Downtown Development Authority
City of Grayson
438 Grayson Parkway
Grayson, Georgia 30017
July 6, 2015
Chairman Chip Mitchell called the meeting to order at 6:02 pm.
Members present:
Chairman Chip Mitchell, Laurie Anderson, Eddie Russell, and David Sitz
Minutes from the last meeting were available and approved. Motion by Dave Sitz and 2nd by Eddie Russell.
Sitz, Russell, and Mitchell. Anderson abstained.
Public Input: None
Old Business:
Operational Procedures: Executive Director Brett Harrell is preparing a draft for Board consideration at the August 2015 meeting. Preliminary info available mid-month.
Incubator Update: Dir. Harrell discussed potential clients for incubation and/or occupancy of the 438 Building. After discussion, the Board agreed to offer a co-working arrangement with The Christian Lowe Organization and an incubation agreement with MOSA Design Studios.
Education Programs: Dir. Harrell reported on his attendance at the GECC Board meeting and proposed a partnership with the GECC providing monthly/quarterly educational seminars. After discussion, the Board agreed to proceed with developing details regarding an educational seminar partnership with GECC.
Marketing: Dir. Harrell reported a positive discussion with Mayor Wilkerson regarding signage for the DDA in conjunction with new City signage currently under development.
Sewer Project: Dir. Harrell reported on a brief discussion with Commissioner Tommy Hughes who is supportiveof the project. Dir. Harrell will secure a meeting with Gwinnett County to ‘kick-off’ the project.
New Business:
Treasurer Report: Treasurer Carraway is on vacation. Dir. Harrell provided the June 30 bank statement andYTD P&L for Board review. The Board discussed the need to finalize any specific financial requests of the City and provide as soon as possible as the City is well into their annual budgetary process.
Manager’s Report: Dir. Harrell provided Board members a monthly report.
Discussion/Director Comments: None
Announcements: Next meeting August 3, 2015 at 6 p.m. at 438 Grayson Pkwy
Chairman Chip Mitchell asked for a motion to adjourn at 7:02 p.m. Motion by Laurie Anderson; 2nd by Eddie Russell. All approved.
Respectively Submitted:
Brett Harrell for Josh Chastain