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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Joint Meeting of Municipal Development District (MDD) and City Council May 26, 2021 Update

Supporting Documents for Agenda Items can be found HERE.


  • MDD  Present:   President Byron Bevers (Place 4),  David Hoover (Place 2). Joanna Gonzalez (Place 3), Ted Fletcher (Place 5) and Ron Raymaker (Place 1) 
  • Council  Present:  Mayor Ritch Wheeler, Mayor Pro Tem Charlie Bradt (Position 4), Mike McLeod (Position 5), Dean Gristy (Position 3), Ted Fletcher (Position 2) and Ron Raymaker (Position 1)

ITEM 1:  Monthly Cash Flow Report-   As requested by MDD, staff has created a visual for a 5-year cash flow projection for the MDD as well as a monthly cash flow report for future agendas.  The projection takes into consideration:  2019-2020 modified revenue projection from COVID, eligible projects per the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)   and allocated projects that are expected to start construction and complete in 2020-2021.  Discussion only.

ITEM 2: MDD Monthly Report-     No action needed. 

ITEM 3: Holly Hill Park -  At the  April  28  MDD  meeting,  the board requested city staff to add a  budget amendment to fund  $250,000  for the construction of a park located at the north cul-de-sac on Holly Hill. A conceptual walking trail-styled park design has been completed by Landology for the 4.5 acre site. The cost estimate was approximately $250,000 for a concrete pathway with lighting, drainage improvements, and seating.  MDD voted 5-0 to complete the design of Holly Hill Park. 

ITEM 4: Budget Amendment for Holly Hill Park- Staff recommends approval of a budget amendment for a walking trail-styled park.    MDD voted 5-0 to approve the allotment of $50,000 for the final design completion.

ITEM 5: 2021-22 Capital Projects Plan- Joint discussion for projects indicated on the capital improvement plan for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. Projects qualify for MDD funding. Joint review of each project in order of staff priority with a consensus from both Council and MDD on how staff should proceed with funding.    MDD voted 5-0 to approve the amendment.

ITEM 6:  Ratification of April Accounts Payable- MDD voted 5-0 to ratify the accounts payable.

Executive Session: none scheduled


MDD adjourned at 7:20 p.m.

Upcoming Events/Meetings

June 2: Pool Opens for Regular Season

June 8: Civic Club, 6 pm

June 9: City Council, 7 pm

June 12: Shenandoah Farmer's Market, Metropark Square, 9 am - 1 pm NEW TIME!

June 15: Planning and Zoning Commission, 6 pm

June 23: Municipal Development District, 6 pm

June 23: City Council, 7 pm

June 26: Independence Celebration, 10 am - noon


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