BIA MEETING, AUGUST 17 2011
The Trustees of the Blackwell Industrial Authority met in regular session on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at 8:00 A.M., in the Chamber Conference Room, 120 S. Main, Blackwell, Oklahoma.
The following Trustees were present:
Chairman Darrel Grossardt Vice-Chairman Ross Cline Secretary-Treasurer Greg Sandy 1st Asst. Secretary Mike Loftis 2nd Asst. Secretary Mike Jeffers
Others present: Jim Menzer Nancy Thompson Jeff Seymour Bill Williams Claude Williams Steve Marquardt Nixie Goff
The meeting was opened by Chairman Darrel Grossardt at 8:00 A.M.
Mike Jeffers made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda as presented. Greg Sandy seconded the motion. Motion carried. Voting for: Cline, Grossardt, Jeffers, Loftis and Sandy. Voting against: None.
Jeff Seymour gave a brief report on his trip to OshKosh and 2011 EAA Air Venture. Three or four companies have indicated an interest in the Oklahoma area. Mr. Seymour has visited with two of these prospects that have indicated an interest in relocating to the Blackwell-Tonkawa Airport.
Mr. Seymour has also met with the Blackwell Planning Commission and the Blackwell City Council regarding rezoning of the BIP Phase III land. This parcel has now been rezoned for heavy industrial use.
Work is continuing on the site certification for the Blackwell Industrial Park.
Jim Menzer indicated he would file a quiet title suit today on the property located at 13th St. and Adobe Road.
Jeff Seymour set the date of October 13 for the fall BIA planning retreat.
Jeff Seymour showed the Trustees the new BIA web site changes.
At 8:22 A.M., Mike Loftis made a motion to enter into executive session. Ross Cline seconded the motion. Motion carried. Voting for: Cline, Grossardt, Jeffers, Loftis and Sandy. Voting against: None.
Mike Loftis made a motion to reconvene the open meeting at 8:59 A.M. Greg Sandy seconded the motion. Motion carried. Voting for: Cline, Grossardt, Jeffers, Loftis and Sandy. Voting against: None.
There being no further business, Mike Jeffers made a motion to adjourn at 9:00 A.M. Ross Cline seconded the motion. Motion carried.
2. Discuss and take action on Consent Agenda:
A. Vote to approve July 20, 2011, and August 8, 2011 Minutes.
B. Vote to approve July, 2011 Financial Report.
3. Chairman’s Report
4. Director’s Report
A. OshKosh 2011 EAA Air Venture trip
5. Attorney’s Report
6. Discussion and possible action on fall 2011 BIA planning retreat.
7. Update on new BIA website.
8. Consideration and possible action to enter into an executive session authorized by
Oklahoma Statutes, Title 25, Section 307 ( C ) (10), regarding the following:
A. Matters pertaining to economic development, including the transfer of
property, financing, or the creation of a proposal to entice a business to
locate within the BIA’s jurisdiction.
i. Motion to convene executive session.
ii. Motion to reconvene open meeting.
iii. Action, if any, from executive session.
9. Other new business in accordance with Oklahoma’s Open Meeting Act, Title 25, of the
Oklahoma Statutes, Section 301-314.
10. Motion to adjourn.