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Commission approves Electric Works agreement

September 11, 2018

In a 4-1 vote Monday, the Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission approved an economic development agreement with RTM Ventures for the planned Electric Works redevelopment project south of downtown.Monday’s approval marks the first in a series of steps that must be taken before 220 million west campus at the former General Electric plant. A deal between the city and RTM Ventures, which is developing the site, was announced Aug. 30.Jason Arp, the Fort Wayne City Council appointee on the Redevelopment Commission, was the sole vote against the agreement. Commission members Mark Becker, Christopher Guerin, Winfield Moses and Thom Obergfell voted for it. Commission member Steve Corona was absent Monday. dgong@jg.net

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