Forest Park/Fort Gillem Implementation Local Redevelopment Authority
Board of Directors Meeting
October 28, 2009
A regular meeting of the Forest Park/Fort Gillem Local
Redevelopment Authority was held on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, at the
Board Members: Sparkle Adams; Cynthia Easley for Mike Beatty; Corine Deyton; †Donald Judson; Linda Lord; Maudie McCord; John Parker; Sonna Singleton and John Westervelt.†
Staff, Legal Counsel and Others: Fred Bryant, Executive Director; Herb Wolverton . Base Transition Coordinator; Joe Harris, City Attorney; Steve Labovitz, McKenna Long; Frank Barton, OEA; Forrest Robinson, Weeks Robinson; Joe Plunkett, Hurt Norton.
John Westervelt called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. It was determined that a quorum was present. The following matters were addressed:
Approval of Minutes: ††Sparkle
Chairmanís Announcements and Comments:
John Westervelt welcomed everyone to the meeting. †
Executive Directorís Update:
Fred provided a copy of the draft EDC Application to each Board member and requested comments and questions by November 11th. A copy of the draft non-EDC letter will be provided to the Board on or before November 13th. Both documents will be discussed at the regular LRA meeting on November 18th. The plan is to submit them to the Army in December 2009.
LRA has submitted to OEA a letter requesting recognition of the Forest
Park/Fort Gillem Implementation Local Redevelopment Authority (ILRA). Frank
Barton advised the letter is being staffed in
and other actions previously taken by the LRA, seconded by Linda Lord. The Board voted unanimously to approve the motion.
The ILRA officially assumed planning and implementation duties and responsibilities.
John Parker made a motion to enter Executive Session for the purpose of discussing the negotiations with the EDAW team (land acquisition and contracts), seconded by Corine Deyton and approved unanimously. The Board entered Executive Session at 6:12 p.m.
Board held deliberations, and at 6:20 p.m. Linda Lord made a motion to enter
Open Session, seconded by Maudie McCord and approved unanimously. John Parker
made a motion to hire the EDAW team for the
The next regular meeting will be November 18, 2009, at 6:00 p.m.
A motion was made by Linda Lord to adjourn the meeting. The motion was seconded by Maudie McCord. †The meeting was adjourned at 6:22 p.m.
November 18, 2009
Fred E. Bryant