Mayor Charlie Wyatt

PUBLIC HEARING ON DECLARATORY RESOLUTION - 2023 RDA Bonds

NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS AND ALL OTHER PERSONS AFFECTED OF (1) ADOPTION AND CONTENT OF DECLARATORY RESOLUTION OF CITY OF BOONVILLE REDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AMENDING DECLARATORY RESOLUTION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR CITY OF BOONVILLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AREA #1 AND (2) PUBLIC HEARING ON SAID DECLARATORY RESOLUTION

             Taxpayers of the City of Boonville Redevelopment District (“District”) and all other persons affected hereby are notified that the City of Boonville Redevelopment Commission (“Commission”), at a meeting held on November 9, 2023, adopted its Resolution No. 2023-2 (the “Declaratory Resolution”) amending the declaratory resolution and economic development plan (the “Original Declaratory Resolution and Plan”) related to the City of Boonville Economic Development Area #1 (the “Area”) to (i) include as additional projects, the planning, designing, and construction of various local public improvements including a new aquatic center, park improvements, security improvements and city murals/public art, and other related improvements (collectively, the “New Projects”) and (ii) increase the cost estimates for the projects to be undertaken pursuant to the Original Declaratory Resolution and Plan by $15,000,00 to account for the New Projects.    

The Commission will use property taxes levied and collected in the District in accordance with Indiana Code 36-7-14 and Indiana Code 36-7-25 to finance the New Projects.  The New Projects are anticipated to be financed through a lease agreement between the Commission and the City of Boonville Redevelopment Authority. 

The Declaratory Resolution, the Original Declaratory Resolution and the Plan, as amended by the Declaratory Resolution, and supporting data including maps and plats describing the Area, have been prepared and can be inspected at the office of the Secretary of the Commission, Boonville City Hall, 135 South Second Street, Boonville, Indiana (the “City Hall”).

                 Hearing on Declaratory Resolution

            Notice is further given that the Commission on December 5, 2023 at the hour of 4:00 p.m., local time, in the City Hall, will receive and hear remonstrances from persons interested in or affected by the proceedings pertaining to the proposed New Projects and will determine the public utility and benefit of the Original Declaratory Resolution and Plan as amended by the Declaratory Resolution.  At the time fixed for hearing or at any time prior thereto any person interested in the proceedings may file a written remonstrance at the office of the Secretary of the Commission at the City Hall, if filed prior to the time fixed for the hearing or with the Secretary of the Commission if filed at the hearing.  At such hearing, which may be adjourned from time to time, the Commission will hear all persons interested in the proceedings and all remonstrances that have been filed.  After considering this evidence, the Commission will take final action by either confirming, modifying and confirming, or rescinding the Declaratory Resolution.

Dated:  November 9, 2023                             

            CITY OF BOONVILLE

REDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION