Redevelopment Commission Meeting Minutes – August 10, 2022

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A regular meeting of the Martinsville Redevelopment Commission (RDC) met at 7:30 am on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022, in the Council Chambers at Martinsville City Hall.

Roll Call: 

Commission members: Dair Grant, Rich Griswold, Paul Lauck, Al Myers, Phil Deckard were in attendance. Also in attendance were Dakota VanLeeuwen (phone), Gary Oaks, Mayor Costin, Don Lipps.

Meeting called to order by President Dair Grant

Approval of Minutes:

The minutes of the July meeting were discussed.

Motion to approve July minutes was made by Rich Griswold. Seconded by Paul Lauck             .                  .                        .            .                 .                              .

Motion approved 5-0

Approval of Claims

Motion to approve claims of $20047.83. Motion made by Al Myers.  Seconded by Phil Deckard

Approved 5-0

Claims: VanLeeuwen Law LLC, Banning Engineering, Peters Franklin LTD, HNTB

Financial Report:   

Discussion of financial report:

Go Bond balance       $81083.62        for the month of July 1- July 31, 2022

T I F balance                 $854300.80      for the month of July 1- July 31, 2022

Engineer’s Report:

The AT&T fiber line that was discussed last month did not materialize.

A new water line has been installed from Ohio to Home Ave

Old Business:   

New Business:

Attorney Report:

Motion to approve Engagement Letter from Barnes and Thornburg for RDC District Bonds. Motion made by Phil Deckard and seconded Rich Griswold. Approved 5-0

Motion to approve Peters Franklin LTD as Financial Advisor for GO Bond

Rich made the motion to approve and Paul Lauck seconded. Approved 5-0

Motion to approve the Preliminary Bond Resolution

Motion made by Al Myers seconded by Rich Griswold approved 5-0


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 am Aug 10, 2022