August 4, 2017-While the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) staff works diligently to try to “transform” the region into an extension of the City of Chicago, Chairman of the Board Donald Fesko cancelled yet another meeting which was scheduled for August 10, 2017. The Board of Directors of the RDA is responsible for oversight of the bureaucracies budget which was $31M in 2015 according to an audit by Whittaker & Co. (see http://in.gov/rda/files/RDA_AR_2015_1(1).pdf ) The Board of the RDA met just four times in 2016 and has met twice so far this year. Despite that, staff is working diligently with KPMG, an investment firm to obtain creative financing for a $5B project which would bring multi-family housing mixed with retail development to communities throughout the region.
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