Forest Park/Fort Gillem Local Redevelopment Authority
Board of Directors Meeting
A regular meeting of the Forest Park/Fort Gillem Local
Redevelopment Authority was held on
Board Members: Sparkle Adams; Corine Deyton; Donald Judson; Linda Lord; Maudie McCord; John Parker; and John Westervelt.
Staff, Legal Counsel and Others: Fred Bryant, Executive Director; Frank Barton, OEA; Herb Wolverton, Fort Gillem BRAC Transition Coordinator; Cynthia Easley, DCA.
John Westervelt called the meeting to order at It was determined that a quorum was present. The following matters were addressed:
Approval of Minutes: Linda Lord made a motion to approve the
minutes of the
Chairman’s Announcements and Comments:
John Westervelt welcomed everyone to the meeting.
Executive Director’s Update:
The Economic Development
Agency is soliciting grant requests under the $150 million American Recovery
Act Program from communities experiencing chronic high unemployment and low per
capita income. Applications are due by
Mike Comodeca and Fred met on
Fred has again contacted
Nothing new on the Programmatic Agreement between the Army and State Historic folks.
On March 10th,
Mayor Deyton, John Parker, Fred and the Clayton Delegation met with Carbon
Motors reps to discuss their decision to no longer consider
Fred, the Development
Partners and the Matrix Team met on March 5th to discuss progress on
the business plan and to refine the EDC parcel. Matrix has provided a draft of
the site absorption rates and a cost breakdown by phase. That will be discussed
in detail during tomorrow’s conference call. Matrix will return to
next regular meeting will be
John Parker informed the Board that the Implementation LRA may want to consider adding a member of the Clayton County Board of Commissioners either to the Board or a Sub-Committee. John Westervelt directed this be added to the May agenda.
Westervelt asked about the companies or organizations that have expressed an interest
in locating on
A motion was made by Sparkle Adams to adjourn the meeting. The motion was seconded by John Parker. The meeting was adjourned at
Fred E. Bryant