Shelburn officials working on multiple redevelopment efforts
The Shelburn Redevelopment Commission and Shelburn Redevelopment
Authority have been busy in March and have two additional meetings —
one by each group — scheduled for this Thursday.
The SRC, consisting of Jesse Kasinger, Dereck McClure, Danielle
Schalburg, Melissa Copeland and Matthew Price and Clerk-Treasurer Jay
Southwood, met on March 11.
The group unanimously elected McClure as president, Price as
vice-president and Copeland as secretary for 2021.
In business transacted, the commission accepted a sublease agreement
between Jamie Chesterson and the Shelburn Redevelopment Commission for
the lease of the Interurban Depot located at 9 W. Mill Street.
Chesterson has made plans to open a restaurant, called Circa 1906, at
that location with a tentative start date of June.
The commission also approved expanding the Shelburn Tax Increment
Finance (TIF) Area Northside, moving west from Washington Street;
approved a transfer of $5,315 from the Shelburn TIF Area Northside
Fund to the LIT Fund for reimbursement of construction improvements to
the Interurban Depot; and approved amending the Northside Economic
Development Plan to include property purchases and property cleanup.
The SRA, with members Brad Cagle and Sharon Shroyer, met for a brief
meeting on March 11. The purpose of the meeting was for annual
reorganization, adoption of the 2020 Financial Report and transact any
other general business.
In business, Cagle made a motion to retain the 2020 officers for 2021
— Cagle as president and Shroyer as secretary. The authority also
unanimously adopted the 2020 financial report.
On Thursday, the two boards will be meet in back-to-back meetings at
the Shelburn Community Building.
The SRA will meet at 5:30 p.m. to discuss interior improvements to the
Interurban Depot building.
The SRC will meet a short time later, scheduled for 5:45 p.m., to
adopt the proposed 2020 Annual Redevelopment Commission Report.