Tag: TDR for TIF

SOUTH LAKE UNION REZONE PUBLIC HEARING

November 8th, 2012

My Planning, Land Use, and Sustainability (PLUS) Committee will hold our second public hearing on the proposed South Lake Union Rezone on Wednesday, November 14, at 5:30 PM in the Council Chambers.  We held an initial hearing in August, and have discussed the proposed rezone several times in Committee.  The legislation is now in final […]

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TDR FOR TIF MEANS SAVING FARM LAND AND LIVABLE COMMUNITIES

October 9th, 2012

As the City Council considers the comprehensive rezone legislation for South Lake Union (SLU), it will also take up legislation that will authorize and implement the ‘TDR for TIF’ program –‘Transfer of Development Rights for Tax Increment Financing’.  That arcane phrase describes a way to implement growth management by protecting rural land and investing in […]

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