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.
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 →
Water and sewer infrastructure for Culver’s Sand Hill Farms workforce housing development will cost an estimated $400,000. That’s according to Mark Sullivan with Midwestern Engineers. He met with the town council Tuesday to give an update on the project.
Plymouth residents got a closer look Tuesday at the planned South Gateway apartment development. It’s one of the local projects being undertaken as part of the Regional Cities Initiative. Continue reading →
A plan for bike trails in the Culver area was presented during last week’s town council meeting. The Troyer Group has been working for over six months to put together a master plan for bike and pedestrian facilities. Continue reading →
The Indiana Economic Development Corporation is taking some time to better understand how the Regional Cities implementation process is proceeding.
IEDC President Jim Schellinger stopped at Hoosier Racing Tire in Lakeville on Wednesday morning to meet with local economic development officials, and members of the Regional Development Authority Board.
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. Continue reading →
Regional 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. Continue reading →
Regional Cities Initiative funding may rely on a hearing taking place this week at the Indiana statehouse.
A committee formed by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation selected three plans recommended to the Governor which spans three regions of the state. The goal is to attract and retain young and skilled workers in Indiana. Continue reading →
Months of waiting have paid off for the North Central Indiana Region.
It was announced Tuesday afternoon that Marshall County, St. Joseph, and Elkhart Counties will receive $42-million in Regional Cities grant funds. The region was one of three top prize winners announced through the project. Continue reading →
Officials in Marshall County will be awaiting an announcement Tuesday afternoon from the state of Indiana.
The winner, or winners, from an extensive Regional Cities Initiative application process are expected to be announced during that time. Marshall County has joined forces with St. Joseph and Elkhart counties in their application. Continue reading →
The final step in an application for major grant funds took place Tuesday morning.
The Northern Indiana Region, consisting of: Marshall, St. Joseph, and Elkhart Counties, is vying for millions of dollars in state Regional Cities Initiative grant funds. Infrastructure and quality of life projects are included in the lists.