The Culver Redevelopment Commission has an open seat that needs to be filled. This will be a Town Council appointment. Anyone interested in filling this vacancy should complete an application and return it to the Culver Clerk-Treasurer no later than 4 p.m. this Friday, July 7.

The vacancy happened when Lily Arzola resigned.

Members must be 18 years old or older and reside in the Town of Culver.

The Redevelopment Commission is comprised of five persons, three of whom are appointed by the Town Council and two by the Town Council President. The Redevelopment Commission promotes economic development but also the renovation of older development.

Under Indiana law, the Redevelopment Commission has the duty to:

1. Investigate, study, and survey areas needing redevelopment within the corporate boundaries of the town;

2. Investigate, study, determine, and, to the extent possible, combat the cause of areas needing redevelopment;

3. Promote the use of land in the manner that best serves the interests of the town and its residents; and

4. Select and acquire the areas needing redevelopment to be redeveloped under this chapter. Anyone with questions should contact Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim at 574.842.3140.