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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Philadelphia, PA's GOs 'ANEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A-' rating to the fol
Fitch Rates Philadelphia, PA's GOs 'A
Business Wire / Posted 5 hours ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A-' rating to the following city of Philadelphia, PA (the city) general obligation (GO) bonds: --$198.615 million series 2015B The bonds are expected to sell through a negotiated sale the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Purchase paves the way for razing of Connellsville buildingThe Connellsville Redevelopment Authority on Tuesday signed a sales agreement f
Purchase paves the way for razing of Connellsville building
TribLIVE / Posted 18 hours ago
The Connellsville Redevelopment Authority on Tuesday signed a sales agreement for the former WCVI building. The authority paid owner Leighton Simpson of New Jersey $1,000 for the structure at 131-139 E. Crawford Ave. The sales agreement was signed... Read more
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TribLIVE
New members join August Wilson Center boardThe coalition of foundations that owns the August Wilson Center for African Ame
New members join August Wilson Center board
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
The coalition of foundations that owns the August Wilson Center for African American Culture announced Thursday two new board members and a $300,000 infusion to help the newly debt-free center begin its second start. Former Pittsburgh Urban... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Barrett lays out mayoral platformNORTH ADAMS >> Nearly six years after he left the corner office, John Bar
Barrett lays out mayoral platform
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
NORTH ADAMS >> Nearly six years after he left the corner office, John Barrett III says he is seeking a 14th mayoral term to get North Adams "headed back in the right direction." Barrett, who served as the city's mayor for 26 years from 1984... Read more
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York Daily Record
Irresponsible property owners cause York's blight issue (column)While I take very little issue with the most recent stories about the York City
Irresponsible property owners cause York's blight issue (column)
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
While I take very little issue with the most recent stories about the York City Redevelopment Authority (RDA) or City of York government's role in the ownership or control of tax-exempt properties, I do think that these articles somewhat overlook the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem receives planter donation to spruce up South SideTake a good look at the nearly three dozen planters of flowers sprinkled throug
Bethlehem receives planter donation to spruce up South Side
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Take a good look at the nearly three dozen planters of flowers sprinkled throughout south Bethlehem's business district. They're actually underground water pipes. The planters, made from recycled metal by McWane Ductile of Phillipsburg, is part of... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Library budget mulled at city hallLibrary Director Pam Christensen updated the Marquette City Commission on the l
Library budget mulled at city hall
The Mining Journal / Posted yesterday
Library Director Pam Christensen updated the Marquette City Commission on the library's proposed Fiscal Year 2016 budget during a special meeting Wednesday. "This has been a challenging year for us," Christensen said. CHRISTENSEN The library had... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Tupelo city workers could get 2-percent pay raiseTUPELO – Mayor Jason Shelton presented the 2016 city budget to the city council
Tupelo city workers could get 2-percent pay raise
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
TUPELO – Mayor Jason Shelton presented the 2016 city budget to the city council Wednesday, showing no new tax increases or debt. Because of an ad valorem tax levy, there will be a .01-percent tax decrease for the citizens of Tupelo. The budget... Read more
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Boston Globe
BRA Sues Park Service in Battle for Long Wharf RestaurantSay this for the Boston Redevelopment Authority: It knows what it wants, and it
BRA Sues Park Service in Battle for Long Wharf Restaurant
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Say this for the Boston Redevelopment Authority: It knows what it wants, and it won’t stop until it gets it. What it wants is a privately-owned restaurant at the tip of Long Wharf, and for six years it has fought neighbors, preservationists, and the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Long Wharf restaurant gets court okayMassachusetts’ highest court ruled Friday that a restaurateur can open a casual
Long Wharf restaurant gets court okay
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Massachusetts’ highest court ruled Friday that a restaurateur can open a casual eatery on Boston’s Long Wharf, rebuffing a challenge from North End neighbors who said it would damage a popular gathering spot on the harbor. Following a four-year... Read more
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Boston Globe
North End residents just won a seven year fight against city hallThe plan to turn Long Wharf into a tourist-friendly restaurant is dead. For now
