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CDFA Georgia Financing Roundtable Newsletter - January 2017
January 25, 2017
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City May Spend $2.2M on Long-Dormant Savannah River Landing Development
The Savannah City Council will consider authorizing the use of almost $2.2 million for some infrastructure improvements at the Savannah River Landing that will be completed by the property's owner, MMA/PSP Savannah River, LLC.

East Point Breaks Ground on $13M Apartments, Shops
On a 2.2-acre parcel formerly occupied by Abundant Life Auto Sales, an apartment development estimated to cost $13.4 million will have 67 apartments of varying rents and sizes on four floors. There will be a rooftop garden with a view of the Atlanta skyline and the structure will conform to the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards.

Peachtree City to Spend $365K Per Year on LED Street Lights
City Manager Jon Rorie told the City Council recently that statewide, Georgia Power is replacing conventional yellow bulbs with more energy-efficient (and brighter) white LED bulbs. The changeover may occur in Peachtree City later this year.

GA Electric Vehicle Sales Shrink 80% in Wake of Tax Credit Repeal
Sales of electric vehicles in Georgia are down about 80% in the last year and a half, the result of lawmakers slashing the state's generous tax incentive—and replacing it with a new registration fee.

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.

Could Music-Industry Tax Incentives Help GA Compete with Nashville?
A joint House-Senate study committee—which includes Rep. Spencer Frye (D-Athens) and David Barbe, head of the UGA music business program—is looking to offer tax breaks for the music-industry.

Athens-Clarke Leisure Services to seek TSPLOST Funding for Greenway
Athens-Clarke County's Leisure Services Department is seeking a $20 million share of revenue from a proposed local sales tax for transportation projects set for a countywide November vote, county commissioners learned at their non-voting work session earlier this week.

Gov. Deal's Bond Package Good to Downtown Atlanta
Georgia lawmakers kicking off their review of Gov. Nathan Deal's $25 billion 2018 budget next week will be looking at a $1 billion bond package highlighted by two big-ticket projects slated for downtown Atlanta.

Redevelopment Plans for Greene, Telfair and Fifth Streets Ready for Input
A second set of designs is ready for Greene, Telfair and Fifth streets in Augusta's estimated $83 million downtown streetscape overhaul.

Cox Foundation Gives $2M to Centennial Olympic Park Renovation
The James M. Cox Foundation has donated $2 million to Centennial Olympic Park's renovation and expansion project. This builds upon another $6 million grant for the creation of a central trail hub within the park.

USDA Invests $13.6M in Citrus Greening Research
The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced four grants totaling more than $13.6 million to combat citrus greening disease, aka Huanglongbing. The funding is made possible through NIFA's Specialty Crop Research Initiative Citrus Disease Research and Extension Program.

Upcoming Events

CDFA Georgia Conference
June 7, 2017 - Atlanta, GA
Join the CDFA Georgia Financing Roundtable, in partnership with GEDA, on June 7, 2017 for a special one-day conference hosted at the offices of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. This event will feature a number of economic development finance experts from around the state discussing development finance tools, authorities, resources and approaches, and how these can affect the Georgia economy going forward.

Register today to reserve your spot at the 2017 CDFA Georgia Financing Roundtable Conference.


Intro Tax Credit Finance WebCourse
February 15-16, 2017 - Daily: 12-5 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.

CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar: Financing Brownfields with Private Activity Bonds (PABs)
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 2:00 - 3:30 pm Eastern
Join CDFA, our technical assistance partners, and experienced brownfield communities on March 9, 2016 from 2:00 – 3:30pm Eastern as we discuss Private Activity Bonds and how they can be used to compliment the redevelopment and cleanup of your brownfield project.

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Annual Roundtable Sponsor

Council of Development Finance Agencies

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

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