Town of Bremen Awarded Regional Cities Funds

The Town of Bremen is the recipient of some Regional Cities money to aid in a housing project in town.

Bremen Director of Operations Trend Weldy said the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation notified the town that an $80,000 award will assist the developer to help keep a housing project going. The developer bought approximately 14 acres on the southeast edge of town to build condos, villas and homes on 55 lots. There are about five lots that are already occupied with developments with a small home, duplexes and a villa.

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Town of Culver Awarded Grant Funds

Culver Town Council President Ginny Bess Munroe announced Tuesday night that the town is the recipient of $270,000 in Regional Cities grant funds.

The council plans to use that grant money toward solving a lack of housing for potential residents of Culver. The plan is to build the Sandhill Farms workforce development housing facility on Jefferson Street. The building would include 24 apartments with one, two or three bedroom units. The town will fund infrastructure to the proposed housing development which includes water and sewer lines and sidewalks.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New Housing Project in Plymouth

Dignitaries from the City of Plymouth and the Marshall County areas of economic development and government welcomed the start of a new housing project in Plymouth on Tuesday morning.

The River Gate South housing project broke ground yesterday. At the corner of Michigan Street and Lake Avenue, three apartment buildings will be built. The east and west buildings will have 15 apartments consisting of one, two and three bedroom apartments. The center building will have nine condos with two and three bedroom units. Ground level parking will be available under each building as well as an outdoor lot. Continue reading

Gov. Pence Signs Regional Cities Bill During Goshen Appearance

Indiana Governor Mike Pence gifts signing pen to State Senator Jim Arnold following Regional Cities bill signing
Indiana Governor Mike Pence gifts signing pen to State Senator Jim Arnold following Regional Cities bill signing

Governor Mike Pence appeared in Goshen on Wednesday to ceremonially sign legislation that looks to boost Northern Indiana’s quality of place.

The Regional Cities program – which is funded through Tax Amnesty dollars – is designed to partner public and private investment, and lead to projects that dramatically improve an area’s quality of place.
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Regional Cities Funding Clears Statehouse Hurdle

news-2Regional Cities funding was finalized as the clock was ticking at the Indiana Statehouse on Thursday night.

There were suspicions that Regional Cities funding may not have sufficient votes for passage out of committee after the Indiana Economic Development Corporations’ Regional Cities Task Force recommended awarding Tax Amnesty funds to three regions of the state instead of two.
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