North End residents just won a seven year fight against city hall
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
The plan to turn Long Wharf into a tourist-friendly restaurant is dead. For now. On Wednesday, a judge ended the seven-year legal battle by deciding the Boston Redevelopment Authority would not be allowed to build a restaurant at the tip of Long... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Tupelo city workers get 2-percent pay raiseTUPELO – Mayor Jason Shelton presented the 2016 city budget to the city council
Tupelo city workers get 2-percent pay raise
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
TUPELO – Mayor Jason Shelton presented the 2016 city budget to the city council Wednesday, showing no new tax increases or debt. Because of an ad valorem tax levy, there will be a .01-percent tax decrease for the citizens of Tupelo. The budget... Read more
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Providence Business News
James DeRentis, a partner in Markham and DeRentis Associates, has been affiliated with Reside
James DeRentis
Providence Business News / Posted yesterday
, a partner in Markham and DeRentis Associates, has been affiliated with Residential Properties LTD since 2009. A former chief business officer of Bank Rhode Island, he is now chairman of the Providence Redevelopment Authority. In a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Elizabeth Quay to be finished in December, but with few hospitality venuesPerth's Elizabeth Quay to be open by Christmas, but few hospitality venues will
Elizabeth Quay to be finished in December, but with few hospitality venues
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Perth's Elizabeth Quay to be open by Christmas, but few hospitality venues will be ready The WA Government has finally revealed it expects the Elizabeth Quay project to open to the public in December, but as few as one or two new hospitality venues... Read more
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York Daily Record
York's economic future: A conversation with Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy ManderinoAs part of the Jobs that Pay tour, Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industr
York's economic future: A conversation with Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
As part of the Jobs that Pay tour, Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino wants to highlight different kinds of manufacturing opportunities across the state. (Jeff Lautenberger — For the Daily Record/Sunday... Read more
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York Daily Record
Let's get off our butts and help our county seatWhen it comes to property tax revenue, it stinks to be a county seat in Pennsyl
Let's get off our butts and help our county seat
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
When it comes to property tax revenue, it stinks to be a county seat in Pennsylvania. As the home bases of government, county seats typically have much higher percentages of tax-exempt properties than surrounding municipalities. They're full of... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
North Adams to seek $1.6 million for Heritage State Park improvementsNORTH ADAMS >> City officials have announced plans to apply for $1.64 mil
North Adams to seek $1.6 million for Heritage State Park improvements
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 2 days ago
NORTH ADAMS >> City officials have announced plans to apply for $1.64 million in state funding to continue investments in the infrastructure of Western Gateway Heritage State Park. The new application calls for the construction of a new... Read more
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The Express-Times
South Side Bethlehem gets new sidewalk planters, trash cansBuilding on the success of the South Side Ambassadors program, Bethlehem offici
South Side Bethlehem gets new sidewalk planters, trash cans
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Building on the success of the South Side Ambassadors program, Bethlehem officials on Tuesday announced further investment in the South Bethlehem business district. Third and New streets are now lined with 30 large flowering planters and 13 new... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Exclusive bike garage encourages riding bikes in conjunction with riding busesThe word garage is typically associated with one other word: car. That’s not th
Exclusive bike garage encourages riding bikes in conjunction with riding buses
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 2 days ago
The word garage is typically associated with one other word: car. That’s not the case in East Liberty anymore. By the end of September, a garage built exclusively to house bicycles will be up and running as part of the revamped East Liberty Transit... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
New Program for Renters, Landlords Aims to Reduce EvictionsUpdated: 08/25/2015 4:34 PM Created: 08/25/2015 4:27 PM WDIO.com Duluth's pop
New Program for Renters, Landlords Aims to Reduce Evictions
WDIO Duluth / Posted 3 days ago
Updated: 08/25/2015 4:34 PM Created: 08/25/2015 4:27 PM WDIO.com Duluth's population is about 40% renters. That means there's a lot of renters, and landlords. And sometimes, there's evictions, which can turn people's lives upside down and cost the... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Train Cars At Chaffee Crossing Lead To Conspiracy TheoriesFORT CHAFFEE (KFSM)– Dozens of train cars sitting in the middle of Chaffee Cros
