Department of Redevelopment Meeting Minutes – February 10, 2021

Redevelopment Commission

A regular meeting of the Martinsville Redevelopment Commission (RDC) met at 7:30 am on Wednesday, Feb 10, 2021, in the Council Chambers at Martinsville City Hall.

Roll Call:

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

Meeting called to order by President Dair Grant

Meeting was adjourned for a Public Meeting: Joint Lease between RDC and RDA. Public meeting adjourned and resumed regular meeting of Martinsville Redevelopment Commission

Swearing in of new RDC member Phil Deckard Sr.

Approval of Minutes:

The minutes of the January meeting were discussed.

Motion to approve January minutes was made by John Lillywhite. Second by Paul Lauck.

Motion approved 5-0

Approval of Claims:

Motion to approve January claims of $726.10 Motion made by Al Myers. Seconded by John Lillywhite. Approved 5-0

VanLeeuwen Law LLC

Financial Report:

Discussion of financial report:

902 Redevelopment balance $ 1106.82 for the month of Jan 1 – Jan 31, 2021

T I F balance $ 228549.62 for the month of Jan 1 – Jan 31, 2021

Engineer’s Report:

Gary Oakes gave a report on the joint meeting between city and county on the Downtown Action Plan, held on Feb 1st. County showed an interest in their part of the plan.

Old Business:

New Business:

Motion to approve Resolution #2021-622 made by Phil Deckard and seconded by John Lillywhite. Approved 5-0

Motion to approve Lease agreement between RDC and RDA made by John Lillywhite and seconded by Paul Lauck. Approved 5-0

Attorney Report:

Waiting on the Bonding and then Phase 2 will begin.


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 am Feb 10 , 2021 .