Downtown Development Authority Meeting Minutes Special Called




03:30 PM

Meeting Location:

City Hall History Room

Agenda Files:

Sugar Hill Downtown Development Authority

Special Called Meeting Agenda June 14th, 2017 | 3:30 PM

City of Sugar Hill City Hall – Community Room

Members Present:          Marc Orcutt, Taylor Anderson, Nick Thompson, Nic Greene, Brandon Hembree, Nancy Wren, Nigel Gray, Allen Jorgensen

Staff Present:                  Paul Radford, Tim Schick, Steve Durden, Scott Andrews, Troy Besseche, Lee Thompson

Guests Present:

  1. CALL TO ORDER        3:30pm
  2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA        Motion Allen, 2nd Marc

III.                 PUBLIC COMMENTS               None.

  2. Old Business
  3. Dogwood Forest Project                       Al Holbrook gave an update on the Dogwood Forest project, along with updated renderings and the latest statistics on the facility.
  4. a) Inducement Resolution                         The inducement resolution was presented to the DDA and the group was permitted any questions. The group was reminded that 20% of the facility has to be reserved for residents in the area that fall below the median income in Sugar Hill. Motion to authorize the resolution: Nic Thompson, 2nd Unanimously approved.
  5. b) Development Agreement Amendment  Motion to allow the chairman to enter into a purchase and sale agreement to match the terms of the bond closing, with a closing date to not extend beyond December 15. Brandon, 2nd Nick Thompson. Unanimously approved.
  6. Suite Spot
  7. Renovations Agreement              Marc Orcutt gave an update of what the pricing would cost to add 4 more dedicated spaces, and move all the desks upstairs. Motion to move forward with the desk purchase, file cabinets, and painting of the upstairs, not to exceed $6600. Brandon, 2nd Nic G. Recusal Marc O. Approved 4-1. (Nancy W voted against).
  8. If needed, Executive Session to discuss items, which are exempt from the open meetings act pursuant to O.C.G.A. section 50-14-3.

Motion to adjouirn: Nic G, 2nd Allen

  1. If needed, public action to be taken as a result of Executive Session