Mell Chiropractic 

Program: Small Cities Development Program (SCDP) 

Amount: Grant funds up to $24,000 with recipient required to pay 20% of total project costs.   

Purpose:  Improve appearance at 126 W Main by removing stucco on the exterior of the building and bringing back the original brick facade.   

Recipient: Dr. and Mrs. Geoffrey Mell  

O’Brien Property

Program: Caledonia Downtown Redevelopment Program 

Amount: $50,000 Caledonia Intermediary Revolving Loan Program (IRP), $20,000 forgivable loan

Purpose:  Improve appearance at 115 East Main Street property by installing new exterior windows and doors, sandblasting and repainting front of building, repairing the roof, remodeling of main building, center building, and garage area.  

Recipient: Joshua and Clare O’Brien

Klug Insurance

Program: Caledonia Intermediary Revolving Loan Program (IRP) and the Small Cities Development Program

Amount: $20,000 low-interest loan (IRP) & up to $24,000 forgivable loan (SCDP)

Purpose: Improve the appearance of the exterior building at 123 E. Main St. and make the building more commercially usable. There was also interior work done such as electrical renovations.

Recipient: Mike Klug

Caledonia Argus

Program: Caledonia Downtown Redevelopment Program

Amount: $20,000 forgivable loan

Purpose: Improve the appearance of the building at 225 N. Kingston St. and make the building more commercially usable. This was done by replacing the roof and constructing an overhang, refacing the overhang facia, sides, and ceiling, removing cladding from the face of the building to re-expose the original block, repairing block where it was necessary, repainting the building, and replacing the upper windows.

Recipient: Norman Snodgrass

Caledonia Bakery

Program: Caledonia Intermediary Revolving Loan Program (IRP) and the Caledonia Downtown Redevelopment Program

Amount: $20,000 low-interest loan (IRP) & $12,500 forgivable loan (DRP)

Purpose: Installing new windows and removing the stucco front – helping to restore the historical look of the building and improve the appearance of downtown. Also, removing the radiators, cabinets, and suspended ceiling.

Recipient: Suzanne Roesler

Mainspring

Program: Caledonia Downtown Redevelopment Program

Amount: $15,000 forgivable loan

Purpose: Renovate the first floor of the building at 404 E. Main St. Various improvements in the projects were installing new flooring, installing an exterior and interior ramp system for ADA accessibility, adding an ADA compliant bathroom, and installing a new front door.

Recipient: Melissa Wray

Other projects that have received assistance from the Intermediary Relending Low-Interest Loan Program in the past 3 years are: AJ’s Bar & Grill ($10,000), Chuck’s Old Fashioned Meats ($20,000), Todd Lemke ($25,000), Lifestyle Enterprises ($50,000), and Mell Chiropractic ($9,000).