Board Meeting Minutes 3/22/19

Gateway Marietta Community Improvement District

Meeting of Board of Directors

Parkway Center

1850 Parkway Place, Suite 110

Marietta, Georgia 30067

March 22, 2019




Board Members in Attendance

Mark Lawson – Chairman

Kim Gresh – Vice Chairman

Jon Harris

Rube McMullan


Other Officer

Caroline Whaley, SCP - Secretary


Other Attendees

Lynn Rainey, Board Counsel

Heath Garrett, SCP

Cam Cameron, SCP

Todd Noell, Noell Consulting Group


Call to Order

At 11:30 am Chairman Mark Lawson called the board meeting to order.


Market Study Consultant

Todd Noell, Noell Consulting Group, provided an overview of the NCG firm and the proposal prepared for GMCID.  Mr. Noell answered questions from board members regarding scope of work, end product deliverables and similar completed projects.  Upon the completion of his presentation, Mr. Noell excused himself for another meeting.


Board members discussed all three proposals.  Mr. Harris stated that his expectations of the study should answer: Return on the connector road, value the CID has brought and expected to bring, serve as a tool to help validate funding requests and highlight top action items to be accomplished in the CID and area to add benefit. 


Upon the motion of Mr. Lawson and seconded by Ms. Gresh, the board voted 3-1, to select Bleakly Advisory Group for the economic analysis study to not exceed $17,900.  Mr. McMullan was opposed to the motion.


Next Meeting

The next regular board meeting is scheduled on April 16, 2019 at 7:30 a.m.


There being no further business, Mr. Lawson adjourned the meeting at 12:07 PM.


Approved by the Gateway Marietta CID Board of Directors this ___ day of _________________, 2019  





Caroline Whaley