October 20, 2021

Centerville to buy Uptown land, area of $10M business district redevelopment, real estate, jobs, economy

Records indicate Centerville City Manager Wayne Davis and Ned Graeter signed documents regarding the transaction April 29.

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Centerville City Council is set tonight to address a resolution ratifying the sale.

Earlier this year Centerville approved the hiring of civil engineering firm LJB Inc. and architect MKSK to scope, plan and design the Uptown streetscape and parking improvements project, records show.

The Uptown plan is a three-phased redevelopment that includes the architectural preservation district at the intersection of Franklin and Main streets over the next five years or more, according to the city.

The Uptown plan, according to the city, highlights focus on the following: improving walkability and reducing traffic congestion; improving parking; scheduling and organizing new events focusing on…

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