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City of Carlyle Economic Development Committee met July 24

By Michael Abella | Aug 13, 2019

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City of Carlyle Economic Development Committee met July 24.

Here is the minutes provided by the committee:

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Shannon Petrea on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 6 p.m. at Carlyle City Hall. Board members present included Andy Zieren, Marland Tucker, Jennifer Gazda, Greg Faupel, Ed Carroll, and Shannon Petrea. Melissa Blankenship and Karla Caplinger were absent. Others present included Darryl from Aviston Lumber Company, Interim City Administrator Andy Brackett, City Administrator JoAnn Hollenkamp, and Martha Reinkensmeyer.

After reviewing the minutes from the October 30, 2018 meeting, Marland Tucker made a motion to approve the minutes. Greg Faupel seconded the motion. After a voice vote, all were found in favor.

The first item on the agenda was the Façade Improvement application from Aviston Lumber Company. Aviston Lumber will be repainting the west and north sides of the store. The store will also be purchasing new signage. Most of the costs will go towards painting. This project will bring more attention to the front of the store. It will clean it up and look more appealing. The painter will supply his own materials. There is no immediate start date, but it will be completed before the end of the year. Greg Faupel made a motion to approve the application and recommend it to Council for approval. Andy Zieren seconded the motion. After a voice vote, all were found in favor.

There was no old business.

There was no business.

The fourth item on the agenda was any other comments. JoAnn stated that she and the Mayor would like to see EDC help in the growth of the City and be more involved in its growth. JoAnn also shared with the Committee that there is the possibility of a downtown building being donated to the City. There was then a discussion on how the City could use the building. It was also determined that EDC members will email Andy Brackett with dates and times for brainstorming minutes.

There were no public comments.

The Committee did not enter executive session so there were no executive session items on which to vote.

With no further business to discuss, Andy Zieren made a motion to adjourn. Greg Faupel seconded the motion. Finding all in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 6:45 p.m.

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