Monday, November 19, 2007

Changes eyed for JOBZ program

excerpted from Fergus Falls Daily Journal, 11-16-07

Ensuring township officials are consulted before a project goes through its area is one change recommended for the city's JOBZ policy.

Job Opportunity Building Zone (JOBZ) provides substantial tax relief to companies that start up or expand in targeted areas of rural Minnesota.

The most significant change proposed is the addition of the language requiring JOBZ applicants to meet with township officials to make sure the project meets all requirements of the township.

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