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Redevelopment Commission

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Catrecia Bowman
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Executive Director
New Bern Redevelopment Commission 
The New Bern Redevelopment Commission was incorporated effective May 15, 2018 and shall have the powers of a redevelopment commission as set forth in Article 22 of Chapter 160A  "Urban Redevelopment Law" of the North Carolina General Statutes. 
The New Bern Redevelopment Commission consists of nine members, all of whom shall be residents of the City of New Bern. Members of the New Bern Redevelopment Commission shall serve staggered terms with each term being five years. For the initial Redevelopment Commission, two members shall have an initial term of five years, two shall have an initial term of four years, two members shall have an initial term of three years, two members shall have an initial term of two years, and one member shall have an initial term of one year. A member shall hold office until their successor has been appointed and qualified. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the City Hall courtroom located on the second floor, 300 Pollock Street, unless relocated, canceled or rescheduled.

Five members constitute a quorum and a majority of the members present may take action on any matter under consideration. Special meetings may be called by the chairperson with 48 hours’ notice.

Current Roster  
Name  Term Expires 
 1 Sarah Proctor 08/14/2024
 2 Kip Peregoy 08/14/2025
 3 Beth Walker 08/14/2025
 4 Sharon Bryant 08/13/2026
 5 Leander "Robbie" Morgan Jr.  08/13/2026 
 6 Steve Strickland 08/14/2027
 7 Julius Parham 08/14/2027 
 8 Tabari Wallace 08/14/2023  
 9 Tharesa Lee  08/14/2023


Redevelopment Commission Calendar

Redevelopment Commission Agendas and Minutes 

Ordinance Creating the Redevelopment Commission 

Greater Five Points Redevelopment Overlay District Ordinance

Redevelopment Plan

Link to Redevelopment Plan Storymap 

Redevelopment Plan FAQs

New Bern Vision 2038

New Bern Redevelopment Commission Strategic Planning Session 

Guidelines for purchasing Redevelopment Commission owned property

Offer to purchase RDC owned property form

Guidelines for purchasing City/County owned property located in the RDC boundary