Redevelopment Commission Meeting Minutes – December 8, 2021

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

Roll Call: 

Commission members: Dair Grant, Al Myers, Rich Griswold, Phil Deckard Sr, Paul Lauck were in attendance. Also in attendance were Dakota VanLeeuwen, 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 November meeting and November executive meeting were discussed.

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

Motion approved 5-0

Approval of Claims

Motion to approve claims of $ 9421.95  Motion made by Al Myers.  Seconded by Rich Griswold.

Approved 5-0   VanLeeuwen Law, Barnes Thornburg, HNTB

Financial Report: 

Discussion of financial report:

  • 902 Redevelopment balance $118161.95   for the month of  Nov 1- Nov 30, 2021        
  • T I F balance  $57180.40    for the month of  Nov 1- Nov 30, 2021

Engineer’s Report:

Motion to give a positive recommendation for a new constructed building at the Smoothie Shop area. Recommendation to be given to Martinsville Board of Works. Motion made by Al Myers. Seconded by Phil Deckard  Approved 5-0

Old Business:

New Business:

Attorney Report:

Motion to approve Dakota VanLeeuwen of VanLeeuwen Law LLC as legal counsel for RDC for 2022

Motion made by Al Myers Seconded by Phil Deckard Approved 5-0


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