Another property for Missoula's insatiable appetite hurts County residents' pocketbooks
August 27, 2020
Well, I see the city council has approved the purchase of 19 acres on Scott Street using $10.7 million dollars of TIF money, including bond issues. Let me put that into plain English. Of that $10.7 million dollar property tax money you paid into, around $3 million would have gone to the County. In other words, the city of Missoula should thank the taxpayers of Condon, Seeley Lake, Bonner, Frenchtown, and the other 10 or so forgotten towns in Missoula County for the money. And my opponent said nothing.
Anytime you read Missoula uses TIF money for projects, it’s your tax money being used -...