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Henderson City Manager E. Terrell Blackmon provided the following updates to WIZS News:
The Downtown Henderson Christmas lights/decorations will be put up this week. Blackmon said the City’s goal was always for the lights to be up by the first week in December.
The City’s urban redevelopment meeting held Nov. 30 via Zoom began with a quick recap of the previous meeting on this matter. The purpose of Monday’s meeting was for UNC’s Development Finance Initiative (DFI) to give an overview of the roles and responsibilities of the Redevelopment Commission and provide recommendations on the composition of members for the commission.
The City also reviewed draft Urban Redevelopment Area (URA) boundaries and goals. No official actions were taken at the meeting. The Henderson City Council will revisit this matter in a work session at their December 14 meeting.
The City is still in Phase I of the process, but according to Blackmon, the next steps include: