MEMBERS: Mr. Mark McGiboney, Chair; Ms.
Loren Roberts, Vice-Chair; Mr. Brian Barnard, Mr. Jonathan Eady, and Ms. Martha
Molyneux. Dr. Melvin Baker and Ms. Kendra Mayfield were absent.
STAFF: Frank Turner, DDA attorney; Matthew
Pepper, assistant city manager and DDA secretary/treasurer.
GUESTS: There were no guests.
OPENING: Mr. McGiboney called the meeting to
order at 7:00 PM.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Upon motion of Ms. Molyneux,
seconded by Mr. Eady, the minutes for the meeting on August 23, 2017 were
approved as presented. The vote was 5 – 0.
DISCUSSION ON LOT BEHIND ORNA VILLA/E
CLARK EXTENSION: The
DDA discussed the details of placing restrictive covenants on the properties to
the south and east of Orna Villa (1008 Emory Street). Frank Turner explained
that it is possible for the DDA to place restrictive covenants if the
development has at least 15 residential lots. The DDA could structure the restrictive
covenants to begin with an initial 20 year time period, with automatic renewal every
10 years. In addition, the restrictive covenants can restrict design standards
DDA ASSIGNMENTS: Before the next meeting, the DDA will complete the following assignments:
Mr. Eady will
write a draft mission/vision statement for the DDA. He will also send it to the
DDA members for review and approval.
Ms. Roberts will
invite Stacy Jones and Danny Bivins from the Carl Vinson Institute of
Government to the October 25th meeting to discuss developing a
strategic plan for the DDA and a design plan for the property.
Mr. Pepper will
invite Robert Jordan, the city engineer, to discuss in greater detail the
possibility of changing the curve of the current E. Clark project to a 90° left
turn to accommodate for future development.
ADJOURNMENT: Mr. McGiboney adjourned the meeting
at 7:50 PM.