Proposed policy may speed up tax incentive deals in Hamilton County

Staff Photo by Matt Hamilton / The Kordsa plant on North Access Road in Hixson is shown in 2022. The company benefitted from a tax incentive agreement known as a PILOT.

A new policy draft submitted to the Chattanooga Industrial Development Board for discussion Monday would expedite business tax incentives by excluding legislative debate on certain deals if approved in the coming months by the board, the Chattanooga City Council and Hamilton County Commission.