BIA MEETING, OCTOBER 15 2014
The Trustees of the Blackwell Industrial Authority met in regular session on October 15, 2014, at 8:00 am in the Chamber Conference Room, 120 South Main, Blackwell, OK 74631
Trustees Present: Vice Chairman Ross Cline
Secretary Mike Loftis
1st Asst. Secretary Mike Jeffers
Trustees Not Present Chairman Darrel Grossardt
2nd Asst. Secretary Steve Marquardt
Others present: John Robertson Linda McConnell Vicki Eggers Jim Menzer Claude Williams
The meeting was called to order by Vice Chairman Ross Cline at 8:00 a.m.
Consideration, discussion and action taken on the Consent Agenda. Mike Jeffers made a motion to accept the Consent Agenda. Mike Loftis seconded the motion. Motion carried. Voting for: Mike Jeffers, Mike Loftis, Ross Cline. Voting against: None.
Chairman’s Report: None
Director’s Report: John Robertson reported the Homeland building has been sold. The new business should create 120-150 new jobs. Average salary should be close to $40,000.00 with full benefits. It is a computer based business and should be around late spring when it should start up.
The major retailer that was interested in an area on Doolin has been delayed for about 18 months. The company wants to do a prototype building and Blackwell does meet all the requirements. All information has been forwarded to the management team.
At 8:09 am Mike Loftis made a motion to convene to executive session. Mike Jeffers seconded the motion. Motion carried. Voting for: Mike Jeffers, Mike Loftis and Ross Cline. Voting against: None.
At 8:30 am Mike Loftis made a motion to reconvene to open meeting. Mike Jeffers seconded the motion. Motion carried. Voting for: Mike Jeffers, Mike Loftis and Ross Cline. Voting against: None.
There being no further business, Mike Jeffers made a motion to adjourn at 8:31. Mike Loftis seconded the motion. Motion carried. Voting for: Mike Jeffers, Mike Loftis and Ross Cline. Voting against: None.
Darrel Grossardt, Chairman Mike Loftis, Secretary
On the Agenda is the following:
2. Discuss and take action on Consent Agenda:
A. Vote to approve September 17, 2014 Minutes
B. Vote to approve September 2014 Financial Report.
3. Chairman’s Report
4. Director’s Report
5. 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
i. Motion to convene executive session.
ii. Motion to reconvene open meeting.
iii. Action, if any, from executive session.
6. Other new business in accordance with Oklahoma’s Open Meeting Act, Title 25, of the
Oklahoma Statutes, Section 301-314.
7. Motion to adjourn.