Council will explore tax increment district for downtown Havre
The Havre City Council will invite an expert to explain to city officials how a tax increment finance district could finance improvements in downtown Havre.
Larry Gallagher of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Helena office will meet with the council on Sept. 15 at 7 p.m., before the council's regular meeting at 8 p.m.
Gallagher has helped create most of the tax increment districts in the state, said Craig Erickson, planner with Bear Paw Development Corp.
"He knows it inside and out. If you have a question, I can't think of a better person to answer it," Erickson said....