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Peru Being Taken To Court By Local School And County Board

Posted by wlpo on April 27, 2011

The city of Peru is officially being sued by the La Salle County Board and Dimmick School District.

Dimmick Superintendent Ryan Linnig says they filed a lawsuit Tuesday in the Thirteenth Judicial District Circuit Court opposing Peru’s North Commercial TIF District.  Linnig says he and the county support Peru using a TIF for blighted property like the Kings Inn but not for the new Holiday Inn Express.   A resolution passed by both boards says they have “genuine concerns and doubts whether Peru has sufficiently established facts to support the creation of the TIF District”.  Both Dimmick and the county think the TIF will have a negative impact on their tax revenues.

Linnig says with 47 TIF districts already in La Salle County, city leaders need to only use TIF’s when “truly appropriate and necessary”.

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