The Redevelopment Commission is comprised of five (5) voting members and one non-voting member. The Mayor of the Columbus appoints three (3) voting commissioners; the Columbus City Council appoints two (2) voting commissioners; and the Bartholomew County School Corporation appoints one (1) non-voting member. All voting commissioners serve a one-year term, the non-voting member serves a two-year term and all commissioners are eligible for annual re-appointment. The Commission annually elects a President, Vice President and Secretary. All powers and duties of the Columbus Redevelopment Commission are exercised under Indiana Code 36-7-14.5.
|Robert Abrams||2 Years||12/31/18||BCSC|
|Sarah Cannon*||1 Year||12/31/18||Mayor||President|
|John Dorenbusch||1 Year||12/31/18||City Council||Vice-President|
|Al Roszczyk||1 Year||12/31/18||Council|
|Don Trapp||1 Year||12/31/18||Council||Secretary|
|Kenny Whipker||1 Year||12/31/18||Mayor|
Meet: 3rd Monday of every month at 4:00 p.m. at City Hall
City Council Liaison: Laurie Booher
*Denotes Chairperson of Board/Commission
Sarah Cannon – President
John Dorenbusch – Vice President
Don Trapp – Secretary
City Council Liaison to Redevelopment – 2018
The primary objective of the Columbus Redevelopment Commission is to promote and encourage economic development within the City of Columbus. The Director and staff of the Redevelopment Department support and facilitate the work of the Commissioners.
Projects of the Redevelopment Commissioners are funded from Tax Incremental Financing (TIF).