Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Committee

Planning & Community Development
Address:   126 Main Street, Ware, MA  01082
413-967-9648 x 120

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


TIF Members Name  Representing Term Expiration (June 30th)
 Paul Opalinski
 Citizens of Ware  2020
 Gerald Fountain, Jr.  Board of Assessors  2020
   Planning & Community Development Department