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Marion County
1404 E Main
Rt 50 East
Salem, IL 62881
Phone: 618-548-1446
FAX: 618-548-9891

Bond County
925 E. Harris
Greenville, IL 62246
Phone: 618-664-3665
FAX: 618-664-9277
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00am to 4:00pm

Clinton County
1163 N. Fourth Street
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-4551
FAX: 618-526-4597
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Jefferson County
4618 Broadway
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: 618-242-0780
FAX: 618-242-0781
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm

Washington County
9623 Wall Street
Nashville, IL 62263
Phone: 618-327-8881
FAX: 618-327-8882
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

News Release

LGE Webinar: TIF in Illinois

URBANA, Ill. - University of Illinois Extension’s Community and Economic Development team will host a free webinar, TIF in Illinois, presented by Tom Henderson, Executive Director at Illinois Tax Increment Association, from Noon-1PM, Thursday, February 22, 2018.

This webinar will educate local officials and economic development professionals on knowledge of code and how it pertains to communities and initiatives in Illinois.

Tom is the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Illinois Tax Increment Association (ITIA). Prior to the ITIA, he was the statewide administrator of the Enterprise Zone, High Impact Business, and River Edge Redevelopment Zone Programs and provided technical assistance to those communities inquiring about the Tax Increment Finance Program at DCEO. For over 10 years, his ITIA responsibilities include: planning and implementation of the programs and activities of the ITIA. He is an active member of the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Illinois Economic Development Association (IEDA formerly IDC); has served on the Board of Directors of the Illinois Enterprise Zone Association (IEZA) for over 20 years. Awarded “1996 Economic Developer of the Year Award” by the IEZA on September 24th 1996, “The Distinguished Economic Developer Award” by IDC on July 14th 2011 and was presented with the 2015 CDFA Illinois Financing Roundtable Excellence Award for Leadership on May 13th, 2015. Appointed to the Local Government Advisory Board by Illinois Comptroller Judy Barr Topinka on March 16th 2011; re-appointed by Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger on May 12th 2015; and was recently re-appointed by Illinois Comptroller Susan Mendoza on September 1st 2017.

There is no cost to attend the webinar; however, registration required. Register online or contact Nancy Ouedraogo at more information.

Source: Nancy Ouedraogo, Extension Specialist, Community Economic Development,

Local Contact: Pam Schallhorn, CED Educator,