Department of Redevelopment Meeting Minutes – January 13, 2021

News, Redevelopment Commission

A regular meeting of the Martinsville Redevelopment Commission (RDC) met at 7:30 am on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, in the Council Chambers at Martinsville City Hall.

Roll Call

Commission members: Dair Grant, Paul Lauck, John Lillywhite, Al Myers were in attendance. Also in attendance were Attorney Dakota VanLeeuwen, Mayor Costin, Gary Oakes, Dale Coffey, Michelle Baugh, Troy Swan, Lance Gideon Reporter-Times.

Meeting called to order by President Dair Grant

Swearing in of new RDC members John Lillywhite, Paul Lauck done by Mayor Costin

Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the December meeting were discussed.

Motion to approve December minutes was made by Al Myers. Second by John Lillywhite

Motion approved 4-0

Approval of Claims

Motion to approve December claims of $7787.50  Motion made by Al Myers. Seconded by John Lillywhite. Approved 4-0

VanLeeuwen Law LLC, Banning Engineering

Financial Report

Discussion of financial report:

902 Redevelopment balance  $ 81090.71       for the month of     Dec 1 – Dec 31, 2020
T I F balance                              $ 236337.12     for the month of     Dec 1 – Dec 31, 2020

Engineer’s Report:

Gary Oaks stated the project to extend utilities across Ind 37 at Ind 44 will begin March or April.

Old Business   

New Business

Motion to approve Resolution 2021 620 made by John Lillywhite, second by Paul Lauck. Motion approved 4-0

Election of new officers: Dair Grant- President   John Lillywhite – Vice President

Al Myers- Secretary  Motions to approve 4-0

Attorney Report

Attorney VanLeeuwen reported that money from the bonds should be ready in March

Motion to approve Dakota VanLeeuwen as attorney for the RDC. Motion made by John Lillywhite. Second by Paul Lauck. Approved 4-0


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 am Jan 13, 2021 .