Tax Incremental Finance (TIF) Public Notices

Published notices

When creating or amending a Tax Incremental District (TID), the municipality must publish notices about the public hearing and Joint Review Board (JRB) meetings.

Notice required for:

The minimum number of days does not include the day the notice is published but does include the day of the meeting.

For more information, review:

Open meeting law

Public hearings and JRB meetings must comply with open meetings law. For more information, review:

Sample notices

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) developed the following sample notices:

Sample notice instructions:

  • Use each sample as a guide
  • Modify each notice to address your municipality's specific situation
  • Samples contain some words in red, which indicate the minimal updates needed with specific municipality and TID information
  • Samples are not meant to be legal advice for any municipality or individual
  • Virtual meetings require additional information on how to access the meeting
  • Consider providing both a virtual option and a physical location for the same meeting. This allows the public to choose how to attend and offer comments.
  • A municipality should consult its attorney on specific questions about notices or complying with open meetings law

​​Contact Us

MS 6-97
Wisconsin Department of Revenue
Office of Technical and Assessment Services
PO Box 8971
Madison, WI 53708-8971
Phone: (608) 266-7750