Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Committee

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Contact:  
Rebekah L. DeCourcey - Director of Planning & Community Development
Address:   126 Main Street, Ware, MA  01082
Phone:     
413-967-9648 x186

Duties & Responsibilities:
The Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Committee is responsible for making decisions regarding the use of tax increment financing  and special tax agreements in the development and redevelopment of the Town.

The TIF Committee consists of five (5) members, appointed by the Town Manager for terms of three (3) years each, with terms staggered. Members include one representative each from:

  •      Planning & Community Development Department
  •      Finance Committee
  •      Board of Assessors or their designee
  •      Board of Selectmen
  •      One Citizen Representative who shall be a resident of the Town of Ware

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TAX INCREMENT FINANCING COMMITTEE (TIF)
TIF Members Name  Representing Term Expiration (June 30th)
 Denis Ouimette, Chairman               Finance Committee                2020
 Paul Opalinski, Vice Chairman 
 Citizens of Ware  2020
 Gerald Fountain, Jr.  Board of Assessors  2020
 Alan Whitney  Board of Selectmen  2021
 Rebekah DeCourcey  Planning & Community Development Department  2021