Downtown Development Authority – City of Grayson
438 Grayson Parkway
Grayson, Georgia 30017

Specially Called Meeting June 4, 2014

Members present: Chip Mitchell, Dave Sitz, Laurie Anderson, Eddie Russell, Tommy Carraway
Jimmy Norton arrived at approximately 6:10.

Meeting called to order at 6:00 p.m. Minutes from the last meeting were made available and approved. Motion
by Dave Sitz and 2nd by Eddie Russell. All in Favor.

Public Comments: None

Old Business: None

New Business:

Amended Budget for Fiscal 2013-14 – Motion to approve Laurie Anderson, 2nd by Dave Sitz. Passed, all in
favor; Norton was not present.

Proposed Budget for Fiscal 2014-15 – Motion to approve by Tommy Carraway, 2nd by Laurie Anderson.
Passed, all in favor; Norton was not present.

Establishing Main Street Boundaries – Motion made by Laurie Anderson to create jurisdictional boundaries
to coincide exactly with DDA Boundaries. 2nd by Eddie Russell. Passed with Tommy Carraway, Chip Mitchell,
Laurie Anderson, Eddie Russell and Dave Sitz with Norton abstaining.
Reports

Treasurer’s Report given by Tommy Carraway,

Manager’s Report given by Gail Lane – Update on Blues & Brews; Main Street – Farmers Market;
438/Incubator; upcoming Seminars; Website
Discussion concerning website suggestions: Lease and for sale real estate should be
on the website as well as a “tool box” for forms.

Director Comments/Reports
Dave Sitz – Investigation into the possibilities of an ice skating rink for the winter holidays probably not viable
this year, but will look into other possibilities.
Discussion on marketing through social media and through print opportunities – we will seek
opportunities to promote Grayson as our budget allows.
Chip Mitchell – Sewer improvements for Grayson Industrial Parkway – Feasibility study being prepared by
Precision Planning. Once we have the study in hand, we will investigate possibilities for financing the project.
Possibilities were raised that this might be in part financed by property owners along that corridor. Chip and
Eddie Russell to discuss the situation with some of the owners.

Announcements: None

Motion to adjourn 7:17 pm by Dave Sitz, 2nd by Tommy Carraway. all in favor

Respectively Submitted:

Gail Lane, Manager