The Cedar Lake Redevelopment Commission is dedicated to enhancing the Towns economic vitality and to expanding the Town’s tax and employment base. In addition, the Commission oversees the Town’s Tax Increment Financing district and projects within those districts.
Currently the RDC is involved in several projects including the widening of 133rd Avenue and the Capital Improvement Program Road Projects, which includes several road and drainage improvement projects throughout the Town.
The Town of Cedar Lake Redevelopment Commission consists of 5 members appointed by the Town Council with no political affiliation requirement. The members shall serve after the original 1-year term until a qualified successor is appointed.
Current Members of the Redevelopment Commission are:
- Randy Niemeyer
- Doug Spencer
- Jolie Covaciu
- Nathan Vis
- Eric Burnham
Facade Improvement Program
The Cedar Lake Façade Improvement Program is designed to promote the continued use and maintenance of commercial and mixed use buildings in the Town’s commercial corridors, and also to maintain value of and continue value of the subject properties. It is intended to aid and assist property owners and commercial tenants rehabilitate and restore the visible exterior and landscaping of existing structures, and to construct or enhance all pedestrian entrances and all exterior components of buildings. Improvements must meet established criteria for appropriateness of design. Reimbursement grants are available to property owners or commercial tenants in recognition of the positive impact that individual building improvements can have on the overall appearance, quality and vitality of Cedar Lake’s commercial corridors.
Please view the document at the link below for the application and to learn more about this program:
Explore Everyday Community Recognition
The Cedar Lake Redevelopment Commission recognizes businesses and local entities that make the Town a better place fall in line with the “explore everyday” motto by cleaning up and/or restoring a location. If you know of someone you would like to nominate for recognition, please complete this form and return it to a Redevelopment Commission member, drop it off at Town Hall or drop it off while attending a RDC meeting held the 3rd Monday of the month at 6 pm in Town Hall.
Previous Explore Everyday Community Recognition Recipients:
|2019-July||Cedar Lake Farmers Market||Kelly Dykstra|
|2019-August||Tech Credit Union||Bert Kullerstrand|
|2019-September||Anytime Fitness||Tina Cole|
|2019-November||Top It Off||Gina Hardesty|
|2019-December||Frank’s BBQ||Rob Schrum|
|2020-January||Cedar Lake Florist||Charlie Kaper|
|2020-February||Great Oaks Banquet Hall||Thomas McAdams|
|2020-March||True Value Hardware(s)||Al & Jeff Bunge|
|2020-June||Pine Crest Marina||Bob Gross|
|2020-July||Vito’s Italian Ice||David & Amy Larson|
|2020-August||Grit Fitness||Bo DePaoli|
|2020-September||Henn Construction||Richard Henn|
|2020-November||Sandbar Grill||Michael Conn|
|2020-December||Harry O’s||Tomas Jaimes|
|2021-January||The Dock||Denise Slevnik|
|2021-February||Beach Palette||Lynette Kubal|
|2021-March||TJT Tire||Lynn Clements|
|2021-April||Nagy’s Automotive||Larry Nagy|
|2021-May||Cedar Lake Kitchen||George Poponas|
|2021-July||Sheehy Well & Pump||3rd Generation Sheehy Family|
|2021-August||Action Plumbing||Andrew Bultema|
|2021-September||Strack & Van Til||Amy Gorman, General Manager of SVT Cedar Lake|