Redevelopment Commission Meeting Minutes – April 13, 2022

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A regular meeting of the Martinsville Redevelopment Commission (RDC) met at 7:30 am on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, in the Council Chambers at Martinsville City Hall.

Roll Call:

Commission members: Dair Grant, Al Myers, Rich Griswold, Paul Lauck, were in attendance. Phil Deckard Sr. was absent. 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 March meeting were discussed.
Motion to approve March minutes was made by Rich Griswold. Seconded by Al Myers               .            .                 .                              .
Motion approved 4-0

Approval of Claims

Motion to approve  claims of $149134.98   Motion made by Al Myers.  Seconded by Paul Lauck
Approved 4-0


VanLeeuwen Law LLC, Banning Engineering, Peters Franklin LTD, Courtland Title, Angel Melton (Courtland Title)

Financial Report:

Discussion of financial report:

Go Bond balance                     $                                              for the month of March 1 – March 31, 2022
T I F balance                               $598816                            for the month of March 1 – March 31, 2022

Motion to approve RDC 2021 Annual with name changes. Motion made by Al Myers and seconded by Rich Griswold   Approved 4-0

Engineer’s Report:

South St project to begin April 13
Discussion of 6 parcels of properties involved with Levee Project.

Old Business:   

GSI Mapping Update from Banning Engineering.  Motion made by Rich Griswold and Seconded be Paul Lauck to approve continuing of Phase 4 of GSI Utility Mapping   Approved 4-0

New Business:

Info was provided of a Skate Park to be constructed, with the purchase of city property. This project is a private endeavor and is in very early planning stages.

Attorney Report:

Property at Home Ave and South St. is purchased and has been transferred to the city.


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 am April 13, 2022