Redevelopment Commission Meeting Minutes – September 8, 2021

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A regular meeting of the Martinsville Redevelopment Commission (RDC) met at 7:30 am on Wednesday, Sept 8, 2021, in the Council Chambers at Martinsville City Hall.

Roll Call: 

Commission members: Dair Grant (phone), 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, Reporter-Times.

Meeting called to order by President Dair Grant on speaker phone. 

Approval of Minutes:

The minutes of the August meeting were discussed.

Motion to approve August minutes was made by Phil Deckard. Seconded by Rich Griswold              .                  .      .

Motion approved 5-0

Approval of Claims

Motion to approve  claims of $1,612.50  Motion made by Al Myers.  Seconded by Paul Lauck.    Approved 5-0

VanLeeuwen Law LLC, Barnes & Thornburg

Financial Report:   

Discussion of financial report:

902 Redevelopment balance $118088.34       for the month of Aug 1- Aug 31, 2021        

T I F balance                          $560408.57      for the month of Aug 1- Aug 31, 2021

Engineer’s Report:

South Street Property Acquisition is still continuing as planned
The 2 sewer projects continue and have no problems as of yet.
Downtown Action Plan on schedule

Old Business:   

New Business:

Attorney Report:

Recommended to hold off on redoing TIFs till later in year

TIF District description updated


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