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Redevelopment Commission

The Culver Redevelopment Commission promotes new industrial and commercial growth within the Town of Culver. In addition, it creates funding for new growth and expansion of utilities. The commission is made up of five members appointed by the Culver Town Council. Three members are appointed by the town council president, and two members are appointed by the council body.

The commission meets on the third Monday of each month at 5 p.m., or as needed, to discuss economic development issues. For a topic to be added to the meeting agenda, all information must be provided to the President no later than 4 p.m. on the Thursday prior to a regularly scheduled commission meeting.

Members include:

Marty Oosterbaan, president
Sally Ricciardi, vice president
Sara Jones, secretary
Erika James
Karen Shuman, School Board appointment

The redevelopment commission sponsors a facade grants program for local businesses. The goal of the program is to enhance the appearance of local businesses as well as encourage improvements and stimulate growth through improved aesthetics. Grants are awarded for 50% of the approved facade improvement with a maximum of $30,000 for each match. Additional information and the application can be found below under CRC Facade Grant Application and Instructions. Questions on the facade program may be directed to Sally Ricciardi at sricciardi@townofculver.org. Facade grant applications are due the second Monday of the month by 4 p.m.

For information on economic development in Marshall County, visit http://www.marshallcountyedc.org/.

An overview of how TIF funding impacts on overlapping districts in Indiana is available here: AIM-presentation TIF financing.

Recordings of recent Redevelopment Commission meetings can be found on the Town’s YouTube Channel. Minutes may be viewed by contacting Town Hall.