TIF Funds Approved for Improvements to Three West Side Schools
Upgrades to three West Side schools will move forward through Tax Increment Financing (TIF) measures approved today by City Council.
Spencer Elementary Technology Academy, 214 N. Lavergne Ave.
Austin’s Spencer Academy will receive $700,000 in TIF for the construction of two playgrounds, a basketball court and security lighting. The funds will be applied to planning, design and construction costs.
George W. Tilton Elementary School, 223 N. Keeler St.
West Garfield Park’s Tilton School will receive $500,000 in TIF for the construction of a new playground, artificial turf field, basketball court and security lighting.
Genevieve Melody STEM School, 3937 W. Wilcox St.
West Garfield Park’s Genevieve Elementary School will receive $1.5 million in TIF for the construction of media classroom and science and computer labs.
TIF assistance will pay the entire costs for all three projects.
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