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Omaha Planning Board Greenlights Four Projects to Apply for Tax Boost Funding | Local business news

Plans in Omaha for an office building, two apartment complexes and an affordable mixed-use condominium complex were initially given the go-ahead for tax hike funding. The Omaha Planning Board approved the four separate projects at its Wednesday meeting. If the projects receive final approval from the Omaha City Council, they would collectively receive nearly $25 …

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Poll: Public calls for more powers for local authorities to implement climate action

A new poll has shown that a majority of the public supports local governments getting more support to take measures that can reduce household energy bills and buildings’ carbon footprints. The YouGov study, commissioned by the UK100 network of local authorities, found that more than half of respondents felt their local authority lacked resources to …

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Mattoon council hears proposal for $66 million sports complex project | Local

MATTOON — Mattoon City Council on Friday took a first joint look at a proposed $66 million sports complex project to boost economic development. This site would be owned by a proposed Mattoon Sports Complex non-profit corporation and operated by a sports facility management company. The proposed source of $49.4 million of the funding needed …

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