The city's Redevelopment Authority has put a request for proposals for environmental services on the Racine Steel Castings property. Grant money is available for further environmental work.
The RDA voted unanimously to help the First Choice Pre-Apprenticeship Training program purchase a new building.
The authority voted unanimously to create a series of criteria to automatically disqualify contractors or developers who apply to develop RDA-owned property. It's estimated the ordinance would weed out 10 percent of the contractors who apply for city work.
Attendance: Scott Terry, James Spangenberg, David Lange, Robert Anderson and Jim Chambers attended. Peter Karas and Doug Nicholson were excused.
Others present: Brian O'Connell, director of city development; Jean Wolfgang, associate planner; Olatoye Baiyewu, Human Capital Development Corporation