Tax Incremental Finance (TIF) - Public Notices

Secs. 60.23(32), 60.85, 66.1105, and 66.1106, Wis. Stats.

For more information, review the TIF public notices web page.

  1. How many days before the public hearing does a municipality need to publish a Class 1 notice? A Class 2 notice?

  2. What must be included in a public notice?

  3. Does the public hearing notice need to include a description of the proposed Tax Incremental District's (TID) outer boundary?

  4. Does the public hearing notice need to include a list of the TID projects and costs?

  5. When a proposed TID overlaps an existing TID, does the public hearing notice need to include this information?

  6. How and when must a municipality notify owners of blighted or rehabilitation/conservation property of the public hearing?

  7. Is notification still required if the municipality owns the property identified as blighted or rehabilitation/conservation?

  8. When a proposed TID is being created, do the adjoining parcel owners receive notification?

  9. When does a municipality need to publish the Joint Review Board's (JRB) Class 1 notice?

  10. Can a municipality amend a TID plan without holding a public hearing?

  11. If a municipality is amending a TID, is there a 14-day waiting period between the public hearing and the local legislative body approval?

  12. If a municipality previously held a public hearing and JRB organizational meeting, but afterwards put a hold on creating a TID until a few years later, does the municipality need to hold another public hearing and JRB organizational meeting?

  13. Are the boundary TID type and plan described in the public hearing notice final?

  14. Does posting the public hearing or JRB notice at city hall meet TID requirements for notifying the public?

  15. What documents must a municipality provide DOR to demonstrate the notices were published correctly?

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