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).

Redevelopment Commissioners

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.

NameTermExpiresAppointed By
Kyle Hendricks1 Year12/31/24Mayor
Trena Carter1 year12/31/24Mayor
Cynthia Boll1 Year12/31/24Mayor
Al Roszczyk1 Year12/31/24City Council
Shannon McDonald1 Year12/31/24City Council
Jason Major2 Years12/31/24BCSC
Attorney: Mary Stroh
Meets: 3rd Monday of every month at 4:00 p.m. at City Hall, unless the original date falls on a City recognized holiday which constitutes rescheduling to the following Monday.


2023 Officers                       

Al Roszczyk – President
Kyle Hendricks – Vice President
Trena Carter – Secretary

Voting Commissioners

Al Roszczyk
Kyle Hendricks
Trena Carter
Cynthia Boll
Shannon McDonald

Non-Voting Commissioner

Jason Major, BCSC Liaison

City Council Liaison to Redevelopment – 2024

Grace Kestler