Now it's time for developer
In a 5-0 vote, council last night approved the conditional use request of
Everhardt said approximately
"They came up with a solution and came up with conditions that I'm OK with, as far as it moving forward," Beshero said.
"Do I think he's going to pull it off? No. I hope he proves me wrong. I would be more happy eat my words for this project."
"And I think that the city -- with the help of
"Now, the challenge is for the developer to hold up his end of the deal. I'm hoping that the developer keeps his word the way that he says he is. He's heard it from more than one city official, and that we've been taken before and we're not going to be taken again.
"And I think that he got the message loud and clear."
He added that the job creation, building permits, construction and tax revenue are a plus for the city.
"So Mr. Medure, I personally want to thank you. I think you did a yeoman's job of bringing this agreement together in such a short period of time. But you took care of the citizens of the city of New Castle in this deal. So thank you, Jason."
"The original plan was quite different from the plan that was presented to us, which was also different than the plan we saw this past Tuesday.
"I hope it works. I believe it will. We need the investment."
Medure said that the educational component of the project has to comply with federal regulations, including the GI Bill, for enrollment.
"I think he really intends to do it."
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