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Menards Request Questioned by RFT's Chad Garrison

He expressed concern about the level of taxpayer support the company is seeking from Richmond Heights.

A for $24.1 million in tax-increment financing is "galling," Chad Garrison of the Riverfront Times wrote this week. The company plans to develop a store in part of the Hadley Township neighborhood of .

Quoting from the article about that project and :

"Who do these developers think they are -- an NFL team!? (Apologies to Stan Kroenke -- oh, wait, never mind.) And what happened to the original plan for Hadley Township -- to make it a mixed-use development with retail and housing?"

Richmond Heights communications coordinator Irene Johnson responded to his questions. Read her comments in the complete Riverfront Times article.

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Lincoln Douglas June 07, 2012 at 03:40 PM
Why are you quoting the RFT? Garrison writes like a 10 year old. Your editor should have kicked this back and told you to actually write something. This is not journalism.

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