Come to a Free Open-To-The-Public Meeting to learn the basics about TIFs, how they are being used for development in the 48th Ward and how they affect our taxes and money for public services. Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 7:00-9:00 pm Emanuel Congregation, 5959 N Sheridan Road (at Thorndale) Panel Discussion will feature Tom Tresser of Civic Lab Chicago. The Civic Lab and its TIF Illumination Project (http://www.tifreports.com) have been investigating Tax Increment Financing Districts in Chicago in new and powerful ways. There have been TIF Town Meetings or Illuminations that covered 147 TIFs across 25 wards. There will be plenty of time for questions, answers and discussion. Free parking in our parking lot. Easily accessible by CTA bus routes 151 and 147 and the CTA Red Line, via the Thorndale stop. To RSVP, please send a note to: email@example.com, or call 773-561-5173.