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HIGHLAND BOARDS & COMMISSIONS
HIGHLAND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
The Town of Highland is always looking for upstanding members of the community to serve on one of its many boards or commissions: Advistory Board of Appeals, Board of Sanitary
Commissioners, Board of Waterworks Directors, Park and Recreation Board, Redevelopment Commission, Plan Commission, Community Events Commission, Highland Main Street Commission and the Town Board of Metropolitan Police Commission.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
The Highland Economic Development Commission meets as needed in any given calendar year.
PLEASE NOTE: The minutes and memoranda of meetings located on the website represent a source of minutes. The minutes are provided as a service and to uphold a commitment to greater citizen access to the their government. However, these minutes may not be used for any official purpose. Official minutes to be used for an official purpose, may be obtained from the Redevelopment Director.
The Highland Economic Development Commission is three-person board
(one vacancy currently exists), which meets as needed, in any given calendar year.
Under Indiana Law and Highland Town Code, Chapter 14.20, the Highland Economic Development Commission has the duty and power to fiance single, identified economic development or pollution control facilities and the provision of a program to finance multiple, unidentified economic development or pollution control facilities that promote a substantial likelihood of:
(A) Creating or retaining opportunities for gainful employment;
(B) Creating business opportunities;
(C) Providing reliable water services;
(D) The abatement, reduction, or prevention of pollution; or
(E) The removal or treatment of substances in materials being processed that otherwise would cause pollution when used;
serve a public purpose and will be of benefit to the health or general welfare of the unit proposing to issue bonds for the financing or program or of the unit where the facilities that are to be financed are located. [Ord. 1324 § 1, 2006. Code 2000 § 217.01].