A regular meeting of the Martinsville Redevelopment Commission (RDC) met at 7:30 am on Wednesday, Aug 11, 2021, in the Council Chambers at Martinsville City Hall.
Commission members: Dair Grant, Al Myers, Rich Griswold, Paul Lauck, Phil Deckard Sr.were in attendance. Also in attendance were Gary Oaks, Dakota VanLeeuwen, Mayor Costin, Don Lipps, Troy Swan, Lance Gideon, Reporter-Times.
Meeting called to order by President Dair Grant
Approval of Minutes:
The minutes of the July meeting were discussed.
Motion to approve July minutes was made by Phil Deckard. Seconded by Paul Lauck. The motion was approved 5-0.
Approval of Claims:
Motion to approve claims of $4,144.70 Motion made by Rich Griswold. Seconded by Al Myers. The motion was approved 5-0.
VanLeeuwen Law LLC, Peters Municipal Consultants, Banning Engineering
Discussion of financial report:
902 Redevelopment balance $118062.46 for the month of July 1- July 31, 2021
T I F balance $564553.27 for the month of July 1- July 31, 2021
Discussion of Downtown Action Plan: Motion to approve up to three million dollars for construction of Phase 1,2 with Odle, McGuire & Shook and Kimley-Horn. A 10% contingency change without the requirement to come back to RDC. Motion made by Dair Grant Seconded by Paul Lauck The motion carried 5-0.
Approval with continuation from 50% plan to 100% plan of phase 1 & 2.
Smoothie Shop is now concluded.
City & Ron Stanhouse reached an agreement with a $50,000 per lot increase.
Motion to engage Tom Pitman of Barnes and Thornburg to expand TIF. Motion made by Rich Griswold and Seconded by Al Myers. The motion was approved 5-0.
Motion to allow Tom Pitman of Barnes and Thornburg to begin with TIF expansion. Motion made by Phil Deckard Seconded by Paul Lauck. The motion was approved 5-0.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 am on August 11, 2021.