Train Cars At Chaffee Crossing Lead To Conspiracy Theories
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 3 days ago
FORT CHAFFEE (KFSM)– Dozens of train cars sitting in the middle of Chaffee Crossing have been creating conspiracy theories in the area. “These train cars have been here for about a month, and what they`re doing I don`t really know,” Phillip Taylor,... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
What does "resilience" mean? In new plan, it drives disaster preparednessFEMA director Craig Fugate said he loves the word because it means whatever you
What does "resilience" mean? In new plan, it drives disaster preparedness
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 3 days ago
FEMA director Craig Fugate said he loves the word because it means whatever you want it to mean. And if you've been paying attention over the last couple of weeks, you'd think he was right. "Resilience" has replaced similar words, or been used in... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
Quality Jobs Initiative at workWILLIAMSON – On a rugged hill surrounded by picturesque views and a winding gra
Quality Jobs Initiative at work
Williamson Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
WILLIAMSON – On a rugged hill surrounded by picturesque views and a winding gravel road, the serenity is broken by a symphony of sound that makes it difficult to hear Brandon Blankenship over the hammering, sawing and the conversations of the small... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Our strategy to rebuild New Orleans for the threats it will face in 50 years' timeI’m from the New Orleans area, but in 2005 was living in New York doing neighbo
Our strategy to rebuild New Orleans for the threats it will face in 50 years' time
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
I’m from the New Orleans area, but in 2005 was living in New York doing neighbourhood redevelopment work. I watched Katrina unfold on television, and after seeing those shocking images, I felt passionately that I needed to come home and use my... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
County HRA seeks federal funds for lead testing, abatement in homesAnoka County’s community development department has applied for a federal grant
County HRA seeks federal funds for lead testing, abatement in homes
ABC Newspapers / Posted 3 days ago
Anoka County’s community development department has applied for a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to test for and abate lead found in single-family homes. Approval to submit the application to HUD’s Healthy... Read more
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The Morning Call
Moravian College drops Boyd Theatre plansMoravian College is dropping plans to develop the Boyd Theatre property, accord
Moravian College drops Boyd Theatre plans
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
Moravian College is dropping plans to develop the Boyd Theatre property, according to a statement issued by the college Tuesday morning. The college is withdrawing a purchase agreement with the current owner, Valley Theatres Inc., run by Joyce... Read more
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Pipestone County Star
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164Pipestone Housing & Redevelopment: In brief At the August Housing Redevelopmen
Pipestone County Star, News, Sports, Obituaries, Businesses, Classifieds € Pipestone, MN 56164
Pipestone County Star / Posted 3 days ago
Pipestone Housing & Redevelopment: In brief At the August Housing Redevelopment Authority (HRA) meeting, HRA Director Tammy Manderscheid updated the board on a potential contractor to replace Superior Contracting to finish window work at Nokomis... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City has better options than land bankEditor, As someone who has been researching blight laws, been to numerous meet
City has better options than land bank
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Editor, As someone who has been researching blight laws, been to numerous meetings at all levels, and redeveloped blighted properties, a land bank is the last step for removing blight. With everything I know regarding land banks in how they operate... Read more
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York Daily Record
Destroy this house to save the neighborhoodAssorted thoughts on issues that generally fall under the heading of Fixing Yor
Destroy this house to save the neighborhood
York Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
Assorted thoughts on issues that generally fall under the heading of Fixing York PA — the name of a YDR-moderated Facebook group that allows local folks to discuss ways to improve their community: One alarming issue that recently surfaced in the... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
MCRA provides land to local inventorBy Courtney Pigman cpigman@civitasmedia.com WILLIAMSON – The Mingo County Red
MCRA provides land to local inventor
Williamson Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
By Courtney Pigman cpigman@civitasmedia.com WILLIAMSON – The Mingo County Redevelopment Authority (MCRA) agreed to provide local inventor, Daniel Hicks, the two and a half acres of land needed to secure a loan to begin construction on the first... Read more
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The Huffington Post
