Forest Park/Fort Gillem Local Redevelopment Authority

Board of Directors Meeting

May 4, 2009




A called meeting of the Forest Park/Fort Gillem Local Redevelopment Authority was held on Monday, May 4, 2009, at the Forest Park City Hall, 745 Forest Parkway, Forest Park, GA 30297.


Board Members: Corine Deyton; Donald Judson; Linda Lord; Maudie McCord; John Parker; and, John Westervelt.


Staff, Legal Counsel and Others: Fred Bryant, Executive Director; Herb Wolverton, Fort Gillem BRAC Transition Coordinator; and, Forrest Robinson, Forest Park Development Partners, LLC.


John Westervelt called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. It was determined that a quorum was present. The following matters were addressed:


Approval of Minutes: ††None.


Chairmanís Announcements and Comments:

John Westervelt welcomed everyone to the meeting.


Executive Directorís Update:



Old Business:



New Business:

John Westervelt asked the Board to consider adding two Clayton County Commissioners (District 1 and District 2) to the LRA Board of Directors. He indicated their presence can be helpful as the LRA considers revenue opportunities, utility upgrades and other Fort Gillem redevelopment matters. John Parker indicated it is a good idea to reach out to the County for support for the TAD and water and sewer upgrades. Don Judson expressed concern about the City loosing control of the planning LRA. John Parker made a motion to recommend to the Mayor and Council that they add Clayton County Commissioners for District 1 and District 2 in their official capacities to the LRA Board of Directors, seconded by Don Judson. The Board voted unanimously to approve the motion.††


The next regular meeting will be May 27, 2009, at 6:00 PM.


Open Discussion:




A motion was made by Linda Lord to adjourn the meeting. The motion was seconded by Corine Deyton. The meeting was adjourned at 5:45 p.m.


Recorded By:


Fred Bryant, Forest Park/Fort Gillem LRA

Executive Director





May 27, 2009


Fred E. Bryant

Executive Director