To: Citizens of Warrick County and

All Other Interested Parties

From: Warrick County Commissioners

Date: June 14,2017

Re: Blight Elimination Program-

Notice of Successful Application

and Hearing

Warrick County Commissioners applied to the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority’s (“IHCDA”) Blight Elimination Program (“BEP”). Our application was successful. The county has now successfully received a total award for the Blight Elimination Program of $1,318,000.00. We received an initial award of $1,142,000.000 on August 28, 2014 and an additional $176,000.00 in Round 2 funding on January 22, 2015. Working in conjunction with Boonville NOW!, Roy C. and Karen J. Morris, and Ronald C. Powell, and Anita Hayes Patterson, we intend to acquire and demolish the following residential structures:

6533 Gardner Road,

Chandler, Indiana 47610

1015 Ann Street,

Boonville, Indiana 47601

3977 E. Pigeon Valley Road,

Boonville, Indiana 47601

405 E. Chestnut Street,

Boonville, Indiana 47601

10655 SR 57, Elberfeld, Indiana

The goal of the Blight Elimination Program is to reduce the number of blighted and abandoned homes in our community and neighborhoods. We believe the acquisition and demolition of these structures will stabilize neighborhood property values, prevent avoidable foreclosures, and assist us in our efforts to keep our community and neighborhoods safe. We invite you to attend a public hearing at 10:00 AM CST (local time) on the 6th day of July, 2017 at the Economic Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana, 318 Main Street, 4th Floor Training Room, Evansville, Indiana 47708 to discuss the positive impact this program will have on our community.

If you have questions about a specific property listed in this Notice, please contact Debra Bennett-Stearsman at 812-423-2020. If you have questions about the Blight Elimination Program, please feel free to visit or email

3x: 6/15, 6/22 & 6/29 hspaxlp


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