Culvert Issue to be Considered by Plymouth Redevelopment Commission

David Miller from Vanco Development requested help from the Plymouth Redevelopment Commission with funding a $35,000 downstream impact study to ultimately replace a culvert under Pioneer Drive. The culvert has the potential to cause drainage and flood plain issues when the city expands development projects on the Tech Farm site and the surrounding area.

He explained that the culvert adjacent to his property located under the road isn’t maintained by his company. In fact, the city, county and state don’t have rights to maintain the culvert. Essentially, it lies within the drainage board’s property on the state’s right of way.

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Plymouth Redevelopment Commission Opens City Building Renovation Bids

Plymouth City Building

Plymouth City Attorney Sean Surrisi opened three bids for the proposed city renovation project during the Plymouth Redevelopment Commission meeting Tuesday night.

Ziolkowski Construction, Inc. out of South Bend turned in a total base bid of $2,728,000 while Gibson Lewis, LLC out of Mishawaka submitted a bid of $2,654,100. The last bid opened was from Michiana Contracting, Inc. in Plymouth in the amount of $2,198,700.

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Plymouth Redevelopment Commission to Meet Tonight

Plymouth City Building

The Plymouth Redevelopment Commission members are expected to open bids for the city building renovation project when they meet tonight.

The project includes construction of improvements and expansion of the city office at 124 N. Michigan Street including the clerk-treasurer’s office, mayor’s office, city attorney’s office and the council chambers.

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Next Step Approved in Plymouth City Hall Renovation Project

Plymouth City Building

The Plymouth City Council took action Monday night to take another step closer in the city building renovation project.

City Attorney Sean Surrisi presented a resolution that would approve a lease between the Plymouth Redevelopment Authority and the Plymouth Redevelopment Commission and the issuance of lease rental bonds by the Plymouth Redevelopment Authority.

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Plymouth Redevelopment Commission Blesses MCEDC Proposed Project

A proposed building project could entice a manufacturing facility to set up operations in Plymouth.

Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) Executive Director and CEO Jerry Chavez told the Plymouth Redevelopment Commission Monday night that preliminary plans are set in motion to build a manufacturing center. Chavez said the building would be similar to the facility now occupied by Pretzels, Inc. The structure would be move-in ready for any company to set up their business to best suit the company’s needs.

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Plymouth Redevelopment Commission to Move Forward with Renovation Project

Plymouth City Building

The Plymouth Redevelopment Commission held a public hearing last night to gather opinions on the proposed city building renovation project.

The project includes construction of improvements and expansion of the city office at 124 N. Michigan Street including the clerk-treasurer’s office, mayor’s office, city attorney’s office and the council chambers.

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