Redevelopment Commission Meeting Minutes – October 20, 2021

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A regular meeting of the Martinsville Redevelopment Commission (RDC) met at 7:30 am on Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021, in the Council Chambers at Martinsville City Hall.

(Meeting Held 3rd Wednesday of Oct because of Fall Break of school system)

Roll Call: 

Commission members: Dair Grant, Al Myers, Rich Griswold, Phil Deckard Sr. were in attendance. Also in attendance were Gary Oaks, Mayor Costin, Don Lipps, Troy Swan, Reporter-Times.

Meeting called to order by President Dair Grant

Approval of Minutes:

The minutes of the September meeting were discussed.

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

Motion approved 4-0

Approval of Claims

Motion to approve  claims of $942.02       Motion made by Al Myers.  Seconded by Rich Griswold.    Approved 4-0

VanLeeuwen Law LLC

Financial Report:

Discussion of financial report:

902 Redevelopment balance     $118112.60         for the month of Sept 1- Sept 30, 2021
T I F balance                                         $558796.07         for the month of Sept 1-  Sept 30, 2021

Engineer’s Report:

Discussion of various projects that are financed with RDC Bond Funds

Ben Rawlins discussed Downtown Action Plan

Motion for approval of advertisement of bids for Smoothie Shop and Pike and Jefferson St project. Motion by Al Myers Seconded by Rich Griswold approved 4-0

Discussion of the Levee Grant of 20 million dollars with a 3 million grant.

Home Ave/ South St discussion

Old Business:   

New Business:

Attorney Report:


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 am Oct 20, 2021