Redevelopment Commission Meeting Minutes – April 14, 2021

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A regular meeting of the Martinsville Redevelopment Commission (RDC) met at 7:30 am on Wednesday, April 14, 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 Dakota VanLeeuwen, Mayor Costin, Gary Oakes, Don Lipps, Troy Swan, Lance Gideon, Reporter-Times.

Meeting called to order by President Dair Grant

Approval of Minutes:

The minutes of the March meeting were discussed.

Motion to approve March minutes was made by John Lillywhite. Second by Phil Deckard.

Motion approved 5-0

Approval of Claims

Motion to approve March claims of $40,714.67  Motion made by John Lillywhite. Seconded by  Al Myers  Approved  5-0

VanLeeuwen Law, Alpine Environmental, Peters Municipal, Standard and Poor’s Financial, Kimley-Horn

Financial Report:   

Discussion of financial report:

902 Redevelopment balance $81140.71           for the month of March 1- March 31, 2021        

T I F balance                          $198665.96           for the month of March 1- March 31, 2021

Engineer’s Report:

An Environmental test for the Pike and Jefferson area came through. Looked to be positive.

Old Business:   

New Business:

Motion to approve Gary Oakes to proceed with the purchase of property at 28 E. Morgan St Martinsville. Purchase price not to exceed two hundred thousand dollars. Motion made by Paul Lauck. Seconded by John Lillywhite. Approved 5-0

RDC approved with the continuation of Banning Engineering to complete the rest of the sewer system mapping contract.

Attorney Report:

Motion to approve the purchase of lots at Pike and Jefferson Street area from Ron Stanhouse, for the Downtown Action Plan Phase 2 for a price of $297,500. Motion made by John Lillywhite. Seconded by Al Myers.  Approved 5-0


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 am April 14, 2021