MEMBERS: Mr. Mark McGiboney, Chair; Ms.
Loren Roberts, Vice-Chair; Dr. Melvin Baker, Mr. Brian Barnard, Mr. Jonathan
Eady, Ms. Kendra Mayfield, and Ms. Martha Molyneux.
STAFF: Matthew Pepper, assistant city
manager and DDA secretary/treasurer.
GUESTS: There were no guests.
Mr. McGiboney called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Upon motion of Dr. Baker, seconded
by Mr. Eady, the minutes for the meeting on June 28, 2017 were approved as
presented. The vote was 7 – 0.
INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH THE
CITY: The DDA
discussed simultaneously developing the plots to the south and east of Orna
Villa (1008 Emory Street). By developing both plots together, the DDA may be
able to place restrictive covenants on the new development. The DDA also discussed
the value of putting a development plan in place for the two plots before
building out the infrastructure (e.g. – the E. Clark Street Extension project).
The DDA will talk with the Mayor and Council regarding these issues, as it will
affect the intergovernmental agreement between the two parties. Lastly, it was
decided that the DDA will hire a master planner to provide them with a development
DDA ASSIGNMENTS: Before the next meeting, the DDA will complete the following assignments:
will speak with Mayor Roseberry about developing the two plots together, and
possibly changing the curve of the current E. Clark project to a 90° left turn
to accommodate for future development.
will invite Frank Turner, Jr. to the next meeting to discuss implementing
restrictive covenants on the individual properties.
Ms. Roberts will
contact Stacey Jones, the Associate Director of Governmental Training,
Education, and Development at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, to inquire
about possible recommendations for a master planner for the property. Mr.
Pepper will contact Monica Callahan, the Planning Director for the City of
Madison, to gather the same information.
Mr. Pepper will
send copies of Randy Vinson’s site plans to the DDA.
The DDA will develop
some broad ideas for aesthetics and design for the two plots.
ADJOURNMENT: Mr. McGiboney adjourned the meeting
at 7:52 PM.