Franklin official to help lead redevelopment group

Krista Linke, community development director for the city of Franklin, was recently elected vice president of the Redevelopment Association of Indiana.

Linke, who oversees economic development and redevelopment projects in Franklin, will lead the association along with the association’s president, Angie Walters, who is the deputy director of the redevelopment commission in Greendale.

The association is made up of nearly 300 city, town and county redevelopment employees, commission members and company representatives from around the state.

Association members meet on a quarterly basis to discuss trends in economic development, evaluate new laws and collaborate on the best ways to attract businesses to Indiana.