The controversial topic of Tax Increment Financing was a common theme of Tuesday evenings’ North Platte City Council meeting, as the attempt to further address the housing shortage in Lincoln County continues.
Gov. Jim Pillen expressed disappointment Monday that despite an influx of $324 million in additional state aid to K-12 schools, property taxes for local education statewide still increased by $85 million.
Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen had high praise Monday for public school districts that have provided property tax relief, but noted that the participation rate fell below his administration’s hope for the new educational funding plan.