Redevelopment Commission Meeting Minutes – February 8, 2023

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A regular meeting of the Martinsville Redevelopment Commission (RDC) met at 7:30 am on Wednesday, Feb 8, 2023, in the Council Chambers at Martinsville City Hall.

Roll Call:

Commission members: Dair Grant, Rich Griswold, Paul Lauck, Alan Myers were in attendance. Phil Deckard absent..Also in attendance were, Gary Oaks, Mayor Costin

Meeting called to order by President Dair Grant.

Approval of Minutes:

The minutes of the Jan 2023 meeting were discussed.

Motion to approve Jan 2023 minutes was made by Rich Griswold. Seconded by Paul Lauck         .                  .                        .            .                 .                              .

Motion approved 4-0

Approval of Claims:

Motion to approve claims of $2751.45. Motion made by Al Myers. Seconded by Rich Griswald                           .

Approved 4-0

Claims: VanLeeuwen Law LLC, Peters Franklin Ltd

Financial Report:

Discussion of financial report:

Go Bond balance $0.00             for the month of Jan 1- Jan 31, 2023

T I F balance        $891764.99   for the month of Jan 1- Jan 31, 2023

Engineer’s Report:

Discussion of various projects that are in the works.

Update on sewer lining, South St project finishing up

Old Business:   

Motion made to nominate Dair Grant as President for RDC 2023. Motion made by Paul Lauck. Seconded by Rich Griswold. Approved 4-0 

New Business:

Discussion on a new attorney. Dair and Rich reported on their meetings with prospective attorneys. Dair and Rich’s recommendation was to ask Joe Gaunt to be RDC attorney. Motion to nominate Joe Gaunt as RDC attorney was made by Rich Griswold. Seconded by Paul Lauck. Approve 4-0

Attorney Report:


There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 am Feb-8, 2023