Department of Redevelopment Meeting Minutes – January 9, 2019

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A regular meeting of the Martinsville Redevelopment Commission (RDC) met at 7:30 am on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, in the Council Chambers at Martinsville City Hall.

Roll Call

Commission members Greg McKelfresh (Chairman), Tana Lobb, Alan Myers, and Michelle Baugh were in attendance.

Also in attendance: Rod Bray (RDC Attorney) Josh Messmer (Martinsville Engineer) Lance Gideon (Reporter-Times).

Meeting called to order by Chairman Greg McKelfresh

Approval of Minutes  

The minutes for the December 12, 2018 regular meeting were discussed.

Motion to approve minutes was made by Tana Lobb. Seconded by Al Myers. Motion approved, 3-0

The minutes for the December 19, 2018 Special Meeting were discussed.

Motion to approve minutes was made by Tana Lobb. Seconded by Al Myers. Motion approved, 3-0

Approval of Claims

$9340.43

Kimley-Horn, MTEK, Odle McGuire Shook, and costs for bonds for board members

Motion to approve claims made by Tana Lobb. Second by Al Myers. Motion approved, 3-0

Financial Report   

Discussion of financial report:

TIF balance for month of Dec. 2018             $1,220,942.53
GO Bond balance for month of Dec. 2018   $302,887.39

Attorney Report 

2019 RDC bond applications for board members were explained and signatures obtained from RDC members. Bonds are effective for one year. Each member is required to be bonded.

Engineer’s Report

Signage in the downtown area is to begin soon.

Discussion about the first downtown planning meeting.

Old Business

None

New Business

Election of new RDC officers for 2019. Greg McKelfresh was elected as chairman, Tana Lobb was elected as vice-chairman and Al Myers was elected as secretary.

All RDC members that were present were given and signed their oath of office statement.

Adjournment

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 am.