4 days ago

What is the opposite of land banking?

346 21st Avenue North

    What is the opposite of land banking?
    May 21, 2018 The purpose of a land bank is to save surplus real estate to be available for future affordable housing developments. Since the cost of land in Nashville is what makes affordability difficult, land banking is an important tool for affordable housing.
    http://www.mendesfornashville.com

May 18

Out of step with historic practice

346 21st Avenue North

    Out of step with historic practice
    May 18, 2018 Metro handled its property tax rates in a historically unusual way last year. Most of the time when Metro has done a periodic property value reassessment (which is required to be revenue neutral), Metro has simultaneously raised the property tax rate.
    http://www.mendesfornashville.com

May 18

FAQs about $0.50 rate correction

346 21st Avenue North

    FAQs about $0.50 rate correction
    May 18, 2018 Please read this and the posts linked there first. These are some of the questions I am hearing about the proposed $0.50 property tax rate adjustment: What is the proposal?
    http://www.mendesfornashville.com

May 18

The budget problem and the proposal

346 21st Avenue North

    The budget problem and the proposal
    May 18, 2018 For important background about the history of tax rates and property value reassessments, read this first. And also please read my May 11 post about this year's budget. The central premise of that post was that the "Metro government botched the...resetting of property tax rates last year."
    http://www.mendesfornashville.com

May 09

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • For the LOVE of Soccer, Let's Start a Girls Team!

    Mrs. DuBois is asking for $592.53:
    My students need select practice soccer balls to kick them high to the sky and realize their big dreams of being on an all-girl soccer team!
    Head Middle Magnet School Comment
  • Fundamental Skills Lead to Success

    Ms. Baker is asking for $697.59:
    My students need basic fundamental training tools such as quality game balls, a ball rack to store the game balls to aid in strengthen their fundamental skills.
    Head Middle Magnet School Comment

Apr 27

Halvorsong posted 1 photo to Flickr:

Apr 16

Here's what you need to know about Boston Marathon

Signature feature: The most famous part of the course comes in between the 20th and 21st mile —Heartbreak Hill. It is an uphill portion of less than a half mile as...

    Here's what you need to know about Boston Marathon
    CLOSE In the five years since the Boston Marathon bombing, medical science has made promising advances in amputations and artificial limbs. That's due, in part, to lessons learned from the victims and research dollars as a result of the attack.
    https://www.usatoday.com

Apr 07

Mar 29

Halvorsong posted 1 photo to Flickr:

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