10 Years After Katrina, Louisiana Is Becoming A Model For Climate ResilienceA decade after Hurricane Katrina devastated coastal Louisiana, forcing 1.5 mill
10 Years After Katrina, Louisiana Is Becoming A Model For Climate Resilience
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
A decade after Hurricane Katrina devastated coastal Louisiana, forcing 1.5 million residents to evacuate and causing $100 billion in damage, the region is becoming a model for climate change adaptation planning -- even if some people in the state... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Is New Orleans in danger of turning into a modern-day Atlantis?In the years before Hurricane Katrina, residents of New Orleans sought solace i
Is New Orleans in danger of turning into a modern-day Atlantis?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
In the years before Hurricane Katrina, residents of New Orleans sought solace in the belief that the Crescent City could build itself out of all environmental threats. Despite a sinking urban footprint, a shrinking coastal buffer and rising sea... Read more
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Yahoo News
Blighted houses still mar New Orleans a decade after Katrina A man walks past an abandoned building in the Upper Ninth Ward neighborhood o
Blighted houses still mar New Orleans a decade after Katrina
Yahoo News / Posted 4 days ago
A man walks past an abandoned building in the Upper Ninth Ward neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, … A man walks past an abandoned house in the Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood of New... Read more
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York Daily Record
Beam-stilted York city row house satisfies city's engineerA seemingly crumbling and vacant York row house is in no worse shape physically
Beam-stilted York city row house satisfies city's engineer
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
A seemingly crumbling and vacant York row house is in no worse shape physically than it was nearly 10 years ago, when wood beams supporting it were installed, according to one city official. The building façade at 452 E. Wallace St. was stabilized... Read more
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Reuters
Blighted houses still mar New Orleans a decade after KatrinaA man walks past an abandoned building in the Upper Ninth Ward neighborhood of
Blighted houses still mar New Orleans a decade after Katrina
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
A man walks past an abandoned building in the Upper Ninth Ward neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, August 1, 2015. A man walks past an abandoned house in the Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, July 31, 2015. A man walks... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
New Coon Rapids SuperAmerica approvedA new SuperAmerica convenience store will be constructed at the northeast corne
New Coon Rapids SuperAmerica approved
ABC Newspapers / Posted 5 days ago
A new SuperAmerica convenience store will be constructed at the northeast corner of Coon Rapids and Egret boulevards, Coon Rapids. The Coon Rapids City Council Aug. 5 gave site plan, conditional use permit and preliminary plat approval to the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Henry: Last week for Presbyterian church’s dumplingsThis is the final week for homemade apple dumplings from the Presbyterian Churc
Henry: Last week for Presbyterian church’s dumplings
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
This is the final week for homemade apple dumplings from the Presbyterian Church. They cost $3.50 each and you can order as many as you would like of these special treats. Call 724-628-3704 to reserve yours for pick up. • A crime watch meeting is at... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Anchor Square Block Party happening todayThe Pascagoula Redevelopment Authority, in partnership with the City of Pascago
Anchor Square Block Party happening today
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
The Pascagoula Redevelopment Authority, in partnership with the City of Pascagoula, will host the 4th Annual Anchor Square Block Party today from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.. Attendees can enjoy children’s activities, face painting, prizes, food vendors... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Anchor Square Block Party happening todayThe Pascagoula Redevelopment Authority, in partnership with the City of Pascago
Anchor Square Block Party happening today
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
The Pascagoula Redevelopment Authority, in partnership with the City of Pascagoula, will host the 4th Annual Anchor Square Block Party today from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.. Attendees can enjoy children’s activities, face painting, prizes, food vendors... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Anchor Square Block Party happening todayThe Pascagoula Redevelopment Authority, in partnership with the City of Pascago
Anchor Square Block Party happening today
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 days ago
The Pascagoula Redevelopment Authority, in partnership with the City of Pascagoula, will host the 4th Annual Anchor Square Block Party today from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.. Attendees can enjoy children’s activities, face painting, prizes, food vendors... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
