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Comprehensive Mission

“Positively enhance the quality of life for the entire region by making improvements in the district, leveraging strategic partnerships and creating gateways to surrounding emerging districts for sustainable quality living and economic vitality”

August 24, 2015

The Stellar Implementation Team met with officials from the Indiana Department of Transportation, Office of Community and Rural Affairs and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority on August 24th to present our Quarterly Report.  State officials were impressed with the progress made. Details with the park and façade are being finalized and looking forward to projects being under construction soon.

 

Quarterly Report

 

February 25, 2015

The Stellar Implementation Team met with downtown building owners to present the Stellar Façade Program of the Office of Community and Rural Affairs.  We are positively excited to provide the application documents below. Please do not hesitate to contact Beth Fields at (765) 983-7396 or bfields@richmondindiana.gov with any questions or concerns.

Stellar Façade Application  Stellar Façade Program PPT
 Stellar Design Guidelines  Property Condition Assessment Presurvey Questionnaire
 Stellar Facade Timeline  Property Condition Assessment Report Outline
Stellar Facade Budget Examples  FAQ Stellar Facades
 Section 106 Overview  Sample Façade Rendering
 Section 106 Review Request Submittal  

 

October 17, 2014

The Stellar Implementation Team met with officials from the Indiana Department of Transportation, Office of Community and Rural Affairs and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority on October 17th to present our Quarterly Report. 

 

 

State officials were impressed with the progress made. Details with the park and upper story housing are being finalized and looking forward to projects rolling out next year.

July Quarterly Report 

October Quarterly Report

June 4, 2014

Rundell Ernstberger and Associates, park design consultants and the Stellar Implementation Team met with the public to discuss finalized plans of the 7th Street Park Design.

See schematic drawing here

April 24, 2014

The Stellar Implementation Team met with officials from the Indiana Department of Transportation, Office of Community and Rural Affairs and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority on April 22nd to present our 2nd Quarterly Report. 

State officials were impressed with the progress made and surprised that we had accomplished so much in such a short time frame. Stellar specific applications are still being finalized by the agencies.





Quarterly Report

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January 24, 2014

The Stellar Implementation Team met with officials from the Indiana Department of Transportation, Office of Community and Rural Affairs and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority on December 19 to present our 1st Quarterly Report. 

State officials were impressed with the progress made and surprised that we had accomplished so much in such a short time frame. Stellar specific applications are still being finalized by the agencies.

Quarterly Report

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June 14, 2013

IT'S OFFICIAL!

Positively Stellar News...

Lt. Governor Ellspermann Designates the Cities of Bedford and Richmond as 2013 Stellar Communities

Indianapolis - Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann officially announced today the communities of Bedford located in the south central part of the state and Richmond in the east central region have been designated the newest of Indiana’s Stellar Communities.The City of Richmond desires to further develop partnerships to maximize the economic impact of the strategic investment plan. If your business or organization is interested in partnering, please contact Tony Foster, Executive Director, Department of Metropolitan Development at 765-983-7342 or tfoster@richmondindiana.gov .

*To celebrate our Stellar Communities Designation, The City of Richmond is having an Ice Cream Social. Please Join Mayor Sally Hutton and Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann on June 24th at 3:00pm on the front lawn of the City Municipal Building.

 Lieutenant Governor Ellspermann Press Release 

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FINALIST

On March 18, 2013, Lieutenant Governor Ellspermann announced the City of Richmond is one of the six finalists for the 2013 Stellar Communities program.   In its third year, Stellar Communities, a collaboration between the Office of Community and Rural Affairs, the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority and the Indiana Department of Transportation has partnered with past designees to transform their communities. The three agencies partner together to pool major funding sources to help communities achieve their long-term comprehensive strategic goals. The Stellar Communities program embodies collaborative government partnerships and successfully leverages state and federal funding from multiple agencies to undertake large-scale projects.  Through this program, Indiana is doing more with current resources and making a bigger impact in communities, even with a slimmer budget. 

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As a 2012 finalist of the Stellar Communities Designation, Mayor Sally Hutton is POSITIVELY excited to be selected as one of six communities to compete for the designation. The City of Richmond desires to further develop partnerships to maximize the economic impact of the strategic investment plan. 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Lieutenant Governor Ellspermann Press Release