CDFA Wisconsin Financing Roundtable Newsletter - February 2017


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CDFA Wisconsin Financing Roundtable Newsletter - February 2017
February 8, 2017
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CDFA Wisconsin Financing Roundtable Newsletter


CDFA Releases 2017 Policy Agenda
CDFA is proud to release its 2017 Policy Agenda. Our agenda outlines numerous recommendations to some of the nation's most difficult development finance issues, and we hope that Congress and the Administration will use our recommendations as a roadmap to improvements in these areas. To read The Bond Buyer's overview, click here.

$17M WHEFA Bond Financing Supports Southwest Health Center
Bond financing will be used to help Southwest Health Center finance the construction and equipping of a one-story eye clinic in Mineral Point, remodeling and expansion of two additional operating rooms in Platteville, and other expenses at Southwest Health Center's existing facilities.

5 New Communities Accepted Into WEDC Downtown Program
Prior to being accepted to the Connect Communities Program, applicants had to describe the type of activities they hope to undertake and what assistance they hope to receive as part of the program, and identify a local team that will be responsible for carrying out activities and participating in program events.

NMTC Coalition Urges Supporters to Sign Letter
The NMTC Coalition is sending a letter to Congress urging leadership to protect the New Market Tax Credit. Please consider signing their letter if you support this important development tool.

$13M Investment Sparks Kimberly Redevelopment
After three years of relative inactivity, residents should see redevelopment occur this year on the former NewPage paper mill site along the Fox River. The village used eminent domain to buy the 91-acre property for $5 million and plans to spend $2 million to prepare the land for redevelopment and another $6 million on new streets, sewers and utilities.

Upcoming Events

Intro Tax Credit Finance WebCourse
February 15 - 16, 2017 - 12:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern
The Intro Tax Credit Finance WebCourse examines the application of tax credit programs in greater economic development finance efforts. This course will discuss the practical application of tax credit programs including brownfields, new markets, low income housing, historic preservation, and state-specific programs.

Intro Bond Finance WebCourse
March 1 - 2, 2017 - 12:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern
The Intro Bond Finance WebCourse provides an in-depth look at governmental and qualified private activity bonds, with a focus on industrial development bonds (IDBs), 501(c)(3) non-profit bonds, exempt facility bonds, and other special bond programs authorized by the federal government.

CDFA Spotlight

CDFA Online Brownfields Project Marketplace
February 23, 2017 - 12:00 - 5:00 PM Eastern
CDFA is excited to offer the Brownfields Project Marketplace as an opportunity for communities to receive free technical assistance related to the redevelopment and financing of brownfield projects. Join us online on February 23, to consult with financing professionals and brownfield project experts who can help identify potential resources for your brownfield project.

Wisconsin News

CDFA Agenda Includes Pushing for Bond Bills, Supporting Tax Exemption
The Bond Buyer | Feb. 2 | Bond Finance | Energy Finance | Federal | Legislative | Member News

WHEDA Funded $321.7M in Single Family Home Loans During 2016
WHEDA | Jan. 30 | Community Development

WEDA Releases 2017 Legislative Update
WEDA | Jan. 28 | Tax Increment Finance (TIF)

Janesville Wants to Claw Back Tax Incentives for Plastics Company
GazetteXtra | Jan. 23 | Tax Increment Finance (TIF) | Incentives

WEDC Announces $500K in Entrepreneur Grants
Channel 3000 | Jan. 23 | Innovation Finance

Green Bay Council Backs Off Cap on TIF Assistance
Green Bay Press-Gazette | Jan. 18 | Tax Increment Finance (TIF)

Milwaukee Receives $2M to Demolish Blighted Homes
Milwaukee BizTimes | Jan. 13 | Community Development


State Investor

Wisconsin Health and Educational Faciltities Authority

For information about sponsoring the Wisconsin Financing Roundtable, review the sponsor prospectus and complete our sponsorship agreement or contact CDFA.

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Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 705-1300

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