Looking through the East Village Growth Cell (EVGC) TIF materials the City helpfully provided online, one page in particular caught my attention. It’s the one that gives examples of residential TIF districts in Springfield and Decatur. I decided to do a little more research on Springfield’s TIF to see just how successful it has [...]
I’ve been following efforts in the city of Springfield to limit the density of so-called “convenience loan” (payday loans, title loans, etc.) establishments because Peoria is trying to do the same thing here.
The State Journal-Register reports:
The [Springfield city] council in a 5-4 vote killed the proposal that would have prohibited new [...]
Peoria recently put a moratorium on opening any more so-called “convenience loan” establishments until they can develop an ordinance to limit their density. Well, it turns out that Springfield is writing just such an ordinance themselves. From the Springfield Journal-Register:
Springfield’s building and zoning commission Wednesday approved a recommendation to limit the placement and [...]