The Washington Redevelopment Corporation, often referred to as the 353 Corporation, re-elected its officers and board members at s annual meting Wednesday.
Board members also passed a resolution to sell land in the Heidmann Industrial Park to Magnet LLC, a Washington industry, for future expansion. The sale of Lot 12, 9.4 acres, and an additional .68 of an acre to be acquired from Vossbrink, LLC, all for $40,000 per acre, for a total of $376,680, needs city council approval.
Officers re-elected are Bill Miller, Sr., president; Pete Tobben, first vice president; Tom Holdmeier, second vice president; and Mayor Sandy Lucy, secretary.
Tobben also has been serving as treasurer since the resignation of Tim Unnerstall, who served in the post for a number of years. Unnerstall resigned as treasurer and a board member due to other commitments.
Other board members are:
Steve Sullentrup, mayor’s appointment to represent the city council;
Greg Skornia, council appointment;
Bob Dobsch, who, along with Miller, represent the WCIC;
Tom Holdmeier and Andy Robinson, who represent the Chamber of Commerce board; and
Directors at large, Dr. Jon Bauer, Arnie Sallaberry, Scott Breckenkamp, Judy Stratmann (school district representative), and Tobben.
The treasurer’s position probably will be filled at the December meeting, it was reported.
Dr. Lori VanLeer presented a report on the Pathways program, for which the district received a $22,000 grant. It is an educational program to show teachers what career opportunities are available in the area. The hospital and one industry already have been toured.