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File #: 26949    Version: Name: SUBSTITUTE Establishing a TIF Policy Review Ad Hoc Committee
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/17/2012 In control: COMMON COUNCIL ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITTEE (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 10/16/2012 Final action: 10/16/2012
Enactment date: 10/18/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00816
Title: SUBSTITUTE Establishing a TIF Policy Review Ad Hoc Committee
Sponsors: Chris Schmidt, Marsha A. Rummel, Shiva Bidar
Attachments: 1. Version 2 - Original 26949.pdf, 2. Version 1 BY TITLE ONLY 26949.pdf
Fiscal Note
No appropriation required. Costs for staffing the committee will be absorbed within current budgets.
SUBSTITUTE Establishing a TIF Policy Review Ad Hoc Committee
WHEREAS, the City of Madison has a TIF Policy adopted on April 17, 2001 and amended in 2006 and 2009, with the 2009 amendment being preceded by an extensive review process that included collection of a large amount of information and extensive citizen input and review; and,

WHEREAS, the economy and competitive environment have changed since the start of the Great Recession, and assumptions made and priorities set in the current policy should be reviewed; and,

WHEREAS, the current TIF Policy was crafted to respond to downtown development concerns that arose during the housing boom, and does not address contemporary concerns in as much depth; and,

WHEREAS, the Economic Development Committee, at the request of the Mayor, is undertaking a review of TIF Policy; and,

WHEREAS, TIF issues are important to the land use, budget, economic development, and community development policy areas; and,

WHEREAS, an ad hoc committee of Alders will create a discussion forum that can bring together those policy areas to help address complex issues before the review and adoption of an amended TIF Policy, while not replacing the public input gained through the Economic Development Committee's work or the public review of the amended policy that will follow; and,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Common Council creates an ad hoc TIF Policy Review Committee (the "Committee") to consider recommendations to the Council regarding changes to the existing city TIF loan policy; and,

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that said Committee shall consist of the following five Alders appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Common Council:
One Alder from the Board of Estimates
One Alder from the Economic Development Committee
One Alder from the Community Development Authority
One Alder from the Plan ...

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