CID MEETING 1/11/2018

Jimmy Tanner – Welcome
In attendance: Jared Rutberg, Ken Gaylord, Sam Hay, Anne Laster, Kathy Morgan, Gil Gainer

  1. Guests: Jerry Bouchillon, Jim Weadick
  2. Financial Report – Anne Laster

    Motion to pay outstanding invoices – Gil Gainer Second – Jared Rutberg
    Vote – Passed by unanimous vote

    $77,483.43 Balance (after paying bills)

  3. Secretary Report – Gil Gainer
    Motion to Approve 11/9/17 Board Minutes – Ken Gaylord Second – Jared Rutberg
    Vote – Passed by unanimous vote
  4. Kathy Morgan
    1. Reported on meeting, 12/4/17, with stakeholders
    2. Reported on meeting, 12/10/17, with Halpern Representatives

      Jack Halpern Steve West

    • –  Receptive to round-about design
    • –  Receptive to connectivity of Newton Plaza and Covington Corners
    • –  Office/retail – day time business with residential above
    • –  NOTE: Kroger will have to approve any changes to shopping center

c. Reported on GDOT meeting, 12/20/17
– Suggested there may be a need for 7 roundabouts

Suggested/supported 35 mph speed limit along the corridor Reviewed briefly the requirements of Tigor Grants – Federal funding (sunset 2020)

T-Grants – state and federal funding d. Summer/Fall 2018:

  • –  Begin/Choose a beginning first project
  • –  Need master plan completed and GDOT input (recommendations/requirements of both)
    1. Reminded of Next Work Session – BOC 2/20/18 – date
    2. Next CID Board Meeting – 2/8/18 (Noon)

5. Motion to Adjourn – Ken Gaylord Second – Sam Hay
Vote – Passed by unanimous vote

Attendees:  Ken Gaylord, Jared Rutberg, Sam Hay, Anne Laster, Gil Gainer, Kathy Morgan

Guests: Jim Weadick, Taylor Morrison (Council for Quality Growth)


Kathy Morgan, CID Administrator, called the meeting to order in the absence of Jimmy Tanner, CID Chairman.  Greeted everyone and introduced guest, Taylor Morrison, with the Council for Quality Growth

Anne Laster gave Financial Report and presented 2 items for payment (1) salary check for the Administrator; and (2) invoice for reimbursement to Economic Development Dpt. for cost of lunches provided to representatives of Thomas & Hutton at the last meeting.

Motion to authorize payment of 2 items presented during Financial Report – Gil Gainer

Seconded – Jared Rutberg

Motion carried by unanimous vote

Secretary Report provided by Gil Gainer.

Motion to approve minutes from CID meetings held on 9/14/17, 10/3/17 & 10/19/17 – Anne Laster

Seconded – Sam Hay

Motion carried by unanimous vote


Kathy Morgan reviewed agenda items and open discussion followed.  Discussion included recommendation by Kathy to meet with representatives of various utilities in anticipation of need to move utilities over the course of CID activities (and/or re-development) along the Hwy. 278 CID corridor.  Also, recommended board members meet with various stakeholders to inform and update them on CID activities.  Upcoming Chamber dinner will also provide opportunities for “spreading the word” on the CID’s vision, activities and need for Chamber/Community support.


Next CID Meeting will be in January, 2018. Kathy Morgan will circulate and publish date.

Motion to adjourn – Sam Hay

Seconded – Gil Gainer

Motion carried by unanimous vote.