Text of joint news release from Fort Wayne City Council President Mitch Harper and Vice-President John Shoaff sent June 6th:
“Redevelopment appointees to appear at Council”
Fort Wayne, Ind.—City Council President Mitch Harper, R-4th and Council Vice-President John Shoaff, D at-large have invited the two Council appointees to the Redevelopment Commission, Mr. Casey Cox and Mr. Thom Obergfell to attend the council meeting on Tuesday, June 14>th to give a report on the status of the proposed The Harrison project consisting of a 4-story $18M retail and residential structure next to Parkview Field downtown.
The CEO of Barry Real Estate, Chris Schoen, is scheduled to appear before the Redevelopment Commission at its regular meeting on Monday, June 13th.
Mr. Cox and Mr. Obergfell have accepted the invitation to come to the City Council meeting the following day.
“The public expects the Council’s board appointments to keep the citizen’s representatives informed. We look forward to hearing from Mr. Cox and Mr. Obergfell,” said Harper.
“This project is very important, certainly from the standpoint that the city has already made such a significant investment in the ballpark and parking garage. We hope this report will be a positive development,” Shoaff stated.
The new City Council Chambers at Citizens Square are on the Garden Level and can be accessed through the far west doors on the north side of the building. Parking is available in the north lot.