EVANSVILLE — Evansville Councilman John Friend on Tuesday urged the Evansville Redevelopment Commission to adopt a process that would better check bids for the Downtown hotel.
Although city officials had said their current vetting process is what led to the termination of their contract with Woodruff Hospitality, Friend said more should be done.
“I think there are a lot of moving parts there,” Friend, D-5th Ward, said. “I think going forward is great, but there’s a lot of money here.”
Friend spoke to the Redevelopment Commission just after it announced having received proposals from the Kunkel Hotel Group and Prime Lodging were identified to build a Hyatt Place hotel. The two gro Read more…