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A new Tax Increment Financing District is planned for the Armory. The tax incentives could help make redevelopment more of a possibility for the currently vacant building. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

TIF District approved for Armory project

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A new Tax Increment Financing District for the Armory in downtown Park Rapids received overwhelming support from the community.

Local developer Alan Zemek asked the city to consider designating a redevelopment Tax Increment Financing District for the Armory due to the unique challenges associated with the building. A public hearing was held Tuesday.


Zemek has been acquiring grants to research the building and determine whether it is feasible to redevelop.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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