CONNECT WITH WMAY
Jim Bohannon Jim Bohannon
4:00am - 5:00am
America in the Morning

Contact Me

My Blog

Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Google
Custom Search
September 17, 2014, 4:34 am
Breaking News


The Council Roundup

The Council Roundup, Wednesdays at 10 with Bishop On Air

 


Calendar
970 WMAY News

Kidzeum To Get TIF Money Only if State Pays Up


The Kidzeum of Health and Science has $675,000 of Tax Increment Finance money coming from the City of Springfield ... that is if the state of Illinois makes good on a build Illinois grant that just passed the Illinois General Assembly and awaits Governor Quinn's desk.

 

Conceptual design of Kidzeum
Conceptual design of Kidzeum 

A last minute amendment to the ordinance that received support from all but one aldermen would make the TIF money available to the children's museum only if an expected $1 million grant from the state makes it to Kidzeum.

 

Another amendment from Aldermen Sam Cahnman to increase the TIF by $129,000 failed to get enough support.

 

The Kidzeum is expected to develop a building on East Adams in Downtown Springfield for a children's museum focusing on health and science.

 

See conceptual images of Kidzeum here.

News Video

On Air Video


Facebook Fans


@WMAYSpringfield
LinkedUpRadio Envisionwise Web Services