To battle a slump, property developers trot out bells and whistlesSINGAPORE: A flying fox facility for adrenaline junkies? Check. A mini velodrom
To battle a slump, property developers trot out bells and whistles
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
SINGAPORE: A flying fox facility for adrenaline junkies? Check. A mini velodrome for cycling enthusiasts? Check. Indoor and outdoor movie theaters for film buffs? Check. Add to that a biometric vein scanner, a boxing ring, a swirl and splash water... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Sheffield LifeThe Sheffield Township Supervisors met on Monday, August 17, for their bi-month
Sheffield Life
Warren Times Observer / Posted 6 days ago
The Sheffield Township Supervisors met on Monday, August 17, for their bi-monthly meeting. Jill Slomski from the Niche Team out of Erie was present discussing what she has done for Conewango Township in the way of personnel policies and job... Read more
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TribLIVE
Children benefit from community gardensChildren pick green beans they planted months ago while munching on edible flow
Children benefit from community gardens
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
Children pick green beans they planted months ago while munching on edible flowers at the Sonward Youth Program's Hope Garden in New Kensington. The garden, in the 600 block of Fourth Avenue, is part of a bumper crop of community gardens throughout... Read more
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The Morning Call
More changes coming to Easton's Centre Square with new ownersIt wasn't all that long ago that Borko Milosev wouldn't have considered buying
More changes coming to Easton's Centre Square with new owners
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
It wasn't all that long ago that Borko Milosev wouldn't have considered buying a building in downtown Easton. Now, the 34-year-old Bethlehem developer is snapping up enough real estate to be considered a major player in the retooling of the city's... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
3 percent spending, levy increases in Coon Rapids budgetNo changes were made by the Coon Rapids City Council when it was presented with
3 percent spending, levy increases in Coon Rapids budget
ABC Newspapers / Posted 7 days ago
No changes were made by the Coon Rapids City Council when it was presented with city staff’s proposed 2016 budget and tax levy at a work session Aug. 11. The council will formally set the preliminary tax levy at its Tuesday, Sept. 15, meeting. That... Read more
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York Daily Record
York's city-owned tax-exempt properties pinch its financesYork Mayor Kim Bracey has, several times, bemoaned tax-exempt properties that d
York's city-owned tax-exempt properties pinch its finances
York Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
York Mayor Kim Bracey has, several times, bemoaned tax-exempt properties that don't contribute to the city's bottom line. The city, which has to balance a $96 million annual budget, misses more than $12 million each year in property tax revenue.... Read more
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York Daily Record
What are York's most valuable city-owned properties?City of York-owned properties that are tax exempt by the numbers Through vario
What are York's most valuable city-owned properties?
York Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
City of York-owned properties that are tax exempt by the numbers Through various entities, the city owns 390 tax-exempt properties with an assessed real estate value of $48.98 million. If they paid property taxes, they would generate $997,787... Read more
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TribLIVE
New structure going up in Duquesne industrial parkA new building is taking shape in Duquesne. Tim White of the Regional Industri
New structure going up in Duquesne industrial park
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
A new building is taking shape in Duquesne. Tim White of the Regional Industrial Development Corp. said roofing work is occurring this week at the 30,000-square-foot flexible-use structure in the Riverplace City Center industrial park. The... Read more
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TribLIVE
Connellsville authority seeks resolutions on land bankCommunities that are interested in joining Connellsville in initiating a land b
Connellsville authority seeks resolutions on land bank
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
Communities that are interested in joining Connellsville in initiating a land bank designed to eliminate blight will be required to adopt resolutions indicating their interest in the program. “We need to know which communities want to join... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
Partnerships for progressWILLIAMSON – Coalfield Development offers mentoring, educational and career opp
Partnerships for progress
Williamson Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
WILLIAMSON – Coalfield Development offers mentoring, educational and career opportunities that focus on ending the cycle of poverty throughout the Coalfields. Coalfield Development’s program, The Quality Jobs Initiative, uses a 33-6-3 model to... Read more
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