Redevelopment

Greendale Redevelopment Commission (GRC) has continued work on various projects from 2016-2017, and looks forward to several new projects in 2018, expanding existing and installing new infrastructure, enhancing parks, development of workforce, expanding existing businesses, and bringing new businesses to the area, all of which toward improving the overall Quality of Life in Greendale. 

Completed and ongoing projects include:

  • Working with Utility Department on a new electrical substation (2016-2018)
  • Completed South Flossie Drive Extension and installation of utilities to bring in the new St. Elizabeth facility, and open up additional land for development (2016-2018)
  • Completing North Flossie Drive Extension and infrastructure to prepare for construction on new professional building, and to open up additional land for development (2016-2018)
  • Complete the extension of Urban Way in the Greendale Industrial Park, with the assistance of another Community Crossings Matching Grant (2017)
  • GRC’s purchase of property from Western Minerals and the City of Greendale; completed the clean-up of the South Schenley Property, and now working on final fill to make the property ready for development (2002-2018)
  • Continue to work with MGPI to further the expansion of their Greendale facilities (2016-2018)
  • Continued Work with a coalition of owners & developers, as well as INDOT, to bring a new signaled intersection to US 50, near the US50/I275 development area (2017-2018)
  • Assisted in funding the construction of new bathrooms at Homestead Park
  • Provided scholarships for LCSC Students to attend the new Advanced Manufacturing Program at Ivy Tech
  • Assisted in the expansion of several local businesses (Kelsey Chevrolet, Queen City Candy, Giles Chemical, and MGPI)
  • Assisted in bringing new business to Greendale at the site of the old Wishing Well Motel (2017-2018)

 

Other projects they worked on during 2017 on are as follows:

  • GRC initiated and helped fund a new major infrastructure project, working together with the Dearborn County Visitors Bureau (DCTVB), and with the support of Dearborn County Commissioners & Administrator, and the County Engineer to complete a study of the Indiana State Route 1 / Ridge Ave. / Oberting Road / Belleview Corridor for safety upgrades and traffic congestion mitigation.  The 2014 study was modified in 2015, and again in 2016, and was presented again to INDOT in January 2017 (2014-2018).
  • GRC is working closely with the DCTVG, Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce, and several Dearborn County officials on a Gateway Beautification Project for the I-275/U.S. 50 Corridor (2015-2018)
  • GRC funded, with TIF dollars, a Trails Master Plan to improve Quality of Life in Greendale
  • GRC hired Buxton Company to assist in marketing Greendale to attract new retail development, and assist with the growth of existing retail partners (2016-2018)
  • Working with developer and owner to bring a new mixed-use professional / retail building and operation to Greendale (2017-2018)

 

GRC continues to focus on projects included in the Comprehensive Plan, meeting and negotiating with prospective developers.

Discussions continued with prospective developers and the owners of the Old Argosy Surface Lot regarding infrastructure improvements and development opportunities on US 50 at the location.

GRC continues to work with the coalition (Dearborn County, Lawrenceburg, Aurora, and Greendale) on multiple fronts. Discussions are ongoing with multiple developers regarding future development and redevelopment opportunities for Greendale and Dearborn County.

GRC continues to work with the Lawrenceburg Community School Corporation and Ivy Tech Community College on the new Advanced Manufacturing Program, contributing to the IVY Tech Foundation for scholarships for Lawrenceburg High School students to attend the new Advanced Manufacturing Training Program; as well as future LCSC Capital Projects. 

 

Member Information

Greendale Redevelopment Commission Members
Jerry Abbott, President
Michael McLaughlin, Vice President
Andy Schoeff, Secretary
Walt Wilson, Member
Lorie Howard, Member
Al Abdon, Executive Director
Angela Walters, Deputy Director
Mary Jo Lynch, Treasurer
           
Economic Development Commission Members
Kurt Mollaun
Warren Bradley
Dan Lansing

Study/Plans

State Route 1 Traffic Alternatives Report
Route 1/Belleview Traffic Study Press Release
Greendale Comprehensive Plan

 

Business Forms

Application for Mechandising/Business License
New Business Questionnair

 

 

Links

Dearborn County Economic Initiative - www.dearborncountyedi.com
IEDC - www.iedc.in.gov
Dearborn County Chamber - www.dearborncountychamber.org