REDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES

April 24, 2017

The regular meeting of the City of Mishawaka Redevelopment Commission was called to order at 5:51p.m., Monday, April 24, 2017, in Room 205, City Hall, 600 East Third Street, Mishawaka, Indiana. Commission members attending: Pingel, Eberhart, Ermeti, O'Dell, Whitfield-Hyduk, and Pemberton. In addition to members of the public, the following were also present: Mayor Dave Wood, Attorney Robert Beutter, Ken Prince, Rebecca Miller, Laura Viramontes, and Kari Myers.

APPROVAL OF FEBRUARY 27, 2017, MEETING MINUTES

Commissioner O'Dell moved to approve the minutes of the February 27, 2017, meeting as circulated. Commissioner Whitfield-Hyduk seconded; motion carried.

RESOLUTION 2017-05: A RESOLUTION PLEDGING TAX INCREMENT FROM THE CONSOLIDATED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ALLOCATION AREA OF THE CONSOLIDATED AREA IMPROVEMENT PROJECT TO THE PAYMENT OF THE CITY OF MISHAWAKA, INDIANA, TAXABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REVENUE BONDS (THE MILL AT IRONWORKS PROJECT), AND ALL MATTERS RELATED THERETO

Mr. Prince said there was a presentation at the Economic Development Commission meeting earlier this evening.

Phillip Faccenda, Jr., Barnes & Thornburg, 100 N. Michigan Street, South Bend, IN, presented the pertinent details relative to the bond, its servicing, and parity pledge. Commissioner Whitfield-Hyduk moved to approve Resolution 2017-05. Commissioner Eberhart seconded; motion carried.

SUMMER OF SERVICE

Mr. Prince presented the scope of work for Summer of Service project at 912 Reddick. He said it's a referral from Code Enforcement and includes power washing and paint siding on the house, replace two broken windows, replace siding on garage and repair the front door. Mr. Prince said the elderly homeowner meets income guidelines. Commissioner O'Dell moved to approve. Commissioner Eberhart seconded; motion carried.

TRANSFER OF PROPERTY

Mr. Prince said the City has applied for transportation dollars to improve 12th Street to 3 lanes and have an 8' glorified transportation path. He said the City has gone through steps and purchased right-of-way from other entities and need to move the property from the Redevelopment Commission to the City.

Commissioner Pemberton asked when the project would start. Mr. Prince said 2018. He said improvements would be from Capital and eventually to Main Street and the south side would have a wider, 8', walkway.

Commissioner Ermeti moved to approve the transfer of property as presented by Mr. Prince. Commissioner O'Dell seconded; motion carried.

Mr. Prince said Commission President Pingel to be signatory to the Quit Claim Deed for property transfer.

Commission Eberhart moved to approve. Commissioner Ermeti seconded; motion carried.

ADJOURNMENT:  6:00 p.m.

 

Jim Pingel, President

Ken Prince, City Planner

Kari Myers

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