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The Time for TIF Reform is NowBrainstorm
Meeting participants participated in a facilitated discussion guided by Jimmy Lee Lard brainstorming ways Chicago
s TIF program could be strengthened. The discussion questionswere based on the questions posed by Mayor Emanuel on his TIF reform websitehttps://webapps.cityofchicago.org/TIFForumWeb/forums/list.page 
Making TIFs Public
What information about TIFs would you like to see made available to the public?
Diagram (flow chart) s
o people can see “at a glance”
TIF Money (amounts)
Where it Went (projects)
Need to simplify so everyone understands exactly where their money is going, theimpact on the community
What are the outcomes? What has changed as a result of the TIF?
What was the goal? Did the TIFs meet their expected goals? How is this documented?What proof do we have that the TIFs are working?
Break down the TIFs in small chunks
ie short articles (blogs that people can respondto)
Contracts-Minority, WBE
Jobs Created, in total, for residents, low-income residents, disclosure of jobs data by zipcode
Project payroll
Staff progress reports
Map of the assets that were created and leveraged with other resources
Number of low income people being hired in the projects
Compliance with HUD Section 3 (hiring of low income residents from public housing andsurrounding community on projects that receive HUD funding)
Types of job training that is being funded
Instructions for creating charts on TIF projection reports

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