REDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES

January 4, 2016

 

The regular meeting of the City of Mishawaka Redevelopment Commission was called to order at 5:30 P.M., on Monday, January 4, 2016 in Room 205, City Hall, 600 Third Street, Mishawaka, Indiana. Commissioners Pingel, O'Dell, Ermeti, Pemberton. Also present were Attorney Beutter, Ken Prince, Laura Raygoza and Brian Tanner.

Ken Prince, City Planner, presided over the election of officers for the year 2016 and entertained nominations. Commissioner O'Dell made a motion to elect Commissioner Pingel as President for the year 2016. Commissioner Ermeti seconded; motion carried.

Commissioner O'Dell made a motion to elect Commissioner Ermeti as Vice-President for the year 2016. Commissioner Pingel seconded; motion carried.

Commissioner Ermeti made a motion to elect Commissioner O'Dell as Secretary for the year 2016. Commissioner Pingel seconded; motion carried.

APPROVAL OF NOVEMBER 23, 2015 MINUTES

Commissioner Pingel mentioned an error that needs to be corrected in the Minutes for the November 23, 2015 minutes regarding the motion and approval of the previous meeting minutes. Commissioner O'Dell requested minutes to be approved as corrected; Commissioner Ermeti seconded; motion carried.

STAFFING RESOLUTION 2016-01

Ken Prince presented to the board the Staffing Resolution 2016-01 indicating that the Department of Community Development has been restructured and that Kenneth B. Prince's title is Executive Director because he and Rebecca Miller, Controller are responsible for approving claims and reports for the Department, but Laura Raygoza and Marilyn Nelums-Jones are responsible for carrying out activities for the Department. He also explained that the Positions of the Grant Manager, Program Coordinator and part of the Program Construction Manager's salary are funded by Federal Funds. Terry R. Hogman, Tiff Construction Manager, and part of Roger Shield's, Program Construction Manager SaIaries are TlF Funded. The salaries for the Controller and Executive Director are funded by the General Fund. Commissioner Ermeti motioned to accept the Staffing Resolution 2016-01; Commissioner O'Dell seconded; motion carried.

SALARY RESOLUTION 2016-02

Ken Prince presented to the board the Salary Resolution 2016-02 indicating that the salaries indicated were presented to the Common Council by the Mayor when the 2016 Budget was prepared. Commissioner Ermeti motioned to accept the Salary Resolution 2016-02; Commissioner O'Dell seconded; motion carried.

COMMISSION MEETING DATE RESOLUTION 2016-03

Ken Prince presented the schedule of regular meeting times for Calendar Year 2016 for the Redevelopment Commission will hold regular meeting the fourth Monday of each month at 5:30p.m. With the exception of the Organizational Meeting for January 2, 2017. Commissioner Ermeti motioned to accept the Commission Meeting Resolution 2016-03; Commissioner O'Dell seconded; motion carried.

RELEASE OF MORTGAGES - ROTTENSTEINER, RADER AND BLALOCK

Ken Prince presented the board with the Release of Mortgages for the following address: 127 Lawndale, 126 W. Lasalle, are rehab loans that have matured and 331 Beall Court is a pay-off for a rehab loan with the Redevelopment Commission. Commissioner Ermeti motioned to accept the release of mortgages for 127 Lawndale, 126 W. LaSalle and 331 Beall Court; Commissioner O'Dell seconded; motion carried.

ANYTHING ELSE BROUGHT BEFORE THE COMMISSION

Attorney Robert Beutter brought forth to the Redevelopment Commission a release of Mortgage for 203 Bastogne for a loan that was secured in 1997 and it was paid in full. Commissioner Ermeti motioned to accept the Release of Mortgage; Commissioner O'Dell seconded; motion carried.

He also questioned if a resolution for hiring an attorney for the commissioner. Ken Prince stated that attorney Meteiver notified the board that the attorney present can act on behalf of the Redevelopment Commission. Mr. Beutter will prepare a resolution and it will be presented to the board on the next scheduled meeting.

Meeting adjourned at 5:58P.M.

 

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Jim Pingel, President

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Ken Prince, City Planner

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Laura Raygoza, Clerk

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