Redevelopment Commission Meeting Minutes – Jan 12, 2022

News, Redevelopment Commission

A regular meeting of the Martinsville Redevelopment Commission (RDC) met at 7:30 am on Wednesday, Jan 12, 2022, in the Council Chambers at Martinsville City Hall.

Roll Call: 

Commission members: Dair Grant, Al Myers, Rich Griswold, Phil Deckard Sr were in attendance. Paul Lauck was absent. Also in attendance were Dakota VanLeeuwen, Gary Oaks (phone), Mayor Costin, Don Lipps, Troy Swan, Reporter-Times.

Meeting called to order by President Dair Grant

Approval of Minutes:

The minutes of the December meeting were discussed.

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

Motion approved 4-0

Approval of Claims

Motion to approve  claims of $2,400   Motion made by Al Myers.  Seconded by Rich Griswold.

Approved 4-0

Claims: VanLeeuwen Law LLC, Banning Engineering

Financial Report:

Discussion of financial report:

902 Redevelopment balance      $93595.72            for the month of  Dec 1- Dec 31, 2021
T I F balance                                           $1151937.57     for the month of  Dec 1- Dec 31, 2021

Engineer’s Report:

Gary reported that Jefferson St will close soon for the start of the Performance Park

Property acquisition for work on Martinsville Levee Project to begin soon

Old Business:

New Business:

Martinsville held officer elections for 2022 year:

Dair Grant nominated and elected for President                 4-0 vote
Rich Griswold nominated and elected Vice President     4-0 vote
Al Myers nominated and elected Secretary                           4-0 vote

Attorney Report:

Attorney VanLeeuwen had Martinsville RDV sign Public Official Bond for 2022

Attorney VanLeeuwen explained a private/public development project in the city of Noblesville that could be used as a model for funding future Martinsville RDC projects.


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 am Jan 12, 2022