Redevelopment Commission Meeting Minutes – September 14, 2022

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A regular meeting of the Martinsville Redevelopment Commission (RDC) met at 7:30 am on Wednesday, Sept 14, 2022, in the Council Chambers at Martinsville City Hall.

Roll Call: 

Commission members: Dair Grant, Rich Griswold, Paul Lauck, Al Myers, were in attendance

Phil Deckard was absent. Also in attendance were Dakota VanLeeuwen, Gary Oaks, Mayor Costin, Don Lipps, Niki Franklin (Peters Franklin LTD)

Meeting called to order by President Dair Grant

Approval of Minutes:

The minutes of the Aug meeting were discussed.

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

Motion approved 4-0

Approval of Claims

Motion to approve claims of $14740.39. Motion made by Al Myers. Seconded by Rich Griswold

Approved 4-0

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

Financial Report:

Discussion of financial report:

Go Bond balance      $ 81114.17        for the month of Aug 1- Aug 31, 2022
T I F balance                $ 834199.23     for the month of Aug 1- Aug 31, 2022

Engineer’s Report:

Discussion on new Police/Fire station, property acquisitions, $700 thousand OKRA grant.

Old Business:

New Business:

Move Oct meeting to Oct 19 due to school fall break

Attorney Report:

Discussion on Stifel Engagement Letter for entering into bond issuance.

Motion to approve the Stifel Engagement made by Paul Lauck, seconded by Rich Griswold

Approved 4-0

Discussion on Resolution 2022-0019: to authorize the issuance of bonds for funding certain local public improvements projects.

Motion to approve Resolution 2022-0019 made by Rich Griswold and seconded by Paul Lauck

Approved 4-0


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 am Sept 14, 2022