‘Let’s move on’

Despite the governor’s pledge to hold harmless the towns charged with shorting the Education Fund, the municipalities identified in last year’s tax increment financing district audits all owe a sum back to the state, legislation passed this session states. Much …  Read more

Hoffer, town spar over TIF solution

They haven’t met about it yet, but back-and-forth letters show State Auditor Doug Hoffer and Milton Town Manager Brian Palaia disagree wholly in interpreting an audit of Milton’s tax increment financing districts. The two exchanged tense, pointed letters this and …  Read more

TIF fix on horizon

In a news conference surrounded by mayors, managers and other officials last week, Gov. Peter Shumlin promised to “wipe the slate clean” for municipalities that former Auditor Tom Salmon says owe $6 million to the state education fund. Those six …  Read more

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