Noblesville Common Council – Jan. 29

Noblesville Common Council President Roy Johnson, right, presents Greg O’Connor with a Bald Eagle statue at the conclusion of the Jan. 29 meeting. The gift was in recognition of O’Connor’s time and dedication during his time as council president in 2012. (Photo by Robert Herrington)

Noblesville Common Council President Roy Johnson, right, presents Greg O’Connor with a Bald Eagle statue at the conclusion of the Jan. 29 meeting. The gift was in recognition of O’Connor’s time and dedication during his time as council president in 2012. (Photo by Robert Herrington)

Action: Adopting interlocal agreement on Ivy Tech Campus

What it means: The city has agreed to its portion of the deal to bring an Ivy Tech campus to Noblesville. The city will pay Noblesville Schools $3 million to help with the costs of selling Noblesville East Middle School and $3 million to Ivy Tech for renovations. The city will also deposit $500,000 into a contingency account.

What’s next: The agreement must be approved by the remaining parties: Noblesville Schools, Hamilton County and Ivy Tech.

 

Action: Establishing an economic revitalization area for Nexxt Spine

What it means: Nexxt Spine, a medical device manufacturing company, is relocating its headquarters from Fishers and its manufacturing business in Indianapolis to Noblesville. The new business will be located in Corporate Campus. It will bring 44 new jobs by 2018 with an average wage of $34 an hour.

What’s next: The council will consider the resolution on Feb. 12.

 

Action: Adoption of Chapel Pointe development plan

What it means: The property contains 24.55 acres and proposes a total of 491 living units with 202 garage spaces and 783 parking spaces. The development calls for 150 single-bedroom apartments, 264 two-bedroom apartments, 66 three-bedroom apartments and 11 three-bedroom townhouses. The units range between 728 to 1,300 square feet for apartments and 1,550 square feet for the townhouses.

What’s next: The project was introduced on Jan. 29 and will be in front of the council again on Feb. 12.

Robert Herrington

Managing editor of Current in Noblesville. A 1999 graduate of Noblesville High School, Herrington has been covering Noblesville and Hamilton County as a journalist since 2004. The military brat lived all over the east coast before calling Noblesville home since 1994. He and his wife, Maggie, live in the community with their baby daughter (and youngest Boston Red Sox fan), Caroline. From school board to common council meetings, First Friday events and summer concerts in the city parks, Herrington loves to attend and cover all that Noblesville has to offer.

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