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DIDA to review development area boundaries


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IRONWOOD — Director of Community Development Tom Bergman said that city staff will present a draft of the boundaries for the downtown development plan to the Downtown Ironwood Development Authority at the DIDA meeting on Thursday.

Bergman explained that the DIDA intends to establish a tax increment financing district in the downtown area. He said that a TIF district would neither increase nor decrease taxes but would change how the city spends tax dollars.

The DIDA will administer these funds. Bergman said that they could use them for beautification...