leaders to explain why they took twice as much as they used.
Belleville’s revenue for the 2016 fiscal year included $18.6 million in property taxes collected within tax increment financing districts. The year ended with $9 million in TIF dollars unspent. Taxpayers should expect city leaders to explain why they took twice as much as they used. Photo illustration
Belleville’s revenue for the 2016 fiscal year included $18.6 million in property taxes collected within tax increment financing districts. The year ended with $9 million in TIF dollars unspent. Taxpayers should expect city leaders to explain why they took twice as much as they used. Photo illustration

Belleville bucks tell a story that’ll make you cry

October 27, 2016 07:00 PM