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ORGANIZATION AND MISSION
The Idaho Falls Redevelopment Agency, originally created on July 6, 1966, was re-established by the Idaho Falls Mayor and Council on October 20, 1988. Twenty years after its re-establishment, the Agency is charged with implementing three urban renewal plans: Snake River Urban Renewal Project Plan, River Commons Urban Renewal Plan, and Pancheri-Yellowstone Urban Renewal Plan. These three urban renewal districts encompass 688 acres in central Idaho Falls or approximately 5% of the city.
The Agency Board of Commissioners is comprised of seven individuals:
Thomas Hally is the City Council liaison to the Board. Ryan Armbruster of Elam and Burke serves as legal counsel to the Agency. Thane Sparks is the treasurer for the Agency, and Renee Magee is the executive director. Harlan Mann is a consultant for the Agency.
The mission of the Agency is “To strengthen the tax base and promote the successful growth and development of the City of Idaho Falls by using, when necessary, tax increment financing to facilitate the construction of publicly owned infrastructure, giving due consideration to that which promotes and enhances the Snake River Greenbelt and encourages desirable land uses near that Greenbelt.”