THE TAX INCREMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 450 of 1980
125.1820 Development area citizens council; establishment; advisory body; appointment and qualifications of members.
(1) A development area citizens council shall be established if the proposed development area has 100 or more persons residing within it and a change in zoning or a taking of property by eminent domain is necessary to accomplish the proposed development program. The council shall act as an advisory body to the authority and the governing body in the adoption of the development plan or tax increment financing plan.
(2) If a development area citizens council is required, the council shall be appointed by the governing body, and shall consist of not less than 9 members. Each member shall be at least 18 years of age and reside in the development area. The council shall be established at least 60 days before the public hearing on the development plan or the tax increment financing plan, or both.
(3) If a development area citizens council is required pursuant to subsection (1) and if the authority was established pursuant to section 4(1)(a), (b), (c), or (d), a council established in conjunction with any of those boards or commissions, may serve in an advisory capacity to the authority, if the authority determines it is representative of the development area.
History: 1980, Act 450, Imd. Eff. Jan. 15, 1981
Popular Name: TIFA
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