Redevelopment Commission Meeting 05/10/2018

The Charlestown Redevelopment Commission met for a regularly scheduled meeting this morning. Following is a summary with full audio available at the end:

  1. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Determination of a Quorum and Roll Call – In attendance were: John Spencer, Ted Little, George Roberts, Eric Vaughn, Donna Coomer, Bob Hall, and Michael Gillenwater.
  3. Approval of previous meeting’s minutes, claims, and payroll allowance docket from 04/22/2018 to 05/05/2018 combined into one motion.
    • motion to approve made by Ted Little
    • seconded by John Spencer
    • No discussion
    • unanimous approval
  4. Items of Business:
    • Springville Manor – Questions have been raised about the sale documents and contracts having conflicting information. The discrepancies have been corrected and are under review by city attorney Michael Gillenwater. No changes have been made to interest rates or terms. Changes include language clarification only. Mr. Gillenwater is reviewing them and the revised documents, when approved, will be made available to all homeowners who have already closed on their properties. Mayor Hall entertained a motion to allow Mr. Gillenwater to correct and approve needed changes.
      • Motion to approve made by John Spencer
      • Seconded by Eric Vaughn
      • No discussion
      • unanimous approval
    • TIF Fund Update – The City provides a report of TIF use each year. The 2017 annual report notes all of the activities of the commission that relied on TIF money. In addition to this report, the City must provide notice of what will be done with residual TIF funds. The City can chose to return the captured funds to the County for normal distribution or it can keep the funds for City use. The City has decided to keep the funds in its own budget. Mayor Hall entertained a motion to approve the 2017 annual report and the notice to keep the funds. Current TIF residual balance is $145,364.80
      • Motion to approve made by John Spencer
      • Seconded by Eric Vaughn
      • No discussion
      • unanimous approval
  5. Adjournment
    • motion to adjourn made by Eric Vaughn
    • seconded by John Spencer
    • Unanimous approval

Full audio of meeting available here (6:50): 

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Author: Treva Hodges

Resident of Charlestown, Indiana. Advocate.

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