Tax Increment Finance Committee Meeting – June 27, 2005
Chairman William Lewis called the regular meeting of the Tax Increment Finance Committee to order at 5:05pm.
Present were William Lewis, Linda King, Carol Sullivan, Raymond Platt, and Elliot Southworth.
Mr. Platt informed that Mr. Mastria would like to address the Committee at this time with a request.
Mr. Platt motioned and Mrs. King seconded the request for Mr. Mastria to address the Committee. The vote made it unanimous. Mr. Lewis abstained from the vote.
Mr. Mastria asked the TIF Committee to reconsider his proposed Mastria Nissan TIF Agreement and informed all that he would like to offer the Town of Raynham a 50-75% tax giveback. Mr. Mastria informed that he spoke to the State of MA who informed him that he could present his agreement again with the permission of the Raynham TIF Committee. Mr. Platt stressed concerns of integrity of the Committee for present and future upon acceptance of resubmitting the Nissan TIF Agreement. Mrs. Sullivan motioned and Mrs. King seconded to approve the discussion of the resubmission of Mastria Nissan TIF Agreement. The vote made it unanimous. Mr. Lewis abstained from the vote.
Mr. Lewis informed that the Committee has received three applications for the vacancy on the TIF Committee citizen-at-large position. The applicants are as follow: Bruce Benoit, John Thomas and Marty Newfield. Mr. Platt suggested inviting the applicants to the following TIF Committee meeting.
Mr. Lewis informed Committee members that the City of Taunton forwarded a letter stating that they have no reason to oppose the request from Dr. Welter to apply in the Town of Raynham for a TIF Agreement.
5:37pm - Mr. Platt motioned and Mr. Southworth seconded to Adjourn. The vote made it unanimous.
Committee members agreed to Monday, July 11, 2005 at 6pm for the next scheduled TIF Committee Meeting.
5:40pm -Mr. Lewis reconvened the regular TIF Committee Meeting.
Dr. Welter was present and requested the Board to place on the next Town Meeting agenda his proposed TIF Agreement. Mr. Lewis and Committee members reviewed Dr. Welter’s proposed TIF Agreement. Mrs. Sullivan motioned and Mrs. King seconded to approve the request to place
Dr. Welter’s proposed TIF Agreement on the Town Warrant for the next Special Town Meeting.
The vote made it unanimous.
5:48pm – Mrs. Sullivan motioned and Mrs. King seconded to Adjourn. The vote made it unanimous.
Dawn M. Caradonna